Ms. Hess

Medical Academy Team

Learn Something About Me

     Hello!  My name is Cristy Hess, RN  and this will be my 5th year teaching at MAT. Wow, what a crazy ride this has been so far, but I can honestly say I am having the time of my life! Teaching is a huge responsibility, but it is also very rewarding. Students can expect to learn skills in my class that will prepare them for a career in the medical field. Given the times we are living in, it is safe to say that a career in healthcare will be very rewarding and profitable for them! This year I will be teaching EKG Technician, as well as Medical Skills  

     I was born and raised here in Polk County. I graduated from Kathleen High School in 1991. I went on to study nursing at Polk Community College and graduated from there in 2009 with an AS degree in Nursing. I worked for a year in a local SNF, and after a year decided to make a career move. I was offered a position in a local Emergency Department, and worked there for 7 years. I love the organized chaos of the ER, and still identify myself as an ER nurse. 

For the past 20 years I have been involved to one extent or another with the youth group in my church. One of my interests is music, and I play acoustic guitar as well as bass and drums. I have instructed quite a few young people through the years, and I am always amazed to watch a young person who knows little to nothing about an instrument be able to play fluently. How wonderful it has been to combine my nursing experience with my love for teenagers! Our young people are the future doctors, surgeons, and medical professionals of tomorrow! I look forward to this upcoming school year and anticipate great things to take place in the lives of these awesome young people! Thank you for trusting me with their education. I do not take this calling lightly and appreciate the opportunity to make a difference.

Cristy Hess, RN

Send Me a Message