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 JFKï¿½s 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:
ï¿½Emergency care 24/7
ï¿½Orthopedic and joint replacement services using emerging technology
ï¿½Maternity care and pediatric services
ï¿½Ambulatory surgery center
ï¿½Outpatient Rehabilitation Center
The Emergency Department Technician II is a non-professional, emergency medical technician who assists with the direct care of emergency department patients under the supervision of a licensed nurse and who performs other essential non-direct patient duties.
The ED Technician II performs EKGï¿½s, assists the physician with procedures/suturing, applies splints, performs wound care, takes vital signs and weights, collects specimens, performs CPR and assists the nursing staff as delegated.
The ED Technician additionally transports patients via wheelchair or gurney and provides safety and comfort for patients and their families.
The ED technician II supervises the ED Technician I and is responsible for twenty-four hour coverage of ED Technicians in the Emergency Department and for completing a schedule with appropriate coverage.
The ED Technician II is a mentor for new hires and existing staff and contributes to the orientation process.
The ED Technician II 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.
Greets patients and visitors in person or on the telephone, obtains demographic and medical information for registration and identification.
Fosters a supportive environment and promotes customer service by assisting with JFKï¿½s goals in obtaining 100 percent satisfaction rates among our most important constituents.
Two (2) years Emergency Technician Experience
Basic Computer Skills
AB-508 Nonviolent Crisis Intervention course within six (6) months of hire
Primary Location: Indio, California
Facility: John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Nights
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2005019993
About John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.
We believe that good health is the cornerstone of progress. We are firm in our resolve to make exemplary health care accessible and affordable to all, dedicated to lowering the high rate of cardiovascular disease, including stroke, in minority populations and committed to advocacy and diversity. We are guided by ethical principles in all transactions and strive for excellence in our training and skills.