• RN - Home Health

    Job ID
    2018-63993
    Employment Type
    Seasonal/Casual/OnCall/Supplemental
    Department
    Home Health
    Hours / Pay Period
    16
    Facility
    Mercy Hospital Bakersfield
    Shift
    Day
    Location
    Bakersfield
    State/Province
    CA
    Standard Hours
    Weekends
    Work Schedule
    8 Hour
  • Overview

    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 https://www.dignityhealth.org/central-california/locations/mercy-bakersfield.

    Responsibilities

    The registered nurse will take primary responsibility to assess, plan, implement and evaluate the nursing care of each assigned patient. 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.

    #RN@DH

    Qualifications

    one year of clinical experience in home health, or a primary health care clinic, or healthcare facility. Basic computer skills. Must have the ability to communicate effectively in English, including reading, writing and speaking the English language. Current license to practice Registered Nursing in the State of California. Current Basic Life Support (BLS) . Driver License and Car Insurance required.

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