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Registered Nurse

Bakersfield, California
Job Type
28 Oct 2020

Diagnostic Treatment Center RN

Client: Kern Medical

Location: Bakersfield, CA

Shift: DAY 4x10 HR

Start Date: 11/2/20

Requirements: GI, Infusion, & Endo experience preferred

Bill Rate: $65-$70 per hour


Client: Kern Medical

Location: Bakersfield, CA

Shift: 10 HR Rotating shift from Days to PM. Traveler will be required to take call
Requirements: Pre-Op or PACU experience preferred

Bill Rate: $65-$70 per hour


Client: Kern Medical

Location: Bakersfield, CA

Shift: 5 x 8hr shifts. Manager could possibly do 4 x 10hr shifts

Certifications: CIC Certification

Experience: Must have 1 year infection control experience in addition to at least 1 year of bedside experience in acute care environment. The candidate must also have a fundamental understanding of Infection Control practices, principles, and reporting requirements.

Length of assignment: 13 weeks, extendable upto 2-3 years

Bill Rate: $65-$70 per hour

Job Requirements:


Under general direction, performs the nursing process through assessment, planning,

implementation and evaluation of safe, therapeutic care for patients.

Distinguishing Characteristics:

The Hospital Staff Nurse II is the advanced level in the Hospital Staff Nurse - Pre-

Licensed/I/II flexible classification series and includes Hospital Staff Nurses in

correctional medicine assignments. Hospital Staff Nurse II is the third level in the

Hospital Staff Nurse - Pre-Licensed I/II flexible classification series. It is designed for

the licensed Registered Nurse who experience to at an advanced level of nursing

practice. Hospital Staff Nurse II is distinguished from Hospital Staff Nurse I by its level of

knowledge and skill required including the degree of difficulty of work and performance

with minimum supervision. The emphasis on essential functions performed may vary

according to assignment. All nursing clinical practice shall be evaluated and governed

through the Chief Nursing Officer and/or their Registered Nurse designee.

Essential Functions:

Collects and documents data about patients commonly seen on the unit

according to prescribed methods.

Interprets complex assessment data to determine whether patient has

physiological and/or psycho social risk factors; records and reports assessment


Develops and contributes to a plan of nursing action based on existing and

potential patient problems and observable patient responses; incorporates the

medical plan of care.

Uses combination of education and advanced experience to provide a range of

options for nursing actions; makes appropriate nursing decisions based on the

assessment of the patient and interpretation of clinical data.

Establishes nursing diagnoses and initiates appropriate interventions; uses

appropriate resources to formulate a written plan of care; evaluates the

effectiveness of nursing intervention and revises patient care plans as necessary.

Implements therapeutic care for patients responding to the needs due to multi-

system disease or complications of treatment; work with physician in setting

priorities for care of patients.

Anticipates patient care problems and responds to changes on the unit by

prioritizing for emergencies, changes in patient status and unusual occurrences.

Performs and documents the nursing process consistent with scientific principle

and hospital policy as required by patient assignment.

Implements the medical and nursing care plans and coordinates patient care

activities with nurses, physicians and allied health professionals.

Performs tasks described in the unit specific components of nursing practice for

the unit to which assigned.

Assesses patient/family level of understanding and develops teaching methods

and plans accordingly; follows through on teaching plans developed to instruct

patients and their family members regarding; testing, procedures and disease

process; knowledge and skills essential to coping with illness, and promotion of

optimum health.

Addresses the stressful situations experienced by patients/families and assists

them in dealing with illness and hospitalization.

Coordinates and participates in patient care rounds and conferences.

Performs quality assurance monitoring; analyzes results of monitoring activities;

participates in designing plan of improvement for identified problems.

Trains staff members, orients new staff, serves as a mentor to staff as an

experienced clinician and manager of care.

Completes all competencies, mandatory classes and educational coursework as

required by the hospital.

Demonstrates clinical knowledge and skill in the care of populations served by

Kern Medical facilities.

Other Functions:

Performs other job related duties as assigned.

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  • Job Reference: 186209365-2
  • Date Posted: 28 October 2020
  • Recruiter: Compest Solutions
  • Location: Bakersfield, California
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent