Stephanie Schlegelmilch will tell you she’s right where she belongs. She started working at Salem Lutheran Homes & Rehabilitation Center in Elk Horn, Iowa, in 2017 as the staff development coordinator. After working as the assistant director of nursing, in 2019 she become the director of nursing, building on her career in long-term care.
Developing a team
Stephanie leads the charge to help others feel welcomed from the day they enter the building.
While no two days are the same, they usually entail a mix of managing work loads, serving residents, solving problems and cultivating an employee atmosphere aimed at improving the flow of work around her.