Director of Health Services Michelle Snitselaar, RN, MSN has been appointed to serve on the Iowa Center for Nursing Workforce Advisory Committee.
The committee will consist of 12 to 14 key stakeholders representing various aspects of the healthcare field from across Iowa. Snitselaar’s role on the committee is to represent Mount Mercy as a private university offering BSN or higher nursing degrees.
“It is my goal to bring the concerns of the Mount Mercy University students, staff and faculty to the Iowa Center for Nursing Workforce and ensure our priorities, vision and strategy are mutually attainable,” said Snitselaar, who has been with Mount Mercy since 2006.
The committee has been charged to identify overall strategic direction and establish priorities for the Iowa Center for Nursing Workforce.
“As a career nurse I have observed the professionalism of the Iowa Center for Nursing and believe the continued role of advocacy for Iowa’s universities will strengthen our development, growth and success,” Snitselaar said.
Snitselaar received her Associate of Applied Science Degree from Kirkwood Community College in 1996, her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Mount Mercy in 2006 and her Masters in Science in Nursing from the University of Iowa in 2009. She has a variety of experience including acute hospital care, pediatric home health, NICU and family practice. In her role at Mount Mercy, Snitselaar assists students, faculty and staff in maintaining and improving overall health.
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