Candy Sanchez

Certifications

RN, NHA, CDP

Location

Charleston

Position

Manager

Department

Consulting

Industry

Health Care Industry

Education & Certification:

  • Associate Degree in Nursing from WV State Community and Technical College
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Management and Bachelor of Science in Health Care Services Administration from West Virginia Institute of Technology
  • Certified Dementia Practitioner
  • Certified Infection Prevention Control Officer
  • Currently working on board certification in Gerontological Nursing by the American Nursing Credentialing Center

Experience:

  • Over 20 years of experience within the medical field, spanning behavioral health, assisted living, acute care, long term care as well as home health.   A career that has spanned leadership roles enabling Candy to inspire an environment that translated into a higher quality of life for residents/patients and staff.   Candy has been an Assisted Living and Nursing Home Administrator, Acute Care Nurse, Chief Compliance Officer, Chief Quality Coordinator and VP of Clinical Operations.  She has had the opportunity to focus on health care quality in a senior leadership position by delivering a successful record of assessing, planning, and implementing clinical practices that improve efficiency, reduce costs, and enhance client services.

Membership & Service:

  • AHCA Future Leader in Health Care
  • Board Member of Kanawha Valley Senior Services
  • Past Member and Board of Directors Alzheimer’s Association & WVHCA
  • Partners in Health Network
  • CAMC Scorecard Collaborative
  • Volunteer and community work through her church and multiple non-profit organizations such as Union Mission, Salvation Army and Operation Christmas Child