Per Diem RN II/Psych G-PATH/Sharp Grossmont Hospital/Day Shift/Per Diem/External
Company: Sharp Healthcare
Location: La Mesa
Posted on: May 15, 2022
[California Registered Nurse (RN) - CA Board of Registered
Nursing; AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professional (AHA
BLS Healthcare) - American Heart AssociationWhat You Will Do
To provide direct and indirect nursing services to patients and
families.SummaryGrossmont Psychiatric Assessment Treatment and
Healing (G-PATH) is a 15 bed unit at Sharp Grossmont Hospital.
Patients 18 and older are admitted on the basis of established
criteria and must have a primary psychiatric diagnosis. The unit
will have a limit of 23 hours, 59 minutes. The hours of operation
will be 24/7. This unit is a comfortable 'milieu' where all
patients are housed. Each patient is provided his or her own
recliner to rest in. The unit is separate from the
Per Diem; 12-hour shift, day shift; requires a commitment to be
scheduled to work a minimum of four (4)12 hour shift during each
four (4) week period, including a minimum of two (2) weekend shifts
or one (1) weekend shift and one (1) Friday shift or one (1) Monday
- Graduate of nursing school
- 2 Years clinical experience
- California Registered Nurse (RN) - CA Board of Registered
- AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professional (AHA BLS
Healthcare) - American Heart AssociationPreferred Qualifications
- Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing
- One year recent Psych RN experience
- Five years locked psych RN experience
- ED nursing experienceEssential Functions
- Delegates/assigns and communicates expectations for care
delivery processes to each member of the team
Knowledgeable about what can and cannot be delegated to each
different health care team member.
Responsible for delegation and follows through to ensure delegated
task is complete.
Before delegating, analyzes each situation, determines and
consistently applies levels of supervision needed (unsupervised,
initial direction and periodic inspection, continuous supervision,
or should not be delegated).
Assesses appropriateness of physician orders and to question
physician when appropriate.
- Documents per department/entity guidelines of care and policies
Comprehensive; representing detailed, concise picture of patient's
Serves as a resource for other staff in managing unit specific
Charting reflects a critical thinking/problem oriented approach to
- Establishes a therapeutic relationship with patient and
Anticipates problems to establishing/maintaining a therapeutic
relationship with a specific patient and takes actions to enhance
quality of nurse/patient/family interaction (problems may include:
spiritual, cultural, language or other communication barriers;
those imposed by nature of illness or health issue).
Analyzes social/cultural variables and adapts nursing interventions
to meet diverse needs.
Serves as a patient advocate through actions such as: removing
obstacles, identifying and supporting appropriate needs and wants;
interpreting for patient to physician and visa/versa.
- Helps coworkers improve performance
Offers assistance and support to coworkers.
Provides positive feedback to others.
Provides unit specific information to students, floats,
travelers/registry personnel and documents appropriately.
Provides incidental teaching to members of the team.
Looks for and applies ways to improve work processes and
Offers and accepts constructive feedback/criticism in a
non-judgmental, positive and confidential manner.
Seeks out opportunities to assist and support coworkers.
- Provides age appropriate patient education that facilitates
recovery, self-care, end-of-life care and health maintenance,
health promotion, and wellness.
Coordinates transfer and discharge planning and teaching in
collaboration with other members of the health care team.
Collaborates with other team members to identify, develop and/or
revise patient education materials.
Demonstrates flexibility to teaching based on assessment of
learner's needs and the integration of adult learning
- Uses systematic planning, appropriate methods and timely
exchange of information with multidisciplinary team and
patient/family to coordinate care.
Demonstrates ability to focus on and manage multiple patient needs
and aspects of care.
Actively communicates with care team to plan patient care.
Utilizes available resources to problem-solve and determine most
effective approach to action.
- Utilizes the nursing process and a critical thinking approach
to provide patient care that incorporates the mind, body and
spirit; is individualized, goal directed, and consistent with
current standards of safety.
Identifies actual/potential problems for which the patient is at
Continuously evaluates interventions and care, and adjusts the plan
as patient and family needs change.
Identifies need for referrals based on information obtained in
initial and ongoing assessments and evaluation.
Collaborates with patient, family and other team members to develop
a comprehensive plan of care.
Prioritizes demand for resources and collaborates with others to
meet individualized patient needs.
Acts as preceptor/teacher in guiding other nurses on how to apply
the nursing process with a particular unit population
Makes appropriate referrals based on information obtained in
initial and ongoing assessments and evaluation
Implements safe, therapeutic and efficient care for patients with
complex needs due to multi-system disease and/or complications of
Demonstrates accountability for achieving patient outcomes
Demonstrates an ability to quickly recognize a patient diagnosis
even though presenting symptoms or situations may be
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Independently performs the nursing process through
individualized assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation
of safe, therapeutic, efficient care for patients with overt and
subtle needs throughout the continuum of care, and according to
unit's standards of care. Performs safe nursing care for patients
in more complex situations with some assistance and supervision.
Demonstrates competency in all areas of the unit skills and some
advanced skills. May teach some skills competencies. Coordinates
patient care administered by other members of the care team. May
assume the responsibility of relief charge nurse and may assist
with preceptorship/professional development of new nurses and
students. Uses common equipment and medications safely in the
practice setting and consults others when unfamiliar. Recognizes
inconsistencies in patient care and manages potential
complications. Demonstrates consistent organization and
prioritization of workload.Sharp HealthCare is an equal
opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants
will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual
orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other
things, or status as a qualified individual with disability or any
other protected class
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