Jamie L Howard RN, BSN, VA-BC

Founder and Vascular Access Specialist

Jamie is the founder and chief executive office of Vascular Access Plus. Jamie has been active in patient care since 1998 with extensive experience in Intensive Care, Acute Dialysis and Burn and Wound Care. Jamie has been a Vascular Access Specialist placing PICC lines since 2008 and became a Vascular Access Board Certified nurse in 2012. She is also the president of INVAN the Iowa/Nebraska Vascular Access Network.

Catherine Trump RN, BSN

Vascular Access Specialist

Catherine is a bachelor’s prepared registered nurse and has been active in patient care since early 2000. She has experience in home health care and trauma and cardiac nursing. Catie has been a Vascular Access Specialist placing PICC lines with Vascular Access Plus since 2013.

Mahiola-Elua Kaimikaua RN, BSN

Vascular Access Specialist

Mahiola-Elua is a bachelor’s prepared registered nurse and has been active in patient care since 2012. He has experience in medical surgical, hematology and oncology, and pediatric nursing. Mahiola-Elua has been a Vascular Access Specialist with Vascular Access Plus since 2014.

Julie Emken RN, BSN

Nurse Coordinator, Vascular Access Specialist

Julie is a bachelor’s prepared registered nurse and has been active in patient care since 1993. She has experience in medical surgical nursing, Intensive care, trauma, Rehabilitation, radiology and interventional radiology nursing. Julie has been a Vascular Access Specialist with Vascular Access Plus since 2014.

Christina Gerlach-Burchess, BSN, RN

Vascular Access Specialist

Christina is a bachelor’s prepared registered nurse and has been active in patient care since 1998. She has experience in medical surgical nursing, school, orthopedics, rehabilitation nursing and IV therapy. Christina has been with Vascular Access Plus since 2016.

Joshua Crosgrove, BSN, RN

Vascular Access Specialist

Joshua is a bachelor’s prepared registered nurse and has been active in patient care since 2012. He has experience in rehabilitation and neurology-trauma Intensive care unit nursing. Joshua has been with Vascular Access Plus since 2017.

Bryan Grove, RN

Vascular Access Specialist

Bryan is a registered nurse and has been active in patient care since 2007. He has experience in radiology, interventional radiology and surgical nursing. Bryan has been a Vascular Access Specialist with Vascular Access Plus since 2017.