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Leadership

The leadership team at Jamestown Regional Medical Center is a group of experienced individuals who are dedicated – both personally and professionally – to maintaining our vision to be the best rural hospital in the country for patients to receive care, employees to work and providers to practice. They continuously work together to identify and direct the priorities of JRMC through the development and implementation of strategic plans, within the scope of our mission.

 

K.C. DEBOER • Chief Executive Officer

K.C. DeBoer joined JRMC in the spring of 2014 as the CEO and president to oversee strategic, operational and clinical activities of JRMC. Prior to arriving at JRMC, K.C. was the vice president of the hospital division of Avera St. Luke’s in Aberdeen, SD. He received an AA degree in Nursing from the University of South Dakota, a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Services Administration from the University of South Dakota and a Masters of Health Services Administration from the University of Kansas. K.C. and his wife have three sons. Mr. DeBoer spends most of his leisure time with his family and especially watching their son’s sporting activities. When not watching his son’s activities, he likes to hunt, fly fish, garden and cook (especially chili and salsa).

BEV FIFERLICK • Chief Executive Officer

Beverly Fiferlick joined Jamestown Regional Medical Center in April, 2016 with more than 13 years of healthcare finance experience.  Prior to joining JRMC, Ms. Fiferlick spent two years as the CFO at Community Memorial Healthcare in Marysville, Kansas.

Bev received her Bachelor of Science Degrees in Professional Accounting and Administrative Systems at Northern State University in Aberdeen, South Dakota.  She has a husband and two daughters. Bev enjoys spending her leisure time with her family, going on hikes and taking photos.

TRISHA JUNGELS • Chief Nursing Officer

Trisha Jungels has 11 years of professional nursing experience providing care to all generations that include medical-surgical, critical care, hospice, public and home health environments. She actively participates in community health assessment and improvement planning for Stutsman and Logan County. Trisha serves on the University of Jamestown, MSU-Bottineau Nursing Advisory Boards and the Eventide Advisory Council Charter. In 2001 Trisha was a member of a Guatemala Mission representing University of Jamestown. During her time in Guatemala, Trisha assisted in the arrangement of day clinics that provided care to hundreds in need.

In 2002, Trisha earned her Bachelor of Arts in Nursing at the University of Jamestown. She is the Chief Nursing Officer and Vice President of Clinical Services at Jamestown Regional Medical Center.

Some of Trisha’s greatest accomplishments at the Jamestown Regional Medical Center include implementing multiple best practice initiatives to improve patient outcomes, enhancing staff development in reporting Outcome and Assessment Information Set (OASIS), development of a Private Duty Home Health Aide Program, implementing productivity standards for Home Health and Hospice and implementing organizational excellence principles.

RICKI RAMLO • Chief Operating Officer

Ricki Ramlo is the Vice President of Operations and COO. Ricki serves as the Human Resource Manager and provides oversight of Rehabilitation, Radiology, Nutrition, Laboratory and Respiratory Care services. Ricki has been with Jamestown Regional Medical Center for nearly 15 years and held various roles during that time. Prior to relocating to Jamestown, she worked for State Government in South Dakota.

Ricki earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting from Jamestown College and also holds a Business Administration degree from Northern State University-Aberdeen, South Dakota.

The JRMC Board is tasked with various responsibilities, such as hiring and retaining the CEO, ensuring quality care, developing the mission, vision and strategic plan, overseeing the financial position, and developing strong board medical staff relationships.

JOANNE OTTMAR • Chairperson

Attorney at Law, Ottmar & Ottmar P. C., Jamestown

PAT NYGAARD • Vice Chairperson

Edward Jones Financial Advisor, Jamestown

WANDA VINING-ALBER • Secretary/Treasurer

Aflac Associate, Jamestown

DENNIS D. POZARNSKY • Past Chairperson

Benedict

SARAH SCHATZ, MD • Chief of Medical Staff

Sanford Health, Jamestown

GLENN WIENS, MD • Vice Chief of Medical Staff

Essentia Health, Jamestown

MICHAEL DEAN, MD • Past Chief of Medical Staff

JRMC Clinic

MARK ANDERSON

General Manager, Farmers Union Mutual Insurance Company, Jamestown

CASEY HENDERSON

President, Dacotah Bank, Jamestown

ERIC M. MONSON

CEO, Anne Carlsen Center for Children, Jamestown

TEREE RITTENBACH,PhD, GNP, BC  

Professor of Nursing – University of Jamestown, Jamestown

The Jamestown Regional Medical Center Foundation Board has 12 members, all representing the different communities that JRMC serves.

Read about JRMC Foundation Leadership and it Board here.