Per Diem RN-II
Sharp Memorial Hospital - San Diego, CA

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Type
Per Diem

Shift
Days

Location
This position is located in Serra Mesa, San Diego County

Hours
12-hour shift; 7:00 am – 7:30 pm, including weekends

Required Skills and Qualifications

Intra-Unit Posting~ Position Open to Current Sharp Memorial Hospital SICU RNs Only

Current unencumbered California Registered Nurse licensure

Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers

Current ACLS certification

Two-years current ICU Clinical Nurse experience

Associates of Science Degree in Nursing

Preferred Skills and Qualifications

Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing

Summary

The Clinical Nurse RN is an integral part of the team with the opportunity to practice evidence-based care and utilize the nursing care process in a collaborative environment. This position independently performs the nursing process through individualized assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of safe, therapeutic, efficient care of patients with overt and subtle needs throughout the continuum of care, according to unit’s standard of care. We are looking for qualified nurses to share our vision of patient care that continually moves toward excellence in all patient and staff outcomes.

Opened January 2009, the Stephen Birch Healthcare Center at Sharp Memorial Hospital will continue Sharp's long-held commitment of offering clinical excellence with the latest technology and patient-centered care. All 334 rooms are private at no extra cost and feature a sleeper sofa where a loved one can spend the night. SICU at SMH is an intense and fast moving unit. Our primary patient populations are cardiac surgical, major trauma and complex general surgical. We also provide care for a number of patients with a variety of different mechanical assist devices. We pride ourselves in being the best place to work, for patients to receive care and for physicians to bring their patients. If you desire an atmosphere of continual learning that is challenging and stimulating, this is the place for you! The SICU achieved “Gold Beacon” status which is a designation conferred by the AACN to ICUs demonstrating clinical excellence.

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 multiorgan 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

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.

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