Dignity Health Casual 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

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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 patients 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.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • CA RN, BLS, ACLS and PALS required.

  • Education level necessary to obtain required licensure and certifications.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2 years Post Anesthesia Care Experience Preferred.

  • Previous critical care experience 1-2 years preferred.

  • Bachelor's degree preferred.

Special 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.

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Job ID 2018-52347

Employment Type Seasonal/Casual/OnCall/Supplemental

Department Post Anesthesia Care Unit

Hours / Pay Period 1

Facility Bakersfield Memorial Hospital

Shift Varied

Location BAKERSFIELD

State/Province CA

Standard Hours Sun-Sat