Dignity Health RN - ICU in MERCED, California
Mercy Medical Center (MMC), a Dignity Health member, is a 186 bed acute care, religious sponsored, not-for-profit hospital located in the city of Merced, California. MMC opened on May 2, 2010 and employs over 1,300 people, making it one of the largest employees in Merced County. MMC has a professional relationship with more than 250 local physicians. Major programs and services include: one licensed acute care facility with a family birthing center, intensive care unit, emergency care and four floors housing, telemetry and medical/surgical nursing units.
There are three outpatient facilities, Mercy UC Davis Cancer Center, Mercy Outpatient Center and the Mercy Medical Pavilion. Services at these outpatient centers include home care, physical and cardiac rehabilitation, ambulatory surgery, cancer care, laboratory, imaging and endoscopy. MMC primary service area includes the cities of Merced, Atwater, Winton and the County of Merced.
Consistent with scope of licensure, parameters of the California Nurse Practice Act, and Mercy Medical Center Merced (MMCM) policy and procedure, renders direct and indirect nursing care to assigned patient populations.
Assesses patients for nursing needs, establishes and implements a problem oriented plan of nursing care, and evaluates the effectiveness of care provided.
Provides immediate direction to other members of the nursing care team to assure the appropriate provision of nursing services.
Patient age populations served, and the specific competencies that comprise this job title may vary among nursing units. These specifics are found in the Department / Unit Orientation & Initial Assessment of Competency checklists for this unit/position, and by reference form a part of this job description.
Must possess and maintain a current Registered Nurse (RN) license with the state of California.
Must possess and maintain a current Basic Life Support (BLS) certificate.
Must possess and maintain a current Advance Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certificate
Completion of Critical Care Course within one year of employment for RN without ICU experience
One or more year experience in a Critical Care, Step Down or Telemetry setting, Medical/Surgical, or completion of New Graduate Nurse Residency Program
Must be able to take call, float to other areas, and work on weekends as required.
Advanced EKG Course.
Possess a current Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN) certificate.
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Job ID 2019-90294
Employment Type Full Time
Department Medical / Surgical ICU
Hours / Pay Period 72
Facility Mercy Medical Center Merced
Standard Hours 1900-0730
Work Schedule 12 Hour
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