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Desert Springs Hospital Overview

Las Vegas, NV
1 to 50 employees
1971
Hospital
Health Care
$1 to $5 million (USD) per year
Since 1971, Desert Springs Hospital has provided health care expertise to area residents and tourists. The 293-bed hospital is nationally recognized for its weight-loss surgery program, with over 8000 procedures performed. In addition to certifications as a Primary Stroke Center ... Read more

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  • Desert Springs is looking for passionate RN’s to join the team and deliver the highest quality care to our patients. See our available positions and apply today! http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQem6

  • We are proud to be an organization that is always growing and learning. Desert Springs Hospital recently celebrated 85 employees for their many years of service! Are you ready to join our growing family? Discover your next career with VHS:http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQijh

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Desert Springs Hospital – Why Work For Us?


You know it when everything comes together. When you’re contributing something meaningful every day. When you have a rewarding career that also lets you pursue a vibrant life away from work. When you live in a place of natural beauty and surprising affordability. At The Valley Health System, it all comes into focus.

Desert Springs Hospital Medical Center, a 293-bed acute care facility located in southeast Las Vegas, has been providing high quality healthcare to residents of Southern Nevada since 1971. The Desert Springs Hospital campus covers more than 451,000 square feet. It is a thriving hospital that offers the "high-tech" advantages of a big-city hospital combined with the personalized care of a hometown provider.

The hospital provides 24-hour emergency services, and has a designated area in the emergency department to treat patients with less serious injuries and illnesses. The hospital has long been referred to as "The Heart Hospital" by long-time residents, due to its solid reputation as a leader in cardiac care. The hospital is nationally recognized for its diabetes, cardiac, stroke and bariatric surgery programs.

Desert Springs Hospital Medical Center is a part of Universal Health Services Inc., a Pennsylvania based company that is one of the largest healthcare management companies in the nation, and is focused on clearly defined goals that are developed to bring about exemplary patient care. Learn more about your career with VHS today.

Join us in delivering quality care, and unite all your passions here.

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Geropsychiatric Unit

The Geropsychiatric Unit at Desert Springs Hospital Medical Center treats the mental and physical health of seniors. The unit features 32 beds, all in private rooms, in a dedicated part of the hospital that is secured for safety. Patients are treated by an interdisciplinary team that includes physicians, nurses, case managers, rehabilitation therapists and mental health technicians.


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The Stroke Center

Time is critical if you are having a stroke. That's why Desert Springs Hospital Medical Center in Las Vegas has a stroke response team that can quickly assess the patient’s condition and begin the treatment needed. Desert Springs Hospital is dedicated to providing effective, evidenced-based practice for all patients experiencing a stroke or stroke-type symptoms.


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Center for Surgical Weight Loss

More than 12.5 million Americans are severely overweight, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. For many, severe obesity is a matter of life and death. Fortunately weight-loss surgery at The Center for Surgical Weight Loss at Desert Springs Hospital Medical Center in Las Vegas can help seriously overweight people get the long-term weight-loss they need.


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Heart Hospital

Desert Springs Hospital Medical Center, often referred to as "The Heart Hospital" by longtime area residents, has established a solid reputation for being a leader in cardiac care in southern Nevada. Our innovative approach to the diagnosis and treatment of chest pain through the Chest Pain Observation Unit leads to efficient care for our cardiac patients and is nationally recognized by the Society of Chest Pain Centers. This efficient, quality care has earned Desert Springs Hospital Medical Center a ranking as one of "America's Top 100 Hospitals for Interventional Cardiology Services," according to HCIA, Inc. Our heart failure program is the first in Nevada to be certified by The Joint Commission.

Desert Springs Hospital Medical Center's complete cardiovascular services include a cardio-pulmonary laboratory, three catheterization labs, tilt table technology, cardiac surgery, inpatient cardiac rehabilitation and the Cardiac Progressive Care Unit — a dedicated care unit for cardiac patients.


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    I have been working at Desert Springs Hospital full-time (More than a year)

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    I work around great people, my HR team is the best.

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    The only downside is that we've been without an HR Director for so long our HR reputation has taken a fall, but now we have a great director that is pulling things together.

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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Desert Springs Hospital (Las Vegas, NV) in March 2013.

    Interview

    I applied for the job online, and I was brought in, interviewed with the acute lead therapist, rehab lead therapist, and the administrator overseeing all of rehab including nursing aspects.

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    • They asked a bit about my interests, and were interested in my continuing education goals, what I'd like to do with my career.   Answer Question

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    There was not any negotiation phase, I was told that HR does a market study each time someone is hired and what they offer me is what they offer me and I can take it or leave it.

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