Great things in business are never done by one person. They're done by a team of people.

Meet our TEAM

We want to give you a chance to meet our staff before they come into your home. 

 

 

Office Staff

Karla Jensen 

Administrator

Owner

 

 

Karla started Helping Hands Home Health in 1997 with the support of her family and friends. She grew up in Pocatello Idaho, gradutating from Highland and attended IS. Karla and her husband have been married for 47 years having 5 children and 19 grandchildren. Karla enjoys many hobbies including sewing, crafting, jewlery making and rocks collecting.  

Chrissy Morrison, RN

Clinical Manager

 

Chrissy is a knowledgeable and caring nurse. She started working with Helping Hands 2 years ago and lends her compassion for professional care to our team. Chrissy has been a nurse for many years and was inspired to go into nursing from her mother who is also a nurse. Chrissy and her husband have 3 beautiful children that keep her busy and are a source of great joy to her.  

Denise Dustine 

CFO & PCS Coordinator

 

Denise has just taken over as our PCS Coordinator. Denise graduated from ISU with a Bachelor's of Health Science and is currently pursuing a Master's of Public Health. Her and her sweetheart have been married for 20 years and have 7 children, Denise's hobbies include spending time with her family, reading, crocheting, cross-stitching, sewing, and collecting Cherished Teddies figurines.   

Jodee Kirkman

Office Assistant, Data Entry Processor, Biller

 

Jodee has been working in our office for 4 years and she has been a joy to work with. She has many hobbies and activities she enjoys to do with her husband, Tom, and their 4 daughters Lynsey, Kadee, Isabella and Sarah. Jodee enjoys drag racing, baking, singing, camping, and spending time with her family.

 

Thomas Swore

Receptionist/Intake

 

We are happy to have Thomas at our front desk. He is courteous and bright. Thomas is wonderful to have in the office and brings fun and joy with him. He is preparing to serve a full time Mission for his church, but we are glad that he is helping us out until then.

  

Janice Curtis

Medicaid Biller

 

Janice has been our Medicaid Biller for a while now and she brings a fun energy to our office. We are so glad she works with us. She is sharp and witty. She is funny and spontaneous. She reminds us that bacon is always in style and can go with anything. She loves camping and being outdoors, she loves to read, play cards, and hanging out with her dog Flash. She is the proud mother of 3 children, 5 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild and one on the way.

Sally Smith, RN

Quality Assurance

 

Sally is our new QA nurse. Sally has been married for 25 years and  they have 1 daughter and 2 granddaughters. She has lived in Idaho most of her life, she moved here when she was 5 years old. She enjoys traveling, golfing, her pets: 2 dogs and 1 cat, as well as going to flea markets to look for treasures. We are so happy to have her on our team. 

Cynthia Billmeyers

Marketing

 

We are thrilled that Cynthia has joined our team. She is a ray of sunshine. She has a positive, fun, loving personality that we are excited to have on our team. 

Nursing

Nikki Ward, LPN

 

Nikki is our new LPN. She is a sweet and wonderful nurse. She has worked in Pocatello as an LPN for a few years and we are excited to have her on our team. 

Therapy

Physical Therapy

Mick Otto, Physical Therapist

 

Mick has been a Physical Therapist for 39 years. He has owned his own out patient facility for many years and enjoys his work. He has been working with Helping Hands for over 15 years and is a great asset to the patients with his years of education and training. Mick loves to take time to hunt, fish and especially golf. He attends multiple events for golfing locally and regionally. Mick has 4 grandchildren that he loves to spend time doing fun activities.

 

Garra Allen, Doctorate of Physical Therapy

 

Garra has been a PT for 13 years, she graduated from ISU's DPT program. Garra is a compassionate Therapist with great skills. She is a wonderful assest to our Home Health team. 

Amy Wolfe, PTA

 

Amy has been a PTA for 13 years she gradutating from ISU's PTA program. She loves what she does, and enjoys working with patients to improve their lives. Amy and her husband have 3 daughters that make life fun and exciting. Amy loves doing crafts and home improvements on her house.

Kristy Jensen, PTA

 

Kristy has been a PTA for over 8 years, and enjoys working with her patients. She is an excellent Therapist and she loves her work. Kristy enjoys spending time with her family and working on renovating homes for a hobby. 

Occupational Therapy

Jason Balls, OT

 

Jason graduated from ISU this spring and started working with our company soon after. We are excited to have his fresh prespective on our team. 

Dietary

Speech therapy

We are currently looking for a Speech Therapist, Please contact us if you are interested. 

Social Worker

Alyssa Ortiz

Social Worker

 

Alyssa is new to our team and we are elated to have her assist us in cares.

Certified Nursing Assistants

Trina Young, CNA

Trina has been a CNA for 3 years and has worked for Helping Hands for 9 years. She enjoys camping and riding her 4 wheelers. She graduated from Highland High School in 1996. Trina and her Husband of 8 1/2 years have 2 children John, 18 years and Maria, 16 years old. Trina is a compassionate and respectful person. She is well loved by her patients.

Contact Us Today!

 

 

Helping Hands Home Health

2785 Bannock Highway
Pocatello, ID 83204

Phone:208-232-2009

Fax: 208-478-7555

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