Jera has a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from Brigham Young University. She is happy for the opportunity to have worked in many different fields of nursing during her 15-year career: Emergency Department, Intensive Care, Neonatal Care, Surgical Care and Nursing Management. She has worked on the Nursing Administration team at Mountain West Medical Center for the last seven years and loves mentoring staff and helping her patients to heal.
Throughout her career and clinical studies, Jera has worked with young people and supported them in times of sickness and pain. She enjoys helping them understand how to heal effectively from injury and develop healthy habits for life. She takes an active role in identifying physical injury and illness for the Alpine residents; assessing problems and making clinical recommendations to ensure accurate diagnosis and treatment. She delivers holistic care by coordinating with clinicians, guardians, and the rest of the Alpine team.
Jera has been married to her husband for 16 years and is the mother of 3 active children, ages 14, 12 and 9; family is the center of life for her. She loves the water and the beach is her favorite place on earth. She enjoys making improvements to her home and yard, learning about world culture and trying new recipes. Helping young people at Alpine reach their potential and experience wellness brings her personal happiness and satisfaction.