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Registered Nurse - RN - Medical Acute 1N - New Hire Incentives up to $7K

Company: Scripps Health
Location: Encinitas
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

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 Memorial Hospital Encinitas is a 138-bed full-service acute care facility located in the beautiful coastal north county of San Diego. - Providing 24-hour emergency services, OB-GYN, maternal health and infant health services, and a regionally recognized brain injury program, we proudly offer patient-focused care to the communities we serve.We are a 30-bed medical-surgical with telemetry patients also known as 1 North. Our primary focus is medical patients with a wide variety of patients ranging from cellulitis or sepsis to substance withdrawal. - The unit has been open for roughly 1.5 years so still "new" with lots of fun exciting changes are happening. With the recent surge, the unit adapted to become the overflow PCU and covid unit, with a few patients of each, so you will see a great variety.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 Memorial Hospital Encinitas Medical Acute 1 North 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 Acute, 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 Memorial Hospital Encinitas. -This position is eligible for New Hire and Relocation Incentives up to $7KThe following are not eligible for hiring incentives:
    • Internal candidates
    • Rehires that left Scripps less than 3 years agoIn 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 TitleTransfers 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:
        • Current CA RN License
        • One (1) year of recent RN experience.
        • Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS Certification
        • Must be able to speak, read and follow instructions in English
        • Must be able to demonstrate positive behaviorsPreferred Qualifications:
          • One (1) year RN experience in Acute, Long Term Care or SNF setting
          • Previous acute RN experience
          • Bachelor's degree in NursingScripps 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.

Keywords: Scripps Health, La Quinta , Registered Nurse - RN - Medical Acute 1N - New Hire Incentives up to $7K, Healthcare , Encinitas, California

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