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Professional Growth & Development

With Our Growth Comes Your Opportunity:

Dignity Health Bakersfield's Commitment to Your Professional Growth

  • Program Name:RN Professional Growth Program
  • Program Effective Date:July 1, 2017
  • Facility:All three Bakersfield facilities.
  • Eligible Employees:Full-time and part-time benefits eligible employees who have completed 6-months of employment with Dignity Health Bakersfield.

Program Commitments:

Onboarding Education:

Dignity Health's commitment to ensure that Registered Nurses have the education and training that they need to be successful in their role and as a result, we have developed a multifaceted approach to orientation and onboarding that includes:

  • Hospital Orientation
  • Department Specific Orientation
  • Onsite/Online Compliance Education
  • Unit Specific Educators
  • New Grad Residency Program

Continued Education:

Dignity Health offers Registered Nurses up to 40 hours of paid continuing education for both job related and non-job related education.

Specialty Certification:

Dignity Health recognizes the importance of Registered Nurses becoming nationally certified in their chosen specialty. As a result, Dignity Health Specialty Certification Program offers:

  • Initial application and fee reimbursement of up to $500.
  • Specialty certification differential offered.

Tuition Assistance:

In partnership with EdAssist, the industry leader in strategic managed education solutions, Registered Nurses have access to an online tuition reimbursement system that offers:

  • *Tuition Assistance of up to $3,000 per year
  • Discounted Tuition and Fees at 220+ Schools
  • Free Access to One-on-One Educational and Financial Advisors
  • Streamlined and Online Tuition Assistance Process
  • Experiential Credit
  • Informative Webinars
  • And More!
  • *Please contact Talent Acquisition for complete program details.
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