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Brenda Kay Jeffers

Brenda Kay Jeffers, American nurse, administrator. Certified operating room nurse.

Background

  • Jeffers, Brenda Kay was born on June 9, 1962 in Ottumwa, Iowa, United States. Daughter of Edwin Clair and Mildred Lucille (Davis) Burkhiser.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of science in nursing, Iowa Weselyan College, Mount Pleasant, Iowa, 1984. Master of Health Administration, Des Moines University, 2001.

    Career

    • Instructor community health nurse United States Navy, Sigonella, Sicily, 1984-1986. Staff nurse, preceptor Intensive Care Unit and coronary care Ottumwa Regional Health Center, 1986-1989, nursing preceptor, staff nurse operating room, 1989-1993, chairman nursing quality improvement council, 1992-1993. Staff nurse, preceptor operating rooms Lester E. Cox Medical Center, South Springfield, Missouri, 1993-1997.

      Service-line clinician Cox Health Systems, 1997-1998. Director surgical services Ottumwa Regional Health Center, since 1998.

    Major achievements

    • Certified operating room nurse.

    Connections

    • Children: Andrew, Matthew.
    • father: Edwin Clair Burkhiser
    • mother: Mildred Lucille (Davis) Burkhiser
    • children: Andrew Jeffers
    • Matthew Jeffers
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    Born June 9, 1962
    (age 55)
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