Sharp HealthCare Manager Observation/Short Stay in La Mesa, California


Provide twenty-four (24) hour administrative authority, responsibility, and accountability for the planning, operating, staffing, and coordinating of assigned Nursing department(s) to ensure the delivery of high quality, cost effective patient care. Applies professional management principles of planning, organizing, leading and controlling to specific patient care units/services which effect exemplary practice that supports the mission, values and philosophy of Sharp HealthCare.

Sharp Grossmont Hospital’s Outpatient Observation unit is 43 beds between 2 units: 3-North and 3-South share the patient population of short stay telemetry/medical/ with outpatient orders. The opportunity to work in collaboration with the Emergency Department, provide care that is focused on limited diagnoses and treatment within a short timeframe requires staff that are motivated to learn, able to prioritize care and attend the needs of the patients.

Sharp Grossmont Hospital is the largest not-for-profit, full-service acute care hospital in the region with 536 beds. The hospital has outstanding programs in heart care, orthopedics, rehabilitation, robotic surgery, mental health, stroke care and women’s health. In addition, the hospital’s Emergency and Critical Care Center is one of the most technologically advanced emergency and intensive care facilities in the nation.

Sharp Grossmont Hospital is nationally recognized as a MAGNET®-designated hospital for patient care and nursing practices. This designation is the “gold standard” for patient care and nursing excellence and is the highest honor awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Additional physical requirements of position may be discussed during interview.

Sharp HealthCare is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or any other protected class.

Keywords: Clinical Nurse, RN, Registered Nurse, Telemetry, Progressive Care, Cardiac, Observation, Short Stay


This position is located in La Mesa, San Diego County


Full-Time; 8 hours variable day shift

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing

  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing

  • Current unencumbered California Registered Nurse licensure

  • Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers

  • Expert knowledge of professional nursing practice, including current trends and issues.

  • Ability to communicate clearly, verbally and in writing.

  • Evidence of effective supervision and teaching.

Preferred Skills and Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Nursing

  • 2-3 years of recent management experience

  • 3-5 years of recent related clinical experience

Job: *Nursing Management Jobs

Organization: *61570 - Telemetry 3S

Title: Manager Observation/Short Stay

Location: La Mesa-Grossmont Hospital

Requisition ID: 93072