This position requires completion of an accredited program for nurse practitioners and certification as Nurse Practitioner. Experience as an acute care Cardiovascular Nurse Practitioner is preferred. Candidates must have a CA RN, NP, CPR and ACLS from the American Heart Association.
The incumbent is responsible for providing direct health care services to the cardiac surgery patient population. Within this role, the incumbent synthesizes theoretical, scientific and contemporary clinical knowledge for the assessment and management of both health and illness states. The primary care provided consists of evaluation of normal and abnormal findings, initiation of treatments and coordinating the discharge process. These functions will be performed in accordance with the Standardized Procedures approved by the Mercy General Hospital Committee for Credentials and Interdisciplinary Practices and Cardiology section.
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.
Mercy, a member of Dignity Health, is an integral part of Sacramento, California’s state capitol. Sacramento is a rapidly growing metropolitan area that is family-centric, culturally diverse, and offers an array of affordable housing options. Over the years, our hospitals have evolved, but our mission has remained the same -- to promote healthy communities.
Regarded as one of the area's most comprehensive and accomplished medical centers, we're proud to offer career opportunities to you! For more than 100 years, Mercy General Hospital has carried forward its founding Sisters' tradition of healing with compassion. Our vital statistics - 343 beds, 2,317 employees, 500 active medical staff, 251 deliveries a month and 17,250 patients admitted annually-speak to our strength and presence in the community. We're also proud of the recognition our teams have received throughout the world. Since 1997, we've earned a spot on three prestigious 100 Top Hospitals lists: Top 100 Hospitals, National Benchmarks for Success; 100 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals; Top 100 Hospitals, Thomson. Please visit our website at www.mercygeneral.org to learn more about us.