Staff nurse neonatal Intensive Care Unit Jeff Davis Hospital, Houston, 1978. Staff, charge nurse New Brunswick nursery St. Elizabeth Hospital, Beaumont, Texas, 1979-1980. Staff, charge nurse medical-surgical Beaumont (Texas) Hospital, 1980.
Head nurse substance abuse Baptist Hospital, Beaumont, 1980-1981. Nurse manager urology, nephrology Washoe Medical Center, Reno, 1981-1987, staff nurse labor and delivery, 1987-1988. Director of Nursing Senatobia (Mississippi) Community Hospital, 1988-1989.
Director of Nursing maternal-child, medical-surgical Good Shepherd Medical Center, Longview, Texas, 1989-1993. Vice president patient care services Memorial Medical Center, Las Cruces, New Mexico, since 1993.