|About This Position|
The Director of Nursing is a leadership role with the overall responsibility for assigned patient care operations for Mercy Hospital and Mercy Southwest Hospital, and other related entities, under the direction of the Vice President of Patient Care Services and Vice President Chief Nursing Officer. Progressive nursing leadership for a minumum of 5 years with at least 3 years in a Nurse Manager position. Bachelor of Nursing Degree The ability to quickly be knowledgeable of legal, regulatory, ethical, managerial and organizationn requirements and the principles and standards for an acute care general hospital in the State of California. Must be able to guide and direct hospital operations to ensure they are functioning in accordance with their respective missions and in the most economic manner feasible. Effective verbal communications in large groups. Current California Nursing License, NRP, BLS, ACLS, EFM.
Sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy Hospitals of Bakersfield is a member of Dignity Health and has served Bakersfield and the surrounding Communities for more than 100 years.
Mercy has two campuses in Bakersfield to meet the needs of the growing community. The Truxtun Campus, located at 2215 Truxtun Avenue, Bakersfield, CA 93301 was founded in 1910 by the Sisters of Mercy. This acute care hospital in the downtown area and is licensed for 194 beds. The Truxtun Campus offers a full range of services including medical/ surgical care, emergency services, intensive care, peri-operative and ambulatory services. This facility employs over 1,000 people.
The Southwest Campus located at 400 Old River Road, Bakersfield, CA 93311 was built in 1992 and is the only acute care hospital in Bakersfield west of the 99 Freeway. This 78-bed hospital also offers a full range of services including emergency services, obstetrics and women's care, medical/surgical care, and orthopedic services. In 2009, the Orthopedic and Hand Center opened offering comprehensive orthopedic services to the community. This facility employs over 400 people.
Area consumers consistently select Mercy Hospitals of Bakersfield as their Hospital of Choice. SOME MAJOR BENEFITS AT MERCY HOSPITALS OF BAKERSFIELD
- FREE health insurance premiums for you and your dependents
- Paid life insurance
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Retirement and Pension Plans
- Paid time off for vacation and holidays
- Mercy Hospital and Mercy Southwest Hospitals are smoke-free facilities.
- Relocation Assistance for eligible employees
- Incentive Bonus Potential for Management