Shoultz Promoted to Director of Surgery for HRMC
October 16, 2015
Huron, S.D. – Huron Regional Medical Center (HRMC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Pam Shoultz, RN, to director of surgery, according to Gail Robeson, RN, MBA, vice president of patient services for HRMC.
Shoultz began her career at HRMC November 1989. She worked as a nurse in the medical, surgical and pediatrics units and the emergency room before joining the surgery team. She was named interim surgery director in April, replacing Kris Brandt who left HRMC in order to pursue other opportunities.
In her role as surgery director, Shoultz is responsible for directing, planning, organizing, coordinating and evaluating the activities of the operating room, recovery room, same day surgery and the central sterilizing department.
“Pam’s experiences in nursing and in surgery position her well to take on this leadership role,” explained Robeson. “Over the past six months Pam has demonstrated leadership and vision in her role as interim director supporting our surgery team in providing patient-centered care.”
Shoultz earned an associate degree in nursing from Huron University-HRMC School of Nursing. She is currently pursuing a bachelor of science degree in nursing. Prior to joining HRMC, Shoultz worked as a staff nurse in the surgical and pediatric units at St. Joseph Hospital in Mitchell, S.D. She also worked as the director of nursing and case manager for Huron Area Center for Independence.
“I am so honored to be a member of the leadership team at HRMC and even more proud to be a part of our surgery and central sterilization team,” said Shoultz. “We serve many wonderful communities in the region providing a skilled team of surgical providers along with a loyal, compassionate and experienced staff.”
Shoultz and her husband, Larry, live in Huron. They have four grown children and two grandchildren. In her spare time, Shoultz enjoys camping, hunting, reading, working on crafts, scrapbooking and spending time with grandchildren.
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