Dignity Health Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) in MERCED, California


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.


Position Summary:

Consistent with Mercy Medical Center (MMC) policy and procedure, renders basic nursing care to assigned patient populations under the direction of a Registered Nurse.

  • Collects data that allows the Registered Nurse to assess patients for nursing needs, and establish and implement a problem oriented plan of nursing care.

  • Implements the plan of nursing care, performs basic nursing procedures and provides direct nursing care.

  • 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. If employee is required to float to another department, he/she will not be asked to perform task(s) not qualified to perform.


  • Must possess and maintain a current Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) issued by the State of California

  • Must possess and maintain a current Basic Life Support (BLS) certificate

  • Must be able to take call, float to other areas, and work on weekends as required


  • Minimum of six months experience in acute care or skilled facility


Minimum Requirements:

  • 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 or obtain one within 6 months of employment and or transfer into department. Must be ACLS Certified by September 1, 2011.

  • Must possess and maintain a current Pediatric Advance Life Support (PALS) certificate or obtain one within 6 months of employment

  • Must be able to take call, float to other areas, and work on weekends as required.


  • Bilingual

  • Prior experience in a Charge Nurse or Lead Nurse capacity

  • One year experience in pediatric or an acute care setting

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Job ID 2018-53941

Employment Type Full Time

Department Medical / Surgical Acute

Hours / Pay Period 72

Facility Mercy Medical Center Merced

Shift Night

Location MERCED

State/Province CA

Standard Hours 1900-0730