Sharp HealthCare Per Diem RN II - Hospital, Admit RN, Psych Intensive Treatment Program (ITP), Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital in San Diego, California
Facility:Sharp Mesa Vista
DepartmentPsych Intensive Treatmnt (ITP)
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This position is located in Serra Mesa, San Diego County
Per Diem; 8 hour shift; mid shift; 11:00 AM - 7:30 PM; requires a commitment to be scheduled to work a minimum of six (6) or more eight-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 shift; one weekend a scheduling period
Required Skills and Qualifications
Graduate of Nursing School
Current unencumbered California Registered Nurse license
Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers
Three years recent RN experience
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing
One year Psych RN experience
Essential 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
The Per Diem II RN 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 Intensive Treatment Program (ITP)/East Wing I (EWI) is a 25 bed locked psychiatric unit at Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital. This unit provides short-term crisis intervention in a safe, secure and protected setting for an adult population with Behavioral Health challenges, especially in the area of mood disorders. Individuals are helped to identify the immediate difficulty that has caused the need for hospitalization. A thorough clinical diagnostic assessment is conducted, focusing on acute symptoms to regain their well-being. The importance of family involvement in treatment and planning for discharge is critical to ensure a successful treatment outcome. Evaluation and treatment are conducted by an interdisciplinary team consisting of physicians, pharmacists, psychologists, nurses, social workers and recreation therapists. This well-staffed and well organized unit is committed to providing superior patient care.
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.