Oceanside CA—Scripps Health will construct a new medical office building in Oceanside. The 85,000-square-foot facility was approved in a unanimous vote Monday by the Oceanside Planning Commission.
“We are very pleased to be able to offer expanded services to patients in North County,” said Chris Van Gorder, Scripps president and CEO. “We are focused on providing our patients with the services and quality care they’ve come to expect from Scripps, combined with the convenient access that they want – the new Scripps medical office building in Oceanside will accomplish that.”
Located on Jefferson Street near state route 78, the facility will include physician offices, urgent care, comprehensive imaging, outpatient surgery and GI labs. Construction is expected to begin in the fall, with opening anticipated for spring 2020.
Design elements of the three-story facility will feature a fresh, modern look, with a glass façade to allow in natural light. It will be built with sustainability in mind, incorporating solar, as well as energy- and water-efficiency measures.
About Scripps Health
Founded in 1924 by philanthropist Ellen Browning Scripps, Scripps is a nonprofit integrated health care delivery system based in San Diego, Calif. Scripps treats more than 700,000 patients annually through the dedication of 3,000 affiliated physicians and more than 15,000 employees among its five acute-care hospital campuses, home health care services, 27 outpatient centers and clinics, and hundreds of affiliated physician offices throughout the region.
Recognized as a leader in disease and injury prevention, diagnosis and treatment, Scripps is also at the forefront of clinical research. With three highly respected graduate medical education programs, Scripps is a longstanding member of the Association of American Medical Colleges. Scripps has been ranked five times as one of the nation’s best health care systems by Truven Health Analytics. Its hospitals are ranked No. 1 in San Diego County and among the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. Scripps also is recognized by Advisory Board, Fortune and Working Mother magazine as one of the best places in the nation to work. More information can be found at www.scripps.org.