Cathleen Handke, MSN, RN

Regional Director

Cathleen Handke, MSN, RN

Cathleen Handke, MSN, RN, provides clinical support and operational oversight to programs throughout the Lincoln Region. 

Cathleen joined PMC in 2019 with experience in long-term care, skilled nursing care, and various acute care settings.  Previously, she was a regional director of health for Five Star Senior Living overseeing long-term care, skilled nursing, and assisted living communities for federal and state regulatory compliance and survey readiness throughout Nebraska. Cathleen also helped train and mentor new directors of nursing and new regional directors of health within the organization. Additionally, Cathleen has experience as a director of nursing for a long-term and skilled nursing community and was a clinical instructor for the University of Nebraska Medical Center School of Nursing.

Cathleen earned her Bachelor of Science in nursing as well as her Master of Science in nurse education from Methodist College in Omaha, NE. Cathleen also holds a Bachelor of Science in management from Bellevue University in Bellevue, NE.