Company: Dignity Health
Posted on: June 8, 2021
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 area's 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: Manages the resources and daily activities of
a nursing department while ensuring environmental factors support
high standards of patient care. Assists in the training and
development of new and existing staff members. Creates and
maintains an environment that is conducive to learning transfer.
Coordinates the activities of the unit for each shift and directs,
organizes, and assigns work to the nursing staff. Provides patient
care as needed. Principal Duties and Accountabilities:
- Schedules nursing staff to specific shifts, taking into account
past utilization trends. Measures employee performance. Assists in
the training of new staff members and the development of existing
- Coordinates the activities of the unit during a particular
shift and directs, organizes, and assigns work to the nursing
- Assesses, monitors, and educates the nursing staff on patient
care. Institutes emergency procedures as necessary.
- Provides nursing care to patients on an as needed basis.
Education and Experience:
- Bachelor's Degree in Nursing or equivalent education and
experience. Magnet Hospital: BSN required.
- Minimum of three (3) years of nursing experience and one (1)
year of leadership experience.
- Registered Nursing License (RN) in state of practice, Basic
Life Support (BLS), other credentials or credential modules may be
Keywords: Dignity Health, Bakersfield , Mgr Nurse, Other , Bakersfield, California
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