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CMH welcomes new Urgent Care providers

Hospital news | Thursday, December 8, 2022

Contact: Sarah Bello

Amber Toomey, FNP-C, and Sandra Samuels, PA-C, join CMH

CMH is pleased to welcome Amber Toomey, FNP-C, and Sandra Samuels, PA-C, to the CMH Urgent Care Clinics in Astoria, Seaside and Warrenton.

Amber Toomey, FNP-C
Amber Toomey, FNP-C, is a new family nurse practitioner in the CMH Urgent Cares.

“I’m excited to continue a career I love, utilizing my current training and skills, while opening opportunities for growth,” Toomey says. “I’m looking forward to joining a team of collaborative providers that embrace teaching.”

Previously, Toomey worked for the St. Charles Health System in central Oregon.

She earned her master’s degree from Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington, and her bachelor’s degree from Linfield College in McMinnville, Oregon.

Toomey enjoys mountain biking, fishing, hiking and soapmaking in her free time.

Sandra Samuels, PA-C
Sandra Samuels, PA-C, is a new physician assistant in the CMH Urgent Cares.

“I was drawn to CMH by its smaller hometown feel while still providing quality health care with hospital-based services available,” Samuels says. “I appreciate being able to provide care in a rural environment.”

Samuels most recently worked as a physician assistant for Carbon Health in Reno, Nevada. She has worked in health care for more than 30 years and served a variety of communities in her career, including the U.S. Army, the Chicksaw Nation and the IHS Navajo Nation, among others.

Samuels earned her physician assistant degree from Albany Medical College in Albany, New York. She has worked as an adjunct faculty member at the University of Nevada, Reno, since 2019.

She enjoys traveling, baking, cooking, crocheting, hiking and camping in her free time.