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May

Blog Posts in 2019

  • RSV and Influenza Season Comes to an End at Sierra View Medical Center But Visitation Restrictions Still Remain for Children Under the Age of 13

    Sierra View Medical Center (SVMC) has not seen recent cases for Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) or Influenza, but due to the number of measles outbreaks throughout the U.S., including California, the hospital is taking all safety precaution to protect their patients and is keeping the same visitation restriction in place. Children under the age of 13 will not be able to visit the patient care ...
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  • Sierra View Medical Center to Host Career Fair and Invites Top Talent to Join the Team

    In pursuit of excellence, Sierra View Medical Center(SVMC) invites potential employee candidates to their career fair on April 18, 2019 from noon to 3 p.m. to explore careers and job openings, meet hiring managers, and learn about educational opportunities. The first 100 attendees will receive giveaways. Career fair attendees will have the chance to ask questions about more than 50 job openings, ...
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  • 'Fore' a Good Cause

    Sierra View Foundation raises thousands for new MRI scanner at annual SVMC Golf Classic It was a day for hitting the links and enjoying fine spring weather, all while raising money for new equipment for Sierra View Medical Center at the 15th annual Sierra View Golf Classic Friday, April 5 at River Island Country Club. Sierra View Foundation chair Debbie Landers said, “Every year we look at ...
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  • SVMC to Extend Flu/RSV Restrictions Through April

    Due to the consistent rate of Influenza (flu) and Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV), Sierra View Medical Center (SVMC) is extending the visitation restrictions that were put into action in December 2018. SVMC will keep visitation restrictions enforced for the safety of patients, visitors, and staff until April 30, 2019 and will reevaluate again at that time. Visitors under the age of 13 will be ...
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  • Sierra View Medical Center Wound Healing Offers Tips During National Foot Health Awareness Month in April

    6.7 million Americans are living with a chronic wound, and more than two million of those are suffering from a diabetic foot ulcer. April is National Foot Health Awareness Month and a time when the experts at Sierra View Medical Center’s (SVMC) Wound Healing Center and national partner, Healogics a group that specializes in the treatment of chronic wounds and non-responsive conditions, ...
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  • SVMC Gears Up for Annual Spring Golf Tournament at River Island Country Club

    Teeing-up for their popular spring golf event, Sierra View Foundation invites local businesses and golfers to be part of making this year’s tournament a success on April 5 at River Island Country Club. “Each year, local golfers from businesses and organizations have a great time out on the course, and what’s better than doing something you enjoy while supporting your local ...
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  • Sierra View Medical Center to Host Porterville Chamber First Friday Coffee Highlighting Vital Service

    Sierra View Medical Center (SVMC) invites the community to attend one of the Chamber’s most popular monthly networking opportunities, First Friday Coffee. The March event will be complete with a free light breakfast from Precision Catering, coffee, prizes and great company while learning about a service line and program from SVMC Critical Care Intensivist Director. When: Friday, March 1, ...
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  • Sierra View Foundation Donates $100k for Oncology Tech Enhancements

    Presented to the Sierra View Medical Center (SVMC) Board of Directors during their first monthly meeting of the year, the Sierra View Foundation (SVF) donated a $100,000 check for a 4D CT(computerized tomography) Simulator benefitting Sierra View Medical Center’s Roger S. Good Cancer Treatment Center. On behalf of the Sierra View Foundation, Debbie Landers, Foundation Chair presented the ...
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  • SVMC Receives Good Marks for Patient Safety

    Sierra View Medical Center’s safety efforts are paying off, according to a nationally recognized scoring system that tracks how safe hospital patients are from errors, injuries, accidents, and infections. The Leapfrog Group, who tracks more than 2,600 hospitals across the country, gave Sierra View Medical Center a B Hospital Safety Grade, an improvement from receiving a C at the end of 2017. ...
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  • Valencia family give birth to Porterville's first baby of 2019

    It was a cold January morning, but inside the Sierra View Medical Center (SVMC) fourth floor a proud father held his newborn baby as the tired mother rested comfortably. Porterville’s first 2019 newborn baby, Adriel Valencia, was cheered by many after his arrival into the world. Baby Adriel was born at a healthy weight of seven pounds, three ounces, and he and his mom continued to rest ...
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