Get to know Registered Nurse and Certified Case Manager, Pamela A. Marshall, who serves patients in Bremerton, Washington.
A member of the American Organization for Nursing Leadership, Pamela is a registered nurse and certified case manager who can be found on staff at Harrison Medical Center in Bremerton, Washington.
Harrison Bremerton is part of CHI Franciscan, one of the largest healthcare systems in the Puget Sound. Whether a patient needs heart care or has a medical emergency, expert health care is close to home at Harrison Medical Center in Bremerton. Since 1918, the providers working there have helped local families stay healthy with skilled, compassionate care. Their mission is to make a positive difference in people’s lives through exceptional health care.
Among her varied professional roles, she serves as the Executive Director of Acute Care, the Director of Innovations and Learning, as well as the Manager of the Medical-Surgical Unit.
Although she had always been a natural caregiver, Pamela was driven to make a difference in someone else’s world. As a young girl, she would babysit for a family where the mother was a surgical nurse who really fascinated and inspired her.
In 1975, she earned her nursing degree from Napa Valley College in Napa, California. She then went on to obtain her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Washington, followed by her Master of Science in Nursing degree from Western Governors University in Salt Lake City, Utah in 2017. All throughout her schooling, including nursing school, her close friend since the age of 6 served as her guide, sharing her wealth of knowledge.
Looking back, Pamela feels blessed by the opportunities that she has been given. She has been able to maintain a balance between the good and bad qualities in her practice and how to deal with them.
A registered nurse (RN) is a nurse who has graduated from a nursing program and met the requirements outlined by a country, state, province or similar licensing body to obtain a nursing license. RNs fulfill a variety of job duties. In addition to their primary role in treating and caring for patients, their responsibilities also include educating patients and the public about a variety of medical conditions, as well as providing emotional support and advice to the families of their patients. Other RN job functions include performing diagnostic tests and analyzing results, operating medical equipment, administering medications, recording patients’ symptoms and medical histories, and assisting with patient rehabilitation and follow-up.
A certified case manager has the expertise, knowledge, and professional experience to provide the right services to patients across the continuum of care, including those with serious or complex medical conditions, and/or catastrophic injuries and illnesses.
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