SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital - Audrain, Nursing Stories


"At SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital - Audrain, I was supported by leadership to further my education and get my nursing degree. I graduated with my ADN in 2014 and I stay at SSM Health because I feel valued and supported not only as an employee, but as a person. I know I always have skilled coworkers to help me in any situation. I live the Mission by providing quality care to not only my patients, but by being mindful and aware of the overall needs of the family."

- Helen (Jeanette) Winn, RN, Critical Care

"I began my career here because of the exceptional care that was given to a family member - the physicians, nurses and other staff were all wonderful to her. I also love the fact that SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital - Audrain cherishes the healing presence of God every day and you feel him all around you when you walk into this hospital. I chose to work here because of the educational opportunities to grow and advance your career."

- Crystal Morris

"I chose SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital - Audrain to begin my nursing career because I wanted to work for a small, rural hospital; my mom actually recommended it. I love the people I work with. My nursing coworkers have compassion, always willing to help their fellow nurse and treat each other with respect. I also love that SSM Health has programs to assist me with furthering my education."

- Ivory Brokes, RN, ED

​"At SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital - Audrain I love the team I work with and the leadership around me. I truly enjoy my job and I know that SSM Health will continue to strive to be a top of the line facility to provide exceptional care to our patients and our employees. I live by our Mission by placing my patients first above all else and doing everything possible to ensure their comfort and safety."

- Natalie Bethel, LPN, Cancer Center      

​"At SSM Health St. Mary’s - Audrain I live the Mission by providing exceptional care to each patient and their families that demonstrate compassion and care. I truly enjoy taking care of people. Being at the patient’s bedside is always rewarding. I work with fantastic people and SSM Health has provided an environment that keeps me coming back to work every day."

- David Lewis, RN, ED and CCU - Resource Nurse