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Registered Nurse - RN - Med/Surg Acute Overflow - New Hire Incentives up to $7K

San Diego, California
Job Type
1 Aug 2022

Scripps Health Administrative Services supports our five hospitals and 19 outpatient facilities, which treat half a million patients annually through 2,600 affiliated physicians.

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 San Diego is in the heart of Hillcrest and has been serving the greater San Diego County community since 1890.Mercy San Diego is home to several nationally ranked specialty services, including a 24-hour Emergency Room that is a Level I Trauma Center, an novel Cardiology and Stroke programs. Scripps Mercy has an outstanding relationship with the San Diego community. If you are looking to join an organization focused on providing the best patient care as well as innovating to evolve with the medical field, this is the opportunity for you!

Supported by a great leadership group, the unit is at the forefront of innovation.  Newer nurses are provided a structured environment to excel and going above and beyond for patients is the norm on the unit.

Feel the pride working for Scripps Mercy Hospital in San Diego where you will provide direct patient care to medical patients within the scope of your practice. Patient care includes assessment, planning, and implementing a plan of care and evaluating patients' progress towards expected outcomes. As a Registered Nurse (RN) in Medical/Surg, you will take primary responsibility for the patients' care as delivered by the Care Team under your supervision. Work collaboratively with other members of the patient care team to ensure optimal patient care.

As a RN, you will provide exceptional nursing care under the scope of the following duties:

  • Providing a variety of patient populations including pre/post-surgery, and other high acuity patients. 
  • Conferring with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches for 5 patients simultaneously.
  • Administering PO, IV, IM, SQ, enteral, topical, and inhalation medications. Insert and manage intravenous and enteral lines.
  • Providing wound care, dressing changes, and ostomy care.
  • Educating patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle management.

This is a Full-Time (72 hours every two weeks) benefited position, working 12 hour NIGHT shifts, on varied days of the week. Located at Scripps Mercy Hospital in San Diego. 

This position is eligible for New Hire and Relocation Incentives up to $7K. 

The following are not eligible for hiring incentives:

  • Internal candidates
  • Rehires that left Scripps less than 3 years ago

In order to remain eligible for your retention incentive the following criteria must be met:

  • Must remain in original hired FTE Status and Shift (if specified in offer letter)
  • Must remain in original department/specialty
  • Must remain in original Job Title
  • Transfers to other locations will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis and may result in forfeiting remaining incentive bonus unless specifically noted in your offer letter.

Required Qualifications:

  • Registered nursing degree from an accredited school of nursing
  • Current CA RN License
  • Current American Heart Association BLS
  • One (1) year RN experience.
  • Must be able to speak, read and follow instructions in English
  • Excellent interpersonal skills. Must be able to demonstrate positive behaviors

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's degree in nursing preferred
  • One (1) year recent RN experience in Acute Care

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.

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  • Job Reference: 672981282-2
  • Date Posted: 1 August 2022
  • Recruiter: SCRIPPS HEALTH
  • Location: San Diego, California
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent