ADVANCE PRACTICE NURSE - RN - Medical Surgical in San Diego, CA at Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista

Date Posted: 6/29/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    435 H Street
    San Diego, CA
  • Job Type:
  • Date Posted:
    6/29/2019
  • Job ID:
    1034763

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.

The Advance Practice Nurse (APN) role assumes clinical leadership responsibilities for nursing and nursing practice. APNs are active in house-wide clinical program planning, projects and supports Value By Design. The primary focus of this position is the advancement of expert nursing practice, evaluates clinical practice for patient care and monitors the standards of practice. APNs provides the use of evidence-based resources, change and system theories to promote organizational improvements. Facilitates point of service decision making activities, including but not limited to education, research and performance improvement for their areas of expertise. This is a nursing leadership position which functions in the nursing (not medical) model to advance practice within a designated scope of responsibility.

This is a Salaried Full Time position supporting the Medical Surgical units at Scripps Mercy Chula Vista.

Note: This is NOT a Nurse Practitioner role.

Job Requirements


Required Qualifications:
  • Current CA RN license
  • Master’s Degree
  • Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS Certification
  • Two years full-time equivalent of experience as an RN
  • Experience with coaching and developing clinical staff
  • Clinical leadership experience
Preferred Qualifications:
  • 3-5 years experience in the specialty area
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) certification preferred
  • National Board Certification through ANCC and/or equivalent in specialty area preferred
  • Prefer Masters in nursing
  • Masters in related field acceptable with bachelors in nursing
  • Doctorate recommended, Preferred doctorate in nursing such as DNP, PhD, DNSc. Will accept EdD and others upon review.
Additional Qualifications:
Provide portfolio for the interview with examples of:
  • Creative work such as articles submitted for publication, contributions to texts, papers written for nursing coursework., outlines for classes taught.
  • Examples of performance improvement projects or evidence based practice change projects, evidence of leadership activities such as chairing a committee or output developed from activities submitted to a committee or task force.
  • Prefer those with experience leading a project to measured outcomes.

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.