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Dignity Health RN - Pre/Post Surgery in MERCED, California

Overview

Mercy Medical Center, a Dignity Health member, has been building a rich history of care in our community for more than 100 years. We have grown from a small one-story wooden structure into a major healthcare provider with a new 186-bed main campus, offering the latest in facility design and technology. Mercy also operates Outpatient Centers, a Cancer Center and several rural clinics.

Wherever you work throughout our system, you will find faces of experience with dedication to high quality, personalized care. Joining our 1,300 employees, 230 physicians and many volunteers, you can help carry out our commitment to providing our community with the excellence they have come to associate with Mercy Medical Center.

Responsibilities

Position Summary

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.

  • Provides immediate direction to assigned LVNs, and POD/OR ancillary as assigned. 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.

  • Provides direct pre and post-operative patient care to patients of all ages, from infancy to the elderly. Competently performs staff nurse responsibilities and follows accepted nursing standards, MMC policies and procedures, and physician’s orders.

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Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Possess and maintain a current Registered Nurse license issued by 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).

  • Must possess and maintain a current Pediatrics Advanced Life Support (PALS) Certificate or obtain within three months of hire.

  • Must be able to take call shifts as assigned

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in PACU, OR, or ICU

  • CPAN Certification

  • Computer skills

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Equal Opportunity

Dignity Health is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, please

Dignity Health will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

External hires must pass a post offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415) 438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request . We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Dignity Health participates in E-verify.

Job ID 2019-94009

Employment Type Per Diem

Department Pre & Post Surgery - Inpatient

Hours / Pay Period 16

Facility Mercy Medical Center Merced

Shift Day

Location MERCED

State/Province CA

Standard Hours Monday-Friday 1000-1830

Work Schedule 8 Hour

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