Nicole Giusti, R.N.

Get to Know Nicole Giusti

A native of Sebastopol, California, Nicole has lived in Seattle since 2014. Prior to that, she served as a member of AmeriCorps’ all-volunteer National Civilian Community Corps. That work earned Nicole Congressional recognition and allowed her to hone a variety of skills on projects ranging from environmental stewardship on Catalina Island to building homes for Portland’s Habitat for Humanity to maintaining trails throughout the Pacific Northwest. She also served as her team’s first responder, receiving intense training in natural disaster preparedness and in caring for the ill and injured. In that role Nicole recognized her passion for teaching and for caring for the health and well-being of her community, which prompted her to pursue her degree in Nursing.

Nicole, a first-generation college graduate, completed her Associates degree followed by a Bachelors in Nursing at the University of Washington in 2018, receiving high honors for her academic achievement. During the course of her nursing career, she has worked in family medicine, minor surgery, clinical research, fertility/women’s health, and has also managed local flu clinics.

Education & Certification
  • B.S. of Nursing: University of Washington
  • Associates of Nursing: North Seattle Community College
  • Nursing School: A.A. Santa Rosa Junior College
  • MA Phlebotomist: North Seattle Community College, Seattle, WA
Additional Qualifications
  • Basic Life Support: American Heart Association
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support: American Heart Association

Personal Side of Nicole Giusti

Prior to nursing school, Nicole worked as a lifeguard/EMT, aqua aerobics instructor, phlebotomist, and medical assistant. She also competed in multiple competitive sports (swimming, soccer, softball, and golf) and participated in Future Farmers of America raising sheep, goats, and pigs.

Today, Nicole, her partner Brandon, and their beagle-mix pup, Mo, delight in Washington’s natural beauty and enjoy pursuing all kinds of outdoor activities including hiking, backpacking, camping, and cross-country skiing. Nicole has also discovered the joys of road tripping and loves traveling to the coast, mountains, and beyond. She is also a fitness nut who enjoys swimming, CrossFit, cycling, and running. When she takes time to slow down, Nicole loves cooking new dishes and watching Sci-Fi films.

Nicole has made it her goal to dive deeper into health and medicine, and to continue educating herself so that she can better assist her patients.