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. 1-2 years of Emergency Nursing Preferred.High school diploma or GED required. Education level necessary to obtain required licensure and certifications BSN preferred. Basic Computer Skills. CA RN, BLS, ACLS and PALS. New Grads within 1 year of hire for ACLS and PALS. ***ACLS and PALS not required if RN is only assigned SART coverage***
Founded in 1956, Bakersfield Memorial Hospital was created to meet the needs of our community, and has grown from a small local facility to a large regional hospital serving all of Kern County. Today, we have more than 400 general acute beds, nearly 50 intensive care and cardiovascular recovery units, 13 state-of-the-art surgical suites, a full-service ER with nationally certified Stroke Center and the Central CA Heart Institute. In addition, we offer newly expanded birthing suites, a family care center, a 31 bed NICU, a 20 bed Pediatric unit, a full complement of diagnostic laboratory and imaging services and an outpatient surgery center. Other programs of note include our Women's Services and a Center for Wound Care and Hyperbarics. We are proud to say that we are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Bakersfield Memorial Hospital is now a tobacco-free campus.
To ensure accurate patient medication administration, all external candidates considered for this position will be required to take an on-line math assessment conducted by our third-party vendor First Advantage.