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Micheal Grafton

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

child throat exam

It’s starting to be the time of year when head colds, sore throats, runny noses and the like are prevalent. Strep throat is a common type of sore throat for children, but not as much for adults.

caregiver and spouse

There are still some seats available for people able to attend the Lompoc Caregiver Appreciation Luncheon on Nov. 17. The special appreciation event includes vendor booths and resources to fit the caregiving needs of community members.

Rolanda Cordero

At one point in her life, Rolanda Cordero was headed to a career as an accountant. A chance discussion with a cousin had her switching to learning about becoming an X-Ray technician.

Joe Osegueda

Joe Osegueda is one of the many people who keep Lompoc Valley Medical Center running – from behind the scenes. A 25-year LVMC employee, Joe is a cook in the Dietary Services Department. He’s one of the dietary staff responsible for preparing patient meals, and he’s also often the person coordinating the preparation of 1,500 meals every month for beneficiaries of Meals on Wheels – a service few people realize is provided by the hospital district.


Lompoc Valley Medical Center has created a Medication Reconciliation Team comprised of specially trained pharmacy technicians whose job it is to ensure a patient’s at-home prescriptions are in sync with those taken while in the hospital.

Karen Probst

Lompoc Valley Medical Center Case Management Registered Nurse Karen Probst spent much of her adult life raising her children, volunteering and working in youth ministry.

Lompoc Valley

On November 13th, at 6 pm Jim Raggio, CEO will discuss the planned acquisition of the Sansum Clinic Lompoc practice and answer questions about the transition of services and staff. In preparation for the event, we have provided answers to frequently asked questions.