JFK Memorial Hospital has provided medical care to residents in the Coachella Valley since 1966. A group of physicians, including Dr. Reynaldo Carreon, founded the hospital and today one of JFKâs cross streets is named in his honor.
Originally called Indio Community Hospital, JFK has grown to a 145-bed acute-care hospital that is part of Tenet Healthcare California. It offers a variety of services, including: â¢Emergency care 24/7 â¢Orthopedic and joint replacement services using emerging technology â¢Cardiovascular services â¢Maternity care and pediatric services â¢Ambulatory surgery center â¢Imaging services â¢Outpatient Rehabilitation Center
POSITION DESCRIPTION: The professional nurse on the Surgical Unit (Tower) uses the nursing process to plan, implement, evaluate and document patient care. The professional nurse considers the patient's physical, psychosocial, cultural, spiritual, language barriers, age, teaching needs, and readiness to learn. The professional nurse involves the interdisciplinary team in the plan of care and patient intervention. The professional nurse demonstrates knowledge of physiologic changes and common complications in orthopedic, medical and surgical patients. Demonstrates knowledge of commonly used medications and possesses skill in calculating medication and fluid dosages. RN II uses an autonomous practice. The RN II independently anticipates professional responsibilities and accepts accountability for professional actions. The RN II uses critical thinking skills in daily practice. The RN II participates in departmental performance improvement activities and monitoring as requested.
QUALIFICATIONS: 1.California RN License 2.Successful mastery of nursing skills and knowledge related to a RN I position 3.CPR 4.Basic Computer Skills
Primary Location: Indio, California
Facility: John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Nights
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