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 JFK 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 Emergency Department Nursing Assistant is assists with the direct care of emergency department patients under the supervision of a licensed nurse and performs other essential non-direct patient duties.
The Nursing Assistant assists the nurse with vital signs and weights, collects specimens, performs CPR and assists the nursing staff as delegated.
The Nursing Assistant additionally transports patients via wheelchair or gurney and provides safety and comfort for patients and their families.
The Nursing Assistant 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.
The Nursing Assistant additionally may, under the supervision of an RN, serve as a patient sitter, maintaining constant direct observation and visualization of identified patient(s).
The Nursing Assistant will follow the criteria and standards established for acting as a sitter.
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 JFK s goals in obtaining 100 percent satisfaction rates among our most important constituents.
Certified Nursing Assistance Certificate or Equivalent at Time of Hire
Previous Hospital Experience - preferred
Basic Computer Skills
Spanish Speaking - preferred
Healthy Interventions Training within Six (6) Months of Hire
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicant’s or employee’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.