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RN graduates join Doctors residency program
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Registered nursing grads accepted into Doctors Hospital of Manteca nursing residency program are, from left, Jasmine Bowman and Sabra Rasberry, both of Tracy; Aimee Winburn of Oakdale, Alicia Hughes of Livermore and Lauren Severiano of Manteca. - photo by GLENN KAHL

Five registered nursing graduates were hundreds at a reception held by Doctors Hospital of Manteca administrators Friday afternoon in the facility’s conference room.

The five will be on staff for 18 weeks serving in the medical surgery unit where they will serve in a variety of assignments to learn the depth of the hospital’s programs.

The new resident nurses sat in a circle in the room with former Versant nurses as well as the hospital’s Chief Executive Officer Mark Lisa who welcomed them with open arms. He said it was fortunate to see that the hospital was able to pick the best of the best for the program.

Jasmine Bowman, of Tracy,  attended Delta College in Stockton to attain her degree and has certifications in Basic Life Support, Acute Care Life Support, and Advanced Cardio Vascular Life Support.

She served as a lab tutor at Delta College, a guest services team member at Target, and a bank teller at Wells Fargo Bank while she was going to school.

Lauren Severiano, who recently moved to Manteca, is being assigned to Medical Surgery South on day shifts.  She is a graduate of Merritt College in Oakland where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology with a minor in business administration.

Her work experience includes being a unit coordinator for the California Pacific Medical Center, Davies Emergency Department; executive assistant/account coordinator, M. Silver Associates (NY); marketing coordinator/PR assistant for the Sierra-at-Tahoe Ski Resort.

In addition to the Basic and Acute Care Life support certifications, she adds Pediatric Advanced Life Support to her recume.

Alicia Hughes, of Livermore, is also assigned to Medical Surgery South at the hospital.  She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in nursing from Samuel Merritt University in San Francisco.  She has also attained the Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardio Vascular Life Support and Pediatric Advance Life Support certifications.

Hughes has served as a floor volunteer at the Children’s Hospital of Oakland, and was a volunteer nursing office assistant at Laguna Honda Hospital.

Sabra Rasberry, of Tracy, will also be serving her residency in the Medical Surgery South department on the night shift.  She received her degree from Delta College and her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from University of the Pacific.

Rasberry’s work experience includes working as a licensed vocational nurse at Bethany Home in Ripon and being an operations manager at Tax Boss and a Logistics Manager at Old Navy.

She is certified in Basic Life Support and Acute Cardio Life Support.

Aimee Winburn, of Oakdale, is assigned to the Multi-Specialty Unit at the hospital on the day shift.  She received her degree from Weatherford College in Texas and is currently enrolled in prerequisite courses for her Bachelor of Science degree in nursing at St. Phillip’s College in San Antonio, TX.

Winburn’s work experience includes being an equipment technician for Starbucks Coffee in San Antonio, San Diego and Bellevue, WA, as well as having served in the U.S. Coast Guard in Honolulu, HI,  as an electronics technician.

She has her certifications in Basic Life Support and Acute Cardio Life Support and has three children at home.