Vivian Dorado, LVN

Wellness Nurse


Vivian was born and raised in Santa Barbara. She is the second eldest of 5 children; 1 sister and 3 brothers. Vivian attended all local schools and in 2005 as a senior in high school, she was dually enrolled and graduated from San Marcos with her high school diploma and Santa Barbara City College with her CNA license. She continued her education at Santa Barbara City College and CCI in Ventura and graduated with her LVN license in 2008. 


Vivian has worked as a CNA at the sub-acute unit at Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital and at Vista Del Monte; where she later became a Charge Nurse. Before coming to Heritage House she worked for Central Coast Nursing, a skilled nursing facility as a Charge Nurse and ended her 4 years with them as the MDS (Minimum Data Set) Coordinator.


In her spare time Vivian enjoys running, hiking on our beautiful Santa Barbara trails and traveling; she recently visited Romania and hopes to continue her travels in the future.


Vivian is passionate about her care for others and her work and looks forward to being a part of such a wonderful community!