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Clinical Nurse - RN, Surgical PCU (6W), SMH

Job ID 84768 Date posted 12/08/2017
  • Facility: Sharp Memorial Hospital
  • City: San Diego
  • Department: Surgical PCU (6W)
  • 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
Relocation bonus available to eligible candidates
This position is located in Serra Mesa, San Diego County
Full time (0.9), 12-hour Day Shift: 7:00 AM - 7:30 PM; 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
  • Previous Cardio-Thoracic Medical/Surgical, Telemetry, Progressive Care and/or Intensive Care Unit experience


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.
6W is a 32-bed Progressive Care unit that specializes in surgical cardiac patients and recently received Silver Beacon status for Excellence in Progressive Care. Unit nurses competent in the management of a diverse set of diagnoses including cardiothoracic surgical, cardiac catheterization, and thrombolytic therapy patients. With the increase in structural heart patient population, the unit offers new and exciting learning opportunities. Our staff thrives on teamwork and collaboration. Cardiac rounding is a great example of the kind of interprofessional work we do every day to facilitate clinical strength building in our nurses and give our patients the best care possible.
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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