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Dignity Health Ortho RNFA in BAKERSFIELD, California

Overview

Bakersfield Memorial Hospital is a 426 bed acute care medical center offering a full range of services including the Sarvanand Heart and Brain Center, Grossman Burn Center at Memorial Hospital, expanded maternity and family care, the Lauren Small Children’s Center, orthopedic services, wound care center, 24-hour emergency care and general/outpatient surgery. 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. Learn more by visiting.

Responsibilities

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.

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.

Key Skills:

  • Model leadership behaviors

  • Foster a spirit of collaboration and teamwork

  • Mentor peers and colleagues

  • Anticipate patient’s needs

Read, analyze, and interpret hospital policies and procedures, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations

Apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations

Define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions

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

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Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • CA RN

  • BLS (AHA)

  • ACLS

  • 1 year operating room/surgical experience required; if operational conditions permit, training a candidate without the required experience may be considered

  • ACLS (required within one year for new grad)

  • Education level necessary to obtain required licensure and certifications

  • Must have RNFA training

  • RNFA

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree - BSN

  • PALS

  • Ortho experience preferred

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Equal Opportunity

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. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, please

Dignity Health will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own 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).

Dignity Health participates in E-verify.

Job ID 2019-93588

Employment Type Full Time

Department General Surgery

Hours / Pay Period 80

Facility Bakersfield Memorial Hospital

Shift Varied

Location BAKERSFIELD

State/Province CA

Standard Hours Sunday - Saturday

Work Schedule 10 Hour

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