Operating room and emergency room nurse Trinity Hospital, Jamestown, North Dakota, 1962-1963. Clinic nurse Jamestown Clinic, Ltd., 1963. Operating room, emergency room and pediatric nurse Trinity Hospital, Jamestown, 1964-1965.
Clinical instructor North Dakota State Hospital, 1965-1987. Behavioral outreach nurse Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, 1988. Associate professor Statewide Psychiatric Nursing Education Program, Jamestown, since 1989, acting director, 1992-1993, 94-95.
Group therapist North Dakota State Hospital, since 1989;, 1992-1993, 94-95. Pre-admission screener Bock Associates, St. Paul, 1990. Consultant Progress Enterprises, Jamestown, 1991.
Jamestown area coordinator Dakota Radio Information Service, Bismarck, North Dakota, 1989-1992. Public speaker on self-esteem in chronic illness and self-esteem and women. Member American Nurses Association (psychiatric mental health council 1989-1994), American Association of University Women, American Psychiatric Nurses Association (state membership representative since 1992, regional membership representative since 1994, legislation representative since 1995), North Dakota Nurses Association (committee on continuing education 1990-1996, chair 1993-1994, member-at-large psychiatric mental health council since 1990, congress on education and professional nursing practice since 1991, chair task force on 3d party reimbursement 1989-1992), Sigma Theta Tau.