Nikki earned her Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from North Dakota’s Dickinson State in 1994. She built the foundation of her nursing career at a rural critical access hospital in North Dakota which proved to be a wealth of hands-on experience and education.
A member of the Good Samaritan team since 2002, Nikki has served in bedside roles in obstetrics, orthopedics, and post-acute care, and was also an adjunct nursing instructor. In 2016, she became the network coordinator for Good Samaritan’s critical access hospital network. Quality has long been a special focus of Nikki’s work. She has served as both chair and vice chair of Good Samaritan’s Quality Committee and was honored with Good Samaritan’s Nursing Excellence Award for Quality Excellence in 2014. In 2017, she earned a Master of Nursing degree with a specialization in nursing education from Aspen University.
Nikki Clement, through her role as the Network Coordinator for the Good Samaritan Network, champions quality and safety support in the network, in addition to providing support for FLEX grant management; annual reviews; mock surveys; policy and procedure support; and other educational and meeting coordination for the CAH’s that are in the Good Samaritan Network.