Degrees and Certifications:
Mrs. Lisa Martin RN
Lisa Martin graduated as an R.N. in 1984. For the first five years of her career she worked as a neuro-surgical nurse taking care of severe head and spinal chord injuries. She was also part of the trauma team responding to resuscitation events at St. Mary Medical Center in Walla Walla Washington. For the next five years she worked at both Shriners and Doernbechers Pediatric hospitals in Portland Oregon where she acquired her love of working with children. She also worked in other areas that included labor and delivery, oncology, aesthetics and surgery. After taking a break from nursing to have children, she returned to work as the office manager and nurse of an OBGYN clinic in Klamath Falls Oregon for 7 years. She moved to Phoenix Arizona in 2002 where she managed an ophthalmology surgery center and worked as a surgical and recovery nurse. In 2003 she started working at Sunrise Elementary school in Phoenix Arizona. She is very excited to be able to move to New River in 2016 and continue her nursing at Desert Mountain School. She has four children and loves to cook, hike, bird watch, and attend beach volleyball tournaments in which her identical twin girls compete.