Paul Topliff, RN, CNOR, is the new director of surgical services at Grinnell Regional Medical Center. Topliff joins the surgical team in response to the retirement of Deb Reding, RN, who has been with GRMC for nearly 35 years.
Topliff comes back to GRMC after working in Oskaloosa for six years, most recently as the director of surgical services. He served as a peri-operative nurse at GRMC from 2005 to 2009. Topliff also served eight years active duty in the United States Air Force from 1988 to 1994. In this position, he supervised clinical personal in the orthopedic/podiatry clinic at Luke Air Force Base in Arizona.
Topliff earned an associate’s degree of nursing from Indian Hills Community College. He completed a bachelor’s degree of nursing from Chamberlain College of Nursing in Illinois.
“We’re thrilled to welcome Paul back to GRMC. He has a big responsibility ahead of him taking over the role of Deb Reding in running our busy surgery department,” says Doris Rindels, RN, vice-president of operations. “Paul brings many years of experience and management to this position. I believe he will move the organization forward and continue the excellent care implemented by Deb and her team.”
Reding plans to enjoy quiet time and her grandchildren when she leaves GRMC; although, her husband will not retire for a while.