WCH Introduces New Case Management Team

October 20, 2010: Wayne County Hospital (WCH) is pleased to announce that Amy Elmore, RN has joined WCH as the new Case Management Director.  This position is responsible for all external reporting, swing bed meetings, conducting patient/family assessments, coordination of care, utilization review, transition/discharge planning, communicating with providers and working to meet patient-specific and age-related patient needs.

Amy has been a nurse for 6 years and has experience as a nurse supervisor, reviewing charts and monitoring medication variances. She also worked as a floor nurse, emergency room and obstetrics nurse. “Amy is a wonderful addition to WCH and brings a new set of skills to this area. We are pleased to have her.” commented Sheila Mattly, Chief Nursing Officer.

A graduate of Grundy R-V High School, Galt, MO, Amy earned her associate degree in nursing from Indian Hills Community College. She has attended the University of Missouri and University of Iowa and is near completion of her Bachelor of Science nursing degree.

Amy and her husband, Conrad, have 2 daughters, Tori (5 year) and Alana (1 year). She enjoys shopping, and spending time with her family and friends.  In addition, Kara Dickerson, RN has been selected as the WCH Case Management Coordinator. Kara has been with WCH since 2005, and has worked in obstetrics, the emergency room and as a floor nurse. She also has experience as a public health nurse.  She received her associate degree in nursing from Indian Hills Community College. “Kara is conscientious and caring and will be a strong addition to this team.” said Sheila Mattly, CNO.

Kara and her husband, Dustin, have a 1 year old daughter, Karley. For fun, they are big race fans and enjoy riding their Harley motorcycles

WCH is pleased to welcome both Amy and Kara to their new positions.