Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital

351 South Patterson Avenue
Santa Barbara, CA  93111

28 Beds

Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital is a 48-bed facility located in Santa Barbara, California. Established in 1966, Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital has been recognized for its Breast Imaging Center, and Center for Orthopedics. This medical facility has been awarded the Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission as well as the Blue Distinction Center designation from Blue Cross Blue Shield. Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital also boasts the Ridley-Tree Center for Wound Management, offering the most advanced treatments for wound care.

A vibrant and funky coastal town, Santa Barbara lies between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains. With a population of around 90k, Santa Barbara is both a popular tourist destination but also a diverse college town. The Amtrak line provides easy access south to San Diego and north to San Luis Obispo. While water sports are found in abundance here, there are several remote wilderness areas within an easy reach. Channel Islands National Park is also accessible via boat. In 2018, Santa Barbara was ranked no. 1 by U.S. News & World Report for the ideal climate, with moderate temperatures year round. If you’re ready to get away from some cold weather, or are looking to do some incredible outdoor exploration, be sure to add Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital to your next travel nurse destination.

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Epic

What was the average patient acuity?

Average Pt Acuity is

1 - Independent, minimal medications needs, alert and oriented, continent, less than two co-morbidities, English speaking
10 - Dependent, lots of meds, confused, incontinent, more than two co-morbidities, non-english speaking

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Was the nurse to patient ratio up to California standards?

Nurse to Patient Ratio up to California Standards?

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0.0% responded NO

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