The Victoria Care Center celebrates over 500 Years of service

There are several employees who have been at Victoria since their opening.

Victoria Care Center is excited to announce a celebration was recently held called 500 Years of Service recognizing over 40 employees each of whom have served over 10 years. The total number of years that was celebrated was 590..  The celebration was held at the Olive Garden in Oxnard.

The job titles of the employees recognized were management,  certified nursing assistants, licensed vocational nurses, registered nurses, physical / occupational / speech therapists, housekeepers, dietary team members, business office, and social services.

One of the employees honored is retiring after 20 years having served in the business office for the entire time and most recently serving as the Business Office Director. Brenda remembers joining Victoria Care Center when it was originally owned by Community Memorial Hospital and a local developer.

Another who was recognized was Peter, in laundry services, who was one of their first employees and continues to work part-time after 25 years.

Today, Victoria Care Center is part of the Ensign Group which operates over 200 skilled nursing / rehab, assisted living, home health and hospice agencies in over 10 states. Victoria serves long term residents and operates the Post-Acute Rehab Center known as the PARC at Victoria.  The PARC has 80 beds and is the largest provider of services to Kaiser, a large managed care organization and serves patients referred from all of the major hospitals in Ventura County.

Tyler Douglas, Chief Information Officer represented Ensign Group, headquartered in Mission Viejo, at the event and thanked each and all of the employees for exemplifying the culture of Ensign Group – to dignify long term care in the eyes of the world.

Tyler was the second employee hired and there are now over 30,000 employees. The broad types of services provided by Victoria and other Ensign facilities are helping to restore lives and lead the way in adapting to dramatic changes in the healthcare world.

Victoria Care Center has been rated by U.S. News and World Report one of the best long-term care facilities in America.  Victoria Care Center and the PARC are located at 5445 Everglades Street in Ventura.

Further information may be obtained at www.VictoriaCareCenter.com .

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