Meet Our Resident Care Managers

rcm-teamWho ensures every Resident receives attention, compassion and medical action — and manages the nursing staff?

Resident Care Managers!

This team— known as RCMs — is equipped to anticipate and respond to medical, physical and emotional needs. Meet your Resident Care Manager Team :

From left:

Alea Paulus, RN, joined Columbia Basin in October 2017, and previously spent over a decade as a psychiatric nurse with an emphasis on geriatrics, working in acute care settings.

Mario Cardenas, RN,  has been a Resident Care Manager since 2017. He is a graduate of Columbia Gorge Community College and is currently attending Linfield College.

Priscilla Heimsoth, LPN, is Assistant Resident Care Manager. She worked several years as a traveling nurse, and at Oregon Veterans’ Home.

Julie Rockowski, RN, has worked in long-term care for nearly a decade. She joined Columbia Basin Care in 2017, and was previously employed at Hood River Care Center and Oregon Veterans’ Home.