Orientation Information

 

New Employee Orientation (NEO) - Day 1

When: NEO Day 1 is scheduled every Monday. (If the Monday is a holiday, NEO will be held on Tuesday).

Time: NEO Day 1 begins promptly at 8 a.m. and ends at 4:30 p.m.

Where: NEO Day 1 is located at the Palomar Health Learning Center at 418 East Grand Avenue, Escondido, CA 92025. Upon arrival you will be directed to the appropriate classroom.

Things to know:

  • You must arrive by 8 a.m. If you are more than 10 minutes late without contacting Human Resources to let someone know, you will be asked to reschedule. Contact information is provided below.
  • Parking can be a challenge, as there is limited parking near the Learning Center; so please arrive early to ensure that you have enough time to find parking.
  • You will receive your employee parking decal during Orientation. Please bring your vehicle license plate number(s).
  • Your photo will also be taken for your I.D. badge.
  • Lunch will be provided on NEO Day 1.
  • You must attend NEO before you begin work with Palomar Health. If you need to reschedule your Orientation date, please contact your HR Employment Specialist. Contact information is provided below.
  • You will be paid for NEO.

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New Employee Orientation (NEO) - Day 2

When: NEO Day 2 is on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month.

Time: NEO Day 2 begins promptly at 8 a.m. and ends at 5 p.m.

Where: NEO Day 2 is located at the Palomar Health Learning Center at 418 East Grand Avenue, Escondido, CA 92025. Upon arrival you will be directed to the appropriate classroom.

Things to know:

  • NEO Day 2 is an interactive Orientation.
  • Working in a group, you will discuss the different fundamentals that you have learned about Palomar Health during your first 30 days.
  • On NEO Day 2, you have the opportunity to meet our CEO, Michael Covert or another Palomar Health Leader.
  • You are strongly encouraged to attend NEO Day 2 as scheduled with your Recruiter. If you are unable to attend as scheduled, please be aware that you must attend NEO Day 2 within 60 days of employment.
  • Parking can be a challenge, as there is limited parking near the Learning Center; so please arrive early to ensure that you have enough time to find parking.
  • Lunch will be provided on NEO Day 2.

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Nursing Orientation (NRS)

if applicable to your position

When: Nursing Orientation dates vary and will be scheduled at the time of your offer.

Time: Nursing Orientation begins promptly at 8 a.m. and ends at 4:30 p.m.

Where: Nursing Orientation is located at the Palomar Health Learning Center located at 418 East Grand Avenue, Escondido, CA 92025. Upon arrival you will be directed to the appropriate classroom.

Things to know:

  • Nursing Orientation is a 4-day orientation. Depending on your position, you may or may not be required on all 4 days. This will be discussed at the time of your offer.
  • During Nursing Orientation, you will learn the different hospital systems including Cerner, Electronic Medical Record system, nursing policies and procedures, etc.

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