Jennifer Laramie, RN, CHPN has been chosen as the new Program Director for the Hospice and Palliative Care programs at Central New Hampshire VNA & Hospice.
Laramie will lead the Hospice team: registered nurses; Dr. Carolyn Crosby, Medical Director; John Davies, Spiritual Care Coordinator; licensed nursing assistants; a social worker; bereavement coordinator; volunteers; and other health care professionals such as physical or occupational therapists, nutritionists, and a pharmacist. Laramie says, “The hospice team here is a dedicated group of caring and compassionate professionals providing high quality care in our community. I am honored to be a part of something I believe so wholeheartedly in.”
Central New Hampshire VNA & Hospice is not a new agency for Jennifer, since 2005 Laramie has been a leading clinician within the hospice program. Before that she worked as a Telemetry RN at LRGHealthcare. Laramie graduated from the New Hampshire Technical Institute RN program in 1996 Phi Kappa Theta and currently holds her certification as a Hospice & Palliative Nurse. She was born and raised in Chocorua, New Hampshire, has 2 children and stays very busy as a Girl Scout Leader and Coaching Youth Soccer League.
“We are proud to announce Jenn Laramie as the new Hospice Director of Central New Hampshire VNA & Hospice.” States CEO Margaret Franckhauser, “Jenn is richly experienced in both palliative care and hospice. She combines a nurse’s skill and compassion with a deep knowledge of the community and a strong command of the field. She was born and raised in Carroll County, so she is working in a place where she has deep roots. We look to Jenn to guide the program in making a difference in the lives of individuals and families.”
Hospice is a unique program which strives to provide the best, most compassionate care possible for individuals with life-limiting illnesses and to support families in times of enormous stress. Laramie says, “It is an honor and a privilege that a hospice patient and family allows us to be a part of their care at this intimate time in their life!”