Engel Named St. Luke's Director of Cardiology Services and Cath Lab
UnityPoint Health® – St. Luke’s is excited to announce
that Kelli Engel, MSN, RN has been appointed the Director of Cardiology Services/Cath Lab.
Engel has worked in nursing for almost 25 years and began her nursing career in the
Emergency Department of UnityPoint Health - St. Luke’s. Engel’s diverse background in nursing
and experience as a small business owner has prepared her for this new role.
Engel has her Masters in Nursing from Nebraska Methodist and spent 15 years as a nursing
instructor at Western Iowa Tech Community College before joining St. Luke’s as a nurse in the
Cardiac Cath Lab. Engel says, “As a nurse educator, I've always seized opportunities to learn
new things, and it was that desire that led me to the fascinating world of the Cath Lab this year.”
As the Interim Director of Cardiology Services/Cath Lab, Engel has demonstrated an ability to
bring staff together to work as a team. She says, “I have always said that being a nurse
educator has made me a better nurse, and I am hopeful that these experiences that I bring to
this position will result in forward progress for my amazing team of dedicated professionals.”