RN - Surgical Services

Job ID
Employment Type
Full Time
General Surgery
Hours / Pay Period
Bakersfield Memorial Hospital
Standard Hours
Sunday - Saturday
Work Schedule
12 Hour


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 Bakersfield Memorial Hospital.





Position Summary:

10K Sign On Bonus for Eligible/Qualified/Experienced External Candidates

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






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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree - BSN
  • PALS


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