May 11, 2023

Supervisor, Patient Care RN - Medical Acute

  • scripps
  • 4077 Fifth Ave, San Diego, CA 92103, USA

Job Description


Scripps is a $4 billion nonprofit integrated health system in San Diego that treats over 700,000 patients annually with 5 acute-care hospitals, 29 outpatient centers, 13 walk-in clinics, 4 emergency rooms, 3 urgent care centers and hundred's of physician offices.

Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego is located in the heart of Hillcrest. Our nurses have the distinction of working in the longest established hospital and the only Catholic medical center in San Diego.  Supporting excellence in patient and family-centered care, the Medical Acute unit provides exceptional patient service with the “Mercy style of care”.  With the belief that the mind, body, and spirit each play an integral part in the healing process, we care for our patients with that philosophy in mind.

The Medical Acute unit is a 36-bed Medical Acute/Telemetry unit.  As Supervisor, Patient Care RN, you will ensure nursing practice reflects established standards of care and practice and a culture that promotes patient safety.  Under the general directions of the Patient Care Manager, you will share leadership responsibilities for the nursing unit, including managing daily staffing plans.  Ensure the safe transition of patients through the continuum of care to include active participation of nursing staff in planning and coordinating patient care, and direct hand-off to next appropriate level of care.

This is a Full-Time Exempt position working Night shift position located at Scripps Mercy San Diego.


Required Experience/Specialized Skills\:

  • Two (2) years applicable clinical RN experience, one (1) of which in leadership.
  • Requires excellent skills in communication, problem-solving, team development, planning and follow-through.
  • Ability to exercise the authority and responsibility for assigned services based on the scope of the organization and complexity of patient care.
  • Registered nursing degree from an accredited school of nursing

Required Certification/Registration\: 

  • Current CA RN
  • License Current BLS through American Heart Association 

Preferred Education/Course(s)/Training\: 

  • Bachelor's degree in nursing preferred.
  • One (1) year recent leadership experience in an acute care experience in Medical Acute highly preferred.