This position is located in Serra Mesa.
12-hour shift: 7:00 pm – 7:00 am, working every other weekend
- High School Diploma or equivalent required
- Nursing Assistant training or current enrollment in nursing program required or recent RN graduate
- Current CPR certification required
- One (1) year recent acute care experience as a Nursing Assistant
Must have knowledge and demonstrated skills in giving direct patient care to meet the comprehensive physical care needs of dependent patients. Make hourly rounds on patients to ensure safety, to check on pain, repositioning and potty needs. Collaborate with the Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) in the delivery of quality patient care under the direction of a licensed nurse. Complete delegated tasks within scope of practice, policy and procedure requirements and designated time frames. Demonstrates ability to prioritize workload and communicates patient care activities, outcomes and changes to supervisory nurse and other members of the IDT. Promotes teamwork among co-workers and functions as a team player. Must be highly focused on patient satisfaction and responsive to customer needs through quick response to call lights and demonstrated sensitivity toward patient requests. Follows through with physician and nursing requests; expedites patient flow through communication of pt. data pertinent to the admission, transfer and discharge process; helps maintain a safe working environment for patients, families and team members. Must comply with all regulatory requirements and behavior standards.
7 West is a 32 bed unit Medical Progressive Care Unit at Sharp Memorial Hospital. This unit cares primarily for a cardiac and respiratory patient population. This unit offers an exceptional opportunity to work in a Progressive Care Unit. We are looking for dynamic health care professionals that will provide effective, compassionate and efficient nursing care as part of a collaborative team.
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 background checks before starting work.
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