Sharp HealthCare Advanced Clinician - RN in San Diego, California


This position is for the Emergency Department at the Sharp Memorial Hospital. The Advanced Clinician serves as a role model for professional behavior and participates on improvement committees. They will assume the responsibility of resource role and teaching role and the responsibilities of Charge Nurse and Preceptor for New Graduates and/or new orientees to unit. The Advanced Clinician transfers knowledge and mentors others to improve clinical practice as well as applies the knowledge, expertise and leadership to achieve outcomes for the department, hospital, organization and community.

The Emergency and Trauma Center, the largest and most modern in San Diego is designed to reduce stress and waiting time. By increasing the size of treatment and waiting areas by nearly 300 percent, patients and families have a more comfortable emergency experience. As one of five adult trauma centers in San Diego County, the new center has 52 beds, including 4 trauma beds to serve the community. Sharp Memorial Hospital becomes first in San Diego to receive prestigious ‘Lantern’ Award for Emergency Services. The Lantern Award, bestowed by the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA), recognizes emergency departments that exemplify exceptional and innovative performance in the core areas of leadership, practice, education, advocacy and research.

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

  • Keyboarding

  • Mousing

  • Kneeling

  • Climbing 1-2 steps or greater

  • 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: Advanced Clinician, Registered Nurse, Emergency Department, ED


This position is located in Serra Mesa, San Diego County


12-hour, Night shift; 7:00 pm – 7:30 am; including every other weekend

This is full-time position, (.9): 72 hours/per pay period

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Associates of Science Degree in Nursing

  • Current unencumbered California Registered Nurse licensure

  • Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers

  • Current ACLS certification

  • Three to five years current Emergency Room clinical nurse experience

  • Demonstrates advanced competencies in all areas of the unit skills

  • Demonstrates leadership skills, which allow the nurse to positively influence the practice of others

  • Demonstrates expert nursing principles that directly result in improved outcomes as assessed by patients, family, physicians and staff

  • Demonstrates critical thinking skills

Preferred Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing

Job: *RN Jobs

Organization: *70100 - Emergency Department

Title: Advanced Clinician - RN

Location: San Diego-Memorial Hospital

Requisition ID: 81806