Assist the registered nurse in direct patient care. Provides ongoing follow-up assessment and intervention under the supervision of the registered nurse. Provides basic patient care as needed. Fosters a collaborative working relationship within and outside of the department. Provides patient and family education as appropriate. CA LVN LICENSE Ability to demonstrate respect for people in ethical and courteous behavior to patients, patient relatives, visitors and fellow employees. Ability to accept supervision and guidance and work cooperatively with others. Ability to follow regulations of the Hospital pertaining to job performance, behavior and patient care. Ability to be flexible in meeting the need of varying situations. Ability to comply with Mercy Hospital's standards of personal hygiene, grooming and uniform dress. Ability to maintain continuing education requirements for licensure. CA LVN License with IV certification. CPR.
Sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy Hospitals of Bakersfield is a member of Dignity Health, 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 services including medical/ surgical care, emergency services, intensive care, and 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.
SOME MAJOR BENEFITS AT MERCY HOSPITALS OF BAKERSFIELD
FREE health insurance premiums for you and your dependents
Paid life insurance
Retirement and Pension Plans
Paid time off for vacation and holidays
Mercy Hospital and Mercy Southwest Hospitals are smoke-free facilities.
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