However, this satellite facility resides in a different county than the other facilities, and is in the center of a vastly growing community. The Board and Leadership team of this organization are focused to invest in the community while working with other organizations, agencies and community members for a shared goal of improving the health of the community utilizing the healthcare organization as a base to do so. Approximately 1100 employees are solely employed by this hospital also incorporating an additional 110 employees from the “shared services” group. The breakdown of inpatient hospital beds are as follows: a 12-bed Intensive Care Unit (ICU), a total of 82 medical/surgical/step-down beds, 13 perinatal beds, and a 6-bed Level 2 Neonatal ICU. Recognized as a licensed regional STEMI receiving center, a cancer center, a certified chest pain center, a Joint Commission accredited primary stroke center, and recently accredited as a joint center. The average daily hospital census in 2018 was 93 patients (excluding newborn nursery).
ADVANCED NURSING FIELD EXPERIENCE 4 The 23-bed emergency department (ED) averaged 147 patients per day for a total of 50,125 emergency room visits and Labor and delivery averaged 3.2 deliveries per day for a total of 1156 deliveries. The hospital has a five-room surgical suite performing outpatient procedures including: interventional radiology, gastrointestinal, and cardiac catheterizations. In the latest Murrieta Demographics, by John Husing Ph.D. (2019): • The largest age group is 10-19 with the second largest being 35-44, Median Age of 34 • 69% White; 25% Hispanic; 9% Asian; 5% African American • 24% of the city’s adults over 25 have a bachelor’s degree or an advanced degree and 63% have attended college • $89,367 average family income The population has been growing immensely and is currently at 103,466 over the last twenty years. It is much less expensive than the larger surrounding areas in Southern California; it is more appealing to younger families due to the proximity to the City with top school districts to choose from. The leadership structure within this organization begins with the CEO - who is also known as the Vice President at the system level. A Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) within the organization who is responsible for all clinical areas and reports to both the CEO as well as the “system” CNO. Under nursing there are two executive directors that split the services reporting to the CNO – Inpatient including ICU, medical/ surgical, and respiratory and Specialty Services including ED, perinatal, cardiac services, and surgery. Under the Inpatient Executive Director is the Director of ICU, Director of Medical/ Surgical, Manager of Respiratory and a Manager of House Support. Executive Director of Specialty Services has an Emergency Director, Perinatal Director, and a Director of Perioperative Services. To compliment there are three department
ADVANCED NURSING FIELD EXPERIENCE 5 educators and two house-wide educators. Non-clinical areas have directors and managers that report to the Executive Director of Ancillary Services.
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