Sharp HealthCare Clinical Nurse - RN, Psych ICU Adult -ICU, SMVH in San Diego, 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 holistic patient care that continually moves toward excellence in all patient and staff outcomes.

The Psych ICU Adult is a 27 bed inpatient psychiatric unit specializing in assessment, stabilization and the safe therapeutic care of acute psychiatric patients. The recovery action program is used to teach and inspire our patients to make changes. We believe in treating our patients by utilizing the principles of recovery and instilling the concepts of hope, empowerment, self-responsibility, connection, and a meaningful life.

As the largest behavioral health care provider in San Diego with 158 beds, Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital provides a full range of programs to people of all ages including children, adolescents, adults and seniors challenged by depression, substance abuse or serious mental illness. The hospital’s robust Clinical Research Program has conducted more than 300 clinical trials of investigational medications since its inception in 1995, providing new options and hope for people with mental illness.

Sharp Mesa Vista provides inpatient care and offer outpatient programs throughout the community.

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

Hours

8 hour evening shift, 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm; every other weekend

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Graduate of a RN Nursing School/Program

  • Current unencumbered California Registered Nurse license

  • Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers

  • One year recent Psych RN experience

Preferred Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing

Job: *RN Jobs

Organization: *60900 - Psych ICU Adult -ICU

Title: Clinical Nurse - RN, Psych ICU Adult -ICU, SMVH

Location: San Diego-Mesa Vista Hospital

Requisition ID: 81433