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Lead Clinical Nurse - RN

Job ID 84513 Date posted 11/22/2017
  • Facility: Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital
  • City: San Diego
  • Department: Older Adult Program (OAP)
  • Category: Nursing Management Jobs
  • Job Status: Full-Time
  • Shift: Night Job
  • FTE: 1.0
  • Shift Start: 11 PM
  • Shift End Time: 7:30 AM
Location
This position is located in Serra Mesa, San Diego County
 
Hours
8 hour shift , 11:00pm - 7:30pm, full-time (1.0), weekend as needed
 
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • Graduate of Nursing School
  • Current unencumbered California Registered Nurse licensure
  • Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers
  • Two years recent Long Term Acute (LTAC) RN experience - Skilled Nursing, Convalescent, Rehab and Sub-Acute care
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing
  • Psych RN experience
  • Leadership experience
 

Summary
The Lead Clinical Nurse - 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 Senior Behavioral Unit (SBU)/Older Adult Program (OAP) is a 23 bed unit psychiatric unit at Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital. This unit accommodates the special needs for seniors. Each patient is under the care of a psychiatrist who directs a treatment team of registered nurses, licensed vocational nurses, social workers, activity therapists psychologists, occupational therapists and mental health workers, all trained to identify the special behavioral health needs of seniors. Individual treatment plans are designed to meet each patient’s unique needs.
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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