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Clinical Nurse - RN, Vascular Access Services, SMH

Job ID: 94440 Date posted: March 13, 2019

  • Sharp Memorial Hospital
  • Vascular Access Services
  • RN Jobs
  • Night Job
  • Per Diem

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.

  • Per Diem
  • Night Job
  • Sharp Memorial Hospital
  • Vascular Access Services

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Perks

  • Medical, vision and dental

  • Generous time off

  • Flexible schedule

  • Professional growth

  • Wellness Programs

  • Education reimbursement

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Responsibilities

Summary

This position requires a clinician with advanced vascular access skills and competencies in all areas of professional practice.  Great interpersonal communication skills is a must.  Will need to be able to independently function in a small department.

The Vascular Access Services (VAS) Department is responsible for placing and maintaining PICC’s, troubleshooting all central lines, and assisting with peripheral IV placement.  Fast paced Vascular Access Services department allows you to be an independent clinician, yet work with highly trained team members using cutting edge technologies and evidence based practice.

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.

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, age,national origin, disability, gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or any other protected class.

Location

This position is located in Serra Mesa, San Diego County

 

Hours

Per Diem - Night Shift - 7pm to 7:30am - 12 hour Shift

 

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Associates of Science Degree in Nursing
  • Current unencumbered California Registered Nurse license
  • Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers
  • Current PIV certification
  • Current PICC certification
  • Excellent IV skills
  • One year current adult RN experience in an Acute Care setting 
  • Strong communication skills, excellent customer; independent and flexible

Preferred Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing

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  • Mike Froeberg

    “Sharp's commitment to being the best place to work, practice medicine and receive care — essentially to be excellent in every way — is really attractive to me. I have the resources, support and training that I need to be the best nurse I can be.”

    — Mike, Advanced Clinician, Emergency Department, Sharp Memorial Hospital
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    “No matter where you work [at] Sharp, you’ll be surrounded by a team of people who want to provide the best care for the communities we serve. You’ll be supported every step of the way in your journey to find the best way you can help others.”

    — Erica, RN, Intensive Care Unit, Sharp Memorial Hospital
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  • Dee Diaz

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    — Dee, RN, Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center
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