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Sharp HealthCare Clinical Nurse - RN, Older Adult Program (OAP), SMVH in San Diego, California

Sharp HealthCare

Facility:Sharp Mesa Vista

CitySan Diego

DepartmentOlder Adult Program (OAP)

Job Status

Part-Time

Shift

Day Job

FTE

0.8

Shift Start Time

7 AM

Shift End Time

3:30 PM

Location

This position is located in Serra Mesa, San Diego County

Hours

Part-time (.8); 32 hours/week with full-time benefits; 8 hour shift; day shift;

7:00 AM - 3:30 PM; including every other weekend

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Graduate of Nursing School

  • Current unencumbered California Registered Nurse licensure

  • Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers

  • One year recent long term acute (LTAC) RN experience - Skilled Nursing, Convalescent, Rehab and Sub-Acute care

Preferred Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing

  • One year recent Psych RN experience

Physical requirements of position may be discussed during interview.

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.

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 Senior Behavioral Unit (SBU)/Older Adult Program (OAP) is a 23 bed unit psychiatric unit at Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital. This unit accommodates the special needs for seniors. Each patient is under the care of a psychiatrist who directs a treatment team of registered nurses, licensed vocational nurses, social workers, activity therapists psychologists, occupational therapists and mental health workers, all trained to identify the special behavioral health needs of seniors. Individual treatment plans are designed to meet each patient’s unique needs.

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 offers outpatient programs throughout the community.

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