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

Meet our staff

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



Office Staff

Karla Jensen 





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.  

Selina Velazquez, RN, QA

Quality Assurance


Selina is new to our company but not to nursing. She has worked as a nurse for several years. She is working in our Quality Assurance department and we are grateful to have her as part of our team. She is sweet and compassionate. 

Denise Dustine 



Denise is our CFO. Denise recently 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.


Julia Vialpando



She is new to our team. We are excited to have her as our Receptionist. She is bright and outgoing. We are grateful to have her experience and fun, loving additude at our front desk.  

Janice Curtis

Medicaid Biller


Janice has been our Medicaid Biller for a while now and she bring a fun energy to our office. We are so glad she works with us. She is sharp and witty. 

Amy Smith, LPN 

PCS Scheduler


Amy has worked for us for a few years as a LPN but we are excited to have her take over scheduling for the PCS clients. Amy is straighforward, organized, and fun to work with.

Cynthia Billmeyers



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. 


Annalicia Reyes, RN


Annalicia is new to our team, but she has worked for several home health agencies. She is very knowledgable and compassionate. We are excited to have her on our team. She has a beautiful smile that warms up a room.  

Jessica Tunca, LPN


Jessica obtained her schooling with Idaho State University for Licensed Practical Nursing. She is currently in her second semester of ISU's RN program. Oringally from Seattle, WA; she has over fifteen years of experience in the medical field as a Medical Assistanct. She enjoys working with people and learning the culture of Pocatello. Some of her hobbies include: riding road bikes, hiking and spending time with her daughter, husband, and four-legged huskey/lab mix. She is a wonderful nurse to have on our team. Jessica is very sweet and loving with all she does.

Johna Macarty, LPN


Johna is new to our team and we are excited to have her working with us. She has many years of experience working in MD offices and the Hospital. She is very skilled and fun to talk with. She is energetic!


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.

Brant Reynolds, PTA


Brant graduated from the ISU PTA program this year and is excited to prove his skills. He is a wonderful PTA and we are thrilled to have him on our team.

Occupational Therapy

Jason Woodbury, OT


We are so excited to have Jason on board with us. He has been an OT for several years and has worked in home health in Idaho Falls. We are glad to have him join our team.




Kaylene Loveland,

Registered Dietitian


 Kaylene is a new addition to our staff and we are excited to have her on our staff. Kaylene is a Registered Dietitian and will be assisting our patients with their diet needs whether it be through education or training to increase their healthy lifestyle choices.


Speech therapy

Amanda Taylor SLP


We are exctied to have Amanda in our team. 

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.

Evelyn Morin, CNA

Evelyn has worked with Helping Hands for 7 years and is an amazing and caring person. 


Contact Us Today!



Helping Hands Home Health

2785 Bannock Highway
Pocatello, ID 83204


Fax: 208-478-7555

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