Skip to Content


A department of Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center

Diane Dow, BSN, RN, CGRN

Patient Care Specialist, Special Procedures



  • Employed at Sarah Bush Lincoln since 1999
  • Supervising Special Procedures staff
  • Implementing new policies and workflows
  • Monitoring case schedules and start times
  • Ordering new equipment for the department
  • Hiring staff/resolving conflict within the department
  • Financial awareness within the department


  • Bachelor's of Science in Nursing, Millikin University, 1989


  • Certified Gastroenterology Registered Nurse

Professional Involvement

  • Member of Central Illinois Region of Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates
  • Member of American Nurses Association


  • Code Blue Committee
  • Excellence Way of Life - Patient Experience Committee
  • Clinical Quality Value Analysis Committee
  • Drug Diversion Committee
  • Nursing Research Council

Personal Note

  • Nursing has evolved over the past 30 years and you definitely need to evolve with it or you will be left behind. The core nursing principles are the same, but the delivery has changed.    

Contact Information

Sarah Bush Lincoln
1000 Health Center Drive
Mattoon, IL 61938