Monthly Archives: April 2018

Primrose of Kansas City Hires New Director of Nursing

KANSAS CITY, MO – Primrose Retirement Community of Kansas City has hired Patricia Spiegle to be their new Director of Nursing.  In this role, Spiegle will guide and oversee the overall care of residents and, in conjunction with Executive Director Rod Clark, manage the nursing staff.  She will also ensure compliance with all necessary regulations.

Patricia Spiegle

Patricia Spiegle

Spiegle has been involved in nursing since 1996.  She has worked in oncology, home care, long-term care, surgery, pediatrics, emergency room, and intensive care settings throughout her career.  She was working in a trauma center in Kansas City before coming to Primrose.  “I was ready for a change and looking for a nursing position I could stay in until I retire,” Spiegle said.  “Primrose shares the same values I have, and I am proud to be here,” she added.

“We’re very excited to have Patricia on our team,” said Executive Director Rod Clark.  “Her enthusiasm and drive will help Primrose continue in our mission of providing an amazing experience for our incredible residents.  We’re confident that she and her team will do great things for Primrose of Kansas City,” he added.

Primrose of Kansas City is located at 8559 North Line Creek Parkway, and consists of 72 independent living apartment homes, and 37 assisted-living apartment homes.

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

Primrose of Rapid City Hires New Director of Nursing

RAPID CITY, SD – Primrose Retirement Community of Rapid City has hired Lisa Davis to be their new Director of Nursing.  In this role, Davis will guide and oversee the overall care of residents and, in conjunction with Executive Director Jordan Murphy, manage the nursing staff.  She will also ensure compliance with all necessary regulations.

Lisa Davis

Lisa Davis

Davis studied business and accounting at Black Hills State University before obtaining a bachelor’s degree in nursing.  Since becoming a nurse, she has worked for Deadwood Hospital in the surgical and emergency departments.  “I chose Primrose because of its reputation for quality care and compassion for residents,” Davis said.  “I wanted to work for a company that truly respects its people, and I believe I have found that here,” she added.

“We are thrilled to have Lisa on our team,” said Jordan Murphy, Primrose Executive Director.  “Her love for the senior population is evident, and we are looking forward to a great future here in Rapid City,” he added.

Primrose Retirement Community of Rapid City, located at 224 E. Minnesota Street, consists of 48 Independent Living apartments.

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

Primrose of Council Bluffs Hires New Director of Nursing

COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA– Primrose Retirement Community of Council Bluffs has hired Kandi Stull to be their new Director of Nursing.  In this role, Stull will guide and oversee the overall care of residents and, in conjunction with Executive Director Paul Larsen, manage the nursing staff.  She will also ensure compliance with all necessary regulations.

Kandi Stull

Kandi Stull

Stull has over 25 years of experience in a nursing home setting.  She was also a Director of Nursing in a long-term care community before joining Primrose.  “I love coming in to work and seeing the smiling faces of our residents,” Stull said.  “Seeing their happiness makes me feel proud to work with such an amazing staff,” she added.

“We are thrilled to have Kandi on our team,” said Paul Larsen, Executive Director at Primrose of Council Bluffs.  “Her love for the senior population is evident, and we are looking forward to a great future with her at the nursing helm,” he added.

Primrose Retirement Community of Council Bluffs, located at 1801 East Kanesville Boulevard, consists of 36 independent living apartment homes, and 32 assisted-living apartment homes.

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

Primrose of Mishawaka Hires New Sales Director

MISHAWAKA, IN – Primrose Retirement Community of Mishawaka has hired Fran Conner to be their Sales Director.  She began her duties on July 26.  In this capacity Conner will oversee all the marketing and sales efforts, as well as public relations events and community outreach, for the retirement community.

Fran Conner

Fran Conner

Conner brings more than 10 years of experience in senior healthcare with her to Primrose.  She has worked in home care, senior living sales and marketing, and as an independent living administrator during that time.  “I came to Primrose to help make a difference in the lives of seniors,” Conner said.  ‘I consider it a privilege to come alongside them and offer assistance,” she added.

“We are excited to have Fran on the team,” said Executive Director Leah Bennett.  “Her experience in the industry is very much appreciated and we are very excited about what the future holds,” she added.

Primrose Retirement Community of Mishawaka is located at 820 Fulmer Road.  It consists of 36 independent living apartment homes, 40 assisted living apartment homes, and eight townhome villas.

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