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News Releases / 2009

CMH Hires Cobb as Director of Emergency Department

Ventura, California, 11/09/2009

Cheryl Evans Cobb, RN, BSN, PHN, who has over25 years of experience as both an emergency room nurse and administrator, has been hired as Director of Community Memorial Hospital’s Emergency Department.

Cobb comes to CMH after serving two years as Director of Emergency Services at West Hills Hospital and Medical Center in West Hills. Previously, Cobb served as Manager of the Emergency Department of Encino-Tarzana Regional Medical Center from 2006 to 2007 and Manager of Disease Management at the Motion Picture & Television Fund in Woodland Hills from 2004 to 2006. Cobb also was Assistant Department Administrator of Emergency Services at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in Woodland Hills from 1999 to 2004.

Before entering hospital administration, Cobb was an ER nurse at various southern California hospitals including Northridge Hospital Medical Center in Northridge , Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach and Robert F Kennedy Medical Center in Hawthorne for over fifteen years. She is an active member of the Emergency Nurses Association.

In her new capacity, Cobb directs all operations, programs and activities in CMH’s 23 bed Emergency Room. Her duties include preparing capital and operating budgets, and implementing practices to improve ED throughput and patient safety.

Cobb, who lives in Westlake Village, received her diploma in Nursing from Los Angeles County Medical Center School of Nursing in 1983. She also has a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from The University of Phoenix.