Coordinator of Care Services
Brighton Hospice—Lake Elmo, Minnesota
“Everything happens for a reason.”
What is something about you that would surprise most people?
I lived in Australia for 6 months.
What is one thing you can’t live without?
My family, friends, and Wakame Sushi. If you haven’t been there, you must go!
Where is your favorite place you’ve ever visited?
I love to travel and would spend every paycheck booking a flight if I could! My top three places I have traveled would be Australia, Bali, and Hawaii.
Where is your hometown?
I grew up in Cable, a small town in Northern Wisconsin with a population of 833.
Team Member Spotlights
Our mission at Brighton Hospice is to provide the best physical, emotional, and spiritual care for our patients and their families.
Achieving this important mission would be impossible without our Brighton team members. We take pride in hiring the most compassionate and skilled people in the industry who deliver clinical expertise and exceed our patients’ expectations.
Our Team Member Spotlight series is our way of highlighting those dedicated individuals who go above and beyond in their commitment to excellence.
Allyson Oman, Coordinator of Care Services
Allyson with her husband
Tell us about your family, friends, pets, hobbies, and passion projects:
I have been married for three years and we have two fur babies/cats, Ollie and John.
I have an older sister who lives in Minneapolis who I am very close to. My family lives in northern Wisconsin and my in-laws are in Stillwater, MN.
My hobbies are being outdoors, running, photography, traveling, and watching crime documentaries.
“Allyson has the Brighton Glow— she shines from within. She was so kind to share her artistic talents with the team by making the most beautiful portfolio of our Brighton staff. She was able to capture some beauty throughout this very difficult pandemic.
“Allyson always maintains a positive attitude and strives to do her best at all times. She is always volunteering to drive to Northfield or wherever the patient is to get consents signed. She is a true team player.”
– Allyson’s Brighton Team Leader
What inspired you to pursue a career in hospice care?
I worked in a skilled nursing facility for three years and found myself very connected with my patients and families who were on hospice services. I always wanted to go above and beyond for those patients and ensure their quality of life was the best it could be in their final days.
How did you first learn about Brighton Hospice?
Brighton was a hospice provider at the skilled nursing facility I was a social worker at. I was blown away by the care Brighton provided to my patients and always had a sense of peace knowing they would be in good hands. The Brighton team members I worked with were exceptional and I always knew Brighton was something I wanted to be a part of.
How long have you been with Brighton?
I have been with Brighton for seven months and I am blessed to be part of such a wonderful company with so many amazing people.
What are your hopes for the hospice care / healthcare industry?
My hopes for hospice care would be that people in the community and healthcare industry continue to be educated and informed on the benefits of hospice services so their loved ones can benefit from the care we provide. I hope that with continued education, the negative connotation around the word “hospice” can be reduced.
Are you ready to join a team of passionate and compassionate individuals?
Joining Brighton means spending each day surrounded by the most passionate, compassionate, and committed teammates, who are driven by a common mission—to provide patients and their families with the best physical, spiritual, and emotional care possible.