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REGISTERED NURSE - RN - Definitive Observation Unit in San Diego, CA at Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista

Date Posted: 4/15/2019

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Job Description

At Scripps Health, you will experience the pride, support, respect that has been repeatedly recognized as one of the nation’s Top 100 Places to work.  You’ll be surrounded by people committed to making a difference in the lives of their patients and their teammates.  So if you’re open to change, go ahead and unlock your potential.

Scripps Mercy Hospital, Chula Vista is located approximately eight miles from the Mexico border, serving San Diego County’s fast-growing South Bay communities.  Our highly skilled team on the Definitive Observation Unit (DOU) thrives in an environment that is family-oriented and where everyone is ready to jump in and help each other succeed.  Excellence in patient and family-centered care is extremely important and has resulted in our high patient satisfaction scores.

With our commitment to quality patient care, we invite you to join our highly engaged nursing team that support each other and have the passion for providing excellent patient care. This is a fast paced, 36 bed DOU unit.  The RN is responsible for providing direct patient care within the scope of his/her practice.  Patient care includes assessment, planning and implementing a plan of care and evaluating patients' progress towards expected outcomes.  The RN takes primary responsibility for the patients' care as delivered by the Care Team under his/her supervision.  You will work collaboratively with other members of the patient care team to ensure optimal patient care.

This is a Full Time benefited, 12 hour Night Shift, position located at our Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista in the heart of San Diego’s South Bay Community.

Job Requirements

Required Criteria
  • One year recent RN experience in an acute care setting
  • Current CA State RN license (or willingness to obtain)
  • American Heart Association BLS certification
  • American Heart Association ACLS certification
  • Must be able to speak, read, write and follow instructions in English
  • Must be able to demonstrate positive behaviors
Preferred Criteria       
  • At least one year experience in a DOU or Stepdown Unit
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing
Scripps Health is repeatedly named on the Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to work for, only San Diego-based company and Becker’s Healthcare Top Hospitals. Scripps Health offers a robust Total Rewards Program designed to compensate and motivate you throughout your career. Scripps Health Total Rewards Program includes a broad range of plans and programs including market competitive pay and performance incentives, health and wellness benefits, financial wellness benefits, work-life resources, learning and development opportunities, and rewards and recognition. Unlock your potential with Scripps Health today.
Scripps Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.