Kiyo Teshima joined College Hospital Cerritos in 2002. She has served CHC in various capacities including Mental Health Worker, Staff RN, Charge RN, House Supervisor, Unit Manager, Director of Psychiatric Services, Nurse Educator, and Interim CNO.

As Chief Nursing Officer, Mrs. Teshima oversees all clinical departments, including Nursing, Social Services, Activity Therapy, and Utilization Review. She is responsible for the daily clinical operations at CHC. With a focus on patient-centered care and safety, she works to maintain a safe and positive environment for patients by emphasizing a team approach to care and providing support and assistance to clinical staff. She keeps the clinical departments current with all applicable rules and regulations.

Mrs. Teshima provides and maintains a variety of educational opportunities designed to meet the staff development needs of the CHC clinical departments. She oversees educational in-services, ensures staff competencies, and continuing education requirements for clinical staff.

Mrs. Teshima has been an RN for more than 30 years. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Human Development and a Master of Science in Nursing.

Kiyo Teshima, RN
Chief Nursing Officer
College Hospital Cerritos