Replacement Selected From Internal Staff
Auburn, Nebr. (September 30, 2020) – Nemaha County Hospital announced today that Kermit
Moore is retiring after 21 years as Chief Operating Officer. Susi VonBergen, currently Assistant
Director of Nursing and Director of Quality, will replace Moore as COO.
“Congratulations to Kermit on an outstanding career,” said Marty Fattig, Nemaha County
Hospital CEO. “He will be greatly missed, and we thank him for his significant contributions to the
hospital and dedication to upholding a standard of excellence.
Moore played a large part in Nemaha County Hospital becoming Det Norske Veritas (DNV)
Accredited and International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Certified. He also led the
Personalized Patient Centered Care Initiative and was also involved with many other programs
like the Domesti-pups and Stop the Bleed.
Susi VonBergen will replace Moore as COO. VonBergen began her career at Nemaha County
Hospital as a staff nurse in 1992. She went on to help develop policies, mentor nursing students,
and assist in the implementation of the hospitals electronic medical records system. VonBergen
received the Bryan College of Health Services Alumni Association 2019 Clinical Excellence Award
for outstanding clinical expertise, leadership, and achievement. She was nominated by Moore
for the award. VonBergen will begin her role as COO on October 5th, 2020.