LARNED – Kendra Barker has been named as the new administrator for Pawnee Valley Community Hospital in Larned.
Originally from Colorado, Barker has previously served as the hospital’s director of nursing. She has 18 years experience in health care.
Barker earned an A.D.N. from Trinidad State Junior College, Alamosa, Colo., and a B.S.N. and M.S.N in Leadership and Management from Walden University. Over the years, she had served as a phlebotomist, radiology receptionist, certified nurse aid, emergency medical technician, CPR instructor for the American Red Cross and registered nurse. She is involved in both professional and community activities including Pawnee County Family and Community Education Committee, a member of the Larned Indian Booster Club, and a member of the Rotary Club of Larned.
“I look forward to leading the quality health-care team at Pawnee Valley Community Hospital and partnering with the community to provide the health care that they deserve,” Barker said.