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 JFKâ��s 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:
Emergency care 24/7
Orthopedic and joint replacement services using emerging technology
Maternity care and pediatric services
Ambulatory surgery center
Outpatient Rehabilitation Center
The professional nurse on the Progressive Care Unit (PCU) uses the nursing process to plan, implement, evaluate and document patient care. The professional nurse considers the patientâ��s physical, psychosocial, cultural, spiritual, language barriers, age, teaching needs, and readiness to learn.
The professional nurse demonstrates knowledge of EKG monitoring and treatment of hypotension and dysrhythmias.
The professional nurse demonstrates knowledge of commonly used medications and possesses skill in calculating medications and fluid dosages.
The professional nurse follows the hospital chest pain protocol.
The professional nurse demonstrates knowledge of physiologic changes and common complications associated with specific disease states.
The professional nurse involves the interdisciplinary team in the plan of care and patient intervention.
The 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.
California RN License
Successful mastery of nursing skills and knowledge related to a RN I position
Basic Computer Skills
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Primary Location: Indio, California
Facility: John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Nights
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Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.