Meet Kathy Pegelow
What are your professional accomplishments and credentials?
I have been a Registered Nurse in Wisconsin since 1992 and held Telemetry and Chemotherapy certifications at Waukesha Memorial Hospital. I hold certifications in CPR, Advanced Cardio Life Support, ALFA Nursing in Assisted Living, and Dementia Specialist training. I have also been a member of numerous medical and human resource-related committees and teams at Waukesha Memorial Hospital.
When did you join Regency?
How long have you been in this line of work?
I have been with ProHeath starting at Waukesha Memorial Hospital in 1992.
What adjectives do people use most to describe you?
Honest, dedicated, kind, empathetic, proud.
Describe what you do in a nutshell.
In my position, I am responsible for the professional oversight of the campus and the care of our residents. I am a member of the executive management team and I participate in the policy development and administrative decision-making to ensure that every one of our residents has their needs met and that we are providing them with a high quality of life where each and every day has value.
What do you like most about your job?
I absolutely love spending time one-on-one with the residents and hearing the stories of their lives. I like to hear about their careers and families. I love that they want to share their stories with me. It keeps me humble to see the circle of life on a daily basis and to be able to assist each resident through the struggles of aging.
When you're not at work, where would we find you?
Either lying poolside on a tropical island or creating a new stained glass piece.