Monitors sedated patients during procedures in dimmed room, and provides technical assistance. Provides care to patient and family. Applies expert nursing principles that directly result in improved outcomes. Performs nursing process through individualized assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of safe, therapeutic, efficient care for patients. Promotes quality outcomes. Serves as patient and family advocate in ensuring excellent and satisfying care. Must be able to move sedated patients, stand for more than three hours and push patients in gurneys. On-call responsibilities; some exposure to chemicals and radiation; must be willing to float between Sharp Memorial and Outpatient Pavilion endoscopy departments.
Integrates care with multi-disciplinary team to facilitate patients’ access to needed resource from pre-admission to discharge. Transfers knowledge and mentors others to improve clinical practice. The application of expert nursing principles will directly result in improved outcomes as assessed by patients, family, physicians and staff.
This position is for the Endoscopy Center with the Out Patient Pavilion. The Endoscopy Center is a CORE award winning team and is a fast paced and busy unit. The department integrates care with multidisciplinary team to facilitate patients’ access to needed resources from pre-admission to discharge.
The Sharp Memorial Outpatient Pavilion (OPP) is unique in San Diego. The OPP combines outpatient surgery and medical services, health screening, education, and health resource services in one convenient, integrated health center. The OPP provides a multi-disciplinary team approach to patient care to deliver comprehensive care. There are 11 state of the art Surgical Suites and 2 Interventional Pain suites. This is a fast paced, multi-specialty Outpatient Surgery Center performing surgery in the following areas: General, Orthopedics, ENT, Urology, Cosmetic, Ophthalmology and Interventional Pain
Sharp Memorial Outpatient Pavilion, located next to Sharp Memorial Hospital, offers a wide array of services including cancer treatment, laser vision correction, general women's imaging, outpatient surgery, endoscopy, diabetes education, and a community conference center and health library. At the heart of the Pavilion is the Cushman Wellness Center - providing comprehensive health evaluations tailored to an individual's age and lifestyle, and integrated therapies to enhance physical, mental and spiritual health.
Essential Physical Requirements May Include
- Twisting (trunk)
- Twisting (neck)
- Bending (waist)
- Flexing/extending (neck)
- Fine manipulation/pinching
- Reaching below shoulder level
- Reaching above shoulder level
- 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, Endoscopy