Nurse Kim has been an RN since 2011 and prior to that was an EMT-Paramedic in Northern New Mexico since 1999. She’s worked in emergency medicine for 20 years and recently was the Clinical Educator for a Level III trauma center in Santa Fe, NM as well as in the company’s free standing ER clinic. Kim worked for Partners in Health during the 2014-2015 West Africa Ebola outbreak as an Ebola nurse, then Program Manager of Maforki ETU and finally the Clinical lead for PIH involvement at Koidu Government Hospital in Sierra Leone.
She’s volunteered with RN Response Network on the border in Arizona ensuring healthcare for immigrants. Kim’s volunteered with Global Outreach Doctors in the Democratic Republic of the Congo performing an assessment of South Kivu district healthcare facilities and the need for care for gender-based violence survivors. Kim also guided local DRC medical leaders on preventative measures around Ebola virus in the region. When not traveling on healthcare missions, Kim is passionate on raising her teenage daughter.