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Company: Mercy Medical Center Merced
Location: Merced
Posted on: November 11, 2021

Job Description:


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 (MMCM) policy and procedure, renders direct and indirect nursing care to assigned patient populations. Coordinates care of Perioperative patient within surgical services, with physicians and their offices and involved hospital departments. Establishes and implements an individualized, problem oriented plan of nursing care, and evaluates the effectiveness of care provided.

  • Provides immediate direction to other members of the nursing perioperative care team to assure the appropriate provision of nursing services..
  • Provides immediate direction to assigned LVNs, OR ancillary or Surgical technicians 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.


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 required by departmental needs

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Clinical experience in PACU, Operating Room, ICU, Emergency Department, Endoscopy.
  • Conscious Sedation experience preferred.
  • Possess and maintain a current nursing certification such as Certified Nurse-Operating Room (CNOR) , Certified Peri-anesthesia Nurse (CPAN), Certified Ambulatory Peri-anesthesia Nurse CAPA), Certified Critical Care Nurse (CCRN), Certification from the Society of Gastroenterology Nurses Association (SGNA)

Keywords: Mercy Medical Center Merced, Merced , RN PACU, Other , Merced, California

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