Company: Mercy Medical Center Merced
Posted on: December 31, 2018
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. Responsibilities Position Summary: Consistent with scope of licensure, parameters of the California Nurse Practice Act, and Mercy Medical Center (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. 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 (RN) license with 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) certificate or obtain one within 6 months of hire. Must be able to take call, float to other areas, and work on weekends as required. Preferred Qualifications: One or more years' experience in Telemetry or acute care setting Bilingual Basic EKG certificate
Keywords: Mercy Medical Center Merced, Merced , RN, Healthcare , Merced, California
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