RN - Medical/Surgical Acute

Location: 400 Old River Rd - Bakersfield / CA

Job type

Employment type: Full-Time

Pay: Competitive/year

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Job description

Req#: 118327

Overview

Founded by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy Hospitals have a history of caring for our community that goes back more than 100 years. We provide a broad range of medical and surgical services including minimally invasive and outpatient options. Our family of services includes the area's only inpatient oncology unit, the Orthopedic, Spine, and Hand Center, Family Birth Center, the Lactation Support Center and retail store, and many others. Mercy Hospital Downtown is a 194-bed facility located in downtown Bakersfield. Mercy Hospital Southwest is a 78-bed facility and the only hospital located in the rapidly growing area west of Highway 99. Mercy Hospital is a member of Dignity Health and is a trusted community partner, serving residents of Bakersfield and Kern County with quality, compassionate care since 1910.  Learn more at https://www.dignityhealth.org/central-california/locations/mercy-bakersfield.

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Responsibilities

Position Summary:

The registered nurse is responsible to take primary responsibility to assess, plan, implement and evaluate the nursing care of each assigned patient. Provide direct patient care.  Supervise the activities of nursing staff members. Anticipate patient’s needs. Follow-up on all care related activities and assure all physician orders are accurately transcribed and carried out in a timely manner. Coordinate the plan of care. Conduct patient teaching specific to disease entity and home management. Actively participate in assuring care continuum. Collaborate with other nursing and ancillary services to assure seamless communication and uninterrupted patient care. Model leadership behaviors. Foster a spirit of collaboration and teamwork. Mentor peers and colleagues.

 

 

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Qualifications

 

Minimum Requirements:

 

  • CA RN license
  • BLS (AHA required)
  • ACLS
  • NIHSS Stroke Certification

  • PALS (required in 90 days)

 

New Grad RNs must complete the additional certification (ACLS, PALS, and NIHSS) for this position within 18 weeks of hire.

 

Skills:

 

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret hospital policies and procedures, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports and procedures and document in the medical record.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from co-workers, managers, patients, physicians, family members and the general public.  Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as weights, dosages, flow rates, proportions, percentages and volume.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.  Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.  Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.  Must have ability to critically think and problem solve. Must be able to read, write and speak English.

 

Preferred:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred

 


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About company

We welcome the chance to help you feel your best. Excellent, affordable health care, delivered with compassion, is what we stand for. Since our founding in 1986, we've made it our goal to create environments that meet each patient's physical, mental, and spiritual needs. We also believe this healing philosophy promotes the wellbeing of our staff and the places they serve. Dignity Health is made up of more than 60,000 caregivers and staff who deliver excellent care to diverse communities in 21 states. Headquartered in San Francisco, Dignity Health is the fifth largest health system in the nation and the largest hospital provider in California. Through teamwork and innovation, faith and compassion, advocacy and action, we endeavor every day to keep you happy, healthy, and whole.
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