TITLE (REQ ID): REGISTERED NURSE- LABOR & DELIVERY (EXPERIENCED) (119103)
DEPARTMENT: FAMILY BIRTH CENTER
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: SEASONAL/CASUAL/ON CALL/SUPPLEMENTAL
HOURS PER PAY PERIOD: 12
SHIFT HOURS: 12HOUR
FACILITY: MERCY SOUTHWEST
LOCATION: BAKERSFIELD, CA
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. Responsible for the interpretation of the electronic fetal monitoring strip, assessment of the mother and fetus in utero and communications of that status to the medical provider.
Versant Student or a minimium of 6 months experience in Labor & Delivery within the last year. CA RN License. BSN preferred.
Current license to practice Registered Nursing in the State of California. Current Basic Life Support (BLS). ACLS, NRP and EFM required with in 6 months of hire.
Sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy Hospitals of Bakersfield is a member of Catholic Healthcare West, the largest not-for-profit health care provider in California. Mercy has two campuses in Bakersfield to meet the needs of the growing community. The Truxtun Campus, located at 2215 Truxtun Avenue, Bakersfield, CA 93301 was founded in 1910 by the Sisters of Mercy. This acute care hospital in the downtown area and is licensed for 194 beds. The Truxtun Campus offers a full range of medical/ surgical services, including the Florence R. Wheeler Cancer Center. This facility employs 1,021 people. The Southwest Campus located at 400 Old River Road, Bakersfield, CA 93311 was built in 1992 and is the only acute care hospital in Bakersfield west of the 99 Freeway. This 78-bed hospital also offers a full range of services including emergency services, obstetrics and women’s care, medical/surgical care and orthopedic services. In 2009, the Orthopedic and Hand Center opened offering comprehensive orthopedic services to the community. This facility employs 432 people. Area consumers consistently select Mercy Hospitals as their Hospital of choice. According to the Bakersfield Californian Paper, residents voted Mercy Hospital the best Hospital in Kern Country, which has served Bakersfield and the surrounding Communities for 100 years.
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