Mountain View, CA – El Camino Health has reached agreement with Professional Resource for Nurses (PRN), the union that represents hospital nurses within its health system, on a new three-year contract. The mutually beneficial agreement, which was ratified by PRN members on Sunday, June 25, ensures El Camino Health continues to provide high quality care to the communities it serves. The new contract term runs from July 1, 2023 to June 30, 2026.
"This new agreement is a testament to our strong commitment to our nurses as well as our patients, who choose to seek care at El Camino Health," said Dan Woods, chief executive officer of El Camino Health. "The fact that we were able to reach consensus just three months after discussions began is a testament to the professionalism of the El Camino Hospital and PRN negotiating teams."
The contract with PRN continues El Camino Health's practice of providing hospital nurses with competitive pay and benefits and recognizes their dedication toward El Camino Health’s patients by delivering exceptional care every day.
About El Camino Health
El Camino Health has served the communities of Santa Clara County for more than 60 years, with nationally recognized physicians and nurses at two not-for-profit acute care hospitals in Los Gatos and Mountain View, and primary care, multi-specialty care, and urgent care locations across the region. El Camino Health is dedicated to giving patients high-quality care utilizing the most advanced technology and research, delivering results first and respect always.
Aside from achieving outstanding patient outcomes, the hospitals have earned numerous awards for clinical excellence, including being named one of the World's Best Hospitals 2023 by Newsweek and becoming the San Francisco Bay Area's first Magnet hospital, earning four consecutive designations from the American Nurses Credentialing Center for nursing excellence.
Key service lines include cancer care, cardiovascular care, maternity care, mental health and addiction services, orthopedics, pulmonology, urology and women's health. Visit www.elcaminohealth.org to learn more.