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Dignity Health Mercy & Memorial Hospitals

General Information


Job location: Bakersfield, CA 93301 United States
Requisition code: 1200005631
Date posted: 01/21/13
Job type: Full-Time

Job Classification

Job Category:Director

Job Description

Job description:
Administrative responsibility for the Division of Surgical Services. To serve as a visible role model for the Nursing profession and Nursing's role in providing quality patient care services. Responsible to bring vision and direction in the following strategic areas: 1. Outcome monitoring and quality improvement in patient care 2. Promotion of a structured professional relationship among and between the medical staff, the nursing staff, and ancillary services. 3. Retention and recruitment of nurses and other patient care professionals 4. Staff development for individuals involved in patient care through self-improvement in education and experience. Minimum of five years of progressive responsibility in a significant surgical department management position in a comparable or larger acute care facility. Demonstrated success in the operations management in an acute care facility with similar patient services. Demonstrated involvement in the community environment representing the Hospital to various agencies, schools, associations, etc. Management experience in a union environment desirable but not required. BSN required. Masters in related field preferred. Advanced preparation in management preferred. Qualifications and certifications related to specialty, if applicable Personal characteristics of patience, tact, cheerfulness and enthusiasm toward activity program and the patients are essential. Must be able to cope with all types of people behaviors. Strong patient care orientation Participative and team-building, team management skills consensus building, team management, stress management and confrontation, and implementation of change are examples of necessary skills which have been developed through education and experience. Excellent oral, written, and communication skills. Ability to develop interpersonal/professional relationship with all levels of Hospital staff, physicians, patients, and visitors Currently licensed to practice professional nursing in the state of California. Current BLS Certification, AHA required.


Job Requirements

Education, training, experience:
About Us

Founded in 1956, Bakersfield Memorial Hospital was created to meet the needs of our community, and has grown from a small local facility to a large regional hospital serving all of Kern County. Today, we have more than 400 general acute beds, nearly 50 intensive care and cardiovascular recovery units, 13 state-of-the-art surgical suites, a full-service ER with nationally certified Stroke Center and the Central CA Heart Institute. In addition, we offer newly expanded birthing suites, a family care center, a 31 bed NICU, a 20 bed Pediatric unit, a full complement of diagnostic laboratory and imaging services and an outpatient surgery center. Other programs of note include our Women's Services and a Center for Wound Care and Hyperbarics. We are proud to say that we are an “Equal Opportunity Employer”.

“Bakersfield Memorial Hospital is now a tobacco-free campus.”

Keywords: OR Manager, Operating Room, AORN, association of PeriOperative Registered Nurses, Nurse Director Surgery Services,CSC, CNOR, Certification in Cardiac Surgery,American Association of Nurse Executives,AONE

: Bakersfield Memorial Hospital

Primary Location
: California-Central California Service Area-Bakersfield-Bakersfield Memorial Hosp

Work Locations
Bakersfield Memorial Hosp

420 34Th St

Bakersfield 93301

Hours Per Pay Period
: 80

: Day

Employment Type
: Full Time

Work Schedule

Number of Openings
: 1

Area of Interest
: Administration
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