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Eisenhower Health

Rancho Mirage, California

Coachella Valley may be synonymous with music festivals, but it’s so much more than that. The Southern California desert is a dream destination for arts lovers, golfers, hipsters, retirees and anyone looking for a respite from the stress of city life. Located in the upscale community of Rancho Mirage, surrounded by the popular tourist areas of Palm Springs, Palm Desert and La Quinta, Eisenhower Health is the valley’s only not-for-profit hospital, a teaching hospital and premier healthcare facility comprised of a 463-bed hospital, the Annenberg Health Sciences Building and the Barbara Sinatra Children’s Center.

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Fast Facts

Magnet-designated facility

Ranked a Top Teaching Hospital by the Leapfrog Group

Ranked no. 1 best hospital for nurses in California by Nurse.org

Recognized as a Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation

Received a five-star quality rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Awarded Silver Level recognition in the American Heart Association Workplace Health Achievement Index

Includes Cancer, Neuroscience, Cardiovascular and Orthopedics Centers of Excellence

Meet an Aya Nurse Who’s Been There

I love working on the OR team here at Eisenhower. So much so, I’m on my fourth extension! The OR can sometimes be a negative culture because it’s so high stress. But it’s not like that at Eisenhower.

Not only is the campus beautiful, but there’s a lot of ancillary support. All the physicians and nurses are wonderful to work with. They definitely make you feel part of the family and they want you to stay.

At other facilities before this, I’ve felt like just a traveler. But here, they’re used to travelers so they include us in everything like Nurses Week and other holidays.

The fact that it’s located in Rancho Mirage is a plus, too! I love the desert climate. It’s really pretty here. You’re surrounded by mountains, so the hiking is great. It’s also a central location, everything is two hours away. One weekend I went skiing in Big Bear and the next I went to San Diego to hit the beach!

I’m really enjoying myself and would highly recommend Eisenhower to any traveler looking for a great assignment.

- Timothy, Aya OR Travel Nurse

Articles, Accolades and Awards

UC San Diego Health and Eisenhower Health Affiliation Expands Cancer Services in Coachella Valley

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Eisenhower Health’s Outpatient Oncology Receives 2019 Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award for Achieving and Sustaining Excellence in Patient Experience

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Advancements for Nurses

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Introduction to Eisenhower Medical Center

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Know Your Neighborhood

  • Overview
  • Resident Reviews
Population: 18,306
Median Age: 65+
Average monthly rent for 1-bedroom apartment: $1,788
“Friendly people, beautiful cars, great restaurants and casinos. It’s centrally located in the Coachella Valley, with low crime. It’s hot in the summer, but close enough to the beach to escape the heat. Golf, tennis, and pickle ball are all very popular here. Good hiking trails and fantastic shopping, too. Everything is conveniently located so there’s no need to drive on a freeway. Eisenhower Hospital has wonderful doctors. The traffic is tolerable unlike San Diego, Orange County or Los Angeles. Most of the jobs here are in the service, restaurant, hotel, golf and tennis industries.”
– Current resident review from Niche.com
“Rancho Mirage is an outstanding destination for long-term residents and seasonal visitors. It has a wealth of history, shared by the wider Palm Springs area, as well as luxuriant ease for its dwellers.”
– Current resident review from Niche.com

Things To Do

Sunnylands Center and Gardens

Spend the day exploring Sunnylands’ 9-acre gardens, complete with world-renowned sculptures, rotating art exhibits and over 70 species of native and arid-adapted plants.

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The Living Desert Zoo

Get a little wild and take a trip to the zoo! The Living Desert Zoo is a nonprofit organization committed to desert conservation through preservation, education and appreciation. With interactive exhibits like feeding a giraffe or feeding a camel, you’re bound to have a day to remember.

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The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

See the Greater Palm Springs from a different point of view — the sky! The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway is the world’s largest rotating tram car. It travels over 2.5 miles offering picturesque views and transporting visitors to pristine wilderness at Mountain Station.

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Babe's Bar-B-Que & Brewhouse

Hungry? Winner of Palm Springs Life’s “Best of the Best” barbecue restaurant six times in a row, Babe’s incredible BBQ is unbeatable. With BBQ styles ranging from Texas to Korea, they have something for everyone. Pair it with one of their micro brews and you’ll leave feeling full and satisfied.

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The Purple Room Supper Club

Dinner and a show! This famous, historic supper club brings guests an unforgettable experience with lively entertainment, classic cocktails and world-class cuisine — six nights a week!

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