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 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.
1.Current California RN License
2.Certified as a perioperative nurse (CNOR)
3.Completion of an RNFA course, including the completion of the required internship hours
4.Proficient in perioperative nursing practice as both scrub and circulating nurse with diversified operating room experience
5.Current ACLS and CPR Provider certifications
6.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
7.Possesses active listening skills
8.Demonstrates knowledge of current nursing theory and practice
9.Compassionate, nonjudgmental patient caregiver and advocate
10.Must be able to tolerate physically and mentally demanding work
11.Possesses audible acuity necessary for taking blood pressures and maintaining patient safety
Job: Surgical Services
Primary Location: Indio, California
Facility: John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
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: 2005023982
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.