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Advanced Clinician Transplant Specialist BU / Sharp Memorial Hospital / Full time / 10-hour Day shift / Weekends + Call / *Remote/Hybrid Option / **$2500 Relo Bonus for Qualified External Applicants

Job ID JR129024 Date posted 09/23/2022
San Diego, California
  • Frost Street Building
  • Day
  • Regular
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At Sharp, being a nurse means transforming the health care experience for your patients, for your colleagues and for yourself. In a collaborative environment with state-of-the-art facilities and advanced clinical practices, we encourage you to follow your passions wherever they take you.

As a recognized leader in nursing excellence with Magnet® recognitions for high-quality, patient-centered care, we invite you to join us in providing health care the way it should be. We offer a wide variety of nursing positions — from RNs and clinical nurse leads to case managers and clinical nurse specialists.

Success Profile

Wondering what qualities it takes to be a successful nursing professional at Sharp? View some of the traits we’re looking for below.

  • Innovative
  • Collaborative
  • Resourceful
  • Advocate
  • Person-centered
  • Critical Thinker

We are Sharp

Our Mission and Values

At Sharp, our mission is to improve the health of those we serve with a commitment to excellence in all that we do. We aim to offer quality care and services that set community standards, exceed patients’ expectations and are provided in a caring, convenient, cost-effective and accessible manner.

We have a vision to transform the health care experience through a culture of caring, quality, safety, service, innovation and excellence. Our goal is to be the best place to work, the best place to practice medicine and the best place to receive care.

Our team members are the driving force behind our mission and vision. At Sharp, we’re focused on providing an environment that will meet the needs of both our patients and our employees. Our team members are encouraged to connect with their passions and recommit to the purpose of their work each day.


  • Medical, vision
    dental and more

    Our flexible benefits include a choice of two HMO medical plans (both of which include vision), two PPO dental choices, flexible spending accounts, accident insurance, long-term disability insurance and life insurance.

  • Generous vacation
    holiday and sick leave

    We offer one of the most generous plans among health care systems in San Diego, and new Sharp employees start with 25 days of paid time off in just the first year.

  • Wellness

    We focus on your overall well-being by giving you tools to improve both yourself and your life — mentally, physically, spiritually, emotionally and environmentally. Our focus is on balanced health and wellness to help you reach your health goals and enjoy life along the way.

  • Employee assistance

    At Sharp, we understand that personal problems occasionally arise and you may need to seek outside professional advice. We’re here to help. Our employee assistance program helps employees develop and maintain a lifestyle that supports good health and productivity.

  • Retirement

    We’re proud to offer two retirement plans to match your needs. The Sharp$aver 401(a) plan matches your after-tax contributions and the 403(b) plan offers a long-term savings plan for pre-tax and Roth contributions with available loan and withdrawal provisions.

  • Educational opportunities
    and tuition reimbursement

    We support and encourage the growth and development of our employees through educational courses for credit in institutions of higher learning, continuing education programs (conferences, workshops, seminars) and specialty certification examinations.

  • Discount programs,
    perks and other benefits

    Our employees are eligible to participate in several group voluntary benefit plans — including group legal, college savings, critical illness insurance, group auto and home insurance and pet insurance.

Job Details


Shift Start Time:


Shift End Time:


Additional Shift Information:

10hr shift

Weekend Requirements:

As Needed

On-Call Required:


*Flexibility for a Remote/Hybrid work schedule at discretion of the Hiring Manager to be discussed at time of interview

** $2500 Relocation Bonus for eligible external applicants


What You Will Do
Integrates care with multidisciplinary team to facilitate patients' access to needed resource from pre-admission to discharge. Transfers knowledge and mentors others to improve clinical practice. The application of expert nursing principles will directly result in improved outcomes as assessed by patients, family, physicians and staff. In addition to the roles/responsibilities of a clinical nurse, the advanced clinician applies the following nursing principles in the provision of science based comprehensive care delivery to the identified patient population.

Required Qualifications

  • Formal academic and advanced education (BSN, BA, MSN, PhD, etc.).
  • 2 Years General nursing experience
  • 2 Years Recent pertinent clinical experience as defined by the CBA
  • AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professional (AHA BLS Healthcare) - American Heart Association -REQUIRED
  • California Registered Nurse (RN) - CA Board of Registered Nursing -REQUIRED

Preferred Qualifications

  • Transplant Experience -PREFERRED
  • Critical Care Experience -PREFERRED
  • Certified Clinical Transplant Coordinator (CCTC) - American Board for Transplant Certification -PREFERRED

Essential Functions

  • Consultant: Recognized advisor to staff and/or groups in area of practice expertise.
    Sought out for critical thinking, problem solving and decision-making skills.
    And choose one or more of the following:
    Documents participation in one major initiative (e.g. new technology, new care delivery system, etc.).
    Participates as a clinical consultant to a performance improvement team that results in a positive change in practice.
    Demonstrates examples of improved outcomes due to intervention with other staff, clinicians, or physicians.
    Improves interdisciplinary care though conferences/communication/documentation, complying with pertinent regulatory guidelines, as previously agreed by management/designee.
    Cites documentation in the medical record of five ethical discussions that include appropriate consultation with other relevant disciplines.
  • Makes nursing decisions based on appropriate protocols
    Develops skills in others through coaching, communicating, facilitating learning and modeling to achieve identified outcomes.
    And choose one or more of the following:
    New hires successfully complete orientation competencies and demonstrate proficiency of post orientation competencies in direct patient care by time of annual performance review.
    Implements outcome - based educational programs designed to resolve educational deficits, as previously agreed with manager/designee.
    Implements outcome - based programs designed to resolve practice problems, previously agreed with manager/designee.
    Works with individual clinician and/or interdisciplinary team to improve documentation on the appropriate forms as evidenced in the auditing of charts (Measurable goal: ___% of audited charts will demonstrate 100% compliance with JCAHO/DHS/hospital standards requirements).
  • Practitioner/Case Manager: Responsible for actions which result in improved patient/unit outcomes.
    Demonstrates competency as practitioner in areas of practice expertise in coordination and delivery of care.
    Identifies practice improvement opportunities and implements action plans that result in positive patient/unit outcomes.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Able to demonstrate professional skills/departmental competencies necessary to be a practitioner/consultant/mentor.

Sharp HealthCare is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability or any other protected class.

AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professional (AHA BLS Healthcare) - American Heart Association; California Registered Nurse (RN) - CA Board of Registered Nursing; Certified Clinical Transplant Coordinator (CCTC) - American Board for Transplant Certification

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