Get to know Registered Nurse Tammie R. Herndon, who serves patients in Worcester, Massachusetts.
Tammie, a registered nurse, serves as the Director of Professional Services and Nursing at UMass Memorial Health Care Cancer Center in Worcester, Massachusetts.
UMass Memorial Health Care Cancer Center is the clinical partner of the University of Massachusetts Medical School and the largest healthcare system in Central and Western Massachusetts. It is a not-for-profit/nonprofit healthcare network providing all levels of primary to quaternary healthcare.
Born in Leominster, Tammie earned her Associate’s Degree in Nursing (ADN) from Mount Wachusett Community College in Gardner, Massachusetts in 1999. She holds certifications as: a Certified Managed Care Nurse (CMCN), a Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL), a Certified Registered Nurse Intravenous (CRNI), a Certified Urologic Registered Nurse (CURN), and a Registered Nurse Clinical Specialist (RNCS). She is also certified in CPR, IV Therapy, and Wound Care.
Having always wanted to be a nurse since she was a child, Tammie now has over two decades of experience in the field. Attributing her success to her parents, she enjoys training new staff in the nursing field and home health is primarily her field of choice.
When asked what motivates her at the start of each day, she answers “the challenges of patient care in a home setting.” Through listening and offering a friendly smile, she strives to make a difference in the lives of her patients.
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 leadership, research, 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.
On a more personal note, Tammie is engaged. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking and oil painting. Her favorite movie is “It’s a Wonderful Life” and she enjoys all genres of music.
Learn More About Tammie R. Herndon:
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