ADVANCE PRACTICE NURSE - RN - Performance Improvement & Risk Management in San Diego, CA at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla

Date Posted: 8/29/2018

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    9888 Genesee Avenue
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Job Description

Advance Practice Nurse – RN – Performance Improvement & Risk Management Department
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.
Established in 1924 by Ellen Browning Scripps, Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla has been one of Southern California’s premier medical centers for more than 90 years. Scripps La Jolla was ranked No. 1 by U.S. News & World Report for the San Diego region and among the best in the nation in eight specialties. With 444 licensed beds, we offer a wide range of clinical, surgical and specialty services, including a Level II Trauma Center and 24-hour emergency services. We also offer an intensive care unit (ICU), interventional cardiology and radiology, radiation oncology, cancer care, cardiothoracic and orthopedic services, neurology, outpatient physical rehabilitation, bariatric surgery and women’s health services, including OB-GYN and labor and delivery services. We are consistently recognized for quality patient care and we were the first hospital in San Diego to be designated a Magnet Hospital by the American Nursing Association for excellence in patient care.
The Advance Practice Nurse (RN) assumes clinical leadership responsibilities for nursing and nursing practice. You will take action in house-wide clinical program planning and focus advancement of expert nursing practice. You will evaluate clinical practice for patient care and monitor the standards of practice, as well as, provide the use of evidence-based resources, change and system theories to promote organizational improvements. In addition, you will facilitate point of service decision making activities, including but not limited to education, research and performance improvement for their areas of expertise. The Advance Practice Nurse is a nursing leadership position which functions in the nursing (not medical) model to advance practice within a designated scope of responsibility.  This position will be focused on the procedural areas of radiology (including interventional radiology and endoscopy) as well as the cath lab areas.  This position will also require active participation at the system level on various nursing committees and projects.

This is a full time exempt day shift position (1.0 FTE – 80 hours per pay period – 2 week pay period) with benefits.

Job Requirements

Required Education/Experience/Specialized Skills:
  • California Registered Nurse License
  • Master’s degree in related field acceptable with bachelors in nursing. Registered nursing degree from an accredited school of nursing.
  • Two (2) years of recent full time RN experience in an acute care setting within hospital environment.
  • Current American Heart Association BLS provider certification
  • Provides portfolio for the interview with at least 2 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.
Preferred Education/Experience/Specialized Skills/Certification:
  • Prefer Masters in Nursing - MSN
  • Doctorate recommended - Preferred doctorate in nursing such as DNP, PhD, DNSc. Will accept EdD and others upon review
  • 3 years of Advance Practice Nursing experience
  • CNS certification
  • National Board Certification through ANCC and/or equivalent in specialty area
  • Prefer those with experience leading a project to measured outcomes.
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.