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Clinical Nurse - RN, Trauma/Neuro PCU (4W), SMH

Job ID 84250 Date posted 11/08/2017
  • Facility: Sharp Memorial Hospital
  • City: San Diego
  • Department: Trauma/Neuro PCU (4W)
  • Category: RN Jobs
  • Job Status: Full-Time
  • Shift: Night Job
  • FTE: 0.9
  • Shift Start: 7 PM
  • Shift End Time: 7:30 AM
 
 
Bonus
Sharp employees are eligible for a $1000 Employee Referral Bonus
 
Qualified candidates may be eligible for a Relocation Bonus
 
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
  • Acute Care experience working with Neuro and/or Trauma patients
  • Trauma and/or Neuro Progressive Care Unit and/or ICU experience

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.
4-West is a 32-bed Trauma/Neuro Progressive Care Unit. Sharp Memorial Hospital has been designated as a San Diego County, Level 2 Trauma Center and received the American College of Surgeons Verification of Resources for Optimal Care of the Injured Patient. The Joint Commission's Certificate of Distinction as a Primary Stroke Center of Excellence has been achieved by the staff as a result of long term success in improving patient outcomes.
Our Leadership team, that includes a unit-based Clinical Nurse Specialist, takes pride in promoting clinical competence by encouraging certification and supporting staff in advancing their degree. We are looking for dynamic health care professionals that will provide only the highest quality, efficiency, and compassionate nursing care as part of our inter-professional healthcare team.
This dynamic fast paced environment cares for patients across the healthcare continuum including minor to complex trauma with comorbidities. Neurological disorders span the spectrum from CVA, closed head injuries and severe seizure disorders. The multidisciplinary team provides patient and family centered care with the goal to individualize and personalize the entire hospital experience. We constantly seek out opportunities to improve quality of care and strive to provide the highest standards per evidence based practice. Centralized telemetry monitoring, Telemetry Technicians,
educational and professional certification reimbursement contribute to a safe patient care environment and support professional growth.
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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