|Volunteers in Medicine Berkshires Welcomes New Clinical Care Coordinator|
|01:49PM / Friday, November 30, 2018|
GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — Katherine Ryan Waiveris of Monterey has joined the staff of Volunteers in Medicine Berkshires as its clinical care coordinator.
Waiveris brings more than a decade of nursing and leadership experience and community service to the free medical facility in Great Barrington.
"Katie has been a part of many medical teams and will help VIM continue to provide the highest quality of care to our patients," said Arthur Peisner, chairperson of the Board of Trustees.
Waiveris has most recently served as a cardiopulmonary program manager at Fairview Hospital. At Fairview, she was known for her strong clinical and communication skills as she engaged patients in programs encouraging heart-healthy lifestyles and as a resource nurse for the emergency department. Her background also includes work in emergency room nursing where she was often the charge nurse. Prior to that, she worked in a 32-bed Medical Telemetry unit at New Britain General Hospital.
Waiveris received her bachelor of science in nursing from Saint Joseph University in West Hartford, Conn., and her bachelor of arts from Hartwick College. Waiveris has studied abroad in Ghana and Ireland.