Peggy Tilley, RN
Medical/Surgical Services Director
"I like working at Alvarado Hospital because our nurses have a commitment
and passion for patient safety."
Lorena Villegas, RN
"Caring for others is the biggest gift you can give back to the community.
Here at Alvarado, we are a family that gives back to the community each
and every day and I am proud to say, that is why I work here."
Critical Care Services Director
"I honestly think that nursing chose me. I don't remember setting
the goal of wanting to be a nurse, everything just seemed to lead in that
direction. Looking back, I can't imagine myself doing anything else."
Perioperative Services Director
"I originally went into nursing simply to serve people. Today and
every day, I consciously choose nursing again because I am part of a team
of healthcare professionals who positively influence the quality of life
for patients and their families. The personal reward is immeasurable!"
Regional Rehabilitation Services Director
"I have been working in acute rehabilitation for 27 years. I love
my job because every day I get to work with an incredible team of physicians,
nurses, therapists, speech pathologists and social workers who bring so
much passion to their healing work. It’s a miracle to see what their
expertise can do to restore the lives of people who have experienced life-changing
Medical Staff Services Director
"It is a pleasure to work with an organization and a unique medical
staff team that is dedicated to patient care. I look forward to continuing
to build a collaborative partnership."
Case Management Director
"In case management, we strive to meet the needs of each of our patients
and their families, and to provide for a safe discharge when they leave
Information Technology Director
"I have always had an interest in information technology and healthcare
- to be able to combine both as a career makes this job rewarding."
Health Information Management Director
"Ensuring health information integrity and advocating for patient-centric
healthcare services in a technology-driven environment are my passion.
Alvarado Hospital has an amazing leadership team that makes my journey
here delightful thus far."
Imaging & Cardiology Director
"I chose the healthcare field due to a lifelong intrinsic desire
to help others. Being part of the Prime team has allowed that desire to
manifest itself in the most positive ways, as quality patient care is
the predominant pillar of the Prime model. I am grateful and proud to
be part of something great each and every day."
Regional Lab Services Director
"What a great privilege it is to help others through allied healthcare
services. In the laboratory department, we take that responsibility very
seriously by ensuring we provide only accurate and timely test results."
Cam Tran, PharmD
Pharmacy Services Director
"I am committed to lead a high-performance pharmacy.”
Social Services Director
"What attracted me to psychology was the focus on the human aspect
of healthcare. We often get so focused on the medical condition, that
we forget to focus on our patients' mental health. My profession helps
ensure we at Alvarado focus on the whole person."
Pulmonary/Sleep Center Director
"I am honored to be a part of the Alvarado Hospital Team to serve
"To promote something that truly matters and to support the dedicated
clinical staffs is an honor."
Lori Turgeon, RN
Emergency Services Director
"I have been a nurse for a long time and prefer a medium-size facility
that has a family atmosphere, which I found here at Alvarado Hospital.
This is my second home and family!"
"I work in healthcare because I love to help people. It allows me
to be part of a team that uses their knowledge and experience to provide
outstanding care to the individuals we are caring for."
"Many people would not want my job, but I love it. Everyday, I learn
something new! You just must remember that no one expects you to be perfect,
but they do expect you to fix things when they go wrong."
Patient Access Director
"The care given at Alvarado Hospital is second to none — it's
like your own family caring for you! That is why I entrust Alvarado Hospital
and its physicians for my medical care."
Plant Operations Director
Patient Financial Services Director
"My affinity for numbers makes my involvement in the revenue cycle
process at Alvarado Hospital a natural fit.”
Karin Berntsen, RN
Performance Improvement Director
"Healthcare is the passion of my life!"
Distribution and Central Supply Director
Environmental Services Director