VP of Operations - MN, WI, and IA
Rebecca (Becki) Long, RRT-NPS, is responsible for all customer-facing departments throughout Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Iowa. This includes all clinical services and customer service. Becki directs the activities of the employees who coordinate the service and product needs of customers. Becki maintains a focus on patient experience, ensuring that all decisions made keep the unique story of each patient in mind. This is a perspective that has been built through immense experience with the medically complex population. She started at PHS in 1999 as a respiratory therapist, then transitioned to the clinical education manager in 2006, focusing on staff and patient education. In 2010, Becki became director of ancillary services, which included education, in-home asthma education, nutrition, and clinical social work with additional oversight of pharmacy, infusion nursing, skilled nursing, and home care nursing in recent years. Before joining PHS, she was a staff respiratory clinician at Methodist Hospital.
Becki graduated from the College of St. Catherine in 1998 with an AAS-Respiratory Therapy degree. She has a B.A. in organizational leadership from Bethel University, and a Health Care M.B.A. from the University of St. Thomas.