Dignity Health


Job ID
Employment Type
Per Diem
Post Anesthesia Care Unit
Hours / Pay Period
Mercy General Hospital
Standard Hours
Varied, based upon business need


Dignity Health Mercy General Hospital has been serving the Sacramento community for more than 100 years. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy General has been at its current site in the heart of East Sacramento since 1925. Mercy General Hospital has 342 licensed beds, a physician staff of more than 800 and is the highest volume cardiac procedure hospital in California. Mercy General is one of six Sacramento area hospitals that are part of Dignity Health, a system of 39 hospitals and medical centers in California, Arizona and Nevada.



Position Summary:
The incumbent provides, coordinates and directs care to individuals and families using a holistic approach. The nursing process is used as a structured mechanism for critical thinking and problem solving in providing effective and appropriate care within a safe a confidential environment form admission to discharge. The Incumbent is responsible for collaborating with members of the healthcare, team, providing leadership, personal/professional development, and conducting him/herself professionally. May have access to or be required to distribute drugs, needles or syringes from storage locations, (such as large stock supplies, automated dispensing units and other carts) to/within patient care areas or treatment carts as defined by hospital policy/procedure. 


Call Required

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum 1 year experience as a PACU Registered Nurse in a post anesthesia care unit in an acute care setting
  • ACLS and PALS certification from the American Heart Association. 
  • Candidates must have a California Registered Nurse License.
  • Other certifications may be required.  


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