Staff nurse/charge nurse obstetrics-gynecology Pekin (Illinois) Memorial Hospital, 1977-1981. Community health nurse Tazewell County Health Department, Pekin, 1981-1984. Staff nurse obstetrics Saint Francis Medical Center, Peoria, Illinois, 1984-1985.
Director home health, Director of Nursing nursing home Hopedale (Illinois) Medical Center, 1985-1986. Charge nurse nursing home Americana Health Care, Peoria, 1986-1987. Staff nurse progressive cardiac care unit St. Francis Medical Center, 1987-1989.
Supervisor, nurse practitioner medical services Peoria (Illinois) County Jail/Saint Francis Medical Center, 1989-1992. Supervisor, nurse practitioner Bradley University Health Center/Saint Francis Medical Center, Peoria, 1992-1994. Full-time nurse practitioner St. Francis Community Clinic, 1994-1996.
PRN Peoria Planned Parenthood, since 1996. Private practice healing touch practitioner and instructor, since 1996. Part-time nurse practitioner Planned Parenthood, Pekin, since 1996.
Part-time parish nurse St. John's Lutheran Church, Green Valley, Illinois, 1997-1998. Instructor health science Illinois River Correctional Facility, Canton, 1991. Part-time nurse practitioner St. Francis Community Clinic, 1992-1994.
President Tazewell Toastmasters, Pekin, 1990. Member American Academy Nurse Practitioners, American Holistic Nurses Association (north central regional director 1994-1996, midwest regional director 1996-1998), Illinois Association Council Nurse Practitioners (executive secretary 1992-1994), Bradley University Hilltop Nurses Alumni Association (vice president 1985-1990, president 1990-1992, 92-94), Sigma Theta Tau (Epsilon Epsilon secretary 1990-1992, president elect 1992-1994, president 1994-1996), Altrusa International (vice president 1994), Nurse Healers Professional Association, Healing Touch International (certification review board 1996-1999).