Staff and charge nurse Memorial Hospital, St. Joseph, Michigan, 1977—1978. Traveling collegiate secretary Alpha Delta Pi Sorority, Atlanta, 1978—1979. Part-time staff nurse Vanderbilt University Hospital, Nashville, 1980, Greenview Hospital, Bowling Green, Kentucky, 1982—1985.
Assistant professor nursing Western Kentucky University, 1980—1985, coordinator associate degree nursing program, 1984—1985, member department nursing advisory committee, 1984—1985. Staff nurse Intensive Care Unit-Cardiac Care Unit, Pekin Member Hospital, Illinois, 1985—1986. Instructor nursing Methodist Medical Center School Nursing, Peoria, since 1986.
Trainee Vanderbilt University School Nursing, 1979—1980.
Member steering committee Coronary Club affiliate American Heart Association, 1982. Member of Sigma Theta Tau (Bradley University chapter secretary, eligibility committee), Illinois Nurses Association, American Association Critical Care Nurses, National League Nursing, Kentucky Nurses Association, American Nurses Association, Alpha Delta Pi (president University Michigan chapter 1975-1976).