Primrose of Jefferson City Hires New Director of Nursing

Primrose LogoIMMEDIATE RELEASE: MARCH 31, 2016

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Primrose Retirement Community of Jefferson City has hired Valerie Fischer to be the new Director of Nursing for the independent and assisted living community. In this role, Fischer will guide and oversee the overall care of residents and, in conjunction with Executive Director Sandy Kliegel, manage the nursing staff.  Fischer, who began working at Primrose on March 7th, will also ensure compliance with all necessary regulations.

Valerie Fischer

Valerie Fischer

Fischer has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from Hannibal-LaGrange College in Hannibal, MO and an RN degree from Lincoln University in Jefferson City.  Her previous experience includes work at St. Mary’s Hospital as a Labor and Delivery Nurse and at New Horizons as a Nurse Care Manager.

“It is my natural ability to lead and direct a team,” Fischer said.  “Caring for our residents is my top priority, and I am excited to help move Primrose to the next level here in Jefferson City,” she added.

Primrose Retirement Community of Jefferson City, located at 1214 Freedom Blvd, consists of 36 Independent Living apartments, 40 Assisted Living apartments, and 8 Townhome Villas.

Primrose Retirement Communities, L.L.C., headquartered in Aberdeen, South Dakota, provides high-quality independent and assisted living communities across the country and specializes in personalized services and resident-focused care.  www.primroseretirement.com

For additional information, please contact Dan Smilloff, Communications Manager, at dsmilloff@primroseretirement.com or by calling 605-226-3300 ext. 3982.

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