Each month, Nebraska Heart Institute & Heart Hospital will feature one of its outstanding employees in a feature called Faces of Nebraska Heart. These features will allow you to learn a little bit more about the people who make Nebraska Heart such a special place for outstanding care.
Hometown: West Point, Nebraska
Started Working at Nebraska Heart in: 2008
Job Title: Business Operations Project Manager
Responsible for the planning, execution and evaluation of large scale projects. Attends and runs numerous meetings where new and great ideas to care for Nebraska Heart patients come together. It is her job to make sure these ideas are implemented in a timely and fiscally responsible manner.
What is your favorite part of your job and why? Seeing a project come together as planned and working with a highly knowledgeable and skilled team. Implementing and affecting change.
What do you like most about working for Nebraska Heart and why? I like the sense of family and the cohesive teamwork with my colleagues. I am proud of the quality of work that is done here and the outstanding outcomes that our patients have. The passion of the Nebraska Heart team is truly patient focused.
What is the most memorable moment you’ve had working here? My most memorable moment was when a patient told me they were so glad that we put our records on the computer and had the physician use it in the room while seeing them. This patient commented that is was the longest she had ever seen Dr. Martin sit still.
What led you to your current career? I think it was a progression of my passion for seeing projects through to completion and my desire to implement new and innovative process improvements that will benefit patients.
What are your hobbies or favorite things to do outside of work? Spend time at our lake house lying in the sun on the boat reading a book.
Favorite Food: Pizza any kind
Favorite Place to Visit: Jamaica, mon!
What is #1 on Your Bucket List: Attend a New York Yankees World Series Game at Yankee Stadium with my Dad. (He’s the reason behind my passion for the Bronx Bombers.)
Favorite Sports Team(s): New York Yankees/ Husker football, volleyball and baseball