Crystal started her long term career during her time at BGM high school where she took the CNA Course in 2006. Since then Crystals passion continued to grow for the love of Geriatric care in the Long term setting. Finishing school in 2008 for medical assisting at Kirkwood Community College while working full time at Heritage Nursing Home in Cedar Rapids and then moving back to her hometown in July of 2008 where she joined our growing team of CNA’s here at Brooklyn Community Estate. October 10th of 2010 became a medication aide. In July of 2017 Crystal finished her PTA degree through Indian Hills Community College. Crystal did a term in Belize to help those in need in 2017. Crystal continues to serve those in Long Term Care as a versatile worker as PTA and picking up hours as a CNA/CMA here at Brooklyn Community Estate.

  • Respect the privacy and confidentiality of our residents and staff.

  • Be aware of any infection precautions that may be in place

  • Wash your hands before coming into contact with residents

  • If you have a viral or bacterial infection, please contact the nursing staff before entering resident rooms

  • Use the facilities mailing address to send mail and packages to residents