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 Registered Nurse First Assistant (RNFA) is a perioperative nurse who may function as an assistant to the surgeon in the operating room during surgical procedures.
The RNFA performs first assistant behaviors according to hospital policy. In addition to first assisting, responsibilities may include circulating, scrubbing and other duties as assigned.
Access to all Patient Health Information for treatment purposes only.
Current California RN License
Certified as a perioperative nurse (CNOR)
Completion of an RNFA course, including the completion of the required internship hours
Proficient in perioperative nursing practice as both scrub and circulating nurse with diversified operating room experience
Current ACLS and CPR Provider certifications
Effective verbal and written communication skills to communicate with people on all levels and able to maintain positive working relationships with patients, families, and co-workers inter- and intra-departmentally
Possesses active listening skills
Demonstrates knowledge of current nursing theory and practice
Compassionate, nonjudgmental patient caregiver and advocate
Must be able to tolerate physically and mentally demanding work
Possesses audible acuity necessary for taking blood pressures and maintaining patient safety
Tenet complies with federal, state, and/or local laws regarding mandatory vaccination of its workforce. If you are offered this position and must be vaccinated under any applicable law, you will be required to show proof of full vaccination or obtain an approval of a religious or medical exemption prior to your start date. If you receive an exemption from the vaccination requirement, you will be required to submit to regular testing in accordance with the law.
Job: Surgical Services
Primary Location: Indio, California
Facility: John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital
Job Type: PT2Y
Shift Type: Days
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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.