Trauma Advance Practice Practitioner

Job ID
2020-102152
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Trauma Center
Hours / Pay Period
80
Facility
Mercy Medical Center Redding
Shift
Varied
Standard Hours
varied shifts (Days, Evenings, Nights) and various days of the week and weekends
Work Schedule
10 Hour
Location
CA-REDDING

Overview

For more than 70 years, Mercy Medical Center Redding has offered comprehensive health care in the North State, providing acute care and a full range of medical services.  The 267-bed hospital offers major medical services including a Level II Trauma Center as well as specialized Cardiovascular Care, Stroke Care, Orthopedics, Neurological Surgery, Comprehensive Cancer Care, Maternity Care, and da Vinci Robotic Surgery.  It is the sole provider of obstetrical services, along with the only Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in Shasta County.  In addition, the hospital’s network of care includes Mercy Home Health and Hospice and Dignity Health Connected Living.  Mercy Medical Center Redding is a member of the Dignity Health system and is a sister facility to St. Elizabeth Community Hospital in Red Bluff and Mercy Medical Center Mt. Shasta. As one of the area’s largest non-profit employers, we are proud to give back to the community by providing many programs and services to benefit overall health.

Visit https://www.dignityhealth.org/north-state/locations/mercy-redding to learn more.

Responsibilities

Position Summary:

 

Under indirect supervision the incumbent will provide services as approved by the Medical Staff Committees. The incumbent will also utilize the nursing process for the planning and delivery of direct and indirect patient care to provide planning, supervision, implementation and evaluation of the care provided to each patient. The position reports to the Manager Trauma Service Line with physician oversight.

 

 

#RN@DH

 

Qualifications

Must be willing to work various shifts and various days of the week and weekend, as needed.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduate as a Nurse Practitioner from an accredited school of nursing (MSN) 
         OR
  • Graduate as a PA from an instititution accredited by the Commission on Education of Physician Assistants (with a Bachelor's Degree) 
  • NP or PA with Critical Care and/or Emergency Care experience required
  • One year of experience in an acute hospital setting required
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support training required
  • Current ACLS and BLS certifications required (must be certified through the American Heart Association)
Preferred Qualifications:
  • English-Spanish bilingual fluency preferred
  • Prefer an NP with ACNP or Trauma Trained PA-C
  • Prefer PA's with a Master's Degree

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