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 population served. 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. Oncology experience preferred. Clinical experience preferred. Education level necessary to obtain required licensure and certifications. BSN preferred. Successful completion of ONS Chemotherapy and Biotherapy course within 1 year of hire. Oncology Certified Nurse - OCN, preferred. Basic Computer Skills. Intravenous Access Skills. Current CA RN License. BLS certification required as of 6-1-13. ONS Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Provider Card required within 1 year of hire. Additional ONS Certification strongly encouraged within 3 years of hire.
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.??