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Clinical Nurse

Location: La Mesa
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:


Shift Start Time: 8 AM
Shift End Time: 8:30 PM
Additional Shift Information: 12-hour day shift position. 0.9 FTE position (72 hours per pay period)
Weekend Requirements: As Needed
On-Call Required: No

$2,000 Sign-on bonus for eligible experienced RN's with 1 year Home Health, Hospice and/or acute care (Hospital) work experience

$500 Employee Referral Bonus

What You Will Do
In your role as a hospice visiting nurse, you will perform physical assessments, develop the plan of care, obtain physician orders and be the primary resource for your patients. Be able to support family unit and effectively communicate changes in patient status as they occur. Ongoing application of the nursing process, through an interdisciplinary approach, promoting effective end-of-life palliative care. You will have the opportunity to be the nurse in charge of the plan of care from admission through the end of life journey. With a nursing focused model, you will have the opportunity to coordinate with health care providers across the continuum of care.

Sharp HospiceCare is a moderate size Medicare Certified, Joint Commission Accredited organization in an integrated healthcare delivery system. Sharp Hospice Care is dedicated to providing comprehensive care and compassionate support to individuals facing life-limiting illnesses, along with their families and friends. Services range from relief of physical discomfort to emotional and spiritual support. Sharp Hospice Care also provides home based palliative care consultation for patients with advanced illness such as heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and dementia. Sharp Hospice Care is part of Sharp Grossmont Hospital, nationally recognized as a MAGNET --designated hospital for patient care and nursing practices.

Required Qualifications
Graduate of nursing school.
1 Year clinical experience (RNs with less than 12 months experience will complete the new grad requirements).
California Registered Nurse (RN) - CA Board of Registered Nursing
AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professional (AHA BLS Healthcare) - American Heart Association

Preferred Qualifications
HPCC Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse (CHPN) - Hospice and Palliative Credentialing Center
More than one year of recent acute care hospital and/or relevant RN clinical experience
Strong nursing skills, excellent time management, strong team player, strong interpersonal and communication skills, flexibility and ability to multi-task
Knowledge of nursing process
Ability to perform all baseline clinical nursing interventions
Proficient use of the electronic medical record, utilizing keyboarding and computer skills
Will be working closely with patients and families at end of life
Excellent problem solving skills and a strong desire to "make a difference."
Fluent knowledge of English, both verbal and written
Ability to serve San Diego County

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
California Registered Nurse (RN) - CA Board of Registered Nursing; HPCC Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse (CHPN) - Hospice and Palliative Credentialing Center; AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professional (AHA BLS Healthcare) - American Heart Association

Keywords: SHARP HEALTHCARE, La Mesa , Clinical Nurse , Healthcare , La Mesa, California

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