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Clinical Nurse - RN

Send to my Email Email a friend Job ID 77355 Date posted 11/21/2016
Requisition ID: 77355
  • Facility: Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital
  • City: San Diego
  • Department: Psych ICU Adult -ICU
  • Category: RN Jobs
  • Job Status: Full-Time
  • Shift: Variable
  • FTE: 1.0
  • Shift Start: Variable
  • Shift End Time: Variable
Location
This position is located in Serra Mesa, San Diego County
 
Hours
8 hour shift, variable, full-time (1.0), including every other weekend  
 
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • This is an Admission RN position
  • Graduate of a RN Nursing School/Program
  • Current unencumbered California Registered Nurse license
  • Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers
  • One year recent Psychiatric experience as a Registered Nurse
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing

Summary

The Admission RN main task is to complete all admissions to the Psych ICU unit during the shift. The Admissions Nurse ensures the smooth entry of patients into the care continuum by enabling all necessary preparations for a patient's care including obtaining all necessary documents related to the admission process. The Admissions Nurse works with other members of the interdisciplinary team in coordinating the admission process for the patient. The Admission RN must be willing to assist with other nursing tasks, such as discharges, group activities, etc.

The Psych ICU Adult is a 27 bed inpatient psychiatric unit specializing in assessment, stabilization and the safe therapeutic care of acute psychiatric patients. The recovery action program is used to teach and inspire our patients to make changes. We believe in treating our patients by utilizing the principles of recovery and instilling the concepts of hope, empowerment, self-responsibility, connection, and a meaningful life.
As the largest behavioral health care provider in San Diego with 158 beds, Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital provides a full range of programs to people of all ages including children, adolescents, adults and seniors challenged by depression, substance abuse or serious mental illness. The hospital’s robust Clinical Research Program has conducted more than 300 clinical trials of investigational medications since its inception in 1995, providing new options and hope for people with mental illness. 
Sharp Mesa Vista provides inpatient care and offer outpatient programs throughout the community.
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, Admission RN, Registered Nurse, Psychiatric RN, Behavioral Health, Mental Health, Behavioral Health
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