Director of Nursing
Mary Kate started her nursing career as a Medical-Surgical nurse at Swedish American Health System in Rockford, Illinois, a hospital national recognized as Top 100 Hospital Quality. She worked third shift on a 42 bed unit where she met the physical, emotional, psychological, and cultural needs of a diverse population. Ms. Gruebnau earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Saint Anthony College of Nursing in Rockford, Illinois. While obtaining her nursing degree, she gained valuable experience caring for patients at all stages of life at several inpatient and outpatient psychiatric facilities that serve the Rockford community. Through her love for serving others and her compassion for quality patient care, Mary Kate is an advocate for making a difference in the lives of her patients.