OXNARD, CA – (April 14, 2020) – St. John’s Regional Medical Center (SJRMC), a member of Dignity Health, recently debuted a light display with the message, “We Heart Our Nurses and Staff,” to thank all the health care employees for their ongoing commitment and around-the-clock dedication during this pandemic. In recognition to all the frontline responders, SJRMC is projecting this message at night daily to show appreciation to hospital staff and other health care workers within the community.
“Beginning tonight, St. John’s Regional Medical Center will light up a message for all our heroic healthcare workers on the front line of the coronavirus pandemic,” said Darren Lee, President and CEO of St. John’s Regional Medical Center and St. John’s Pleasant Valley Hospital. “The light message will serve as a visual reminder that although we may not be able to physically come together, there is nothing stronger than when our spirits come together as one, in support of our health care team.”
This daily act commemorates all doctors, nurses, medical employees and the many individuals that are working on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic to care for our communities.
About Dignity Health - St. John’s Regional Medical Center
St. John’s Regional Medical Center in Oxnard is a recipient of the Healthgrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence (2012-2015) and is rated among America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care for five consecutive years. St. John’s Regional Medical Center’s cardiac program offers effective treatment for heart disease as a STEMI Receiving Center, world-class clinical research trials, a certified primary stroke center, and recently became the first hospital in California to offer the world’s smallest leadless pacemaker for patients with bradycardia – slow heart rate. In addition, St. John’s was the first and only hospital in Ventura County to perform cryoablation, an innovative procedure to treat atrial fibrillation – a common heart rhythm disorder. St. John’s Cancer Program is accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer and offers a lung cancer program recognized as the only Center of Excellence in Ventura County. The 16-bed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at St. John’s provides family centered care for newborns requiring highly specialized attention. Learn more here.