Dignity Health Director of Nursing - Emergency in CARMICHAEL, California


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.


Position Title: Director of Nursing

Position Summary:

Directs the provision of nursing care in a business unit while maintaining standards of patient care..

  • Responsible for the overall quality of care provided by the nursing personnel. Advises medical staff, department heads, and administrators in matters related to nursing service and strategies.

  • Interprets policies and objectives of nursing service to staff and community groups.

  • Monitors the operations of the nursing staff and ensures compliance with regulations on organizational and governmental standards and practices. Schedules staff and conducts employee performance reviews.

  • Provides nursing care to patients on an as needed basis.


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  • Minimum of three (3) years of nursing experience and two (2) years of leadership experience.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (e.g. BSN) or equivalent education & experience and Master's degree in nursing or other-related field (e.g., MSN/MBA/MHA).

  • California Registered Nursing License (RN)

  • American Heart Association BLS, ACLS, PALS

  • TNCC within 6 months of hire

  • MICN within 12 months of hire

  • Knowledge, insight, and understanding of business concepts, tools, and processes that are needed for making sound decisions in the context of the company's business; ability to apply this knowledge appropriately in both clinical and non-clinical situations.

  • Knowledge of the decision-making process and associated tools and techniques; ability to accurately analyze situations and reach productive decisions based on informed judgment

  • Understanding of the business value of diverse perspectives and opinions and ability to understand, appreciate and employ the unique contributions of associates of varied cultures, nationalities, ethnic backgrounds, genders, ages, points of view, etc.

  • Knowledge of and ability to use industry standards, evidence-based practice and policies and procedures relevant to function and organization.

  • Knowledge of healthcare policies for all clinical practices and applicable laws and regulations governing proper clinical practice; ability to demonstrate ethical behavior in diverse situations

  • Knowledge of the factors contributing to quality patient care, and the ability to influence these factors in a positive way.

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Job ID 2017-38451

Employment Type Full Time

Department Emergency Services

Hours / Pay Period 80

Facility Mercy San Juan Medical Center

Shift Day


State/Province CA

Standard Hours 0800-1700