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Nurse Manager - Emergency Department

Mercy Hospitals of Bakersfield Type Full time Posted 7/2/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 8/1/2014
CA - California (All) - Bakersfield Referral - n/a -    


Administrative responsibility for the operations of the Emergency Department in alignment with the mission, vision, and strategic plan of the organization. Functions as the Disaster Management Coordinator for the organization and represents the hospital in community and state disaster planning and response efforts. Performs duties in support of and in compliance with the performance improvement plan, licensing, accrediting and regulatory agencies. Serves as a visible role model for the Nursing profession. Responsible to bring vision and direction in quality improvement of patient care, promotion of structures professional relationships among medical staff, nursing staff, ancillary services, and community partners. Maintains focus on staff development, retention, and recruitment of nurses and other patient care professionals.

Personal characteristics of patients, tact, cheerfulness, and enthusiasm toward activity programs and patients are essential. Must be able to deal with all types of people behaviors, Strong patient care orientation Participative and team-building, team management, consensus building, stress management, and conflict resolutions skills Excellent oral, written, and communication skills. Ability to develop interpersonal/professional relationship skills with all levels of Hospital staff, physicians, patients, visitors and community partners.

Minimum of five years of progressive management experience in an Emergency Services Department Management experience in an union environment desirable but not required. Demonstrated success in the operations management in an acute care facility with similar patient services Demonstrated involvement in the community environment representing the organization to various agencies, schools, and associations.

BSN, Bachelors in Health Science or Health related field required or pursing education is accepted as well. MSN or other advanced educational degree preferred. High School Diploma/GED

CA RN. BLS and ACLS Certification 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.


  • 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