Welcome Alexa Gordon, Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner at Cornerstone VNA

28Nov2020
30Dec2020

At Cornerstone VNA

Welcome Alexa Gordon, Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner at Cornerstone VNA

 

Cornerstone VNA, a local nonprofit provider of high-quality, skilled care at home, is pleased to welcome their newest medical provider to their Palliative Care, Alexa Gordon MSN, FNP-BC, APRN, Nurse Practitioner. According to Christine Dumont, NP, MSN, APRN, Palliative Care Manager, “We are thrilled to announce that Alexa has joined our Palliative Care Program.  Alexa brings with her years of experience that will benefit our patients and their family members in our community.”

 

Alexa received her degree in nursing from Simmons College in 2006 and graduated as Nurse Practitioner in 2011. According to Alexa, “I went to nursing school because I wanted to help people and improve their quality of life.” Alexa worked as an RN at Frisbie Memorial Hospital (FMH) on the coronary care unit for 5 years before returning to school to obtain her master's degree. She then worked for 3 years in Massachusetts before returning to FMH in the geriatric psychiatry department. Alexa adds, “I came to Cornerstone VNA to focus on person-centered care, and to be able to work with patients in their own environments [home], and help them define and meet their goals of care.”

 

Julie Reynolds, RN, MS, President/CEO adds, “We are very excited to have Alexa join our growing team of Palliative Care specialists. Her experience in cardiology and geriatrics will enhance our ability to manage our aging population and their healthcare needs at home.”

 

Cornerstone VNA is a nonprofit organization currently serving Rockingham, Strafford, Belknap and Carroll Counties in New Hampshire and York County in Maine. The team at Cornerstone VNA provides award-winning care and support through five distinct programs: Home Care, Hospice Care, Palliative Care, Life Care-Private Duty and Community Care. For 107 years, Cornerstone VNA has been committed to bringing services to people of all ages so that families can stay together at home, even when facing the challenges of aging, surgical recovery, chronic or life-threatening illnesses or end-of-life care. To learn more about Cornerstone VNA, visit www.cornerstonevna.org or call 800-691-1133.

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