Crystal Livingston serves as the Director of Inpatient Nursing at Nebraska Heart Hospital and Cardiac One at Saint Elizabeth Regional Medical Center. In this position, Crystal oversees admissions to the Heart Hospital, LINC, utilization review and case management
Crystal has been with Nebraska Heart since the opening of the Heart Hospital in 2003. She initially cared for cardiac patients on a progressive care unit and eventually moved into a position on the surgical Open Heart Team. Crystal proceeded to spend nine years in cardiac, thoracic and vascular surgery until she accepted a position in Nursing Leadership at Nebraska Heart in 2009.
Crystal graduated from Bryan School of Nursing in 2003, received her Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing from Nebraska Wesleyan University and advanced to complete her Master’s of Science in Nursing with emphasis in Administration and Leadership from Nebraska Wesleyan. Crystal is originally from Oklahoma City, but has lived in the Lincoln area for over 25 years.