Administration & Department Managers

    Nancy (Hansen) Rosaaen

    Chief Executive Officer

    Nancy (Hansen) Rosaaen has worked in this position since March 31, 2005.  Nancy
    worked at MCHC as the Business Office manager in October of 1990 through February of 1996, received her Nursing Home Administrator’s license and worked as an Administrator at a nursing home in Chinook for 9 years before returning to MCHC.

        Jacque Gardner

        Office Manager

        Jacque started her healthcare journey in 1989 when she became a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) at the McCone County Nursing Home in Circle, Montana. She resigned from the nursing home in 1990 after getting married. In 1996, Jacque was hired as a Ward Clerk at the McCone County Medical Assistance Facility (MAF) and worked part-time as a receptionist at the Circle Clinic. When the Circle Clinic receptionist retired, Jacque was promoted to the full-time position. In April of 2005, Jacque was promoted to a new position as the Clinic Office Manager. In 2009 Jacque became the Office Manager for the Critical Access Hospital and clinic.

            LaToya Gardner

            Registered Nurse, Director of Nursing

            LaToya (Neiffer) Gardner was raised in Miles City but graduated high school from Savage, MT. Prior to completing her nursing degree, she worked as a CNA and Home Health Aide from 2009-2013.  Upon receiving her Associate of Science degree in Nursing at Miles Community College she moved to Circle in May 2013. LaToya was hired on as the second clinic nurse in June 2013. In December 2016 she was promoted to Director of Nursing.

                Keri Taylor

                Lab Manager

                    Kim Brown

                    X-Ray Manager

                        Richard Trathen

                        Plant Manager

                            Tami Gunsch

                            Dietary Manager

                            Tami started working at MCHC in 2012 as a cook in the dietary department. She became Assistant Dietary Manager in 2016 and took on the roll of Manager in December of 2017.  Tami was raised in Circle, but moved to Nashua, MT where she owned a business until it was sold in 2008. Upon moving back to Circle, she attended nail technician school. As of currently, Tami is working as both a nail technician and dietary manager.

                                Bridget Schmidt

                                Activities Coordinator

                                Bridget Schmidt has been employed at McCone County Health Center since 1989. She first started as a CNA but has been the Activity Coordinator and Social Service designee since 1990. Bridget grew up in Glendive and attended Dawson Community College. She finished college years at Dickinson State University before marrying her husband Bryan and moving to Circle in 1989. The couple also own and operate the Wooden Nickel Family Restaurant in Circle. They have two grown daughters.


                                    Laurie Schneider

                                    Housekeeping and Laundry Manager

                                      Medical Staff

                                        Dr. Bruce Swarny

                                        Medical Director

                                        Dr. Bruce Swarny has been MCHC's Medical Director since July of 1999; and is employed by Glendive Medical Center. Dr. Swarny is a licensed psychiatrist and is on-site twice a month and is our supervisor for Physician Assistants working at MCHC.

                                            Patti Wittkopp

                                            Physician Assistant

                                                Penny Denning

                                                Physician Assistant


                                                      Critical Access Hospital Office

                                                        Jacque Gardner

                                                        Office Manager

                                                            Bridget Loudon


                                                                Amanda Crockett

                                                                Office Assistant

                                                                  McCone Clinic Office

                                                                    Jacque Gardner

                                                                    Office Manager

                                                                        Shelby Beery


                                                                            Tawny Hansen

                                                                            Office Assistant

                                                                                Kim Brown

                                                                                Medical Assistant