Jill Richards

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Jill Richards

Patient Health Advocate

Jill began her career as a high school biology teacher, and then moved in to nursing and health education. She was a nurse-teacher in the Pittsford school district for 20 years.  In this position she supported students and their families when illness or injury impacted their needs during the school day.  As a teacher during this period, she developed and implemented lessons to support the NYS Health Education curriculum for students in grades K-5. 

As part of a coordinated care approach at The Healing Connection, Jill provides regular health monitoring and collaborates with staff regarding patient health status and progress.