Employee News and Views

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Friday, August 15, 2014 - 4:20pm

If you are a gym newbie and nervous about your first time, there are some unwritten common courtesies or unsaid gym etiquette that you can follow to help make your first day in the gym a little less awkward or intimidating. These tips would be in addition to the usual fitness center rules that every gym has and abides by.


Employee News and Views

Tuesday, March 12, 2013 - 2:56pm

All of us function in a highly regulated environment and there are many crucial accreditations and inspections throughout Community. For the clinical labs and pathology services, that means the College of American Pathologists (CAP).    Every two years, CAP inspectors arrive (unannounced) at the Community Regional Medical Center, Clovis Community Medical Center and Fresno Heart & Surgical Hospital labs and spend several days.  They are armed with a list of many hundreds of Standards against which to measure our operations.


Wednesday, February 27, 2013 - 11:35am

While we're treating patients, we're also documenting and researching safer, better ways to deliver medicine. Last month, our Community Regional Medical Center multidisciplinary team shared the results of this research on posters presented at the Society of Critical Care Medicine's  Annual Congress conference in San Juan, Puerto Rico. 


Thursday, February 7, 2013 - 5:26pm

It’s always great when organizations outside of our own recognize our accomplished staff. Recently Patricia Kuzmiak, RNC-NIC, CCRN, CRNI, was awarded “Top Nurse in California” honors by the International Nurses Association for her demonstrated achievement and leadership in the field of neonatal nursing and vascular access and she’s been qualified for inclusion in that group’s 2012 Edition of “Worldwide Leadership in Healthcare.” Way to go Patricia!


Thursday, January 31, 2013 - 2:38pm

Sweating. Uncomfortable pressure. Nausea. neck or jaw pain. Believe it or not, these are all symptoms of a heart attack in women. Sound like typical flu symptoms? Or maybe it sounds like stress to you? Whether it’s disbelief or lack of awareness, dismissing the symptoms of a heart attack can delay critical, life-saving actions. Being able to recognize the warning signs and act quickly, however, can save your life or the life of someone you love – your wife, daughter, mother or a friend.


Wednesday, January 30, 2013 - 5:30pm

On Friday I’ll say goodbye to the most fun-loving and compassionate, yet professional boss I’ve ever worked under. Carol Vander Meer, director of Neuroscience Services at Community Regional Medical Center, is retiring after 23 years with Community. I will truly miss all of her insights and professional guidance.