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Clinical Nurse - RN, M/S Surgical Acute (6N), SMH

Job ID 86137 Date posted 02/15/2018
  • Facility: Sharp Memorial Hospital
  • City: San Diego
  • Department: M/S Surgical Acute (6N)
  • Category: RN Jobs
  • Job Status: Full-Time
  • Shift: Night Job
  • FTE: 0.9
  • Shift Start: 7 PM
  • Shift End Time: 7:30 AM
 
Location
This position is located in Serra Mesa, San Diego County
 
 
Hours
Night shift; Full-time (0.9); 12-hour shifts; 7:00 PM - 7:30 AM, including every other weekend
 
 
Required Skills and Qualifications
 
  • Graduate of an accredited RN Nursing School/Program
  • Current unencumbered California Registered Nurse license
  • Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers
  • One year recent Acute Care RN experience
 
 
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
 
  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing
  • Current experience with post-operative general surgical procedures including neurologic, spinal, urologic, bariatric (weight-loss) and mandibular surgeries

 


Summary
The Clinical Nurse RN is an integral part of the team with the opportunity to practice evidence-based care and utilize the nursing care process in a collaborative environment. This position independently performs the nursing process through individualized assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of safe, therapeutic, efficient care of patients with overt and subtle needs throughout the continuum of care, according to unit’s standard of care. We are looking for qualified nurses to share our vision of holistic patient care that continually moves toward excellence in all patient and staff outcomes.
6-North is a dynamic, fast paced Surgical Acute Care unit. The highly skilled team provides service for patients post general surgical procedures including neurologic, spinal, urologic, bariatric (weight-loss), and mandibular surgeries. An extraordinary nurse/physician partnership culture is fostered via nurse/surgeon rounding, education, and team engagement. Opportunities for professional growth as well as participation in unit/hospital councils and organizational initiatives abound. The team has championed professional nurse certification efforts, resulting in 67 percent of the nurses with at least one professional certification and the highest number of Certified Bariatric Nurses in the United States!
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.
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
  • Sitting
  • Walking
  • Standing
  • Twisting (trunk)
  • Twisting (neck)
  • Bending (waist)
  • Flexing/Extending (neck)
  • Gripping/Grasping
  • Fine Manipulation / Pinching
  • Reaching below shoulder level
  • Reaching above shoulder level
  • Kneeling
  • Squatting
  • 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.
Sharp HealthCare is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or any other protected class.
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