Staff nurse Cox Medical Center, Springfield, 1975-1976. Night supervisor Osteopathic Hospital, 1976-1978. Charge nurse St. John's Regional Medical Center, 1978-1979.
Clinical nurse specialist Southeast Hospital, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, since 1981. Advanced practice nurse with hospitalist program Southwest Missouri Hospital.
Board directors American Heart Association, Cape Girardeau, 1983-1990. Member American Association of Critical Care Nurses (chapter president 1983, certified Critical Care Registered Nurse 1984), American Nurses Association (certified clinical nurse specialist), Missouri League for Nursing (instructor state board review 1988-1998).