Registered Nurse

Encompass Health is looking for Registered Nurse

**$50 Starting Pay and $20K Sign on Bonus

Job Description

The Registered Nurse is responsible for:

– Providing direct patient care to inpatients

– Supervising care, treatment and services of patient care provided by LPNs, RNTs/CNAs, and other staff on assigned unit and shift

– Assessing and reassessing of patients

– Communicating appropriate information with the interdisciplinary team

– Reporting patient concerns and changes in condition to supervisor and/or physician in a timely manner

– Creating a plan of care that is individualize to patient needs and is reflective of patient goals.

Job Code: 101160

License or Certification:

– Current RN licensures appropriate to state regulations

– CPR certification (ACLS preferred)

– CRRN certification preferred

Education, Training and Years of Experience:

– One year of experience in inpatient hospital setting preferred

– Inpatient rehabilitation experience preferred

Machines, Equipment Used:

– General office equipment such as telephone, copy machine, fax machine, calculator, computer.

Physical Requirements:

– Good visual acuity and ability to communicate.

– Ability to lift a minimum of 30 pounds and ability push/pull a minimum of 30 pounds, which includes the lifting, pushing and/or pulling of medical supplies and equipment and the transferring and repositioning of patients.  Reasonable assistance may be requested when lifting, pushing, and/or pulling are undertaken which exceeds these minimum requirements.

– Ability to withstand prolonged standing and walking.

– Ability to reach, stoop, bend, kneel, and crouch are required for patient care functions and in setting up and monitoring equipment

Skills and Abilities:

– Ability to speak, read, write, and communicate effectively.

– Ability to coordinate, analyze, observe, make decisions, and meet deadlines in a detail-oriented manner.

– Ability to work independently without supervision.

Environmental Conditions:

– Indoor, temperature controlled, smoke-free environment.  Occasional outdoor exposure.

– Exposure or potential exposure to blood and body fluids may be required.

– Handicapped accessible.

– May work under stressful circumstances at times.

Proficiency or Productivity Standards:

– Meets established attendance standards.

– Adheres to hospital/department dress code including wearing ID badge.

– May be required to work weekdays and/or weekends, evenings and or night shifts if needed to meet deadlines. 

– May be required to work on religious and/or legal holidays on scheduled days/shifts.

– Will be required to work as necessary during disaster situations, i.e., before, during or after a disaster.

– May be required to stay after workday to assist after a disaster situation until relief arrives.

– May be required to perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Address: 5001 Commerce Drive, Bakersfield 93309
Schedule: Full-time
Job ID: 2214314
Contact Name – External: Lori Brackett
Contact Email – External: Lori.Brackett@encompasshealth.com