Hospice of North Idaho Team 2018-06-29T15:53:08+00:00

HOSPICE OF NORTH IDAHO TEAM

With the most experienced hospice staff in North Idaho, our collaborative team will help you and your loved ones live fully by focusing on comfort and quality of life.

At Hospice of North Idaho, we use an interdisciplinary team approach to give patients and loved ones the physical, emotional, and spiritual support they need.  We focus on caring, not curing, with an emphasis on communication and understanding the priorities and values of those we serve.  Led by our Medical Director, Robert Ancker, M.D. Board Certified in Hospice and Palliative Medicine, our expert staff have advanced certifications in pain and symptom management to help patients live as fully as possible.

KIM RANSIER

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

CINDY REED R.N.

DIRECTOR OF
SCHNEIDMILLER HOUSE

ROBERT ANCKER, M.D.

MEDICAL DIRECTOR

LISA BREISACHER N.P.

NURSE PRACTITIONER

KATHLEEN POTTER R.N.

DIRECTOR OF NURSING

SHAWNA CAULEY R.N., CHPN

DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION & QAPI

KELLY REY LMSW

DIRECTOR OF SOCIAL SERVICES

SARA PICKENS

HUMAN RESOURCE SPECIALIST

SARAH MCCRACKEN

DIRECTOR OF FINANCE

REV JENNIFER HACKENBRUCH

SPIRITUAL CARE COORDINATOR

AARON GRANGAARD

DIRECTOR OF FACILITIES

MARY NEAL MSW

DIRECTOR OF VOLUNTEER SERVICES

DENNA GRANGAARD

DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATION

SANDY JOHNSON

DIRECTOR  OF COMMUNITY OUTREACH

JENNI JOHNSON

QAPI SUPPORT SPECIALIST

CHRISTY MILLER

EXECUTIVE ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

ASHLEY ODEKIRK

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF FINANCE

KAYLEE KRON LMSW

BEREAVEMENT COORDINATOR

JAMEE FITZPATRICK

EXECUTIVE CHEF
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

YOUR INTERDISCIPLINARY TEAM

  • Board Certified Hospice and Palliative Care Physician Robert Ancker, MD
  • Experienced Certified Hospice and Palliative Care Nurses
  • Licensed Medical Social Workers
  • Certified Nurse Aides

Your team may also include:

  • Bereavement Counselors, Licensed Dietitians, Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Massage Therapists, Speech Therapists, Spiritual Care Staff or Volunteers, Trained Hospice Volunteers, Animal Companions and Children’s Grief Counselors.

“We are not entirely sure we would have survived Grandmother’s passing
if it were not for our Hospice support team.
Thank you from the bottom of our hearts. “ – Family Note