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, JCAHO and other licensing, accrediting and regulatory agencies. Plans, directs, manages/conducts, and evaluates educational activities in Surgical Services areas, and programs which include general nursing mandatory education and nursing orientation. In addition, he/she provides support and direction for patient management and standards for quality patient care. Minimum of five (5) years operating room experience. Three (3) years of experience in education and staff development preferred. CA RN LICENSE. BACHELORS DEGREE PREFERRED. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Able to work with employees from diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds. Able to work with staff and public under a variety of circumstances. Work at a fast pace in an active work environment. Basic Microsoft capabilities. Must be able to read, write and speak English CA RN License, BLS and ACLS required.
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