Clinical Nurse - RN, Medical PCU (5W) , SMHJob ID 84245 Date posted 11/08/2017
- Facility: Sharp Memorial Hospital
- City: San Diego
- Department: Medical PCU (5W)
- Category: RN Jobs
- Job Status: Full-Time
- Shift: Day Job
- FTE: 0.9
- Shift Start: 7 AM
- Shift End Time: 7:30 PM
Sharp employees are eligible for a $1000 Employee Referral Bonus
Qualified candidates may be eligible for a Relocation Bonus
This position is located in Serra Mesa, San Diego County
Full-time (0.9), Day shift, 12-hour shift: 7:00 AM - 7:30 PM; including every other weekend
Required Skills and Qualifications
- Graduate of Nursing School
- Current unencumbered California Registered Nurse license
- Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers
- Recent Acute Care Hospital RN experience
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
- Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing
- Two or more years recent Acute Care Hospital Medical Surgical RN experience
- Hospital Acute Care Transplant RN experience
- ICU and/or Progressive Care Unit experience
This is a rare opportunity for the experienced acute care hospital experienced Registered Nurse ready to advance his/her clinical expertise to include caring for Progressive Care Unit Transplant patients. Training may be offered to a qualified candidate upon successful completion of the interview and onboarding processes.
The Clinical Nurse-RN is recognized as a leader of bedside nursing care who provides high quality care to improve outcomes for patients and their families by promoting clinical excellence and improving patients' quality of life. Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Supports a collaborative practice culture with emphasis on safety, patient-centered care, communication, accountability, shared decision making, nursing education, and evidence-based practice while recognizing the value and meaning of nursing’s contribution within an interdisciplinary model.
5-West is a 32-bed Medical Transplant Progressive Care Unit at Sharp Memorial Hospital. This unit provides patient-focused, family-centered quality care by promoting clinical excellence and improving quality of life. 5West is a specialty unit caring for heart, kidney and pancreas transplant patients, cardiac mechanical assist device patients as well as patients requiring mechanical ventilation. All members of our inter-disciplinary professional team demonstrate characteristics that transform the work force culture at Sharp Memorial Hospital and because of these exceptional people; we are making a difference for patients, families, physicians and co-workers.
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
- 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.
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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