Advanced Clinician - RNJob ID 84397 Date posted 11/23/2017
- Facility: Sharp Memorial Hospital
- City: San Diego
- Department: Telemetry/Rapid Response
- Category: RN Jobs
- Job Status: Full-Time
- Shift: Night Job
- FTE: 0.9
- Shift Start: 7 PM
- Shift End Time: 7:30 AM
This position is located Serra Mesa, San Diego County
Required Skills and Qualifications
- Associates of Science Degree in Nursing
- Current unencumbered California Registered Nurse licensure
- Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers
- Current ACLS certification
- Greater than three years current Intensive Care RN experience
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
- Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing
- Current CCRN certification
This position requires excellent communication skills as well as excellent critical thinking. The ideal candidate will bring their skill to assist patients and other nurses throughout the entire metro campus. It also requires great flexibility.
The perfect candidate will have a minimum of 3-years current ICU experience, have obtained their CCRN and like the autonomy to function in a variety of settings. As the Rapid Response RN, you will be responsible for rounding on high risk patients, implementing emergency standing orders as well as providing support for acute care nurses and PCU nurses. You will evaluate and assist in transferring patients to ICU as needed. Communication skills are paramount, as you will be interacting with all departments in coordinating patient care as well as with the physicians.
Free standing rapid response RN based out of the central telemetry. Must be self-motivated, independent and possess excellent critical thinking skills.
Sharp Memorial Hospital — the first hospital in San Diego with all private patient rooms — is dedicated to providing the highest-quality, patient-centered care and consists of 368 beds. Designed to promote comfort and healing with the use of natural light and soothing colors, the hospital offers the latest medical technology and is home to San Diego’s largest, most modern Emergency and Trauma Center.
Sharp Memorial is known for outstanding programs in cardiac and vascular care, cancer treatment, orthopedic and neurological services, rehabilitation, robotic surgery and multi-organ transplantation, and has been recognized as a MAGNET®-designated hospital for nursing excellence and is also designated as a Patient-Centered Hospital by Planetree, an organization committed to personalizing, humanizing, and demystifying the hospital experience for patients and their families.
Essential Physical Requirements may include
- Twisting (trunk)
- Twisting (neck)
- Bending (waist)
- Flexing/Extending (neck)
- Fine Manipulation / Pinching
- Reaching below shoulder level
- Reaching above shoulder level
- Bed mobilization (scooting / rolling)
- Lateral transfers (bed to gurney)
- Bed to chair/wheelchair/commode transfer
- Lift up to 50 pounds
- Push/Pull over 100 pounds
- Carry up to 25 pounds
Additional physical requirements of position may be discussed during interview.
Keywords: Advanced Clinician-RN, Registered Nurse, Rapid Response Team, RRT, Intensive Care, ICU