RIVERSIDE: Charles McCammon Jr. M.D. Joins Visiting Nurse Association Medical Leadership to Advocate for Palliative Care
Charles McCammon Jr. M.D. Joins Visiting Nurse Association Medical Leadership to Advocate for Palliative Care
Riverside, CA – Charles McCammon, Jr. M.D. has joined the Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) of the Inland Counties as Medical Director. Dr. McCammon brings rich experience in Family Practice, Geriatrics, Hospice and Palliative Care to the agency. With a penchant for active listening and a love for “making house calls,” McCammon will oversee the efforts of Medical Directors and physicians in the Agency’s eight offices.
“We are thrilled that Dr. McCammon has chosen to join us,” commented Mike Rusnak, CEO of the VNA. VNA is poised for growth, especially in the areas of Hospice and Palliative Care. Dr. McCammon most recently spent a year as a Palliative Care Consultant at one of the largest Medical centers in New Zealand. “Dr. McCammon’s experience with Palliative Care will help us fine-tune our service delivery and showcase the continuum of care that we provide in the communities we serve.”
One of the oldest community-based non-profit providers of skilled nursing in Southern California, the VNA is recognized for quality of care and a commitment to excellence in patient care. Rusnak added, “As our population ages and lives longer, the need for in-home skilled nursing is on the rise. This translates into growth for providers like VNA that can deliver quality service with a personal touch.”
A native of Southern California, Dr. McCammon is Board Certified in Family Practice, Geriatrics, and Hospice and Palliative Care. He is fluent in Spanish and has Medical Degrees from both Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara and the University of Southern California, School of Medicine.
About Visiting Nurse Association of the Inland Counties (VNA)
One of the oldest Home Health and Hospice care providers in Southern California, VNA supports 10,000+ patients with 300,000+ visits each year. The only community-based non-profit to offer a complete continuum of home care, VNA provides Home Health, Palliative, and Hospice services throughout Riverside, San Bernardino and North San Diego Counties. In addition, VNA’s Community Outreach efforts include Mourning Star Centers for Child and Teen Grief and Bereavement, the Nightingale Society, Charity Care Services, adult bereavement, professional continuing education and other seminars and
workshops. For more information visit www.VNA-IC.org.