Barb Crivellaro is the Chief Clinical Officer at Plaza Healthcare. Barb is responsible in providing oversight and guidance to the nursing department as well as collaborating with the Medical Director, Executive Director and other department to ensure delivery of quality care to our residents and family members. Barb also works with the nursing administrative team to make certain that regulatory guidelines are followed and maintained. Barb has been a Registered Nurse for more than 27 years. Barb received her MSN in 2009 from University of Phoenix and her Doctorate in Nursing Practice in 2013 from ASU. Barb joined the skilled/long-term care sector back in 1991 with prior experience in Medical/Surgical nursing in a community hospital back in Illinois. While achieving her RN, she worked as a patient care technician within a hospital setting. Barb is active with the American Nursing Association and sits on the Arizona State Board of nursing Scope of Practice committee. Barb is a native of the Chicago area and whenever possible goes back to see her 4 children and 5 grandchildren. She also loves to read and spend time with her cats.