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  • RN

    Job ID
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Obstetrics Acute
    Hours / Pay Period
    Mercy Medical Center Merced
    Standard Hours
  • Overview

    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. 



    Minimum Qualifications:
    • 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 Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP) certificate or obtain one within six months of employment.
    • Must possess and maintain a current ACLS within 6 months of employment.
    • Must be able to take call, float to other areas, and work on weekends as required.
    • Experience Category:
    • Registered Nurse – Greater than 1 year recent experience in Post-Partum or Med/Surg
    • Must have completed AWHONN Perinatal Orientation and Education Program.
    • Must possess and maintain a current National Certification Corporation (NCC) certificate in Electronic Fetal Monitoring.


    • Association of Women’s Health Obstetric and neonatal Nurses (AWHONN)-Intermediate Fetal Monitoring Certification within six months of hire for RN’s with qualifying experience and 18 months for new grads. Due to department needs, if new grads cannot complete L&D training within 18 months, they will be provided with an additional extension. (Once new grad has completed L&D training, they must complete NCC certification or AWHONN Intermediate EFM course within 3 months). AWHONN Intermediate EFM Certification must be renewed every 2 years.
    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Bilingual


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