Celebrating Nurses | Candace Guthrie

Oasis Healthcare is celebrating nurses during the month of May! Meet Candace and learn about her passion for nursing as she explains her “why.”

“I have been a nurse for 4 years, and in the healthcare field for a total of 12 years. I chose nursing so I could be an advocate for patients when they are at their sickest, and we as nurses can be their voice.

Growing up with my mother as a nurse and my dad’s parents in and out of hospitals, I developed my passion for nursing. I chose hospice because I knew it was very rewarding being with patients and families during the toughest times. Being that person they can count on and guiding them with what is going on, reduces their pain and anxiety and relives some of the burdens that come with end of life care.

I am so thankful to everyone that has played a role in my journey as a hospice nurse. I choose to stay because of these awesome people!”