Health Sciences leaders featured at PVCC career panel

Students and members of the public are invited to attend an Health Sciences career panel on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the North Mall Meeting Room in PVCC’s Main Building. The free event is hosted by PVCC’s Career Services Office as part of its “Eat & Meet” Employer Series.

A panel of local leaders in Health Sciences fields will share personal success stories, employer expectations, and the training and qualifications necessary for careers in their fields. Panel speakers include Susan Kabadi, diagnostic medical sonographer, with University of Virginia Health System, Sarah Sotherden, professional billing and coding manager, with University of Virginia Health System, and Camilla Washington, clinical education team coordinator, with Sentara Martha Jefferson Medical Group. More information about the speakers is below.

Susan Kabadi

Diagnostic Medical Sonographer, University of Virginia Health System

Kabadi earned her undergraduate from the University of Virginia in 2014. To follow her long-time interest in the healthcare industry, she enrolled in PVCC’s Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program and completed her degree in 2017. She has been working as an Ultrasound Technologist at the University of Virginia Health System ever since and enjoys working with patients and keeping up with the ever-changing technology. Susan is also a graduate student at the George Washington University.

Sarah Sotherden

Professional Billing & Coding Manager, Sentara Healthcare

Sotherden has been working in the healthcare industry for over 12 years. In addition to her role as a billing and coding manager, she is a certified professional medical auditor. Her education accomplishments include, medical insurance coding specialist/coder at Virginia Western Community College and Health/Heath Care Administration/Management at Mary Baldwin University.

Camilla Washington

Clinical Education Team Coordinator, Sentara Martha Jefferson Medical Group

Washington has been in the healthcare industry for 26 years with the past nine years being spent with Sentara Martha Jefferson Medical Group as the Clinical Education Team Coordinator. She is responsible for healthcare compliance, policy and procedure review, process improvement, and guiding clinical quality initiatives. Washington earned her undergraduate nursing degree from James Madison University. She will graduate in November from Walden University with a master of science degree in nursing with a focus on nurse executive leadership.