Danvers, MA – Care Dimensions, the largest hospice and palliative care organization in Massachusetts, has appointed Julie Jackman, RN, BSN, to director of admissions. In this role, she is responsible for strategic planning and management of the 24/7 Referral Center and Admissions team.
Jackman brings nine years of experience in senior-living resident care management, hospital site nursing, group home clinical administration and hospice admissions nursing. “Working in hospice is very rewarding for me and makes me feel like I’m contributing to patients, their families and the staff that supports them every day,” she says. “I’m especially mindful of the needs of family caregivers because they do so much and can benefit from the extra support hospice can give them.”
“Julie’s experience and skills are a great addition to the referral center and admissions team,” says Patty Ramsden, VP and chief clinical officer. “She not only has worked closely with patients and families, but she has been a referral partner, so she understands everyone’s needs, the importance of great communication and seamless transitions of care, and all of the competing demands and dynamics, which is a constant balancing act.”
Jackman received her Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from Salem State University and her Bachelor of Science in Community Health Education from the University of Massachusetts-Lowell.
About Care Dimensions
Care Dimensions is the largest hospice and palliative care provider to adults and children in Massachusetts. As a nonprofit, community-based leader in advanced illness care, Care Dimensions provides comprehensive hospice, palliative care, grief support in more than 100 communities in Massachusetts. Founded in 1978 as Hospice of the North Shore, Care Dimensions cares for patients wherever they live – in their homes, in skilled nursing facilities and assisted living communities, in hospitals, or at our two inpatient hospice facilities, the Care Dimensions Hospice House in Lincoln and the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers. Additionally, Care Dimensions HomeMD program provides in-home primary care to patients over age 65 in select communities on the North Shore and Greater Boston who have difficulty leaving home. The Care Dimensions Learning Institute educates more than 7,000 health care professionals and community members each year on advanced illness and end-of-life topics. Please visit www.CareDimensions.org to learn more about Care Dimensions.
Since 1978, Care Dimensions has provided comprehensive and compassionate care for individuals and families dealing with life-threatening illnesses. As the non-profit leader in advanced illness care, we offer services in over 100 communities in Massachusetts.