HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN A NURSE?
I have been a licensed nurse for 25 years; graduating from Springfield Hospital Center’s Licensed Practical Nurse Program, and later from Carroll Community College with an Associate’s Degree in Nursing.
WHAT EXPERIENCE DO YOU BRING TO BRIGHTSTAR CARE?
My nursing career has allowed me to gain experience in many areas including mental health, substance abuse, pediatrics, medical-surgical, oncology, neonatal intensive care, intellectual disabilities, as well as administration and nurse consultation. I am a graduate of the Mildred Baron Scholarship Program at The Copper Ridge Institute (for Alzheimer’s disease and Dementia) and a Maryland Board of Nursing approved Case Manager and Delegating Nurse. Additional training includes Forensic Wound Identification, Nursing Interventions for Autism, and Disaster Readiness and Response. I served as a mentor for nursing students at Carroll Community College and I am a member of the Infusion Nurses Society.
WHAT ASPECT OF YOUR JOB ARE YOU MOST PASSIONATE ABOUT?
Developing an individualized plan of care for each client is my passion. Every client is different, and their wishes and needs are different too. This approach to care ensures the client receives quality, compassionate, personalized support in their home.
I PROVIDE A HIGHER STANDARD OF CARE FOR OUR CLIENTS BY...
Being committed to working together with our caregivers to provide a level of care that exceeds the client’s expectations and provides peace of mind to the client and their family members.