Sierra Vista Announces New Trauma Program ManagerMar 30, 2017
Bateman has worked at Sierra Vista for the past 13 years, most recently as clinical nurse supervisor. Her nursing experience includes critical care and emergency services. For the last five years, Bateman has been an instructor for Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) and an integral part of Sierra Vista’s trauma program. Bateman received her associate’s degree in nursing from Cuesta College and later was a clinical instructor for the program.
The trauma center at Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center is verified as a Level III trauma center by the Verification Review Committee (VRC), an ad hoc committee of the Committee on Trauma (COT) of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). Sierra Vista is the only hospital along the Highway 101 corridor to achieve this status between Santa Barbara and San Jose.