Lompoc Valley Medical Center
Articles from our Health & Wellness Blog
Each year in the fall, LVMC hosts an interactive session known as “skills week” for its nurses, a requirement to ensure they are competent with the many tasks they must perform. In two conference rooms within the hospitals, nurses go from station-to-station to complete each required task.
For 17 years, Kirsten Ball worked in banking and investments, rising through the corporate world of First Valley Bank, Montecito Bank and Trust and AG Edwards Investments. She was a teller and later operations manager and loved her work. But all those years, she longed to become a nurse.