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Desert Regional Medical Center
Founded in 1948, Desert Regional Medical Center has long been a part of the Palm Springs community. This 385-bed tertiary acute-care hospital includes an emergency department that is the Coachella Valley’s only designated trauma center, serving patients from the San Gorgonio Pass to the Arizona border in Southeastern California.
You can take advantage of a comprehensive array of services at our Palms Springs medical center, including Emergency/Trauma Services, a Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Institute of Clinical Orthopedics and Neurosciences, the El Mirador Imaging Center, the Center for Weight Management, and inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation.
In addition, Desert Regional has expanded three of its clinics -- the cancer center, clinical orthopedics and neurosciences and the imaging center – to the La Quinta campus, further extending our reach to the eastern part of the Coachella Valley.
Desert Regional has received the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval, its highest level of certification, for its Advanced Primary Stroke Center and Advanced Congestive Heart Failure Program. The hospital also has the Coachella Valley’s only Joint Commission Certified programs in Hip- and Knee-Replacement and in Spine Surgery.
Desert Regional Medical Center is proud to be recognized as a healthcare leader in the Coachella Valley. As a result of the efforts of our entire medical staff, the hospital has received accolades from many local, regional, state and national organizations for its excellent service to the community.
Healthgrades Excellence Awards
Healthgrades has named Desert Regional among the top 10 percent of hospitals in the nation for joint replacement surgery. In addition, it has recognized the medical center in multiple years for superior clinical outcomes during treatment for total knee replacement, total hip replacement, hip-fracture treatment and gallbladder removal surgery.
Comprehensive Community Cancer Program
The Commission on Cancer, a program of the American College of Surgeons, has recognized Desert Regional’s comprehensive community cancer program.
American Heart Association Awards
As part of its Get with the Guidelines® program, the American Heart Association has recognized Desert Regional for adherence to the latest scientific treatment guidelines. The hospital has received a Gold Plus Award for treatment of congestive heart failure, a Gold Award for stroke care and a Silver Award for resuscitation measures.
Desert Regional Accreditations
Our specialized centers have been accredited by the following organizations:
- Bariatric surgery – Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program.
- Chest pain – Society of Chest Pain Centers.
- Radiology (MRI, PET, CT and mammography) – American College of Radiology.
- Respiratory care – American Association for Respiratory Care.
Joint Commission Advanced Certification
Desert Regional has received advanced certification for its Primary Stroke Center and for its programs in hip replacement, knee replacement and spine surgery.
- Organ Donation Medal of Honor Hospital – U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
- “Baby-friendly” hospital – The World Health Organization and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).
- Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI) Receiving Center – Riverside County Emergency Medical Services Agency.
- Trauma Center, Level II – Riverside County Emergency Medical Services Agency.
- International Board Certified Lactation Consultant Award – International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners®.
- Women’s Choice Awards®, America’s Best Hospitals for Cancer Care.
Desert Regional Medical Center is committed to providing high-quality, cost-effective patient care in a compassionate environment. We are extremely proud of the dedicated employees and physicians who provide that care to our community.
Palm Springs, California.
The Chief Nursing Officer reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer of Desert Regional Medical Center.
Please take a few minutes to view this video on Tenet Nursing, and then review the responsibilities and qualifications shown after the video:
Key CNO Responsibilities
The Chief Nursing Officer provides strategic leadership as the senior executive position responsible for all nursing and other designated patient care functions and services within the hospital organization. The role assumes responsibility for assessing, planning, coordinating, implementing and evaluating nursing practice on a facility level. The role assumes 24/7 responsibility and has accountability to ensure high quality, safe and appropriate nursing care, competency of clinical staff, and appropriate resource management related to patient care. The Chief Nursing Officer represents nursing concerns on the governing board and at medical staff leadership meetings.
A competitive compensation program will be tailored to the selected candidate. Base salary will be supplemented by a performance bonus and comprehensive, well-rounded benefits program, which includes relocation assistance.