‘Best place to work'

For two years in a row, Community Hospital has been voted "Best Place to work in Monterey County" by the readers of Monterey County Weekly newspaper. Hear what some of our employees have to say:

"I love my patients and I love the people I work with, all of them."   - Anwar Duensing, 2005 Nurse of the Year

"Nursing is my passion. Teaming up with Community Hospital staff and caring for those who are sick is fulfilling my life's passion."  - Shirley Granstrom, 2006 Nurse of the Year

"I really love my job, love taking care of people who need help, are sick, and can't do for themselves. It's our great honor to be able to help people in need."  - Stephanie Harr, 2007 Nurse of the Year   

Opportunities for advancement, New challenges

Community Hospital offers opportunities for employees who would like to transition from non-clinical jobs to medical careers, or from one area of specialization to another.

Maria LopezMartha Lopez

Martha Lopez (right), a clerical employee, decided to become a radiation therapist.  

"The entire process and my new job absolutely changed the quality of my life completely. I'm not talking about finances, but about my appreciation for life."

Read her story.

JoMarie FaulkersonJoMarie Faulkerson

JoMarie Faulkerson (right), the 2008 Nurse of the Year, has spent her time at Community Hospital in a range of roles, from critical-care nurse in ICU to Quality Management. 

Read her story.