Sandy Guilfoyle RN is the second longest OHC employee. She will be with OHC for 20 years on July 30th. She started as an LPN and went back to school for her RN. Sandy has been to more different sites than any other nurse. I cannot think of a client in Massachusetts that Sandy has not covered at. She is the first one to raise her hand for the strange assignments we get. She has a great sense of humor and is helpful. Sandy we are so happy you have spent the last 20 years with OHC! Here is [...]
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Richard Fontaine has been working for OHC for FIFTEEN years! He has worked at so many companies during his tenure: Federal government, Post Office, Biogen, Dana Farber, Newton Wellesley, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Astra Zeneca, Shire, and Liberty Mutual. His primary sites currently are Gillette and Sanofi. Richard’s dry sense of humor and knowledge of current events makes him wonderful to work with. Here is his story: I got into nursing when I was at URI. One of my friends told me a male nurse would never have any problem getting a job. That was all I needed to [...]
Kim Begin RN has worked for OHC for 4 years. She has done multiple sites including Raytheon, Liberty Mutual, Lahey Clinic, Commonwealth Care Alliance, Pfizer, Brooksby Village, and more. All of these sites always request Kim to return. Kim is flexible, hard working and helpful. We are grateful she is part of our team! Here is Kim’s inspiring story: I was a welfare brat! And lived in a 3 generational home in Peabody. My grandparents had emigrated from Greece. My mother had an 8th grade education. She was made to quit school, work in the leather factories and give [...]
Stephanie Grant joined OHC She has had the opportunity to work at Insulet, Gillette and doing COVID vaccines. The photo is of her giving her first covid vaccine! She approaches all assignments with an eagerness to learn. We are glad Stephanie is part of our team. Stephanie Grant Nursing Story: I graduated with my Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology in 2016. After graduating, I began working as a Mental Health Specialist at McLean Hospital, which is a psychiatric hospital in Belmont MA! I have such a passion for mental health. After about a year of floating between all [...]
Carla Collins NP has been working with OHC since 2017. During this time she had an adorable baby boy. It has been fun working with Carla and watching Theo grow up. Here is Carla's story: I spent the year of 2007 travelling abroad, teaching English, and considering what to do with my life. As the daughter of a rural pediatrician I have always held a strong interest in working in healthcare. While I was travelling is when I really started to think seriously about nursing. I realized I wanted a career that would have both intellectual fulfilment and practical [...]
Gail Maniscalco RN joined OHC is 2020 – she job shares with another nurse at the Siemen’s site in Tarrytown, NY. Here is Gail’s story: Just a summary of my history. I graduated from college with a psychology degree and a minor in biology. I had three children very quickly..... I worked at the New York telephone company for a short period and then stayed home with the children. When my youngest daughter was in kindergarten I went to Pace University for lunch with a friend. She asked the professor if I could sit in on microbiology class. He [...]
Jane Kelly RN has been working with OHC for almost 3 years. She is one of the most creative nurses that we work with – always coming up with innovative ideas. She also has a large collection of ceramic frogs she keeps in her front yard and I laugh every time she gets a new one. Here is Jane Kelly’s story ... I loved science in high school, even did an advanced Anatomy & Physiology class where we dissected a cat. Harder than the classes in nursing school. Went to Mount Auburn Hospital School of Nursing in Cambridge, graduated [...]
Judy Wu RN, BSN has been with OHC since 2013 - she has had assignments at multiple hospital sites including: Brigham & Women's, Beth Israel, Carney, Spaulding, Good Smartian, MGH, Dana Farber, and Lahey. As well as assignments for the Federal Government, Liberty Mutual and Shire. We are grateful to have Judy as part of or team! Judy Wu's story: I selected a nursing for my professional career because of my father. It was a long time ago. One day I received a phone call from my family in Taiwan that my father had a life-threatening accident and was [...]
Larry Reich RN, COHN-S Story I am a retired Army Nurse — Right after graduating Nursing School I went on active duty and have been assigned to many posts and positions During my last tour, I was assigned to Keller Army Hospital at West Point. The local Army Reserve Units would do their 2 weeks of active duty, working with us at Keller. I met a reservist that worked at IBM in Poughkeepsie, as an Occupational health Nurse He talked me into giving Occ Health a try and offered me a job with IBM in Manhattan, after I retired [...]
Sheila Wilson RN, BSN, MPH has been an OHC employee since 2013! Here is her story! It was May 1979. As I stood in line with my classmates to receive our diplomas, I could feel my emotions running high. I looked in the stands and saw the people that supported me and the tears just started running down my face. I am blessed, I am going to be a nurse. I went back to the same floor I worked at as a medical assistant but this time as a new nurse. It was scary but within a year I [...]