SCMC welcomes new Director of Emergency Services

Staff Writer
Tri-County Times
SCMC welcomes new Director of Emergency Services

Story Medical welcomed a new director of emergency services on Monday, July 7. Jeff Gilchrist received his BA in education from the University of Northern Iowa, NRP (Paramedic) from Northeast Iowa Community College and studied nursing and is completing his master’s in health care administration at the University of South Dakota.

Gilchrist has been able to experience and work in all phases of the health care episode – from the 911 call to the post-acute care in the skilled nursing facility. His work experience includes: paramedic, firefighter, flight paramedic, EMS instructor, ER nurse, ICU nurse, pediatric nurse and most recently, director of nursing at Omnicare of South Dakota.

“We are very excited to have Jeff on board at Story Medical,” said Beth Rehbein, chief nursing officer. “His experience and forward-thinking goals for the Emergency Department will ensure we continue to offer the best experience every time.”

Jeff and his wife, Sarah; daughter, Megan (14) and son Caleb (11) are in the process of moving to Nevada from South Dakota.