Dignity Health Mercy Hospital of Folsom is the community hospital serving the Sierra foothills communities of Folsom, El Dorado Hills, Granite Bay, Cameron Park, Shingle Springs and Rescue. With 106 licensed acute-care beds, and a physician staff of nearly 500, our accredited, non-profit hospital has been providing exceptional care for more than 35 years.
Mercy Hospital of Folsom provides surgical services including minimally-invasive general, urological and gynecological surgeries. Additionally, Mercy Hospital of Folsom provides comprehensive and award-winning orthopedic services, which include surgery, inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation and specialty orthopedic care. In 2016, Mercy Hospital of Folsom was one of 12 Dignity Health hospitals recognized by the The Joint Commission as a Top Performer for Key Quality Measures.
Responsibilities Position Summary:
Manages the resources and daily activities of a nursing department while ensuring environmental factors support high standards of patient care.
Assists in the training and development of new and existing staff members. Creates and maintains an environment that is conducive to learning transfer. Coordinates the activities of the unit for each shift and directs, organizes, and assigns work to the nursing staff.
Provides patient care as needed. Principal Duties and Accountabilities:
Schedules nursing staff to specific shifts, taking into account past utilization trends. Measures employee performance. Assists in the training of new staff members and the development of existing staff members.
Coordinates the activities of the unit during a particular shift and directs, organizes, and assigns work to the nursing staff.
Assesses, monitors, and educates the nursing staff on patient care. Institutes emergency procedures as necessary.
Provides nursing care to patients on an as needed basis.
Qualifications Education and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing or equivalent education and experience. Magnet Hospital: BSN required.
Minimum of three (3) years of nursing experience and one (1) year of leadership experience.