Sharp HealthCare Clinical Nurse - RN, Med/Surg 4W, SGH in La Mesa, California

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.

4-West is a 33-bed Progressive Care/Surgical unit with heavy emphasis on orthopedic/neurosurgical/general surgical patient populations. This fast-paced unit excels in helping to heal patients during their immediate post-operative periods. Our staff is dedicated to excellence in quality patient care, consistent with outcome driven goals, and to outstanding patient satisfaction through teamwork, interdisciplinary collaboration, positive nurse/physician relations, and connections with our patients and their families. Our unit has a dedicated educator, Advanced Clinicians, Lead nurses, and Nurse Manager all dedicated to a learning environment through mentorship. Our patient population is diverse in age, culture, and socio-economic status. We enjoy a friendly environment with staff experience ranging from new graduates to those who have worked on our unit for over 30 years. Benefits include a self-scheduling model, trained preceptors, and 24/7 leadership on the unit.

Sharp Grossmont Hospital is the largest not-for-profit, full-service acute care hospital in the region with 536 beds. The hospital has outstanding programs in heart care, orthopedics, rehabilitation, robotic surgery, mental health, stroke care and women’s health. In addition, the hospital’s Emergency and Critical Care Center is one of the most technologically advanced emergency and intensive care facilities in the nation.

Sharp Grossmont Hospital is nationally recognized as a MAGNET®-designated hospital for patient care and nursing practices. This designation is the “gold standard” for patient care and nursing excellence and is the highest honor awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

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.

Sharp HealthCare is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or any other protected class.

Keywords: Clinical Nurse-RN, Registered Nurse, Medical, Surgical, Orthopedic, MedSurg, Ortho, Neuro, Progressive Care, PCU

Location

This position is located in La Mesa, San Diego County

Hours

Full-Time; 12-hour night shift: 7:00pm-7:30am including every other weekend

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing

  • Current unencumbered California Registered Nurse licensure

  • Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers

  • Good communication skills with a focus on quality patient care

  • One year recent Medical Surgical RN experience in an acute care setting

Preferred Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing

  • Surgical and orthopedic experience

Job: *RN Jobs

Organization: *61770 - Med/Surg 4W

Title: Clinical Nurse - RN, Med/Surg 4W, SGH

Location: La Mesa-Grossmont Hospital

Requisition ID: 84376