Michelle Hunt

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Sometimes it takes a lifetime of job experiences to find the right fit.

Kirsten Chipps

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If you had to have a soundtrack to the work-life of Comprehensive Care Center Director of Nursing Kirsten Chipps, you’d probably hear the disco anthem “We Are Family.”

nurses in ppe

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During Nurses Week, our Chief of Staff gives a glimpse of nursing in the Critical Care Unit.

glass of Rompope

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We asked some our staff "What is a special or unique December holiday tradition in your family?” Our Outreach Coordinator Karen Ortiz had this to say:

EVS staff at work during COVID

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The vital and hard work of our Environmental Services team was recognized this week by a national distributor of medical supplies. 

The recognition comes during Environmental Services Week. 

Kim Nelson

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We are periodically spotlighting employees who volunteer their time and talents to help our community. Kim Nelson is a Clinical Informatics Analyst and has been with LVMC for more than 11 years.

Agnes Anderson

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Agnes Anderson is a clinical clerical aide who was hired in March 2017. She can often be found at LVMC’s Diagnostic Imaging registration area, or at Lompoc Health – North H Center.

Maria Bustamante

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Maria Bustamante is an Environmental Services employee at the Comprehensive Care Center. She was hired as an EVS technician in 2001 and has worked at the CCC ever since. She is a past Employee of the Quarter for Lompoc Valley Medical Center.

Maryellen Arias

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Maryellen Arias was hired in March and is one of the vital Lompoc Health employees staffing the busy Call Center at the North H Street site. 

Alexander Tabin

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Alexander Tabin is a Certified Nursing Assistant at Lompoc Health – North H Center. He originally started in March 2018 at the Comprehensive Care Center.

Alexa Berryman

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Alexa Berryman is a Certified Nursing Assistant and Ward Clerk in LVMC’s Labor, Delivery, Recovery, and Postpartum unit.   She was hired in March 2018.  

Diana Cisneros

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Diana Cisneros is one of the most popular employees at LVMC – she’s the payroll coordinator. Diana was hired in February of this year.

Keli Clark, RN

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Registered Nurse Keli Clark was hired at LVMC in February 2016. She is a nurse in the hospital’s Labor, Delivery, Recovery, and Post-Partum department. She earned her Associate of Science degree in Nursing Science from Santa Barbara City College.

Sherry McBride, RN, PNP

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Sherry McBride has spent 49 years of her life as a Registered Nurse – and is a familiar face in Lompoc. She has been a Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner for 45 years, many of those spent at the former Sansum clinic on North H Street. Sherry now works for Lompoc Health – North H Center.

Melinda Niemi

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Melinda Niemi is a registered nurse who has been on staff at LVMC since the spring of 2016. She works the night shift in the medical-surgical department and is affectionately called by her last name when at work.