Since graduation, Tambra has worked in the emergency departments of the Hamilton General Hospital (2003 – 2007) and Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital in Burlington, Ont. (2007-2019), providing competent and compassionate nursing care to a diverse population of all ages.
While responsible for critical assessments and thinking, Tambra also developed nursing skills to other areas of health care, such as telemetry, phlebotomy, mental health nursing, triaging, record keeping and advanced cardiac life support skills.
“Whether it’s a patient or a trainee, I like making people feel good by turning insecurities into positives and improving their self-esteem. I think its important for even the most experienced injectors to continue to learn and grow.” – Tambra Tufford
Tambra entered the medical aesthetics field in 2008 with Oakville, Ont., plastic surgeon Dr. Nancy de Kleer in Oakville. More recently she has worked with plastic surgeon Dr. Otto Weiglein in Burlington, Ont., doing consultations and assessments, administering neurotoxins, dermal fillers and Belkyra while performing micro-needling, Coolscultping and laser treatments.
Her expertise led to a clinical aesthetics training position with Clarion Medical Technologies. Her various responsibilities include product training for clinicians and other professionals, and the establishment and maintenance of training material and programs.
In November 2019, Tambra confidently went into the medical aesthetics business for herself with the opening of Tufford Medical Aesthetics in Oakville. Her website describes her passion for her work.
Tambra Tufford Takes One-on-One Mentoring in a New Direction
Tambra’s training has also included Foundation Courses with THMA Consulting, various medical aesthetics symposiums and webinars, Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification, CPR, ECG and personal fitness certification.
Tambra is a member in good standing with The College of Nurses of Ontario, Registered Nurses Association of Ontario, The Canadian Nurses Association and the International Society of Plastic and Aesthetic Nurses.