Chino Valley Medical Center Announces New Chief Nursing Officer

Chino Valley Medical Center Announces New Chief Nursing Officer


(Chino, CA – October 7, 2016) – Chino Valley Medical Center is proud to announce the new Chief Nursing Officer (CNO), Christen Grelling, RN, MSN, FNP, PHN.

Grelling attended Azusa Pacific University earning her Bachelor of Science in Nursing and continued to pursue her Masters in Nursing and Family Nurse Practitioner from California State University at Long Beach. She began at Chino Valley Medical Center as the Magnet Program Director, followed by the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and Cardiac Catheterization Lab Director. Christen has consistently delivered high quality work ethic and passion for nursing, while simultaneously leading and mentoring her staff.

“Christen is going to bring renewed energy into our hospital,” Shares James M. Lally, DO, MMM, President and Chief Medical Officer. “She shows compassion for our patients and their families and is responsive to the needs of her staff and our hospital. Everyone is so proud of her accomplishments, this is well deserved.” Mrs. Grelling has a passion for the community that is unmatched. By definition, a Public Health Nurse works within the community to improve the overall health of the area. Chino Valley Medical Center is confident that the new CNO will live up to the definition by continuing to be a strong leader of integrity and compassion. “Nursing is the art of caring for someone. This is why I went into it. It brought science and humanity together for me.” Grelling shares, “I want to enhance what Chino Valley Medical Center has already accomplished. I love what this hospital stands for and its desire to serve the community as a whole.”

Chino Valley Medical Center is consistently recognized as one of the top hospitals in the nation. Recently, the hospital was recognized as one of the “100 Great Community Hospitals” in the nation by Becker’s Hospital Review. Additionally, Chino Valley received “100 Top Hospital” recognition from Truven Health Analytics five times and has received numerous quality recognitions from Healthgrades and other ratings agencies. Chino Valley Medical Center is one of the top hospitals in the nation, who stands ready to serve their local community with compassionate, quality care. Nationally recognized, locally preferred, community focused.


Chino Valley Medical Center, established in 1972, is a 112-bed community hospital centrally located in beautiful Southern California. After significant investments, Chino Valley has achieved outstanding quality and patient safety recognition from organizations including The Leapfrog Group, US News & World Report, Healthgrades, Women’s Choice Award®, and the National Research Corporation “Path to Excellence” award. The hospital provides the latest technology and services for improving lives including a da Vinci Robotic Surgery Unit and top-rated orthopedic and gastrointestinal care. A short drive away from all that Southern California has to offer, the suburb of Chino is considered a wonderful place to work, live and play.

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