Micaela Zurita

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Micaela Zurita is a Clinical Laboratory Assistant working at Lompoc Health Laboratory Services at 1111 East Ocean Ave. She was hired in June 2017.

Armando Rojas

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Armando Rojas is a registration representative at Lompoc Health – North H Center. He has been with Lompoc Health since January, and was previously a Sansum Clinic employee for three years.

Dolores Cacho

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Dolores V. Cacho is a Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) in LVMC’s Laboratory Services department. She works three-night shifts, followed by a day shift. She was hired in September 2002, and in the second quarter of 2011 was chosen as Employee of the Quarter.

Chaunteel Clark, BSN

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Chaunteel Clark, BSN, is a registered nurse at Lompoc Health – North H Center, in the Urgent Care. She moved the Lompoc Valley in  March from Bakersfield and is happy to be starting her Central Coast career at Lompoc Health. She is pursuing her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree.

Maycol Orozco

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Maycol Orozco is a registered representative at Lompoc Health – North H Center. He was originally hired by Sansum in July 2005 and stayed on with the change in ownership of the facility.

Cara Sims

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Cara Sims is a Clinical Laboratory Assistant at the acute hospital. She was hired in April 1995.

Thomas J. Morales

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Thomas J. Morales is a Plant Operations Assistant at LVMC, responsible for pickups of waste such as routine trash, but also biohazards and pharmaceuticals. He was hired in July 2010.

Patti Field

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Registered Nurse Patti Field has been with LVMC since September 1989 and was hired by former Nursing Director Martha Hicks. She is a Perioperative nurse and Charge Nurse for the post-anesthesia care unit. She previously worked for two years in the Emergency Department, working the night shift.

Michele Hunt

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Michele Hunt was hired in March as the new Activities Director of the Comprehensive Care Center. She has lived on the Central Coast since 1994. Michele earned a Bachelor's degree with a major in Cultural Anthropology and a minor in Spanish from the University of Western Ontario. 

Anabel Quintanar

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This year, we are periodically spotlighting its employees who volunteer their time and talents to help our community. Anabel Quintanar, MSN, RN-BC, PHN has been with LVMC since 2004. She first started as a travel nurse for three years. She also worked as an Emergency Department charge nurse before becoming a House Supervisor.

Hongxia (Helen) Tong

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Hongxia (Helen) Tong is Infection Prevention and Control Nurse at our Comprehensive Care Center. She has been with LVMC since July 2007.

Clarissa VanCura, RN

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Clarissa Van Cura is an admissions discharge nurse at the Comprehensive Care Center. She was hired in 2012 to work in the Medical/Surgical department at LVMC and moved to the CCC in the fall of 2013. She earned Employee of the Quarter honors in 2017.

Lorena Martinez

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Lorena Martinez is a Certified Nursing Assistant at the Comprehensive Care Center. She was hired as an Environmental Services technician in August 2015. Last year, she was accepted to – and passed – the CCC’s CNA class.

Maria Manzanarez

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Maria Manzanarez has been employed as an Environmental Services technician at the Comprehensive Care Center since last August. She has lived in Lompoc for about eight years.

Maria Dealba

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Maria Dealba is a Patient Accounting Representative at LVMC and was hired in 1999 as a Certified Nursing assistant, working at the Comprehensive Care Center and the Medical/Surgical department. She has also worked as a receptionist in Physical Therapy and admitting. She has worked in Patient Accounting since 2002.