Engel Named St. Luke’s Director of Cardiology Services/Cath Lab
Nov 21, 2019 08:32AM
By MED Magazine
UnityPoint Health® – St. Luke’s is excited to announce that Kelli Engel, MSN, RN has been appointed the Director of Cardiology Services/Cath Lab.
Engel has worked in nursing for almost 25 years and began her nursing career in the Emergency Department of UnityPoint Health - St. Luke’s. Engel’s diverse background in nursing and experience as a small business owner has prepared her for this new role.
Engel has her Masters in Nursing from Nebraska Methodist and spent 15 years as a nursing instructor at Western Iowa Tech Community College before joining St. Luke’s as a nurse in the Cardiac Cath Lab. Engel says, “As a nurse educator, I've always seized opportunities to learn new things, and it was that desire that led me to the fascinating world of the Cath Lab this year.”
As the Interim Director of Cardiology Services/Cath Lab, Engel has demonstrated an ability to bring staff together to work as a team. She says, “I have always said that being a nurse educator has made me a better nurse, and I am hopeful that these experiences that I bring to this position will result in forward progress for my amazing team of dedicated professionals.”