RN, MSN, CHPN
Caroline started at the VA in 2007 as a nurse in the Community Living Center. Prior to that, she spent 19 years at a community hospice agency working in a variety of roles including staff nurse, provider education, Nursing Home liaison, and manager of Inpatient, On-Call, and Continuous Care Teams. In 2008, she was selected to be the Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN) 23 Hospice and Palliative Care Program Manager which involves programs in 8 VA Medical Centers within a 5-state region. Current responsibilities include all Geriatrics, Extended Care, and Rehabilitation program management. Hospice and Palliative Care remains an essential part of those programs with teams located at each of the 8 medical facilities.