Rachel Moody is the Service Line Administrative Director for the Orthopedic/Neurology Unit, Surgical Unit, and Rehabilitation Institute at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center in Mishawaka, Indiana.
Following her entry into healthcare in 1991 as a healthcare tech in the step-down unit at Porter Memorial Hospital in Valparaiso, Rachel has experienced multiple growth opportunities that have prepared her for administration.
She is a member of several nursing organizations, including the American Nurses Association, American Association of Critical Care Nurses, Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society, and National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists.
Rachel also has served on the board of the National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists since 2009, and is the current President.
She earned a Bachelors degree in Nursing from Valparaiso University and a Masters degree in Nursing as a Clinical Nurse Specialist from Purdue Calumet.
Rachel’s most valued Purdue Calumet experience: “The expertise and knowledge of the nursing professors that have mentored, coached, and provided me with an educational background far exceeds others. The professors are my colleagues in the profession of nursing and are continually there for support today.”
Rachel’s advice to current Purdue Calumet students: “Take every opportunity and challenge that is presented to you – these will be the experiences that you will build upon in your professional career.”