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RN-Pacemaker Clinic / SRS Cardiology / San Diego Main / Per Diem / Day Shift

Job ID JR133622 Date posted 01/25/2023
San Diego, California
  • SRS San Diego Main
  • Day
  • Per Diem
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Overview

At Sharp, being a nurse means transforming the health care experience for your patients, for your colleagues and for yourself. In a collaborative environment with state-of-the-art facilities and advanced clinical practices, we encourage you to follow your passions wherever they take you.

As a recognized leader in nursing excellence with Magnet® recognitions for high-quality, patient-centered care, we invite you to join us in providing health care the way it should be. We offer a wide variety of nursing positions — from RNs and clinical nurse leads to case managers and clinical nurse specialists.

Success Profile

Wondering what qualities it takes to be a successful nursing professional at Sharp? View some of the traits we’re looking for below.

  • Innovative
  • Collaborative
  • Resourceful
  • Advocate
  • Person-centered
  • Critical Thinker

We are Sharp

Our Mission and Values

At Sharp, our mission is to improve the health of those we serve with a commitment to excellence in all that we do. We aim to offer quality care and services that set community standards, exceed patients’ expectations and are provided in a caring, convenient, cost-effective and accessible manner.

We have a vision to transform the health care experience through a culture of caring, quality, safety, service, innovation and excellence. Our goal is to be the best place to work, the best place to practice medicine and the best place to receive care.

Our team members are the driving force behind our mission and vision. At Sharp, we’re focused on providing an environment that will meet the needs of both our patients and our employees. Our team members are encouraged to connect with their passions and recommit to the purpose of their work each day.

Benefits

  • Medical, vision
    dental and more

    Our flexible benefits include a choice of two HMO medical plans (both of which include vision), two PPO dental choices, flexible spending accounts, accident insurance, long-term disability insurance and life insurance.

  • Generous vacation
    holiday and sick leave

    We offer one of the most generous plans among health care systems in San Diego, and new Sharp employees start with 25 days of paid time off in just the first year.

  • Wellness
    programs

    We focus on your overall well-being by giving you tools to improve both yourself and your life — mentally, physically, spiritually, emotionally and environmentally. Our focus is on balanced health and wellness to help you reach your health goals and enjoy life along the way.

  • Employee assistance
    program

    At Sharp, we understand that personal problems occasionally arise and you may need to seek outside professional advice. We’re here to help. Our employee assistance program helps employees develop and maintain a lifestyle that supports good health and productivity.

  • Retirement
    plans

    We’re proud to offer two retirement plans to match your needs. The Sharp$aver 401(a) plan matches your after-tax contributions and the 403(b) plan offers a long-term savings plan for pre-tax and Roth contributions with available loan and withdrawal provisions.

  • Educational opportunities
    and tuition reimbursement

    We support and encourage the growth and development of our employees through educational courses for credit in institutions of higher learning, continuing education programs (conferences, workshops, seminars) and specialty certification examinations.

  • Discount programs,
    perks and other benefits

    Our employees are eligible to participate in several group voluntary benefit plans — including group legal, college savings, critical illness insurance, group auto and home insurance and pet insurance.

Job Details

Hours


Shift Start Time:

7 AM

Shift End Time:

5:30 AM

Additional Shift Information:

Weekend Requirements:

Not Specified

On-Call Required:

No

Hourly Pay Range (Minimum - Midpoint - Maximum):

$58.542 - $75.537 - $92.533


The stated pay scale reflects the range that Sharp reasonably expects to pay for this position.  The actual pay rate and pay grade for this position will be dependent on a variety of factors, including an applicant’s years of experience, unique skills and abilities, education, alignment with similar internal candidates, marketplace factors, other requirements for the position, and employer business practices.



What You Will Do
Under the direction of the cardiologist, manages patients enrolled in the Pacemaker/ICD clinic. Provides support and education to patients and their families.

Required Qualifications
  • 3 Years Experience in cardiology.
  • 1 Year Pacemaker/ICD management experience.
  • California Registered Nurse (RN) - CA Board of Registered Nursing -REQUIRED
  • AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professional (AHA BLS Healthcare) - American Heart Association -REQUIRED
  • ACLS Certification (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) - American Heart Association -REQUIRED

Essential Functions
  • Education patient and family
    Identifies patient educational needs and collaborates with physicians and manager to develop teaching programs to meet those needs.
    Assist with developing patient education materials and communications.
    Provides individual patient teachings, as requested.
  • Leadership
    Assists in scheduling and organizing clinical and technical in-services, customer service in-services, mock codes, and pharmacy fairs.
    Provides ongoing clinical and service support and serves as preceptor for new nurses.
    Consistently pro-active in team development and in problem-solving to meet department goals.
    Actively and positively strives to implement departmental goals and support changes.
    Acts as a resource and role model for staff.
    Facilitates inter-departmental cooperation and teamwork.
    Demonstrates willingness to help co-workers, recognizes others efforts.
    Uses positive communication skills, identifies issues, makes suggestions related to access, patient care and patient satisfaction to immediate supervisor and offers solutions for resolution in cooperation with other team members (providers, PSR, etc.)
    Accepts interpersonal cultural and ethnic differences and respects others' values and opinions.
    Give and receives feedback about care and service delivery.
    Ensures prompt and efficient return of messages according to established policy.
    Troubleshoots and resolves problem calls.
    Assumes responsibility for receiving of results, routing to provider and forwarding to medical records.
    Performs all other duties as required by Patient Care Manager.
  • Patient care
    Demonstrates technical expertise and competence, within the established scope of practice.
    Acts as clinical resource for the designated areas of responsibility.
    Demonstrates strong nursing skill in the area of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of patient care.
    Demonstrates technical expertise and competency within scope of practice, acts as a clinical resource for the designated area of responsibility.
    Partners with physicians to continuously learn and expand clinical knowledge base.
    Performs testing and reprogramming of cardiac devices as indicated.
    Formulates, implements and evaluates an ongoing plan of care.
    Develops and maintains patient database utilizing health history, physical exam, lab and other diagnostic studies.
    Interprets data, discriminating between normal and abnormal findings.
    Evaluates effectiveness of patient care and identifies QA issues for self/others.
    Demonstrates advanced knowledge in cardiac electro physiology/physiology.
    Utilizes clinical database to produce patient reports.
    Listens to patients, collects pertinent information and assesses patient's needs, recognized the urgency of the patient's problem, offers advice and recommendations based on approved protocols or routes to physicians, schedules appointments.
    Assists in ensuring telephone messages are returned.
  • Quality assurance
    Monitors patient flow, physician schedules and completes daily tasks to ensure quality and meet service standards.
    Reviews charge tickets for accuracy and completeness.
    Follows policy and procedure for entering of OCM.
    May maintain nursing policy and procedure manuals and/or sit on policy and procedure committees relevant to department function.
    Demonstrates clear knowledge and accountability of quality regulations and standards for department.
    Maintains Quality Assurance book/list on unit as necessary.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Professionalism, courtesy and maintains composure in dealing with patients and staff.
  • Effective interpersonal communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in clinical skills, nursing judgment and leadership.
  • Demonstrates time management and problem solving skills and the ability to work independently.
  • The ability to analyze data, prepare concise reports and formulate action plans to facilitate effective patient care and department success.
  • Demonstrates understanding of clinical dysrhythmias, their diagnoses and treatment with pharmacologics and/or implant able devices.

Sharp HealthCare is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability or any other protected class


California Registered Nurse (RN) - CA Board of Registered Nursing; AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professional (AHA BLS Healthcare) - American Heart Association; ACLS Certification (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) - American Heart Association

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