Riverside Community Hospital

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4445 Magnolia Avenue
Riverside, CA 92501
(951) 788-3000
Website

Jennifer Sanchez for webUnion Rep/Organizer
Jennifer Sanchez, RN
(626) 437-6976
sanchezj@seiu121rn.org

Sadly, safety in our hospitals has “died”—so we’re planning a funeral. Learn more on our video call tomorrow.

Join the call TOMORROW! 8:00 a.m.  bluejeans.com/198244116 8:00 p.m. bluejeans.com/569835930   Questions? Speak with a Bargaining Team Member, Union Steward or your Union Rep/Organizer: LOS ROBLES—Corey Clark, (805) 253-2357, clarkc@seiu121rn.org RIVERSIDE—Jennifer Sanchez, (626) 437-6976, sanchezj@seiu121rn.org WEST HILLS—Shamora Freeman, (626) 841-6431, …

We showed up. Management didn’t.

Join the call on Wed., Aug 12th to learn about our next steps! 8:00 a.m. bluejeans.com/198244116 8:00 p.m. bluejeans.com/569835930 LET’S JUST CALL IT WHAT IT IS: HCA is waging war on its Nurses & Licensed Professionals. They started gearing up …

You three hospitals were a *HUGE* part of the national day of action putting pressure on HCA!

Dear 121RN Member: Yesterday was a big day of action for SEIU healthcare workers employed at HCA hospitals. There were car caravans, rallies, delegations and more—all across the country. And you all really let your voices be heard! You demanded …

Letter to Jackie from Charge Nurses

July 29, 2020   Dear Jackie: We went on strike last month for one reason: to end the unsafe staffing practices at this hospital. It’s simple, really. Safe staffing saves lives. In case you missed it, an investigative reporter at …

HCA: Safe Staffing Saves Lives #2

    Wednesday, we convened and continued our push for safe staffing. We worked on the following: Break and meal periods – sufficient nurses to ensure breaks and meals are provided in a way that makes it safe to hand over …

*VICTORY* CDPH orders RCH to ensure E.R. patients are safely transferred

Dear SEIU Local 121RN Members, It’s always great to report a patient safety victory! Earlier this month, as a result of three investigations into the hospital’s understaffing, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) now requires the hospital to have …

Our efforts summed up in a single hasthtag — #SafeStaffingSavesLives

This is what safe staffing looks like: All units staffed in compliance with California’s mandated nurse-to-patient ratios as outlined in Title 22. Charge Nurses—free of direct patient assignments—available to respond to codes and ensure RNs have assistance with invasive bedside …

Letter to community about why we’re on strike at RCH

I became a Nurse to care for people in their most vulnerable moments. Now I’m on strike. by Kathy Montanino, RN I’m a Nurse in the Open Heart/Trauma/ICU unit at Riverside Community Hospital (RCH). I’ve worked there for 12 years. …

All the I.E. Assemblymembers sent a letter to Jackie!

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Riverside **S-T-R-I-K-E** update from Monique Hernandez, RN…

Dear Nurses! I could not be more proud to be a part of this UNITED group of Nurses. I am still on cloud nine thinking about how nearly 600 of us showed up yesterday morning. Check out some of the …

Breaking: All the coverage of our RCH Strike!

Riverside Community Hospital Nurses are ON STRIKE for Safe Staffing. Nearly 600 Nurses came out to picket on the first shift of the first day of the strike, which runs until 7 a.m. on July 6. Bookmark this page to …

Press Release: Riverside Nurses strike for patient safety

For Immediate Release:  Friday, June 26, 2020 CONTACT: Terry Carter, (805) 312-0024 Shamezo Lumukanda, (818) 652-3260 Hal Weiss, (213) 247-4585 Nurses’ frustration levels skyrocket as hospital’s lack of safety before & during pandemic continues. They strike over cuts to staffing …

Letter to HCA corporate heads from 121RN Executive Director

May 19, 2020 To: Kevin Smith and Dylan King We have been informed by our parent organization, SEIU, and by our sister Local SEIU 1199, that you, Kevin, and Brett Ruzzo, of HCA reached out to demand concessions from our …

Riverside Press-Enterprise on Peaceful Protest for PPE

Riverside Community Hospital workers protest level of coronavirus protection Nurses and other health care employees protested in front of Riverside Community Hospital on Wednesday, April 22, saying that the hospital’s limitations on personal protective equipment put them and the public …

Thank you, Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes, for standing with Riverside Community Hospital Nurses today

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SEIU Local 121RN takes action to combat COVID-19, protect patients, RNs and other Healthcare Professionals

The importance of having a collective voice and the strength of standing together has never been more important. The COIVD-19 pandemic puts our entire society under a stress test, widening every hole in our safety net, exposing inequalities, showing the …

Update on your hospital and the Coronavirus

Dear SEIU Local 121RN Members: This is a follow-up to an email I sent you early last month about the request for information we sent to your employers. We asked them to provide details on concrete steps and protocols to …

*UPDATES* Coronavirus, your hospital and our Union…

PLEASE SIGN THE “PROTECT ALL WORKERS PETITION” here Click here for information on the action SEIU Local 121RN is taking Click here for SEIU California’s resource page Click here for SEIU’s Fact Sheet Click here for an FAQ from CDC, …

Introducing our new SEIU Local 121RN Executive Director, Rosanna Mendez

Dear SEIU Local 121RN Members, Tuesday, October 9th, our Executive Board (made up of your colleagues chosen by you to represent Union members at each of our hospitals) selected our new Executive Director, who will work with me and the …

ATTENTION: Our wage increase is coming soon!

Questions? Contact our Steward or Union Rep/Organizer Katelyn Zamora at (626) 298-2911 or zamorak@seiu121rn.org ______________________________________________________________ Like us on Facebook | Follow us on Twitter | Follow us on Instagram Did you like this? Share it:Tweet