Sharp HealthCare Clinical Nurse - RN, Endoscopy, SMH in San Diego, California

Summary

Monitors sedated patients during procedures in dimmed room, and provides technical assistance. Provides care to patient and family. Applies expert nursing principles that directly result in improved outcomes. Performs nursing process through individualized assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of safe, therapeutic, efficient care for patients. Promotes quality outcomes. Serves as patient and family advocate in ensuring excellent and satisfying care. Must be able to move sedated patients, stand for more than three hours and push patients in gurneys. On-call responsibilities; some exposure to chemicals and radiation; must be willing to float between Sharp Memorial and Outpatient Pavilion endoscopy departments.

Integrates care with multi-disciplinary team to facilitate patients’ access to needed resource from pre-admission to discharge. Transfers knowledge and mentors others to improve clinical practice. The application of expert nursing principles will directly result in improved outcomes as assessed by patients, family, physicians and staff.

This position is for the Endoscopy Center with Sharp Memorial Hospital and the Out Patient Pavilion. The Endoscopy Center is a CORE award winning team and is a fast paced and busy unit. The department integrates care with multidisciplinary team to facilitate patients’ access to needed resources from pre-admission to discharge.

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

  • 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.

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Location

This position is located in Serra Mesa, San Diego County. Must be able to float between facilities SMH and OPP.

Hours

This is a part time position. 8-hour shift with variable start time, on call duties with 48 hour weekend call approximately 4 times/year, weekends

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Graduate of a Nursing School/Program (RN)

  • Associates of Science Degree in Nursing

  • Current unencumbered California Registered Nursing (RN) License

  • Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers from the American Heart Association

  • A minimum of 12 months of recent endoscopy experience

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing

Job: *RN Jobs

Organization: *77610 - Endoscopy

Title: Clinical Nurse - RN, Endoscopy, SMH

Location: San Diego-Memorial Hospital

Requisition ID: 83753