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Lead Clinical Nurse - RN

Job ID 84421 Date posted 11/16/2017
  • Facility: Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital
  • City: San Diego
  • Department: Psych Child Adlscnt-Lckd -CAP3
  • Category: Nursing Management Jobs
  • Job Status: Full-Time
  • Shift: Night Job
  • FTE: 1.0
  • Shift Start: 11 PM
  • Shift End Time: 7:30 PM
Location
This position is located in Serra Mesa, San Diego County
 
Hours
8 hour shift, 11:00pm - 7:30am,  Monday through Friday with one variable Administrative Day, weekend as needed
 
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • Graduate of Nursing Program
  • Current unencumbered California Registered Nurse license
  • Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers
  • Two years of recent experience as a registered nurse in a psychiatric care facility
  • Passion, commitment, and expertise in working with children and adolescents
  • Excellent crisis intervention skills, teamwork ethic, and communication skills
  • Ability to manage psychiatric patients with a high level of acuity in a fast paced environment
  • Demonstrated complex problem solving skills and the use of critical thinking
  • Ability to apply clinical knowledge, expertise and leadership to achieve desired outcomes
  • Compliance with all regulatory and accreditation standards
  • May participate in the process of evidence-based research
  • Willingness to serve as a professional role model through participation in organizational committees
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
  • Two years recent experience as a registered nurse in an acute care inpatient psychiatric hospital setting for children with Behavioral Health diagnoses
  • Leadership experience
  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing

Summary
The Clinical Nurse Lead - RN position offers great opportunity to widen one's horizon in clinical competencies and nursing leadership. This role is dynamic and offers flexibility and opportunity for teaching, mentoring and leadership. This position demonstrates clinical competence and positive leadership and working collaboratively with the multi-disciplinary team. We are looking for a candidate who is motivated to participate in quality improvement unit activities, coach staff in compliance with behavior standards, enhancement of clinical performance and oversee daily operation of the department.
The Child and Adolescent Program (CAP3) is a 21 bed psychiatric unit at Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital. This program is carefully designed to offer treatment and guidance to troubled young people from 5 - 17 years old and their families.  This unit offers a complete and comprehensive continuum of care for child and adolescent. This continuum provides multiple opportunities of integration for the skills learned at the hospital. Child and Adolescent programming provides the highest levels of supervision, structure and support.  This team is highly committed to delivering outstanding patient care.
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.
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