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Thursday, January 02, 2020 Last modified on December 31, 2019 @ 11:08 am Written by Jennifer Bender

Prairie Lakes Names New Emergency Department Director

Monica Everson Monica Everson

Prairie Lakes Healthcare System (PLHS) is pleased to announce Monica Everson as its new Emergency Department Director.  Everson will oversee the PLHS Emergency Department as well as the Trauma Program.

Everson is a northeast South Dakota native. She grew up and currently resides near Hayti, SD with her husband Paul and their five children. She enjoys her children’s’ activities and spending time with family and friends.  Everson holds a Bachelors of Nursing Degree from South Dakota State University and has served patients at Prairie Lakes for more than ten years. During her tenure, Everson served in the Trauma Nurse Leader role and was  instrumental in forming procedures to best care for those in critically emergent conditions.

 “My passion for emergency medicine began when I volunteered for my local ambulance service and helping people in their most vulnerable times,” said Everson.  “I am excited for the next step in my career as Emergency Department Director and look forward to the opportunity to assure patients receive great care in the Emergency Department at Prairie Lakes.”