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Clinical Nurse - RN/Surgical & Medical Intensive Care Unit/Sharp HealthCare/Nights/Full-time/$20K Sign-on Bonus for External candidates

Job ID JR124987 Date posted 07/07/2022
San Diego, California
  • Corporate Offices
  • Night
  • Regular
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Overview

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.

Benefits

  • 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
    programs

    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
    program

    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
    plans

    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

Hours

Shift Start Time:

Shift End Time:

Additional Shift Information:

Weekend Requirements:

On-Call Required:

No

What You Will Do
To provide direct and indirect nursing services to patients and families.

Bonus

Qualified external candidates may be eligible for a $20,000 Sign-on Bonus on selected positions (restrictions apply)

Sharp employees may be eligible for $2500 employee referral bonus


Hours

Full-time; 12 hour shift; night shift; 7:00 PM - 7:30 AM; including every other weekend

Required Qualifications

  • Graduate of nursing school
  • 1 Year clinical experience (RNs with less than 12 months experience will complete the new grad requirements).
  • California Registered Nurse (RN) - CA Board of Registered Nursing
  • AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professional (AHA BLS Healthcare) - American Heart Association
  • ACLS Certification (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) - American Heart Association

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's of Science in Nursing

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 patient care that continually moves toward excellence in all patient and staff outcomes.

Medical/Surgical Intensive Care Unit RN positions are available at the following Sharp HealthCare Hospitals:

Sharp Coronado Hospital

We are looking for a positive enthusiastic individual willing to be part of a dynamic team with the ability to support the goals of Sharp Coronado and the 7-bed ICU nursing unit. Our patient population consists of medical and surgical ICU patients along with a concentration of hepatic/renal advanced diseases, outpatient procedures, after hours recovery duties. We continue to grow and add exciting new therapies and specialties to our population. The Planetree environment allows our nurses to use integrative therapies to facilitate healing and to be part of a compassionate team of caregivers.  We are looking for excellent teamwork and customer service, consistent with our Planetree environment.

Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center

Sharp Chula Vista’s ICU is the largest in the South Bay. Designed as a healing environment with ocean or mountain views from each private patient room as well as a family reflection garden, a soothing color scheme and original artwork to promote reflection and healing, the high acuity 28 bed MICU along with the 7 bed SICU provide comprehensive cardiac and intensive care services. The intensive care units of Sharp Chula Vista provide care for a variety of patient populations, including cardiovascular surgery, IABP, neurosurgery, ICP, stroke, sepsis and shock, multi-system organ failure, renal failure/CRRT, respiratory failure with ventilator management, cardiac emergencies and STEMI/ interventional cardiology. Our ICU nurses participate in the code blue and rapid response teams. We strive to deliver compassionate, patient and family-centered care using evidence-based practices and state-of-the-art techniques.

Sharp Grossmont Hospital

Our 24-bed Medical Intensive Care Unit's patient population includes medical critically ill patients and also surgical overflow patients. Patients may also include CHF, Massive MI, Abdominal surgery and Multiple Organ Failures. It is the most efficiently designed centers in the County, with full view nursing stations and in-room restroom facilities. Technologies: articulating arms, bispectral index, cardiac monitors, automated medical and supply stations, Picture Archiving Clinical Information System, Automated hand washing system, and isolation rooms. Also nurse managed IABPs and SLEDD (CVVH). The MICU achieved “Gold Beacon” status which is a designation conferred by the AACN to ICUs demonstrating clinical excellence. If you desire an atmosphere of continual learning that is challenging and stimulating, this is the place for you!

The Surgical Intensive Care Unit is a 24-bed unit. Be a part of the modern Sharp Grossmont Hospital SICU opened in October 2009.  Our majority patient population consists of postoperative patients including open hearts, Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS), neuro surgeries, post tPA treatment and Mechanical thrombectomy for acute ischemic strokes, vascular and general surgeries, patient with advance life supporting and life sustaining medical equipment such as Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), ventricular assist device (Impella), intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP) and continuous renal placement therapy. The SICU has a cohesive team environment in which the nurses support and mentor others. We encourage our nurses in professional growth by having our physicians and staff teach free classes.  The SICU Advancement Pathway is designed to provide a framework for our RNs professional development over their ICU nursing career.

Sharp Memorial Hospital

The Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU) is a dynamic, high acuity 24 bed medical intensive care unit that provides patient-focused, family-centered care and promotes quality of life to all of its' customers. Our interdisciplinary team delivers compassionate, individualized care using state-the-art and evidenced-based patient management techniques. The primary patient populations include Mechanical Assist Devices (i.e. LVAD, RVAD, and IABP), multisystem organ failure, acute MI/interventional cardiology patients, cardiac emergencies/ arrhythmia, respiratory failure/ventilator management, sepsis and shock, renal failure/continuous renal replacement therapy. The MICU achieved “Silver Beacon” status which is a designation conferred by the AACN to ICUs demonstrating clinical excellence. If you desire an atmosphere of continual learning that is challenging and stimulating, this is the place for you!

The Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU) at Sharp Memorial Hospital is an intense and fast moving 24-bed unit. Our primary patient populations are cardiac surgical, major trauma and complex general surgical. We also provide care for a number of patients with a variety of different mechanical assist devices. We pride ourselves in being the best place to work, for patients to receive care and for physicians to bring their patients. The SICU achieved “Gold Beacon” status which is a designation conferred by the AACN to ICUs demonstrating clinical excellence. If you desire an atmosphere of continual learning that is challenging and stimulating, this is the place for you!

ACLS Certification (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) - American Heart Association; AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professional (AHA BLS Healthcare) - American Heart Association; California Registered Nurse (RN) - CA Board of Registered Nursing; NIH Stroke Scale (NIHSS) - Various-Employee provides certificate

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