Employee Focus

Chad Teeter, CCPM

Critical Care Paramedic

“Working in the health care field can be stressful & demanding but making a difference and being there for people wakes it worth it.”

Katie Ables, RN

House Supervisor

“I find myself learning something new daily and I enjoy change. The more I can give to myself professionally and personally, the more wonderful care my patients receive.”

Bill Bayer

Facility Manager/Safety Director

“MCHC is a benefit to our small community and I am proud to be a part of it.”

Rick Henderson

Facility Maintenance

“I enjoy being involved in so many different projects at MCHC. It is a great atmosphere and my co-workers are very positive.”

Anna Ross

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

“I always wanted to work at MCHC, and over 5 years later, I’m still loving it!”

Allison Judge, RN

Health Coach

“Seeing the changes in our healthcare system first hand and knowing I can implement changes to better our patient’s outcomes is exciting!”

Brad Leedom

Emergency Services Manager

“Go to bed knowing you’ve done your best. Do your best every day. Be a better you tomorrow.”

Brenda Coram, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

“I really enjoy the geriatric population and hearing their stories.”

Julie Vander Linden, RN

Registered Nurse (RN)

“Knowing I have a part of a patients’ recovery is a rewarding feeling.”

Kari Potts, RN, BSN

Emergency Services Clinical Support Coordinator

“What I love most about working at MCHC, are the relationships built with my co-workers. It truly is a family.”

Kim Higginbotham, BSSW

Social Worker / Case Manager

“I enjoy being there and providing comfort to patients in times of need.”

Sara Hassinen, COTA/L

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant

“I love working and being a part of this community. I love the culture here. I have felt welcomed from day 1.”

Sharla Gardner, RN

Registered Nuirse (RN)

“Monroe County Hospital & Clinics is close to home & heart!”

Sherry Lippert

Dietary Manager

“My main goal is to survive the day knowing I tried my best.”

Amanda Buckingham


“After meeting people at MCHC, I knew it was going to be a good fit.”

Bobby Lippert


“I like cooking, working with my teammates and meeting new people.”

Jill Witt

Communications & Foundation Coordinator

“My main goal every day is to be happy. No matter what trials I face, no matter how old I get. Happiness is the key to all things great.”

Heather Leshen

Assistant Chief Nursing Officer/Trauma Nurse Coordinator

“Heather is a natural. She is an upbeat and positive person who gives exceptional care to our patients.” – Gale Herrera, Chief Nursing Officer

Mckenzie Baum, MSM

Human Resources Generalist

“My definition of success is happiness. No matter what I am doing, I try to help others and myself to be the best version of ourselves.”

Pamela Raduechel

Materials Management Manager

“I am thankful for the work/life blend at MCHC.”

Ashley Dixon

Health Information Management Team Lead

“I define success as being happy with where you are and what you’ve accomplished while continuing to strive to be your best.”

Tammy Adams

Administrative Assistant

“MCHC is a fun place to work. We celebrate successes and I enjoy the people I get to work with every day.”

Susie Smith

Cook, Nutritional Services

“I enjoy the people I work with most at MCHC!”

Kerri Boender, RN

Float Nurse

“I enjoy helping others in their times of need.”

Jocelyn Casteel, LPN

Medical Clinic Nurse Team Lead

“I enjoy meeting new people & being able to help them during their time of need.”

Julie Stocker

Coding/Billing Specialist (Medical Clinic)

“Family is very important at MCHC. I truly believe that brings comfort to many employees.”

Kim Johnson

Billing Specialist (Billing Office)

“Working with a great team is the best thing about my career!”

Leah Raskie

Medical Technologist (Lab)

“I really enjoy the culture of MCHC; how it feels like everyone is part of a family.”

Jayde Comstock, RN, BSN

Registered Nurse (Medical-Surgical)

“I am a huge people person and always love helping others.”