Dignity Health Base Hospital Coordinator (RN) in CARMICHAEL, California

Overview

Mercy San Juan Medical Center, a Dignity Health member, is a nationally recognized not-for-profit hospital located in Carmichael, California, serving the areas of north Sacramento County and south Placer County. The 370-bed facility is one of the region’s largest and most comprehensive medical centers, caring for more than 150,000 people each year and contains the only Comprehensive Stroke Center in the greater Sacramento region.

Responsibilities

Position Summary:

Under the supervision of the Director, the Base Hospital Coordinator is accountable for the Base Hospital Component sharing the daily operational accountability of a 35-bed Emergency Department with the Manager of Emergency Services. This position is responsible for overseeing the operations of the Base Hospital component of the Department of Emergency Services which include evaluating the performance of staff Mobile Intensive Care Nurses (MICNs), monitoring the appropriateness of base hospital medical control orders, monitoring the care provided by EMTs and Paramedics under the Base Hospital's direction, acting as an EMS educational resource to Emergency Department and pre-hospital staff and serving as a liaison with state and county regulatory agencies and EMS provider agencies. The Base Hospital Coordinator is responsible for the education and oversight of the MICN role and responsibilities.

The incumbent shall demonstrate behaviors consistent with the core (Mercy) values in support with Mercy San Juan Medical Center and the Mission and Philosophy of Dignity Health.

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Qualifications

Minimum:

  • Current California RN licensure

  • MICN or equivalent experience (Base Station Coordinator, EMS Coordinator) required

  • 5 years emergency services experience

  • Operational knowledge of inpatient and outpatient practice of emergency department systems

  • Regulatory requirements related to confidentiality, release of patient information, and quality improvement

  • Knowledge of local community based health care and medical care delivery systems

  • Knowledge of emergency service delivery systems, emergency management, disaster planning, and risk communication

  • Ability to develop training programs, tactical exercises and drills.

Preferred:

  • BSN

  • Incident Command System (ICS) and/or HICS experience

  • BLS, ACLS and PALS certification from the American Heart Association

  • EMS experience

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Job ID 2018-57611

Employment Type Full Time

Department Emergency Base Station

Hours / Pay Period 80

Facility Mercy San Juan Medical Center

Shift Varied

Location CARMICHAEL

State/Province CA

Standard Hours Variable based on departmental need