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Mercy Hospitals of Bakersfield Type Full time Posted 7/16/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 7/25/2014
CA - California (All) - Bakersfield Referral - n/a -    


Under the supervision of the Nurse Manager, the Nurse Supervisor oversees the day to day operations of the assigned unit. Assists the Registered Nurse in developmnet and implementation of the patient care plan. Assures all physician orders and treatments are carried out in a timely manner. Assist with audit and completion of time keeping records for staff members. Collaborates with other departments and case management to facilitate patient admissions, discharges and transfers. Models behaviors that reflect maturity, professionalism and teamwork. Mentors peers and colleagues. Facilitates positive interaction between nursing and ancillary departments. Two Years of Staff Nurse experience California RN License Bachelor's degree preferred. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret hospital policies and procedures, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports and procedures and document in the medical record. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from co-workers, managers, patients, physicians, family members and the general public. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as weights, dosages, flow rates, proportions, percentages and volume. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables. Must have ability to critically think and problem solve. Current license to practice Registered Nursing in the State of California. Current Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification within 6 months. Pediatric Advanced life support (PALS) within 1 yr of employment.

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