A career that requires a genuine compassion for others, Rhonda Valerie Anderson, RN always took a special liking to oncology.
GRUNDY, VA, June 05, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Rhonda Valerie Anderson, RN, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Ms. Anderson celebrates many years' experience in her professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes she has accrued in her field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
Ms. Anderson is a clinical auditor of corporate compliance and integrity for Pikeville Medical Center in Pikeville, Kentucky. Boasting a career that spans nearly four decades, she has experience in various other health care administrative roles, including as a clinical documentation improvement specialist and emergency department care coordinator at Clinch Valley Medical Center in Richlands, Virginia. She also spent time as a performance improvement and safety/risk coordinator at Richlands Home Care, Inc. In the field, Ms. Anderson held numerous nursing positions such as a charge nurse, private duty nurse and obstetrics nurse in doctors' offices and hospitals across Grundy, Big Stone Gap and Richlands.
Involved with numerous professional organizations during her career, Ms. Anderson spent significant time as a member of the Buchanan General Hospital Retention and Recruitment Committee. During those years, she most notably filmed a commercial and wrote the brochure to advertise the oncology department. She also oversaw the production and filming of an educational video for the Virginia Pain Initiative and established the only nurse-model outpatient oncology department in rural southwest Virginia. Furthermore, Ms. Anderson was a presenter in her field at The National Rural Health Association and various church and civic organizations. She is an advisory board member of the Women's Health Coalition on Breast and Cervical Cancer in Grundy, and is a longtime member of the American Cancer Society.
A career that requires a genuine compassion for others, Ms. Anderson always took a special liking to oncology. However, early on her career, services such as chemotherapy were not readily available in rural Virginia where she lived and worked. She was instrumental in establishing the first oncology department in Buchanan County.
Ms. Anderson has been showcased in Who's Who in American Women and Who's Who in American Nursing. She studied at East Tennessee State University from 1983 to 1984 before earning an Associate of Science in Nursing at Southwest Virginia Community College in 1986. She has been a licensed practical nurse through the Buchanan County Technology and Career Center since 1983, has completed courses and requirements to become a certified risk coder, holds certification in chemotherapy administration through the VCU Massey Cancer Center, and has participated in a cancer chemotherapy course.
Married to Billy Victor Anderson Jr., Ms. Anderson has two children. She enjoys a handful of hobbies, including drawing and painting, sewing, crocheting and cross-stitching. She also loves listening to music.
In recognition of outstanding contributions to her profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Rhonda Valerie Anderson, RN, has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit www.ltachievers.com for more information about this honor.
About Marquis Who's Who®
Since 1899, when A. N. Marquis printed the First Edition of Who's Who in America®, Marquis Who's Who® has chronicled the lives of the most accomplished individuals and innovators from every significant field of endeavor, including politics, business, medicine, law, education, art, religion and entertainment. Today, Who's Who in America® remains an essential biographical source for thousands of researchers, journalists, librarians and executive search firms around the world. Marquis® now publishes many Who's Who titles, including Who's Who in America®, Who's Who in the World®, Who's Who in American Law®, Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare®, Who's Who in Science and Engineering®, and Who's Who in Asia®. Marquis® publications may be visited at the official Marquis Who's Who® website at www.marquiswhoswho.com.
# # #