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Rea Babcock Crane

Rea Babcock Crane was American nurse. Registered Nurse, California; certified disability management specialist; certified case manager.

Background

Crane, Rea Babcock was born on June 2, 1942 in Oakland, California, United States. Daughter of William Joy and Adeline Hazel (Gunnufson) Babcock.

Education

Diploma, California Hospital School Nursing, Los Angeles, 1963.

Career

Emergency room nurse, Kaiser Foundation, San Francisco, 1963-1964;emergency room nurse, Santa Monica (California) Hospital, 1964-1965;medical-surgical floor nurse, West Los Angeles Veterans Administration Hospital., 1964-1965;rehabilitation nurse, International Rehabilitation Associations, Los Angeles, 1970-1976;rehabilitation nurse, Fremont Compensation Insurance Company, Los Angeles, 1976-1979;rehabilitation supervisor, Fremont Compensation Insurance Company, Los Angeles, 1979-1984;assistant director rehabilitation, Fremont Compensation Insurance Company, Los Angeles, 1984-1986;director rehabilitation, Fremont Compensation Insurance Company, Los Angeles, 1986-1991;rehabilitation manager, T.I.G. Insurance (formerly TransAmerica), Woodland Hills, California, 1991-1995;medical director, California Worker's Compensation Institute, San Francisco, since 1995. Member Certified Insurance Rehabilitation Specialist Commission.

Membership

Member Rehabilitation Nurses Society (president 1978-1982, T. Gucker award 1992), National Association Rehabilitation Professionals in Private Sector (founding president California chapter 1984-1986, regional representative, chairman constitution by-laws 1986-2005, Board Member of Year 1985, Lifetime Contribution to Private Sector Rehabilitation award 1989), Rehabilitation President' Council (founder), California Workers Compensation Institute (chair rehabilitation committee 1995), Insurance Rehabilitation Study Group (secretary 1995).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, theater, arts, cooking, travel.

Connections

Married Charles Truman Crane, April 2, 1966 (divorced 1977). Children: Audra Joy, Elise Deborah.