Dignity Health RN in BAKERSFIELD, California

Overview

Bakersfield Memorial Hospital is a 426 bed acute care medical center offering a full range of services including the Sarvanand Heart and Brain Center, Grossman Burn Center at Memorial Hospital, expanded maternity and family care, the Lauren Small Children-s Center, orthopedic services, wound care center, 24-hour emergency care and general/outpatient surgery. Memorial Hospital is a Children-s Miracle Network Hospital and is home to the Bakersfield Ronald McDonald House. Memorial 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 1956. Learn more at

Responsibilities

Position Summary :

Is expected to perform duties in alignment with the mission and policies of the organization. Performs duties in support of and in compliance with the performance improvement plan, Joint Commission and other licensing, accrediting and regulatory agencies. Is responsible to support the Nurse Manager of the unit to manage and coordinate clinical operations in order to provide quality direct patient care to the pediatric, adult and geriatric population. Ensures all aspects of documentation, care planning and patient care delivery to meet regulatory requirements. Responsible for fostering a positive interactive team milieu. Facilitates optimal environment to support orientation, competency validation.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Current CA RN License, BLS certification and ACLS required.

  • ACLS for new grads within 6 months of hire.

  • 1-2 years of previous acute care experience required or hired through the RN Versant program.

  • Education level necessary to obtain required licensure and certifications.

  • Bedside Dysphagia Screen Competency.

  • Care of Stroke patient competency.

  • Basic Computer Skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BSN preferred.

  • NIH Stroke certification preferred.

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Job ID 2017-39283

Employment Type Full Time

Department Telemetry

Hours / Pay Period 72

Facility Bakersfield Memorial Hospital

Shift Varied

Location BAKERSFIELD

State/Province CA

Standard Hours Sun-Sat