Dignity Health RN 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 scope of licensure, parameters of the California Nurse Practice Act, and Mercy Medical Center Merced (MMC) 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 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 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.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must 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) Certificate.

  • Must attain a current Pediatrics Advanced Life Support Certificate (PALS) three months after hire date.

  • One year experience in Med/Surg unit

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in nursing

  • Previous experience in PACU, OR, or ICU

  • CPAN or CAPA RN Certification RN, BLS, ACLS, PALS

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Job ID 2017-39131

Employment Type Per Diem

Department Post Anesthesia Care Unit

Hours / Pay Period 16

Facility Mercy Medical Center Merced

Shift Day

Location MERCED

State/Province CA

Standard Hours Mon-Sat and call shifts required