RN Medical Surgical
Company: Mercy Hospital Of Bakersfield
Posted on: January 27, 2023
Founded by the Sisters of Mercy Mercy Hospitals have a history of
caring for our community that goes back more than 100 years. We
provide a broad range of medical and surgical services including
minimally invasive and outpatient options. Our family of services
includes the areas only inpatient oncology unit the Orthopedic
Spine and Hand Center Family Birth Center the Lactation Support
Center and retail store and many others. Mercy Hospital Downtown is
a 194-bed facility located in downtown Bakersfield. Mercy Hospital
Southwest is a 78-bed facility and the only hospital located in the
rapidly growing area west of Highway 99. Mercy 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 1910. Learn more at
Position Summary: The registered nurse is responsible to take
primary responsibility to assess, plan, implement and evaluate the
nursing care of each assigned patient. Provide direct patient care.
Supervise the activities of nursing staff members. Anticipate
patients needs. Follow-up on all care related activities and assure
all physician orders are accurately transcribed and carried out in
a timely manner. Coordinate the plan of care. Conduct patient
teaching specific to disease entity and home management. Actively
participate in assuring care continuum. Collaborate with other
nursing and ancillary services to assure seamless communication and
uninterrupted patient care. Model leadership behaviors. Foster a
spirit of collaboration and teamwork. Mentor peers and colleagues.
- CA RN license
- BLS (AHA required)
- NIHSS RN Residents must obtain the following certifications
(ACLS and NIHSS) at the end of the month following 10 weeks of
hire. Residents will be allotted a maximum of two opportunities to
pass the initial online portion of Heart Code ACLS and initial
Heart Code ACLS Mega Code skills. Failure to meet these
requirements will result in dismissal from the resident program.
- Bachelors degree preferred Skills:
- Ability to read, analyze, and interpret hospital policies and
procedures, professional journals, technical procedures, or
- Ability to write reports and procedures and document in the
- 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.
- Must have the ability to read, write and speak English.
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