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REGISTERED NURSE - RN – DOU Clinical Mentor in San Diego, CA at Scripps Green Hospital

Date Posted: 5/7/2019

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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 Green is a 173-bed hospital that has served the La Jolla and greater San Diego communities with distinction since 1977. Conveniently located off I-5 near the Genesee Avenue exit, our healthcare professionals care for people from a number of communities including Bird Rock, La Jolla Shores, Mount Soledad, University City and beyond. Scripps Green offers a wide range of clinical and surgical services, including organ transplantation, oncology care, cardiothoracic and orthopedic surgery, interventional cardiology and blood and bone marrow transplantation.


Join our dynamic, fast-paced 32 bed Scripps Green Hospital Definitive Observation, Stroke and Neuro Stepdown unit.  As an RN Clinical Mentor, you will function primarily as an RN with additional mentor responsibilities. You will take responsibility for assigned patients during RN relief periods and work collaboratively and educationally with other members of the patient care team to ensure optimal patient care. You will also be an educational resource and guide for the team of Registered Nurses regarding the nursing process, critical thinking, accountability for the plan of care and it's relation to patient outcomes, and communication/collaboration with all team members.  The RN Clinical Mentor functions as a clinical expert, role model, mentor and resource for in the designated practice area.  You will work collaboratively with the Charge Nurse, Educator and Manager to develop a learning environment for the caregivers, as well as a service, outcome and care oriented environment for the patients.


This is a Full Time, 12 hour, Day Shift, (0.9 FTE - 72 hours per pay period) position with benefits.


Job Requirements

Required Qualifications:

  • Registered nursing degree from an accredited school of nursing
  • Three (3) years experience as an RN in DOU or similar unit such as Stepdown or PCU
  • Active California Registered Nurse License
  • Current American Heart Association BLS Healthcare Provider certification
  • Must be able to speak, read and follow instructions in English
  • Must be able to demonstrate positive behaviors

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in nursing
  • Previous Charge Nurse or Nurse Educator experience
  • ACLS

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.