About us

Our Executive Team


Caroline Esparza, MHA, RN, Senior Vice President & Chief Nurse Executive

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 Simi Valley Hospital include oversight of nursing services, transitional care, pharmacy, home care, rehab services, the Child Development Center and Family Connection.

Prior to assuming patient care responsibilities at Simi Valley Hospital 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.