Jessica P Valdez, MSN, RN, EMT-P, CFRN, CMTE
ANNOUNCEMENT! HEMS Critical Care is thrilled to announce Flight Nurse Jessica Valdez has joined our team as a regular blog contributor. Jessica began her career in flight medicine with Med-Trans Corporation in June 2011. In 2016, Med-Trans expanded their education department, and Jessica is now a Professional Development Manager where she focuses on new employee orientation and clinical coach development.
Jessica holds a Masters of Nursing in Leadership and Management from Western Governor’s University. She is also a graduate of the Medical Transport Leadership Institute holding the Certified Medical Transport Executive Certification. She is an active member of the Air & Surface Transport Nurses Association ASTNA and has sat on the Emergency Nurses Association Emergency Preparedness Committee.
Jessica currently lives in Nashville, Tennessee. She is a member of the TN-1 Disaster Medical Assistance Team and recently deployed for Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. When not working, she enjoys attending Burn Bootcamp and training for her next marathon.Jessica may be reached at Jessica.Valdez@med-trans.net or via Linkedin at www.linkedin.com/in/jessica-picanzo-valdez. Please help us welcome Jessica to our team.