Dodi Thompson, RN, is an experienced Residence Manager and Nurse Administrator in active clinical practice. Daily hands-on patient care. 9+ years at an Assisted Living Facility. Adjunct Professor. Former Director of Emergency Services and Disaster Planning.

Curriculum Vitae


Glenn Park of Defiance                                                                                                                       2014 – Present

Residence Manager

Defiance, OH

  • Glenn Park is the largest Assisted Living Facility in the area - more than 60 assisted living beds and 52 Independent Living beds.
  • Responsible for day-to-day operations by completing all admissions, staffing, sales, finances, and clinical oversight.
  • Daily rounds on patients.
  • Draw labs and perform dressing changes.


The Defiance College                                                                                                                            2019 - Present

Adjunct Professor

Definance, OH

  • NRS 480 Nursing Leadership and Management
  • NRS 498 Nursing Leadership Capstone


Northwest State Community College                                                                              Fall Semester 2018

Adjunct Professor

Archbold, OH

  • Bus 223 Employment Law, Safety and Security


Director of Emergency Services and Disaster Planning                                                         2011-2014

Wood County Hospital

Bowling Green, OH

  • Responsible for scheduling, creating policies, and directing all levels of care for the 20-bed/ 2 trauma room E.R. Other duties included disaster planning for the entire hospital, coordinating with other agencies, and directing the medical care for the County Fair and National Tractor pulls.
  • Manage a team of 50+ Registered Nurses, Residents, Mid-Level Providers, Paramedics, Licensed Practical Nurses, and Unit Secretaries


Mercy Hospital of Defiance                                                                                                                      2004-2011

Vice President of Patient Care/Chief Nursing Officer                   

Defiance, OH  

  • Oversight and development of Nursing Services, Emergency services, Surgical Services, Respiratory Services, Pharmacy Services, Volunteers, Outcomes Management, Pastoral Care Services, Education, Disaster Preparedness, Process Improvements, Quality Assurance, Risk Management, and Support Services.
  • Managing all aspects of care for the 23-bed inpatient/8-bed ER rural hospital.


Director of Nursing                                                                                                                                        2002-2004

Defiance Clinic

Defiance, OH  

  • Direct supervision of 100+ nursing staff at a multi-specialty clinic.


Defiance Clinic                                                                                                                                                  2001-2002

Supervisor of Surgical Services

Defiance, OH                                       

  • Work with surgeons and specialists to organize and structure their plan of care from office to outpatient surgical suite.


Defiance Hospital                                                                                                                                            1994-2002

Emergency Room RN                                                                           

Defiance, OH  



Master of Business Administration         Defiance College     Defiance, OH                  2007-2009

Bachelor of Business Administration     Defiance College     Defiance, OH                  2003-2006

Associate Degree in Nursing                       Defiance College      Defiance, OH                  1992-1994

Undergraduate Studies                            University of Toledo     Toledo, OH                        1989-1992



  • Defiance City Schools Board member appointee (2019)
  • Relay for Life Survivor committee member (2014-2022)
  • Suicide prevention advisor for BGSU student team (2011-2014)
  • Board member of Wood County Sexual Assault Response Committee (2011-2016)
  • Board member of Wood County Alcohol and Drug Response Committee (2011-2015)
  • Board member of Defiance County Medical Reserve Corp (2002-2022)
  • Member of Defiance County Local Emergency Planning Committee (2003-2015)
  • Member Northwest State Community College Nursing Advisory Committee (2002-2011)
  • Member of Defiance College Nursing Advisory Council (2004-2023)
  • Bylaw Committee member of Ohio Organization of Nurse Executives (2006-2011)