Nurse Shift Manager - Perioperative Services

Job ID
2019-94011
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Surgery
Hours / Pay Period
80
Facility
Mercy Medical Center Merced
Shift
Varied
Standard Hours
evening 8hr, possible day shift
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 employees 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.

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Responsibilities

Position Summary:


Plans the overall nursing care and functions in a particular nursing unit during an assigned shift. Supervises nursing staff assigned to a particular shift. Assigns patients to available nursing staff, taking into consideration the patient's condition and the employee's skill level. Anticipates staffing needs and moves proactively to respond to them. Oversees stocking of supplies and updating patient records to ensure that the nursing floor is ready for subsequent shifts.

 

Principal Duties and Accountabilities:

  • Supervises nursing staff assigned to a particular shift.
  • Assigns patients to available nursing staff, taking into consideration the patient's condition and the employee's skill level.  
  • Assesses, monitors, and educates the nursing staff on patient care.
  • Institutes emergency procedures as necessary.  
  • Anticipates staffing needs and moves proactively to respond to them.
    Oversees stocking of supplies and updating patient records to ensure that the nursing floor is ready for subsequent shifts.

 

 

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Qualifications

Education and Experience:

  • Associate's Degree in Nursing (e.g., ADN)
  • Minimum of two (2) years of clinical experience as a registered nurse

Licensure: 

  • Registered Nursing License (RN) in state of practice
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Must possess and maintain a current Advanced Critical Life Support (ACLS) certificate
  • Must possess and maintain a current Pediatrics Advance Life Support (PALS)
  • Other credentials or credential modules may be required

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