December 28, 2012
Jody Roeber Named New Chief Clinical Officer at Delta Hospital
Jody Roeber recently accepted the promotion to Chief Clinical Officer (CCO) at Delta County Memorial Hospital (DCMH), announced Jason Cleckler hospital administrator.
She has worked for DCMH full time as Director of Cost and Quality Improvement since June 2011. During the past year she has led a team in gaining successful audits from Joint Commission, a hospital accrediting agency, CMS - Medicare certification, and Colorado Health Department (CDPHE) hospital licensure inspection.
"Jody has joined our administrative team with 31 years of nursing experience in many different clinical areas, education and management roles. She is involved with our community, dedicated to our hospital and the patients we serve. Jody has demonstrated strong interpersonal, communication, and leadership skills," stated CEO Jason Cleckler.
Mrs. Roeber was born in Albany, NY, lived in South America and Europe prior to be raised in Crawford. She graduated from Paonia High School, went to college in Denver to earn a Bachelor's degree in Nursing from Loretto Heights College.
She later earned a Master's degree in Nursing, and post graduate credits as a Family Nurse Practitioner, from the University of Colorado.
From 1987 through 2005 Mrs. Roeber was the Health Services Coordinator for Delta County Public Schools where she was responsible for health services for all 15 schools and approximately 4,000 students. She created standardized care plans for students with chronic conditions which became a model for other Colorado schools. During this period of time she continued to work as an on-call nurse for DCMH in medical surgical and obstetric units.
In July 2005 Mrs. Roeber became the Director of Nursing Education at DeltaMontrose Technical College overseeing the High School Health Careers, Nursing Assistance (CNA) and Practical Nursing (LPN) programs. She was instrumental in gaining approval of national (NLNC) accreditation for the technical college based in Delta, and one of the first Practical Nursing programs to be accredited in Colorado.
"I am excited about this wonderful opportunity with Delta County Memorial Hospital. I feel fortunate to be honored with the CCO promotion and plan to work very hard, as I have in my former positions in the community," commented Mrs. Roeber.
Mrs. Roeber married her high school sweetheart Mark, whose family has raised cattle since the late 1800's in the Paonia area. Mark Roeber is a recently elected Delta County Commissioner. Together they have four children and two grandchildren.
Patricia is a cardiac intensive care unit (ICU) nurse at St. Anthony's Hospital in Denver, married and has a baby, Isabel. Jessica is a dentist (DDS) and paratrooper in the Army stationed at Fort Bragg, NC. Chase is following in the family cattle business and has a degree in Rangeland Management, is married to a Hotchkiss teacher, Jamie and they have one son, Clinton who is seven months old. Anthony just started college in Spokane at Gonzaga University to major in agricultural law, taking pre-law classes.
Delta County Memorial Hospital is a non-profit, 49 bed district hospital serving Delta County families for the past 89 years.
"Here for your health."
For Additional Information Contact: Patti Kalahar, Manager of Education/Marketing at Delta County Memorial Hospital (970) 874-2291, firstname.lastname@example.org