Employee News and Views

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Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 2:58pm

It’s that time of year - NICU Reunion on Saturday, Oct. 25!

The weather is cooling, the leaves are changing, and our neonatal intensive care unit is once again getting ready to welcome hundreds of families from around the Central Valley, to reunite with the NICU team for fun, games, and fellowship. Last year, more than 300 people attended the first ever NICU Reunion and the projection for this year’s attendance is even higher, as word has spread, and excitement for this event builds!


Employee News and Views

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.


Friday, February 28, 2014 - 4:56pm

Hi, my name is Julie Bowen and I’m addicted to helping children. Yes, I said it – but I am not ashamed! It’s just the way I was wired and my love for children started as early as 10 years old when I began babysitting and dreaming of becoming a nurturing mom myself someday.


Thursday, February 20, 2014 - 5:46pm

"Kindness" - the word itself has a lovely feel, a sense of both gentleness and strength. We are often told to be kind to others which is wonderful advice. There is a bumper sticker "Human Kind. Be Both". Yes.


Thursday, February 13, 2014 - 1:09pm

The employees of Community have been waiting with eagerness for the grand opening of the new gym on campus! “Fit for life” the slogan of Community’s Wellness program is a great catch phrase, a way to remind us that we take care of ourselves for  something – for life itself, our own and our family’s and patients and the greater web of life we are all part of.