Meet our Director of Nursing - Barbee Amsterdam

Barbee Amsterdam, RN BSN is the Director of Nursing for Emerald Health Services. She is licensed by the state of California and the state of Texas. Barbee received her ASN at San Bernardino Valley College and her BSN from Holy Names University. She began her career as a maternity nurse at San Bernardino Community Hospital focusing on high risk ante-partal patients, post-partal patients and taught childbirth classes for 5-years. Soon after, Barbee moved on to the perioperative arena, where she spent over 20-years working at the bedside and in the OR before moving onto a management position at Kaiser Permanente.

With Barbee’s strong nursing skills, she strives to provide the best health care consulting possible to our traveling nurses. She believes in building long lasting and trusting relationships with our travelers, interim candidates, and permanent placements. Since moving to Emerald Health Services in 2014, Barbee seeks to acquire a comprehensive evaluation of every RN by taking the time to listen and understand their particular needs and concerns. Her ultimate goal is to encourage a positive experience and confidence while on assignment.

Barbee can be reached at (800) 917-5055 x282 or via email at