With over 19 years experience in hospital, convenient care, provider offices and home care, Krista loves to be that nurse who can make the difference. She finds it very rewarding to be a patient advocate, educator and compassionate care giver. In her free time she teaches skiing and loves dancing and walking with her pups.
Colleen is part of our Home Care and Hospice Nursing team with over 12 years experience in the field. She has her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Vermont and her specialty at PBCH is with Hospice and Palliative Care. Everyday she is inspired; spending time with clients and their families. Connecting and supporting people in their homes and throughout their journeys is a privilege and especially knowing that a smile or act of kindness from her can be the best medicine, is very rewarding.
With a Doctorate and Masters Degree in Nursing, Kelly joins PBCH as their Quality RN helping with Nursing leadership, Epidemiology, Population Health, Oncology and Hospice Education. “When I was 15 years old, I decided to become a nurse when my father was on Hospice care at home. I watched the nurses care for him and knew that was what I wanted to do when I grew up; care for people that were ill. I became a nurse and never had a thought about doing anything else for more than 30 years.”
A Massachusetts native, Emily graduated in 2015 from her Nursing Program in Springfield, MA. She has greatly enjoyed working in Long Term Care/Rehabilitation, public and private school nursing, as well as summer camp nursing. Helping people feel comfortable and aiding in the healing process is a great privilege. She strives to maintain a positive attitude and a sense of humor. While not working she enjoys hiking, snowboarding, or anything that gets her outside!
Kathy has been a Registered Nurse for over 40 years and brings her experience to Pemi-Baker’s Hospice department. She is also a certified health coach and her personal hobbies are quilting, baking, playing guitar and mandolin.
Jessie has over 41 years experience as an LNA. Her passion is taking care of others and making them feel important. In her down time Jessie likes spending time with her dogs, gardening, painting and reading.
Melody Sackett, LNA has joined Pemi-Baker’s Nursing department, visiting clients with home care as well as hospice needs. She was drawn to the LNA field because ‘making someone more comfortable or putting a smile on their face is the best feeling in the world!’
In her down time Melody loves cooking, kayaking and long scenic drives.
Michaella has always enjoyed being around people and being able to help in anyway she could. When not working in Pemi’s home care department, she enjoys horseback riding, hunting, fishing, hiking and spending time with family and friends.
Roberta has been a practicing LNA for 17 years and she is inspired by giving back to the people who have already given. Her hobbies include swimming, kayaking, golfing, camping, watching sports and anything outdoors.
Judy is an energetic and dedicated Speech-Language Pathologist, who has worked in the field for more than 33 years. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Speech and Hearing Science and in Education from Michigan State University. Judy went on to earn a Masters in Speech Pathology and Audiology from the University of Washington and her professional focus has been on supporting the communication needs of young children and adults. Judy has served as President and President-Elect for the NH Speech-Language Hearing Association and has had other areas of focus in Neurological conditions, sign language, autism, pediatric and adult eating and swallowing conditions, augmentative communication and cognitive syndromes and conditions. Her interests include reading, photography, outdoor activities and travel.