NURSE EXTERN

    Dignity Health
    2215 Truxtun Avenue, Bakersfield, CA 93301
    Full-time, Part-time
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    Job Description

    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.

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    Responsibilities

    The Nurse Extern (NE) is expected to perform duties in alignment with the mission and policies of the organization. Performs duties in support of and in compliance with the performance improvement plan, Joint Commission and other licensing, accrediting and regulatory agencies. The NE is expected to practice skills taught previously in the RN training program in order to become more proficient in the procedures routinely performed by RNs. The NE may provide patient care, including treatments and sterile procedures, under the supervision of a RN preceptor. The NE is responsible to the assigned RN preceptor for patient care and nursing procedures, excluding taking or noting physician's orders and skills for which the student has been given no prior formal instruction.

    Qualifications

    Minimum
      • Must be within at least one year of graduating from an accredited school of nursing.
      • Must be enrolled and in good standing at school of nursing.
      • Basic Life Support-AHA (CT CPRBLS)
    Preferred

    The Nurse Extern (NE) is expected to perform duties in alignment with the mission and policies of the organization. Performs duties in support of and in compliance with the performance improvement plan, Joint Commission and other licensing, accrediting and regulatory agencies. The NE is expected to practice skills taught previously in the RN training program in order to become more proficient in the procedures routinely performed by RNs. The NE may provide patient care, including treatments and sterile procedures, under the supervision of a RN preceptor. The NE is responsible to the assigned RN preceptor for patient care and nursing procedures, excluding taking or noting physician's orders and skills for which the student has been given no prior formal instruction.

    Qualifications

    Minimum
      • Must be within at least one year of graduating from an accredited school of nursing.
      • Must be enrolled and in good standing at school of nursing.
      • Basic Life Support-AHA (CT CPRBLS)
    Preferred

    Posting ID: 611336649Posted: 2021-03-09Job Title: Nurse Extern