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Adventist Health Welcomes 15 New Nurses to its Hospitals in Ukiah and Willits


Adventist Health is pleased to welcome 15 new nurses to its clinical care teams at Adventist Health Ukiah Valley and Adventist Health Howard Memorial hospitals. The new nurses join Adventist Health having recently completed an extensive, two-year RN residency program.

“We’re thrilled to welcome such a wonderful group of nurses to the Adventist Health family and into the community," said Jill Bartolomie, nursing director at Adventist Health Ukiah Valley. “It's always exciting to welcome new nurses, Howard Memorial Associatesand we’re honored that this group has chosen Adventist Health as the place to begin their careers.”

The new nurses at Adventist Health Howard Memorial Hospital are Keleigh Hansen, Katelynn Joyner, Autumn Mahan, Sarah Petru and Kaylee Seaton.

Adventist Health Ukiah Valley welcomes Bobby Burns, Taylor Burrell, Gabriela Bushway, Shannon Colby, Guadalupe Gomez, Donna Perez, Krissi Talamantes, Aubrey Tamez, Marissa Wilkins and Ashley Williams.

“I started working at Adventist Health as a medical assistant and fell in love with working with pregnant woman and infants,” said Williams. “I was able to precept here in Ukiah in labor and delivery and never wanted to leave; so I’m excited to be able to follow my dream of becoming a nurse in the community I was raised in.”

The Adventist Health RN new graduate residency program welcomes four cohorts each year to help bolster the pipeline of local healthcare professionals.