El Camino Hospital Reports on Los Gatos Activation Progress
El Camino Hospital Los Gatos President
"From key manager hires, to credentialing hundreds of physicians, to technology upgrades, we're very pleased with all we've been able to accomplish over the past several weeks," said
Among the key hires who will be part of El Camino Hospital Los Gatos is
"I'm very excited to get back to serving the community and working with our extended family in Mountain View," said Erbst. "I also want to thank our neighboring medical centers in
Listed below are the majority of key managers that have been hired to oversee staff in several departments including the operating room (OR); intensive care unit (ICU); emergency department (ED); med-surge; urology; radiology as well as plant facilities operations and nutrition. These new leaders are in the process of reviewing new staff applications and, according to Dr. Pifer, are urging potential new employees to submit their applications. More than 275 positions for El Camino Hospital Los Gatos are now posted to www.elcaminohospitallosgatos.org. Many of these positions will start before the new location opens.
New managers/leadership at El Camino Hospital Los Gatos:
- Bido Baines, Executive Director, Urology Services
Brandi Fitzsimmons, Manager, Nutrition Services Brendan Snyder, Interim Director, Orthopedic Services Carolee Crane, Manager, Medical Staff Services Cecilia Javier, Manager, Laboratory Services Cynthia Harmer, Manager, Perioperative Services David Hinojosa, Manager, Radiology Services Don Holmquest, M.D., Senior Director, Physician Services Kelly Guzman, Interim Chief Nursing Officer Lorna Koep, Manager, Environmental Services
- Magnus Allansson, Clinical Manager, Critical Care Services
Manny Hernandez, Manager, Supply Chain Roxanne Jezyk, Clinical Manager, Labor & Delivery Tony Jakubowski, Manager, Engineering Services Trini Juarez, Clinical Manager, Orthopedic Services
Beyond the clinical services announcement and key hires update, Dr. Pifer gave the following progress updates:
- El Camino Hospital has on-boarded nearly 50 physicians and is in the process of evaluating the applications of more than 200 physicians for El Camino Hospital Los Gatos. Many of these physicians served in the
Los Gatoscommunity for years, so patients in the community can expect to see many familiar faces. Physicians will begin scheduling surgeries at Los Gatosin June.
- The community health library at El Camino Hospital Los Gatos will continue to be a part of the
Los Gatoscampus when the hospital campus opens this summer. The library will serve as a resource for physicians and patients, offering access to the latest medical research and guidance on how to find credible, valuable medical information. Enhanced services that will be offered after the opening include an expanded selection of textbooks and journals and access to new electronic databases.
- The Southwest Santa Clara Valley League of Women Voters and El Camino Hospital are co-sponsoring a forum on
June 9, at 7 p.m.to update the community on hospital services in Los Gatos.
- El Camino Hospital Los Gatos has started a community lecture series on wellness. The next lecture will take place on
June 10, at 7 p.m.at the Los GatosNeighborhood Center. Eleanor Martinez, M.D. and Maria Greulich, a midwife, will discuss holistic pregnancy and birthing.
People interested in future openings with El Camino Hospital can send resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org with "Los Gatos" in the subject line or visit El Camino Hospital's
About El Camino Hospital
El Camino Hospital, ranked among the top five percent of hospitals nationwide for clinical excellence by HealthGrades, is an acute care, not-for-profit and locally-governed organization with campuses in
El Camino Hospital has delivered the highest level of medical services to the communities of Silicon Valley for more than four decades. The hospital is also recognized as a national leader in the use of health information technology to promote patient safety, including computerized order entry, electronic medical records and wireless communications.
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