Benchmark Healthcare in Monett has named Kim Turner as the new director of nursing. Turner began her nursing career in 1988. Since earning her nursing degree, she has gained experience in acute care, emergency trauma, cardiac ICU and long-term care. "My main goal is to ensure quality of care is provided to the residents we serve," said Turner. She believes continuing education and training is the key to success. Turner is a native of St. Louis and has resided in Barry County for 15 years. She and her husband and six children moved here to be closer to family. During her free time she enjoys spending time with her children and attending sporting events. Turner looks forward to being a part of the changes taking place at Benchmark.