Melanie Parinello, RN, Director or Nursing
Providing RN oversight on every case from day one
How long have you been a nurse?
I have been a nurse for over 12 years. I worked as a CNA in the late 1990’s then went into the food service industry for a number of years before furthering my education.
What experience do you bring to Brightstar Care?
I have worked in a variety of settings that include home health, hospice, behavior health, and long-term care. I have been in nurse leadership for over nine years. My specialty is educating and empowering not only clients, but the staff that care for our clients.
What aspects of your job are you most passionate about?
Ensuring my team is providing care with compassion and maintaining client dignity.
I provide a higher standard of care for our Brightstar Care clients by….
Providing client-centered care and empowering my team to do the same. It’s important we maintain respect and dignity with our clients at all times.
If you have questions about how RN oversight works at BrightStar of VA - Fredericksburg, or if want to speak with our Director of Nursing, please call us at (540) 376-3131.