Asbury brings 17 years of nursing management and leadership experience
to HRRMC. Most recently, she served as an interim nurse leader and project
manager for The First String Healthcare, a healthcare-specific recruiting
firm that focuses on both interim and permanent nurse-leadership placement.
“April has the education and relevant experience needed to successfully
provide progressive leadership for patient care services at HRRMC,”
said CEO Bob Morasko.
From 2010 to 2016, Asbury was employed by St. Thomas More Hospital in Canon
City, where she worked as director of acute care services and before that
director of emergency services. Prior to that she worked for Northern
Colorado Rehabilitation Hospital in Johnstown as chief operations officer
for their long-term acute care facility and director of nursing operations
for acute inpatient rehabilitation.
Asbury has extensive experience in rehabilitation and emergency nursing,
medical surgical units, and outpatient acute care services at both large
and small facilities. She is a member of the American Nurses Association,
Emergency Nurses Association and is certified in rehabilitation nursing.
Her career as a registered nurse began in 1995 at the North Colorado Medical
Center in Greeley. She earned her bachelor’s degree in nursing from
the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley, and her Master of Science
in Nursing Leadership and Management from Western Governors University
in Salt Lake City.
“I am happy to be part of the HRRMC team,” said Asbury. “As
VP of Patient Services, I envision a partnership for ongoing progressive
health care for the communities we serve.”
Asbury directs all of the nursing departments at HRRMC as well as the pharmacy,
education, dietary, rehabilitation, cardiopulmonary and medical imaging