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Lead Clinical Nurse - RN

Job ID 85322 Date posted 01/11/2018
  • Facility: Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital
  • City: San Diego
  • Department: Psych Intensive Treatmnt (ITP)
  • 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 - 7:30am, full-time (1.0), including every other weekend
 
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • Current unencumbered California Registered Nurse licensure
  • Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers
  • Two years recent Psych RN experience

Preferred Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing
  • 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 Intensive Treatment Program (ITP)/EWI is a 16 bed locked psychiatric unit at Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital. This unit provides short-term crisis intervention in a safe, secure and protected setting for an adult population with Behavioral Health challenges, especially in the area of mood disorders. Individuals are helped to identify the immediate difficulty that has caused the need for hospitalization. A thorough clinical diagnostic assessment is conducted, focusing on acute symptoms to regain their well-being. The importance of family involvement in treatment and planning for discharge is critical to ensure a successful treatment outcome. Evaluation and treatment are conducted by an interdisciplinary team consisting of physicians, pharmacists, psychologists, nurses, social workers and recreation therapists. This well-staffed and well organized unit is committed to providing superior 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.
    Keywords: Clinical Nurse Lead - RN, Registered Nurse San Diego Nursing Jobs, Psychiatric RN San Diego Nursing Jobs, Behavioral Health San Diego Nursing Jobs, Mental Health San Diego Nursing Jobs

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