The Assistant Nurse Manager the department manager in providing leadership and oversight of overall department specific operations for Mercy, Mercy Southwest and other related entities, under the direction of the department nurse manager. Progressive nursing leadership for a minumum of 5 years. CA RN License Bachelor of Nursing Degree preferred. 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. Must have the ability to read and write English, and an understanding of numerical systems.. CA RN License, BLS and ACLS (ACLS required as of 09-01-2011)
Sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy Hospitals of Bakersfield is a member of Dignity Health, the largest not-for-profit health care provider in California.
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, and the Florence R. Wheeler Cancer Center. This facility employs 1,021 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 432 people.
Area consumers consistently select Mercy Hospitals as their Hospital of choice. According to the Bakersfield Californian Paper, residents voted Mercy Hospital the best Hospital in Kern Country, which has served Bakersfield and the surrounding Communities for 100 years.
SOME MAJOR BENEFITS AT MERCY HOSPITALS OF BAKERSFIELD
FREE health insurance premiums for you and your dependents
Paid life insurance
Retirement and Pension Plans
Paid time off for vacation and holidays
Mercy Hospital and Mercy Southwest Hospitals are smoke-free facilities.