Member Spotlight: Alisha Bowen of Pleasantview

August 17, 2023

Alisha Bowen has helped provide quality care to residents as a certified nursing assistant (CNA) at Pleasantview for over nine years. Alisha enjoys helping the residents and finds her career in long-term care to be very rewarding.

How did you get started in the long-term care profession?

I started a job in dietary at another nursing home before I came to Pleasantview, and I liked it a lot. When I switched jobs, I knew I wanted it to be in long-term care.

What do you like most about working in long-term care?

I really like helping the residents, even if it’s just the little things. I will always be there for them.

What would you tell others to encourage them to consider a career in long-term care?

It is a very rewarding job and takes a caring and compassionate person.

What lessons have you learned working in long-term care that also help you outside of work?

I have learned to be patient and respectful toward others.

When you’re not at work, what do you enjoy doing?

I enjoy spending time with my family.

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