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Clinical Nurse - RN, Psych Intensive Treatment (ITP/EWI), Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital

Sharp HealthCare
San Diego, CA 92108
*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 units 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 hospitals 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.

*Location*
This position is located in Serra Mesa, San Diego County
*Hours*
Part-time; 8 hour evening shift; 3:00 pm - 11:30 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 Psych RN experience
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*Preferred Skills and Qualifications*
* Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing
Physical Requirementsof 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.

**Job:** **RN Jobs*
**Organization:** **60910 - Psych Intensive Treatmnt (ITP)*
**Title:** *Clinical Nurse - RN, Psych Intensive Treatment (ITP/EWI), Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital*
**Location:** *San Diego-Mesa Vista Hospital*
**Requisition ID:** *98583*

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Posted: 2019-10-10 Expires: 2019-12-08

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Clinical Nurse - RN, Psych Intensive Treatment (ITP/EWI), Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital

Sharp HealthCare
San Diego, CA 92108

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