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Surgical Acute Nurse

Company: Mercy General Hospital
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Job Description:

Nestled in the heart of East Sacramento Dignity Health Mercy General Hospital is a 313 bed acute care facility that provides a wide range of services with special advocacy for the poor and underserved. Mercy General is home to the nationally ranked Alex G. Spanos Heart & Vascular Institute. Key achievements and recognitions include: from the Joint Commission; Advanced Joint Replacement Spine Center of Excellence Primary Stroke Center Ventricular Assist Device and Chest Pain Certification. Other accolades include CMS 5 stars Practice Green Health 2021 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade A Level 4 Epilepsy Center and Opioid Stewardship Honor Roll. Mercy General Hospital is proud to foster inclusion and diversity as part of our mission vision and values.
Position Summary: The Surgical Acute Unit is a fast paced dynamic nursing unit dedicated to providing excellence in surgical patient care. The incumbent will use the nursing process to provide patient care to a variety of surgical patients including short stay joint replacements to complex abdominal surgeries. The ideal candidate is self directed and able to collaborate with the multidisciplinary team to achieve expected patient outcomes. Strong communication skills are necessary to facilitate timely discharge of patients. The incumbent shall demonstrate behaviors consistent with the core (Mercy) values in support with Mercy General Hospital and the Mission and Philosophy of Dignity Health
We offer the following benefits to support you and your family:

  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Voluntary Protection: Group Accident Critical Illness and Identity Theft
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Free Premium Membership to with preloaded credits for children and/or dependent adults
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Tuition Assistance for career growth and development
  • Retirement Programs
  • Wellness Programs
    Minimum Qualifications:
    • Current California Registered Nurse (RN) license
    • 6 months experience in med/surg acute care setting as a registered nurse
    • Current BLS certification through the American Heart Association
    • ACLS certification through the American Heart Association is required within six (6) months of hire
    • Telemetry with 6 months of hire
    • Other certifications may be required
      Pay Range
      $63.38 - $76.97 /hour

Keywords: Mercy General Hospital, Sacramento , Surgical Acute Nurse, Healthcare , Sacramento, California

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