Located in the heart of the Coachella Valley, you have access to resort-style living and world-class amenities throughout Southern California.


2024 Cohort start dates: February 26, May 20, July 22, & October 7


Eisenhower Health is honored to have received Magnet designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), and we are proud that we are one of only eight percent of hospitals in the nation to hold this prestigious designation.  Magnet recognition is the highest and most coveted international distinction a healthcare organization can receive for nursing professionalism, teamwork and excellence in outstanding patient care.  

In continuation of our strong tradition of nursing excellence, we invite you to apply for our comprehensive Coeta and Donald Barker Foundation Nurse Residency ProgramThis program will expose you to a variety of clinical experiences within our healthcare environment.  Our program will facilitate hands-on clinical practice in combination with enhancing your decision-making and critical thinking skills.  You will experience strong peer support and one-on-one collaboration with an experienced preceptor to foster a foundation of nursing excellence!

Program Guidelines

Our Coeta and Donald Barker Foundation Nurse Residency Program is a full-time employment opportunity.  The program lasts approximately one year and consists of didactic and interactive workshops.  You will be supported by unit leadership and educators during your tenure in the program.

Requirements to qualify for the Coeta and Donald Barker Foundation Nurse Residency Program

  • Current and active CA Registered Nurse license;
  • You need a nursing degree – BSN or MSN degree preferred;
  • You must have completed your Nursing program within the last 11 months;
  • You need a current and active BLS certification for healthcare providers from the American Heart Association.
  • (New Grad RNs welcome to apply prior to graduation and NCLEX dates)

Application Submittal

  • An online application will need to be completed;
  • Please include a cover letter detailing the following:
    • Why you are interested in working at Eisenhower Health;
    • Your professional career goals;
    • What strengths/attributes you feel you will bring to Eisenhower Health.

Panel interviews will be conducted by Nursing leadership.  If you are being considered for an interview, you will be contacted either by phone or e-mail with further instructions and next steps as the time gets closer to the scheduled interview event.


Eisenhower Health offers generous benefits package and matched retirement plan.

Effective immediately upon hire, all employees are eligible to participate in a benefits program designed to make a difference for you and your family.

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Connect with Our Recruitment Team

Meet Kate, our Nurse Recruiter at the following events and learn about Sign-on Bonuses, Relocation Assistance, and an amazing benefits package at Eisenhower Health.

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A Culture of Positivity and Support

From the beginning, this organization formed a culture based on strong values, commitments and a passion for service and professional excellence.

What Our Nurses Say

One of my very favorite things about working at Eisenhower Health is the culture on inclusivity that we have and a strong base for evidence-based practice.


Neonatal Nurse

One of the greatest things about working as a nurse at Eisenhower Health is how much support you get from Administration. We keep on improving the process here. It's a fantastic place to work.


Nursing Supervisor

My favorite thing about working at Eisenhower Health is the camaraderie within my unit and with the different departments.


Registered Nurse

Be a Part of an Award-Winning Team

Magnet Recognized LGBTQ+ Healthcare Equality U.S. News Best Regional Hospital Geriatric Accredited Watson Health Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospitals
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