Advanced Clinician - RN
Sharp Memorial Hospital - San Diego, CA

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Full Time


This position is located in Serra Mesa.

12 hour shift: 7:00 pm – 7:30 am , including weekends.

Intra-Unit Posting ~ Position open to current Sharp Memorial Hospital 6North unit only

BSN preferred

Graduate of a nursing program required

Current unencumbered California Registered Nurse license required

Current BLS certification required

At least 3 year recent Medical Surgical experience as a Registered Nurse in an acute care setting required

Bariatric surgery experience preferred

Possesses great interpersonal skills and is able to work with a diverse patient population delivering the Sharp Experience

Candidate must be able to relate to all staff in a positive manner and have exhibited good communication skills. Willing to be a resource, participate in advanced Clinician meetings, be a member of the UPC and be willing to educate staff as needed. Possesses great interpersonal skills and is able to work with a diverse patient population delivering the Sharp Experience.

Independently performs the nursing process through individualized assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of safe, therapeutic, efficient care for patients with overt and subtle needs throughout the continuum of care, and according to unit’s standards of care. Performs safe nursing care for patients in more complex situations with some assistance and supervision. Demonstrates competency in all areas of the unit skills and some advanced skills. May teach some skills competencies. Coordinates patient care administered by other members of the care team. May assume the responsibility of relief charge nurse and may assist with preceptorship/professional development of new nurses and students. Uses common equipment and medications safely in the practice setting and consults others when unfamiliar. Recognizes inconsistencies in patient care and manages potential complications. Demonstrates consistent organization and prioritization of workload.

6 North is 40 bed Surgical Acute Care unit at Sharp Memorial Hospital. This unit cares for general surgical patients including neuro surgeries, general urologic surgeries, bariatric surgeries and mandibular surgeries. This is a dynamic surgical unit where we pride ourselves in taking care of the whole person –mind, body and spirit in a healing and safe environment.

Sharp Memorial Hospital — the first hospital in San Diego with all private patient rooms — is dedicated to providing the highest-quality, patient-centered care and consists of 368 beds. Designed to promote comfort and healing with the use of natural light and soothing colors, the hospital offers the latest medical technology and is home to San Diego’s largest, most modern Emergency and Trauma Center.

Sharp Memorial is known for outstanding programs in cardiac and vascular care, cancer treatment, orthopedic and neurological services, rehabilitation, robotic surgery and multi-organ transplantation, and has been recognized as a MAGNET®-designated hospital for nursing excellence and is also designated as a Patient-Centered Hospital by Planetree, an organization committed to personalizing, humanizing, and demystifying the hospital experience for patients and their families.

Essential Physical Requirements may include:



Twisting (trunk)

Twisting (neck)

Bending (waist)

Flexing/Extending (neck)


Fine Manipulation / Pinching

Reaching below shoulder level

Reaching above shoulder level






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 (M/F/D/V).

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