Caroline Esparza, MHA, RN

COO/CNO

Caroline EsparzaCaroline Esparza, MHA, RN, has more than 25 years of experience managing patient care services, with expertise in program development, financial management, physician relations and quality improvement. Her responsibilities at Adventist Health Simi Valley include oversight of all clinical programs.

Prior to assuming patient care responsibilities at Adventist Health Simi Valley in February 2004, Esparza was the operations administrator & chief nurse executive for Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, California.

Esparza has a bachelor's degree in healthcare management and a master's degree in health administration, both from the University of La Verne in La Verne, California. She is a member of the Association of California Nurse Leaders and is a past president of the Nursing Leadership Council, Northwest section.

Esparza is a proud advocate of improving patient care through a teamwork approach.