Assistant Director of Nursing
Brianne joined the Health Center team in 2010. She started as a Registered Nurse on the 4th floor and has worked her way up to her current position. She received her degrees in Registered Nursing and Global Studies from Century College, completed training in Advanced Infection Control from APIC (Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology), and completed the Walker Methodist Memory Care Training and dementia care training. Previous to working at Walker, she worked in another Assisted Living and Memory Care community.
On a daily basis, you will find Brianne overseeing all of the aspects of our long-term care units, which includes care of the residents, family communication, safety of residents and staff, staffing, and staff development. She is also in charge of the Falls Program and is the head of the Safety Committee at the Health Center. The aspect of her job that she is most passionate about is knowing she can make a difference in someone’s quality of life. She also has a special interest in palliative and hospice care and ensuring comfort at the end of life.
Outside of work, Brianne enjoys spending time with family, finding a bargain at garage sales, searching for shark teeth in Florida, and agate hunting in Duluth. Brianne is engaged and has a beautiful daughter and one more on the way! Brianne also enjoys volunteering at the Walk to End Alzheimer’s. A few nonprofits she is passionate about include the Walker Methodist Foundation, Garden Fresh Farms in Maplewood, and supporting sustainable agriculture.
At the end of the day, Brianne would like to be remembered as a caring and helpful person.