nurses

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Nurse Educator Brianna Bonner remembers chatting with a newly graduated nurse one day and being a bit stunned by what she heard.

Sarah Read,RN

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Registered Nurse Sarah Read was named the January 2022 recipient of LVMC’s DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses.

Brenton “Brent” Kraushaa

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Emergency Department Registered Nurse Brenton “Brent” Kraushaar was named Lompoc Valley Medical Center 2021 Employee of the Year during a ceremony on Monday.

Jared Clodfelter, BSN

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Registered Nurse Jared Clodfelter, BSN, was named LVMC’s newest recipient of The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. Jared, who has been a Medical-Surgical nurse at LVMC since last September, is nicknamed “Sparkles” or “Dr. Sparkles” by his coworkers.

Thao Carey

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Assemblyman Jordan Cunningham has chosen Lompoc Valley Medical Center Critical Care Unit registered nurse Thao Carey as the 35th District Woman of the Year 2021.

Thao Carey, RN

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Lompoc Valley Medical Center Registered Nurse Thao Carey has been recognized with The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. The prestigious international award is part of The DAISY Foundation’s mission to recognize the extraordinary, compassionate nursing care provided to patients and families every day.

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.

Micheal Grafton

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Environmental Services Floor Technician Micheal Grafton is the kind of worker who enjoys white noise, which is a good thing considering his job.

Dr. Kali Freeman

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Dr. Kali Freeman knew she’d found her professional calling while going through rotations in medical school.

She’d always loved chemistry, and initially thought she’d become a pharmacist. She opted instead for medical school at The Ohio State University College of Medicine and enjoyed all of the rotations in the various specialties.

Patricia Martinez

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In her job as a Medical Assistant at LVMC: Physician Services, Patricia Martinez sees her patients as more than a number or diagnosis on a chart. For the past five years, she’s developed relationships with people coming to receive medical care, watching their children grow up and learning about their lives.

evs team

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Environmental Services Director Deanna Hall has a saying that exemplifies the direction she gives her staff: “Cleanliness matters.”

Shari Hurlbut

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While a student at Lompoc High School in the early 1980s, Shari Hurlbut took a course that allowed her to do clerical work at the school district, at Federal Electric Co. and at Lompoc hospital.