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.
Directs the provision of nursing care in a business unit while maintaining standards of patient care. Principal Duties and Accountabilities:
Responsible for the overall quality of care provided by the nursing personnel. Advises medical staff, department heads, and administrators in matters related to nursing service and strategies.
Interprets policies and objectives of nursing service to staff and community groups.
Monitors the operations of the nursing staff and ensures compliance with regulations on organizational and governmental standards and practices. Schedules staff and conducts employee performance reviews.
Provides nursing care to patients on an as needed basis.
QualificationsEducation and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in Nursing (e.g. BSN) or equivalent educationa nd exper4ience and Master's degree in Nursing or other related field (e.g., MSN/MBA/MHA).
Minimum of three (3) years of nursing experience and two (2) years of leadership experience.