Corydon, June 23, 2015: Wayne County Hospital and Clinic System (WCHCS) is pleased to announce Angie Thompson, RN has been chosen as the new Director of the Susie B. Tuttle Dialysis Unit. Thompson succeeds former director Maggie Lindsey, RN who moved into the position of WCHCS Specialty Clinic Director.
“We are very pleased to have someone with Angie’s qualifications and capability assume this position. She has tremendous experience and understands the intricacies of managing a dialysis unit,” commented Sheila Mattly, CNO.
Originally, from Nebraska, Angie has worked as a dialysis nurse for eight years. She started as a staff nurse in Council Bluffs, Iowa for three years, moving into a charge nurse position in Harlan, Iowa which she also held for three years. She then accepted a temporary position as the clinical nurse manager for the Omaha Tribe of Nebraska until a Native American was found to fill the position. Angie comes experienced in all facets of dialysis patient care and staff management. Her most recent position was as a traveling dialysis nurse in the state of Florida. She is pleased to now be working close to home.
Angie’s husband also works in dialysis, on the biomed side, and was recently transferred to the Centerville and Ottumwa units prompting their relocation from Onawa, Iowa to Centerville, Iowa. They have seven grown children and are empty nesters. They are enjoying five grandchildren with more expected to follow. Angie’s personal talents include singing and playing guitar.
Angie received her Associates of Arts and Sciences degree in nursing from Northeast Community College, Norfolk, NE. She is a member of Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society.