Shingletown Medical Center (SMC) is pleased to introduce their new registered nurse, Deb Hornbacher. Ms. Hornbacher recently moved from Colorado, and has taken over the position previously held by Nancy Moffett, RN. Nancy was offered a position which required her to move out of the area, and we wish her all the best in her new endeavors.

Deb Hornbacher, RN graduated in 1985 with her ADN, Associates Degree in Nursing. She is currently enrolled online at Chamberlain College and will graduate in August with a BSN, Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree. Deb plans on continuing with college to acquire her Master’s Degree in Education and hopes to eventually teach nursing.

Deb brings with her a tremendous level of expertise and experience to SMC. Deb has taught 9th & 10th grade, worked in various clinics; Head Start, Health Department and hospital Med Surgical/ER units. She has completed basic EMT training and has served on Search and Rescue for 5 years.

She and her husband have been married for 41 years, and have a daughter that will graduate from medical school this month. Their daughter is also enlisted in the Navy and will based in Virginia next year. Their son is a paramedic in Grass Valley and is looking to acquire his pilot’s license to fly helicopters.

Deb is a passionate animal lover and has been in the rescue business since childhood. She is an avid reader, loves a good sale, and hanging out in the outdoors snowshoeing, skiing, or making snowman. “I am excited to be here. I love the country and I love people who inhabit a country kind of life.” Deb went on to say; “I am looking forward to serving and getting to know the community of Shingletown in the coming months and years to come.”

Tami Fraser, CEO, Shingletown Medical Center stated, “We are very excited about having Deb join our group and look forward to our community getting to know her. The medical center will be hosting the 22nd Annual National Senior Health & Fitness Day event on Wednesday, May 27th from 1:00PM to 4:00PM. This event will take place at the Open Door Community Church. Deb Hornbacher, RN, will be present at the event, so please come by to meet and chat with her.”