Employee News and Views

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Thursday, July 17, 2014 - 3:03pm

Community’s employees long committed to our mission of “improving the health of our community” have taken that goal far beyond our hospitals’ walls to work on ways to also improve the health of the environment – which in turn helps us all be healthier. On their own, a group of like-minded, passionate employees formed a Green Team at Community Regional Medical Center, created an organic urban garden out of an unused patio at the hospital, pushed for more recycling in the hospital, and started an annual Earth Day education event to spread their green message.


Employee News and Views

Monday, April 21, 2014 - 10:03am

As we celebrate National Neurodiagnostic Professionals Week, I would like to offer special acknowledgement and thanks to all of our neurodiagnostic professionals for their contributions to Community Regional Medical Center. They are an instrumental part of our mission to ensure the health of our community, not only in their day-to-day practice, but through advocacy, education and research.


Monday, April 14, 2014 - 3:45pm

The Palliative Care team at Community Regional Medical Center encourages you to complete your Advance Healthcare Directive – a legal document created to record your medical preferences for treatment in the event you are unable to make your own healthcare decisions.  On National Healthcare Decisions Day, Wednesday, April 16, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the hospital cafeteria, members of the Palliative Care team will be available to help you complete your directive or answer questions that can help you get started. 


Friday, April 11, 2014 - 5:17pm

Sometimes as health care workers we can feel like we are body surfing in the ocean during a storm. The waves keep coming, there is not time to catch our breath before the next one is here, crashing all around us. There isn't time to regroup, we have to keep going, so we do.


Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 2:21pm

Sometimes, adrenalin is a gift. When human beings lived in prehistoric times, the ability to fight or flee was needed because we lived so close to wild animals. Today's world still has situations when immediate energy for emergencies is needed. But too often, we live in a state of continual adrenalin surge which leads to a whole other set of issues! We don't need to live this way.


Thursday, March 6, 2014 - 4:48pm

Helen McNary, RN, MSN, was recognized at the 36th Annual Association of California Nurse Leaders (ACNL) Conference in February in Monterey.This year’s conference, “Oceans of Opportunity: The Next Wave of Nursing Leadership.” A major highlight at the conference is an annual poster session and showcase. This focuses on advances and the best possible practices in leadership, patient care, quality, and nursing practice excellence.