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Sharp HealthCare Nursing Assistant - NA, PCU Cardiac Surgery 3T, Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center in Chula Vista, California

Sharp HealthCare

Facility:Sharp Chula Vista Medical Ctr

CityChula Vista

DepartmentPCU 3T

Job Status



Night Job



Shift Start Time

Shift End Time

7 AM


This position is located in Chula Vista, San Diego County


Full-time; 12-hour shift; night shift; 7:00 PM - 7:00 AM; including every other weekend

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers issued by the AHA

  • Knowledge of basic patient/resident care skills.

  • Effective interpersonal skills

  • Ability to perform all baseline resident/patient care skills under the guidance of a Licensed Nurse.

  • Communicates effectively - written and oral.

    Preferred Skills and Qualifications

  • Completion of a Certified Nursing Assistant course or comparable

  • One year recent experience in a geriatric setting or in an acute care hospital

  • Bilingual English/Spanish

    Sharp HealthCare is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.


    The Nursing Assistant collaborates with the Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) in the delivery of quality patient/resident care under the direction of a licensed nurse. The Nursing Assistant delivers care with consideration to age specific needs/care and contributes to overall unit functions.

    The Nursing Assistant is responsible for meeting the personal needs of our patients. The Nursing Assistants work collaboratively with the interdisciplinary team and are integral to the success of our patient satisfaction and patient safety. The Nursing Assistant provides basic ADLs for patients and assists with measuring vital signs, output and overall status of the patient. The Nursing Assistant uses therapeutic communication with every patient interaction.

    PCU Cardiac Surgery 3T is a 32-bed capacity inpatient unit at Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center. This unit focuses on a wide variety of cardiac patients who need continuous cardiac monitoring. Patient population includes cardiac pre & post open-heart surgery, myocardial infarction, congestive heart failure, chest pain, unstable angina, vents, cath. lab, angioplasty, hypertension, diabetes and renal failure. Nursing staff are skilled in critical care nursing techniques, and an intermediate level of observation of patients that typically includes assessment of vital signs and other physiological indicators every 4 hours.

    Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center is a 449-bed hospital campus with the largest array of health care services in San Diego's South Bay. A designated Magnet and Planetree Person-Centered Care Hospital, Sharp Chula Vista is home to the region's most comprehensive heart program and offers exceptional services for orthopedic care and women and infants. The Douglas & Nancy Barnhart Cancer Center offers patients the most advanced treatment technology, a unique healing environment, and an extraordinary level of care.

    Sharp Chula Vista has been providing health care to San Diego's South Bay community for more than 70 years. In January 2020, they opened a next-generation hospital tower, the first new hospital in the South Bay in more than 40 years. The new hospital tower combines clinical excellence with thoughtful consideration to provide the best level of care to the community we're privileged to serve.

    As part of Planetree designation, the hospital tower includes:

  • 106 all-private patient rooms designed with safety and privacy as priorities, including 10 intensive-care suites

  • 6 operating rooms, including the South Bay’s only hybrid procedure room

  • Rooftop café with indoor/outdoor dining with panoramic ocean and mountain views

  • Additional space for support services including a pharmacy and kitchen

    Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center is a proud recipient of the prestigious Magnet designation for excellence in nursing practices and quality patient care. Magnet distinction is one of the highest forms of recognition of nursing excellence. It’s a testament to the countless contributions of our nurses — in collaboration with other team members — to quality patient care through innovations in nursing practice. With fewer than 562 Magnet-recognized hospitals worldwide, this recognition signals to our patients, community and the world that the nurses of Sharp Chula Vista are truly best-in-class.