ProTransport-1’s fast-growing critical care transport division has received a boost with the promotion of longtime registered nurse Ivvy Yong to the Critical Care Transport Manager role. Ivvy will work directly under Executive Director of Clinical Operations David Ott to continuing honing as well as growing the company’s CCT capabilities.
“Ivvy is a great asset to ProTransport-1,” David said. “I have personally seen her grow and mature as a registered nurse and leader. She is passionate about CCT and I am confident that she is the right person for this position.”
Ivvy has spent nearly a decade as an RN, initially assuming the role in February 2007 at Tri-City Medical Center where she worked in the facility’s intensive care unit. She has since gained a wealth of nursing experience at numerous levels of care for various healthcare providers. Most recently, Ivvy has served as a CCT RN for ProTransport-1 since September 2014 while simultaneously fulfilling the role of ICU RN at Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento.
Additional positions held by Ivvy over the course of her impressive medical career to date include ICU RN at Stanford Hospital and Clinics, Doctors Medical Center and the Scripps Mercy Hospital Level I Trauma Center. She has also spent time as a Special Events CCT RN for San Diego Medical Services-Rural Metro and a Health Care Partner at Sharp Memorial Hospital.
Ivvy has earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology with an emphasis in Cell and Molecular Biology from San Diego State University, an associate degree in Nursing from Maric College, and a bachelor degree in Nursing from Azusa Pacific University.