Dignity Health NURSING ASSISTANT in Bakersfield, California

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.

Responsibilities

Assist the Registered Nurse and/or Licensed Vocational nurse in providing comprehensive patient care. Anticipate patient need for cleanliness and comfort. Assure all assigned activities are performed in a timely and complete manner. HSD/GED or 2 years equivalent work experience. Ability to demonstrate respect for people, courteous behavior to fellow employees, patients, their relatives, visitors and to the Medical staff, and follow the core values of the organization. Ability to accept supervision and guidelines and work cooperatively with others. Ability to follow regulations of the Hospital pertaining to job performance, behavior, dress code and patient care. Ability to be flexible in meeting the needs of varying situations. Ability to ensure that patients' rights are respected. BLS, Nurse Assistant certification OR completion of a nursing fundamentals class and are current enrollment in an accredited nursing school OR a graduate from an accredited LVN or RN nursing program.

Qualifications

Ability to demonstrate respect for people, courteous behavior to fellow employees, patients, their relatives, visitors and to the Medical staff, and follow the core values of the organization. Ability to accept supervision and guidelines and work cooperatively with others. Ability to follow regulations of the Hospital pertaining to job performance, behavior, dress code and patient care. Ability to be flexible in meeting the needs of varying situations. Ability to ensure that patients' rights are respected. BLS, CNA or completion of their fundamentals class and are currently enrolled in an accredited nursing school. CPI class will be completed within 90 days of hire and annually thereafter.

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Job ID 2018-60755

Employment Type Full Time

Department Medical / Surgical / Telemetry

Hours / Pay Period 72

Facility Mercy Hospital- Bakersfield

Shift Varied

Location Bakersfield

State/Province CA

Standard Hours 12hr

Work Schedule 12 Hour