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New Era of Health Care Commences for Camarillo

Staff and patients move in to the NEW St. John's Pleasant Valley Hospital to a larger more comfortable and state-of-the art facility

CAMARILLO, CA, December 21, 2018 – On Friday, December 21, 2018, the much-anticipated new St. John’s Pleasant Valley Hospital (SJPVH), a Dignity Health hospital, officially opened. The beautiful new facility has been in the making for three years, its completion is cause for celebration. Moving patients to the new facility was a seamless process made possible by collaboration and teamwork throughout the hospital by physicians, nurses, staff, and volunteers.

“Knowing that we’re moving patients into a hospital that provides the most advanced technology in a beautiful facility that was designed with both the patient and community in mind, makes it very special,” said Darren W. Lee, President and CEO, St. John’s Pleasant Valley Hospital and St. John’s Regional Medical Center.

The new St. John’s Pleasant Valley Hospital includes:

  • 50 spacious private rooms
  • Three new technologically advanced operating suites
  • State-of-the-art cardiac catheterization laboratory
  • Preoperative and post anesthesia care unit
  • Beautiful new lobby
  • Redesigned café
  • Charming gift boutique
The new SJPVH continues with its existing scope of services and adds a new, state-of-the-art catheterization lab allowing the hospital to perform heart procedures. Current services include emergency and non-emergency medical care, inpatient care, extensive on-site laboratory and radiology services, and other comprehensive multi-specialty services.

SJPVH health services and programs include, but are not limited to:
  • 24-hour Chapel
  • 24-hour Emergency Services
  • Cancer Care and Support
  • Cardiac Care and State-of-the-Art Catheterization
  • Community Outreach Programs
  • Diabetes Management Program
  • Health and Wellness Programs
  • Health Risk Assessments
  • Hyperbaric Medicine and Wound Healing
  • Intensive Care
  • Imaging Services
  • Inpatient and Outpatient Surgical Services
  • General Surgery
  • Neurological Care
  • On-Site Laboratory Services
  • Orthopedic Care
  • Palliative Care
  • Patient and Family Education
  • Primary Care
  • Spiritual Care
  • Sub-Acute Care
  • Women’s Services
SJPVH opened its doors in 1974, founded by a group of community leaders, who believed a hospital was needed in their community. For more information about SJPVH, please visit


About St. John’s Pleasant Valley Hospital
St. John’s Pleasant Valley Hospital in Camarillo is a recipient of the Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence and rated among America’s 100 Best Hospitals for stroke and pulmonary care by Healthgrades. St. John’s Pleasant Valley is a member of Dignity Health Central Coast, an integrated network of top quality hospitals, with physicians from the most prestigious medical schools, and comprehensive outpatient services - all recognized for quality, safety and service. Hospitals in the Dignity Health Central Coast region include Arroyo Grande Community Hospital in Arroyo Grande, French Hospital Medical Center in San Luis Obispo, Marian Regional Medical Center in Santa Maria and St. John’s Regional Medical Center in Oxnard. Each hospital is supported by an active philanthropic Foundation to help meet the growing health care needs of our communities. Learn more at

Publish date: 

Friday, December 21, 2018