RN - Endoscopy

Job ID
2020-116613
Employment Type
Per Diem
Department
Pre & Post Surgery - Inpatient
Hours / Pay Period
16
Facility
Mercy Medical Center Merced
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
Monday - Friday 0700- 1530
Work Schedule
8 Hour
Location
CA-MERCED

Overview

Mercy Medical Center (MMC), a Dignity Health member, is a 186 bed acute care, religious sponsored, not-for-profit hospital located in the city of Merced, California. MMC opened on May 2, 2010 and employs over 1,300 people, making it one of the largest employers in Merced County. MMC has a professional relationship with more than 250 local physicians. Major programs and services include: one licensed acute care facility with a family birthing center, intensive care unit, emergency care and four floors housing, telemetry and medical/surgical nursing units. There are three outpatient facilities, Mercy UC Davis Cancer Center, Mercy Outpatient Center and the Mercy Medical Pavilion. Services at these outpatient centers include home care, physical and cardiac rehabilitation, ambulatory surgery, cancer care, laboratory, imaging and endoscopy. MMC primary service area includes the cities of Merced, Atwater, Winton and the County of Merced.

Responsibilities

Consistent with scope of licensure, parameters of the California Nurse Practice Act, and Mercy Medical Center Merced (MMCM) policy and procedure, renders direct and indirect nursing care to assigned patient populations.

  • Coordinates care of Perioperative patient within surgical services, with physicians and their offices and involved hospital departments.
  • Establishes and implements an individualized, problem oriented plan of nursing care, and evaluates the effectiveness of care provided.
  • Provides immediate direction to other members of the perioperative care team to assure the appropriate provision of nursing services.
  • 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.

Qualifications

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 Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certificate (ACLS)
  • Must possess and maintain a current Pediatrics Advanced Life Support Certificate (PALS) within three (3) months of hire.
  • Must be able to take call shifts as required by departmental needs

Licensure :

  • Possess and maintain a current nursing certification such as Certified Nurse-Operating Room (CNOR) , Certified Peri-anesthesia Nurse (CPAN), Certified Ambulatory Peri-anesthesia Nurse (CAPA), Certified Critical Care Nurse (CCRN), Certification from the Society of Gastroenterology Nurses Association (SGNA)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Clinical experience in PACU, Operating Room, ICU, Emergency Department, Endoscopy.

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