The Importance of Caring – My Journey into Health Care: Ileana Jarecki

By Ashley Strehle Hartman, freelance writer for Columbus Community Hospital  – Columbus, Nebraska Published on the Columbus Community Hospital website, January 2020 Ileana Jarecki’s background is in human resources, but as soon as she got her start in health care, she knew she was destined for a job in the field. Jarecki has a Bachelor… Continue reading The Importance of Caring – My Journey into Health Care: Ileana Jarecki

The Importance of Caring – My Journey into Health Care: Chelsea Kasik

By Ashley Strehle Hartman, freelance writer for Columbus Community Hospital  – Columbus, Nebraska Published on the Columbus Community Hospital website, January 2020 Before coming to Columbus Community Hospital (CCH), Chelsea Kasik wasn’t interested in a career in health care. She was just interested in a job. “I was fresh out of college, just looking for… Continue reading The Importance of Caring – My Journey into Health Care: Chelsea Kasik

The Importance of Caring – My Journey into Health Care: Michelle Meyer

By Ashley Strehle Hartman, freelance writer for Columbus Community Hospital  – Columbus, Nebraska Published on the Columbus Community Hospital website, December 2019 Michelle Meyer, director of human resources at Columbus Community Hospital (CCH), hadn’t planned on a career in health care, or a career in human resources for that matter. “Like most of my HR… Continue reading The Importance of Caring – My Journey into Health Care: Michelle Meyer

The Importance of Caring – My Journey into Nursing: Lisa Backman

By Ashley Strehle Hartman, freelance writer for Columbus Community Hospital  – Columbus, Nebraska Published on the Columbus Community Hospital website, December 2019 Lisa Backman, LPN, was always drawn to a career in nursing – and after a brief detour – that’s exactly where she ended up. Her original career plan in high school was to… Continue reading The Importance of Caring – My Journey into Nursing: Lisa Backman

The Importance of Caring – My Journey into Health Care: Ann Babel

By Ashley Strehle Hartman, freelance writer for Columbus Community Hospital  – Columbus, Nebraska Published on the Columbus Community Hospital website, December 2019 Ann Babel’s father became very ill when she was in middle school. He suffered several heart attacks and was in cardiac failure which led him to retire at age 49. For the next… Continue reading The Importance of Caring – My Journey into Health Care: Ann Babel

The Importance of Caring – My Journey into Health Care: Shari Stahl

By Ashley Strehle Hartman, freelance writer for Columbus Community Hospital  – Columbus, Nebraska Published on the Columbus Community Hospital website, December 2019 Shari Stahl is new to her position as director of Health Information Management (HIM) but she is not new to Columbus Community Hospital (CCH). Stahl has been in her director position about six… Continue reading The Importance of Caring – My Journey into Health Care: Shari Stahl

The Importance of Caring – My Journey into Health Care: Ben Dush

By Ashley Strehle Hartman, freelance writer for Columbus Community Hospital  – Columbus, Nebraska Published on the Columbus Community Hospital website, December 2019 Ben Dush is a runner/food service aid at Columbus Community Hospital (CCH) but Dush calls himself a roller instead, in a nod to his wheelchair. (He has been in a wheelchair since childhood… Continue reading The Importance of Caring – My Journey into Health Care: Ben Dush