Team

Team

Meet HoriSun's qualified and experienced hospice team.  Please click on individual photos to read more about each individual team member.

Bob J. Bleicher, MD

Medical Director and Executive Director

Our Medical Director, Bob Bleicher MD, was born into a family of physicians and nurses from Omaha. He has practiced medicine in Lincoln for over thirty years and has 20 years of medical direction. He has strong beliefs in compassionate care with attention to patients' and families' physical, emotional, social, and spiritual needs. He is board certified in Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Internal Medicine, and Pulmonary Medicine.  He is prepared to help deal with many family and patient concerns.

Mandy Miller, RN, BSN, CHPN

Director of Clinical Services

Our Director of Clinical Services , Mandy Miller received her RN, BSN and BS in Gerontology degrees from MidAmerica Nazarene University in Kansas City, MO.  Mandy has over ten years experience in hospice with HoriSun.

Amy Hemje, LCSW

Hospice Social Worker

Our Social Worker, Amy Hemje received her Bachelor of Social Work from Nebraska Wesleyan University and her Master of Social Work degree from the University of Nebraska-Omaha. Amy is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and has experience working in the healthcare and geriatric fields, assisting patients and families facing serious illnesses.

Jolie Vega

Bereavement Coordinator

Our Bereavement Coordinator, Jolie Vega, joins HoriSun after previously working as the Suicide Prevention Program Manager for the Nebraska Army National Guard. Jolie graduated with her Bachelor of Science Degree in Business from Bellevue University in 2012 and is currently working on completing her Masters Degree in Clinical Counseling.

Kelli Schreiner, APRN

Nurse Practitioner

Kelli has been a registered nurse since 1997.  She began her practice as a nurse at Sioux Valley hospital in Sioux Falls, South Dakota in medical/surgical care.  Kelli practiced as a critical care nurse, a certified wound, ostomy, and a Continence Care Nurse as well as a Nursing instructor in Lincoln and Omaha.  Kelli is board certified as an Advanced Gerontological Nurse Practioner.  She has practiced as an APRN at Alegent Health in Omaha and presently Palliative Care Services of Nebraska.

Mary Cammack, APRN

Nurse Practitioner

Mary Cammack, RN, APRN is Adult Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certified.  Mary has done pulmonary for 12 years.  Mary is experienced in critical care and is also currently working in emergency medicine.  She has worked with HoriSun Hospice for three years.

Susan Burkey, RN, BSN, CHPN

Clinical Program Coordinator

Susan Burkey has education from Bryan School of Nursing (RN), Nebraska Wesleyan University (BSN), and a Certification in Hospice and Palliative Nursing (CHPN).  She also serves on the Board and volunteers with the End of LIfe Coalition, and is involved in the Coaltion for the Older Adult Health Promotion.  Susan has worked in end of life care for over 25 years.  She wants to continue to educate the medical profession to recognize the unique care that is necessary and that people deserve at the end of life.

Shelly Troyer

Massage Therapist

HoriSun is proud to offer the services of Shelly Troyer, massage therapist, to our hospice patients.  She became a licensed massage therapist 8 years ago and began working for HoriSun shortly thereafter.   Each session with Shelly is individualized, with special consideration given to the unique situation and the needs of the hospice patient.

Jim Cummings

Spiritual Coordinator

Our Spiritual Care Coordinator, Jim Cummings, served as a pastor for 20 years in different denominations.  During that time, he saw his father pass away after ten years with Alzheimers Disease.  The good care provided by the Veterans Home chaplain encouraged Jim to take a year's specialized training and become a certified chaplain himself.  He finds joy in helping people find the spiritual strength each person has within in a variety of ways.  He has a Master of Arts degree in Counseling the Deaf and a Master of Divinity. 

Nancy Hulewicz

Office Manager

As HoriSun Hospice's Office Manager, Nancy oversees all billing and financial operations of the business. Nancy has been with HoriSun since 2008 and has over twenty years experience in medical billing and finance.  Nancy can assist you with any questions or concerns you may have about your billing with HoriSun.

Deb Maguire, LPN

Medical Records Coordinator

Deb obtained her Assisted Living Administrators' license in 1999 and her Certified Dementia Practitioner's certification in 2008. She has been in the assisted living field for 18 years and loves elder care. 

Becca Henry

Provider Relations Coordinator

Becca received her Bachelor of Journalism from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and her Master of Arts in Integrated Media Communications. Becca has had personal experiences with her own family members on hospice services and enjoys educating others on the many benefits hospice provides.

Susan Eichele

Volunteer Coordinator

Our Volunteer Coordinator, Susan, earned her bachelor's degree from Wayne State College in human services counseling. She has a passion for service to others and comes to HoriSun Hospice with three years of hospice volunteer coordination experience.