Ms. Johnson is also an instructor with Ulster BOCES, where she teaches critical nursing skills to nursing assisting and practical nursing students at the high school and adult levels. She has also provided instruction in anatomy, physiology, and all aspects of health careers to pre-university high school seniors.
Ms. Johnson has worked as an FNP in occupational health with The Work Place at the Mid-Hudson Regional Hospital of Westchester Medical Center in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., and as an FNP in the pediatrics department of Middletown Community Health Center (now Cornerstone Family Healthcare) in Pine Bush, N.Y. She has also held positions as an FNP, special projects coordinator, and clinical coordinator with OMNI Medical Care in Newburgh, N.Y.
In addition, Ms. Johnson has worked as a school nurse teacher at both Orange-Ulster BOCES in Goshen, N.Y. and with the Newburgh Enlarged City School District, and as a charge nurse in palliative care with Hospice of Orange and Sullivan Counties, Inc. in Newburgh, N.Y.
Ms. Johnson received her Post-Masters Advanced Certificate as a Family Nurse Practitioner at State University of New York at Stony Brook, in Stony Brook, N.Y., where she also earned her Master of Science in Nurse-Midwifery. Ms. Johnson graduated from Regents College (now Excelsior College) in Albany, N.Y. with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing and earned her Associate of Applied Science in Nursing from Orange County Community College (now SUNY Orange).
Ms. Johnson is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, The Nurse Practitioner Association New York State, Greater Newburgh Chapter, and New York State United Teachers. She is also a member of Mensa International, and a regional judge for Odyssey of the Mind.