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RN New Graduate Residency-Bakersfield Memorial Hospital

Company: Dignity Health
Location: Bakersfield
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

**RN New Graduate Residency-Bakersfield Memorial Hospital**

Bakersfield Memorial HospitalBakersfield, California

**Requisition ID** 2022-221826 **Employment Type** Full Time **Department** RN Residency Program **Hours/Pay Period** 72 **Shift** Varies **Weekly Schedule** SUN-SAT **Remote** No **Category** Technician

**Overview**

Bakersfield Memorial Hospital includes 385 general acute beds, 48 licensed critical care beds, 13 state-of-the-art surgical suites, and a full-service Emergency Department with an Accredited Chest Pain Center and Nationally Certified Stroke Center. In addition, we offer a beautiful Family Care and Birthing Center, the Lauren Small Children's Center including the area's only Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Family Care Center, a Level II NICU, the Sarvanand Heart, and Brain Center with Kern County's first Bi-Plane Interventional Suite, the Center for Wound Care and Hyperbarics, and many more services. Memorial Hospital is a Children's Miracle Network Hospital and is home to the Bakersfield Ronald McDonald House. Memorial Hospital is a member of Dignity Health and is a trusted community partner, serving residents of Bakersfield and Kern County with quality, compassionate care since 1956. Clickhere (https://www.dignityhealth.org/central-california/locations/memorial-hospital) to learn more about Bakersfield Memorial Hospital.

**Responsibilities**

**The application period: 03/01/2022 - 08/01/2022 (subject to change)**

**Virtual interviews conducted in March**

This is a paid training program for new graduate registered nurses. RN preceptors and clinical staff provide mentoring, guidance, and education to new graduate registered nurses during a 12-month period to develop their confidence and competency. The residents are hired into a varied shift which requires the selected candidates to work day and night shifts. The program is intended for new registered nurses with less than 1 year of acute care experience. We encourage, grow, challenge, and validate nursing skills to ensure the residents are able to manage time effectively and deliver safe patient care.

**Application requirements:**

Interested applicants are required to complete an on-line application and attach the following documents to their profile:

+ Resume

+ One-page essay that includes the following:

+ What is your reason (s) for choosing Dignity Health Bakersfield Memorial Hospital?

+ What is your specialty of choice and why?

+ What makes you a remarkable candidate for the Dignity Health Bakersfield Memorial's RN residency program?

+ Explain your continued formal education plans

+ Current American Heart Association BLS certification (required)

+ Current American Heart Association ACLS certification (optional)

+ Two (2)signedletters of recommendation that attest to your work ethic/character (one professional and one personal)

+ Unofficial nursing course transcripts

\#RN@DH

**Qualifications**

**Requirements:**

+ Qualified candidates will have graduated from an accredited nursing program one year prior to the start of the residency and have less than 1 year of acute care nursing experience.

+ A California RN license and BLS certification from the American Heart Association are required prior to the tentative start date of August 15, 2022.

+ You will be expected to commit to at least one year of full-time employment on the hiring unit after the completion of training.

+ Active RN licenses or interim permits are required on August 15, 2022.

**Equal Opportunity**

CommonSpirit Health--- is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to
a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status,
ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected
by law. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant,
pleaseclick here. (https://tbcdn.talentbrew.com/company/35300/img/v1\_0/EEOLawPoster.pdf)

CommonSpirit Health--- will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).
External hires must pass a post-offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415) 438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
CommonSpirit Health--- participates in E-Verify.

Dignity Health is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Dignity Health, Bakersfield , RN New Graduate Residency-Bakersfield Memorial Hospital, Healthcare , Bakersfield, California

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