Elaine Klym has been an R.N. for 30 years. For almost 20 years, her career has focused on end-of-life care for clients and their families. Elaine has worked throughout Canada and the U.S. over her nursing career and currently works as a palliative care nurse manager in Red Deer, Alberta. Elaine has been certified in Canada as a palliative care nurse for 10 years and she was previously certified in the U.S. as well. Advocacy for adequate palliative care available across the spectrum has been one of Elaine’s passions as she serves the clients and families of Central Alberta. Elaine was previously involved in residential hospice, working to develop programs and obtain sustainable funding for hospice in Ontario.
Outside of work, Elaine enjoys crocheting, her family and she is involved with church activities.