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Craig Koball, BSRN, ACRN, CHPN


Charge Nurse, Residential Care
Bailey-Boushay House
Craig.Koball@virginiamason.org

Craig has worked at Bailey-Boushay House since 1995, and has been a residential care charge nurse since 2009. His areas of special interest include direct patient care, staff education with high acuity problem solving, end-of-life hospice and palliative care and pain management. He assists in all areas of residential care.

Craig is a member of the National Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (palliative care committee board member), Northwest AIDS Education Training Center/University of Washington Continuing Education Center Annual HIV Conference Planning Committee, End of Life Nurses Education Consortium, National Hospice & Palliative Nurses Association, Washington State Hospice & Palliative Care Organization, and a local board member of the Seattle-Puget Sound Association of Nurses in AIDS Care.

Craig enjoys epicurean chocolate, gardening/landscaping, traveling and good food.

Why do you work at Bailey-Boushay House?
“It is a vocation, rather than a just a job or profession. I strive to perform nursing as an all encompassing art. My nursing comes from the soul, rather than as performing independent tasks.”

What do you like about the team you work with?
“I love and appreciate being part of a family of nurses and staff who are here because they are drawn to be here, and want to be here, rather than have to be here. They are the best.”

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