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A department of Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center

Mindi O'Rourke, MSN, RN, NE-BC

Director of 2 South and Telemetry



  • Employed at Sarah Bush Lincoln since 1988
  • Director of 2 South and Telemetry since 2011
  • Oversee staff development and mentoring
  • Led quality improvement project to drastically deduce CAUTI in the organization
  • Administrative Director of Professional Governance
  • Development and implementation of RN residency program
  • Participation in multiple performance improvement projects including bedside shift report and the onboarding process
  • Manager of Case Management, 2008-2011  
  • Case Management Specialist, 2005-2008
  • Case Manager, 1998-2005.
  • Critical Care Unit staff nurse, 1996-1998
  • Assistant Director Monitored Care Unit, 1993-1996
  • Critical Care unit and Emergency Department staff nurse, 1988-1993


  • Master's of Science in Nursing, Benedictine University, 2012
  • Bachelor's of Science in Nursing, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, 1999
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing, Lake Land College, 1987
  • Licensed Practical Nurse, Lake Land College, 1985


  • Nurse Executive - Board Certified

Professional Involvement

  • American Nurses Association
  • American Organization of Nurse Executives
  • Sigma Theta Tau


  • Infection control team
  • Various quality improvement teams
  • Code Blue Committee
  • Member of the employee engagement team

Personal Note

  • I am passionate about providing excellent, quality care in a caring atmosphere. I believe that as nurses and leaders, we should be advocates for our patients and am truly thankful to work for an organization that holds the same values.

Contact Information

Sarah Bush Lincoln
1000 Health Center Drive
Mattoon, IL 61938