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December 16, 2020 bchc-news

BCHC Welcomes New Leadership in Clinical Education & Wound Care Departments

Buchanan County Health Center is pleased grow its leadership team by welcoming two new faces to the organization; Tracy Wilson, BSN, RN, CEN, SANE-A, Clinical Education Manager, and Kim Fuhrmeister, MHA; Wound Center Program Director.

Tracy Wilson, Clinical Education Manager, comes to BCHC with over 27 years of nursing experience. Most recently employed at Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids as the Nurse Residency Program Manager, Tracy has served in an education capacity for the last 12 years.  In her new role at BCHC, Tracy will work with department managers and staff to strengthen the clinical education program, competencies, and foster professional development.  Tracy enjoys teaching and instructs Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), Non-Violent Crises Intervention (NCI) through the Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI), as well as Crucial Conversations.  She is an active member of the Emergency Nurse Association and the International Association of Forensic Nurses. Tracy resides in Shellsburg with her husband.

Kim Furhmeister, Wound Center Program Director comes to BCHC as a member of the Healogics leadership team to oversee the operations of the Center for Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Medicine at BCHC, as well as the Wound Clinic at Regional Medical Center in Manchester. In this shared position, Kim looks forward to supporting both wound clinics and local communities regarding wound care and management by utilizing Healogics’ specialized training, advanced technologies, and patient education.  Kim comes to BCHC with experience in healthcare administration by serving as an administrative consultant, associate director, and health information and billing specialists in previous positions.  Kim resides in Solon with her husband.

For more information about BCHC, including employment opportunities, please visit www.bchealth.org/careers or follow “Buchanan County Health Center” on Facebook.

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