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Kaiser names new chief nurse, wellness director
Manteca Bulletin

Kaiser has two new leaders in the Central Valley service area.

Patricia “Pidge” Gooch, RN, CENP, has been appointed Chief Nursing Officer for Kaiser Permanente in the Central Valley.

Gooch oversees nursing care, quality, and service standards at Kaiser Permanente Manteca Medical Center and Kaiser Permanente Modesto Medical Center.

She is a 1989 graduate of Ann May School of Nursing in Neptune, New Jersey. Prior to coming to Kaiser Permanente, Gooch was the Chief Nursing Officer of Doctors Hospital in Manteca.