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: 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
Under the direction of the RN, the LVN gathers information for assessment and reassessment of the emergency department patients and provides nursing intervention appropriate to care. The LVN practices independently within the LVN scope of practice and utilizes critical thinking skills in daily practice. The LVN serves as a mentor for emergency department technicians and maintains a professional attitude and appearance at all times. The LVN demonstrates knowledge related to the care of the emergency department patient and monitors patients for changes in condition or status and intervenes appropriately in a timely fashion. The LVN uses effective verbal and written skills to communicate with people on all levels and is able to maintain positive working relationships with patients, families, co-workers, and physicians. Participates in departmental Performance Improvement activities and monitoring as requested.
â�¢California Licensed Vocational Nurse â�¢BLS for Health Care Providers â�¢IV Certification â�¢Basic Computer Skills â�¢Basic EKG Course within 3 months of hire â�¢PALS within 3 months of hire â�¢ACLS within 3 months of hireAB508 Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Course
within 6 months of hire
â�¢Acute Care Hospital Experience - Emergency Department/Critical Care
Primary Location: Indio, California
Facility: John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Nights
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Internal Number: 2105000338
About John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital
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.