Jo Richmond RN-BSN, CHPN
Legal Nurse ConsultantArizona
Jo Richmond, RN, BSN, CHPN joins our medical malpractice team as a legal nurse consultant. She analyzes medical records and documents to assist the defense team with case evaluation and strategy. Jo also researches medical issues, communicates with clients and defense experts, gathers background on Plaintiffs and expert witnesses, creates exhibits, prepares questions for depositions, and assures procurement of all relevant medical records.
Jo’s nursing career began in Ohio where she worked as a RN for Aultman Hospital, a non-profit hospital in Canton. She worked in the Risk Management, Home Hospice, ER, OR and Oncology departments and was the recipient of the Aultman Hospital “Points of Caring” Award in 2009. In 2018, she moved to Scottsdale where she joined HonorHealth’s Accountable Care Organization, Innovation Care Partners, in the capacity of RN Transitional Care Manager until 2021. Jo received her B.S. in Nursing from Ohio University and is certified in Basic Life Support. She earned her Hospice and Palliative Certification (CHPN) through the Hospice and Palliative Credentialing Center. Before her nursing career, Jo operated her own marketing consultancy and worked as a paralegal.
Jo received her B.S. in Nursing from Ohio University. She is certified in Basic Life Support and has earned her Hospice and Palliative Certification (CHPN) through the Hospice and Palliative Credentialing Center. She is a member of the National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization a well as the American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants.
Jo moved her parents to Arizona from Ohio in 2020 so they could enjoy their retirement years in the warm, sunny and beautiful landscape of Scottsdale. She has two grown daughters who still live in Ohio along with two granddaughters. She is an animal lover and in her spare time she enjoys spending time with family, dining out and hiking.
Professional Associations & Memberships
- National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization, Member
- American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants, Member
- Ohio Board of Nursing
- Arizona Board of Nursing (Compact/Multi-State Status)
Professional Recognition & Awards
- Aultman Hospital “Points of Caring” Award
Ohio University, B.S., Nursing, 2018
Hospice & Palliative Credentialing Center, National Hospice and Palliative Nurse Certification (CHPN), 2018
Aultman College of Nursing & Health Sciences, A.D.N. Nursing, 2009
Basic Life Support Certification