Health Care Assistant - HCA
Sharp Memorial Hospital - San Diego, CA

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Per Diem


This position is located in Serra Mesa.

8 hour variable shift: Day and evening, including weekends.


High School diploma or equivalent required

Nursing Assistant training or current enrollment in nursing program required

Current CPR certification required

Experience in an acute care hospital setting required

Excellent communication skills required

Candidates with clerical, medical language training preferred

Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred

Provide quality patient care and excellent customer service.

5 North is a 32 bed Medical Surgical unit at Sharp Memorial Hospital. This unit specializes in caring for patients requiring diabetic, renal, cardiac monitoring and respiratory support. We provide professional and holistic nursing care to the adult medical population requiring inpatient services.

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

Car transfers

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).

Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment back ground checks before starting work.

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