Prairie Lakes hires Everson as Emergency Department Director

WATERTOWN, S.D.–Prairie Lakes Healthcare System has announced the hiring of Monica Everson as its new Emergency Department Director. Everson will oversee the Emergency Department as well as the Trauma Program.

Everson is a northeast South Dakota native. She grew up and currently resides near Hayti with her husband Paul and their five children.

Everson holds a Bachelors of Nursing Degree from South Dakota State University and has served patients at Prairie Lakes for more than ten years.

During her tenure, Everson served in the Trauma Nurse Leader role and was instrumental in forming procedures to best care for those in critically emergent conditions.

“My passion for emergency medicine began when I volunteered for my local ambulance service and helping people in their most vulnerable times,” said Everson. “I am excited for the next step in my career as Emergency Department Director and look forward to the opportunity to assure patients receive great care in the Emergency Department at Prairie Lakes.”