Rise of the Phoenix - Our DON in the News Graphic

Going through your own personal struggles can truly help build empathy for better caregiving - and that certainly has been the case with our own director of nursing, Dawn Nimtz.

Check out the attached image - a copy of the article about her own fight through cancer and the support and strength she found by joining Team Phoenix is the Milwaukee area.

We are so blessed to have Dawn on our team!

Lemmenes Receives Director of Nursing- CLTC Credentials

Pine Haven Christian Communities is pleased to announce that Gina Lemmenes, RN has completed the Director of Nursing in Long Term Care Certification Program offered by the American Association for Long Term Care Nursing.  She also passed the exam to earn her DON-CLTC credential.  The program is designed to provide a comprehensive training program in leadership, clinical, regulatory and legal information.

Gina has responsibility for the clinical care provided to our residents in the Nursing Home. She most recently served as the assistant director of nursing at Sheboygan Senior Communities and had also worked there as a nurse supervisor and staff nurse.  Prior to that, Gina worked for 10 years as a critical care nurse at Aurora Valley View Medical Center.  Gina also worked as a nurse at Palos Community Hospital in Palos Heights, Illinois.  Gina earned her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Trinity Christian College in Palos Heights.