RN - Pre/Post Surgery

Job ID
2019-94009
Employment Type
Per Diem
Department
Pre & Post Surgery - Inpatient
Hours / Pay Period
16
Facility
Mercy Medical Center Merced
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
Monday-Friday 1000-1830
Work Schedule
8 Hour
Location
CA-MERCED

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.

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Responsibilities

Position Summary

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.

  • 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 POD/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 pre and 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.

 

 

 

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Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 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).
  • Must possess and maintain a current Pediatrics Advanced Life Support (PALS) Certificate or obtain within three months of hire.
  • Must be able to take call shifts as assigned

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in PACU, OR, or ICU
  • CPAN Certification
  • Computer skills

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