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Porterville Hospital Nursing Services

In order to promote quality patient care, Sierra View Medical Center provides nursing services, including nursing care, on a 24-hour-a-day, seven day-a-week basis to those patients requiring such care, treatment, and service. Our nurses are highly-qualified, compassionate medical professionals who are dedicated to developing a comfortable environment for our patients and providing the highest-quality of care.

Nursing services are provided in the following areas:

  • Intensive Care Unit
  • Telemetry Unit
  • Medical/Surgical Unit
  • Post-Partum Unit
  • Nursery
  • Labor & Delivery Unit
  • Emergency Department
  • Surgical Services
  • Distinct Part Skilled Nursing Facility
  • Cancer Treatment Center
  • Chronic Dialysis Center
  • Radiology Department

Providing Monitored, Quality Medical Care

Sierra View Medical Center provides Nursing Services in an effort to ensure that each patient's status is regularly monitored, that the provision of nursing care, treatment, and services is coordinated, and that assistance is available for other professionals in implementing treatment plans. In order to support the accomplishment of these activities and goals, Sierra View Medical Center will provide a sufficient number of qualified nursing staff in each department.

Our nursing staff is carries out the following duties:

  • Assesses the patient's nursing care needs
  • Plans and provides nursing care interventions
  • Prevents complications and promotes improvement in the patient's comfort and wellness
  • Alerts other health care professionals to the patient's conditions, as needed
  • Supervises and coordinates care given by staff members other than registered nurses

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