Kirshanna Jaramillo M.A., the Administrator of Hawthorne House of Salem, has extensive experience working with persons with Alzheimer’s and related dementia, as well as with their families and staff since 2004. She finished school for Medical Assisting in 2010.
Kirshanna has been employed with Pacific Living Centers, Inc. since 2008 as a universal caregiver. In October 2012 Kirshanna was promoted to the Assistant Administrator position at Hawthorne House. In March 2014 the Administrator position came available at Hawthorne House of Salem and Kirshanna was offered the promotion and accepted.
Kirshanna Jaramillo had completed the ‘Practicing the Value of Community Based Care’ 40 Hour ALF RCF Administrators Training in October 2013 and continues with ongoing education as required in all areas of her field. She also continues to be active in the Best Friends approach trainings. She supports family care giving meetings on a regular basis.