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Clinical Nurse - RN

Send to my Email Email a friend Job ID 75349 Date posted 08/11/2016
Requisition ID: 75349
  • Facility: Sharp Memorial Hospital
  • City: San Diego
  • Department: 4S/5S/6S Short Stay Obs
  • Category: RN Jobs
  • Job Status: Full-Time
  • Shift: Night Job
  • FTE: 0.9
  • Shift Start: 7 PM
  • Shift End Time: 7:30 AM
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), 12-hour shift: 7:00 pm - 7:30 am; including every other weekend 
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • Associates of Science Degree in Nursing
  • 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
  • Telemetry RN 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.
The Short Stay/Observation Department is a 60+ bed unit over four floors. As the only unit of its kind at Sharp Memorial, a Magnet and Planetree designated hospital; Short Stay/Observation is characterized by a fast paced, team oriented environment of care with a broad patient population. Our highly skilled team provides service for patients post procedure (including cardiac cath, lap chole, thyroidectomy, mastectomy) and with rule-out diagnoses (including chest pain, arrhythmias, syncope, SOB, trauma, TIA). Although the average length of stay is 24hrs, the focus of our inter-professional team is on quality, safety, discharge coordination and providing the Sharp Experience while patients are with us. The unit's model of care provides the resources to succeed in this dynamic environment and presents a variety of opportunities for professional growth through advanced roles (such as preceptor, floor leader, relief Charge Nurse), as well as participation in unit/hospital councils and organizational initiatives.  We invest in new team members to maximize their strengths and potential, and ensure they receive the education and support to thrive.  We seek and choose candidates with a passion for nursing, leadership, and learning, along with strong interpersonal, critical thinking, and prioritization skills; if you possess these attributes, this could be the department for you! 
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.
Keywords:  Clinical Nurse - RN, Registered Nurse, Medical Surgical, Telemetry, Intermediate Unit, IMCU, PCU, Progressive Care, Observation, DOU, Shorty Stay, 75349
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