Debbie WalkenhorstDebbie Walkenhorst is network director of human resources operations for SSM Health Care-St. Louis. She is responsible for directing the development and implementation of SSM St. Louis’ compensation strategy, policies and procedures. She also is responsible for assuring the integrity and accuracy of human resources data by maintaining and leading future development of human resources information systems within SSM St. Louis. In addition, she also is director of the SSM Staffing Service.
Walkenhorst joined SSM Health Care in 2003. A native of Washington, Mo., she has 24 years of health care experience, including serving as director of human resources for both St. John’s Mercy Health System in St. Louis and St. John’s Mercy Hospital in Washington, Mo.
A graduate of the University of Missouri-St. Louis, Walkenhorst also holds a master’s degree in nursing service administration from Saint Louis University.