Joint Care Coordinators

Clinical staff at each Center for Joint Health include a dedicated joint care coordinator - a nurse certified in orthopedics and joint education who manages patient care and discharge.

Yvonne Hacker, RN

Yvonne Hacker, RN, joint care coordinator, northYvonne Hacker, RN, is the joint care coordinator at Community Hospital North’s Center for Joint Health. Hacker has over 20 years experience in providing care to orthopedic patients at Community Hospital North. Her expertise includes pre- and post-operative total joint education. She is orthopedic certified.

Hacker received her nursing degree from the University of Indianapolis and is a member of Sigma Theta Tau National Nursing Honor Society.

Hacker was raised in Carmel, Indiana and currently resides in Noblesville. She is married and has two children.

Jennifer Harrison, MSN, RN

Jennifer Harrison, joint coordinator, HowardJennifer Harrison, MSN, RN, is the joint care coordinator for the Center for Joint Health at Community Howard Regional Health in Kokomo.

Jennifer has more than 25 years of experience working in the operating room in a variety of different roles, advancing her career from surgical tech to director of surgery. Jennifer has a bachelor’s degree in nursing and a master’s degree in nursing healthcare administration from Indiana Wesleyan University.

Jennifer is a member of the National Association of Orthopedic Nurses and the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses.

Jennifer and her daughters live in Kokomo and are active in the community.

Eric Lowe, RN

Eric Lowe, RN, joint care coordinator, eastEric Lowe, RN, is the joint care coordinator at Community Hospital East’s Center for Joint Health. A graduate of Indiana University School of Nursing, Lowe earned his bachelor of science in nursing degree in 2008.

Eric was raised in Lebanon, Indiana and currently resides in Kirklin on a small rural farm with his quarter horses. He enjoys his time outdoors golfing and horseback riding. 

Eric is a member of the National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses and the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses. He brings with him vast experience in the surgical setting as a circulating and scrub nurse for various joint replacement surgeries.

Carrie Schroeder, RN

Carrie Schroeder, RN, joint care coordinator, southCarrie Schroeder, RN, is the joint care coordinator at Community Hospital South’s Center for Joint Health. Schroeder has a bachelor of arts degree in sociology from Franklin College and a bachelor of science degree in nursing from Marian College. She is a member of the National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses and Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. She has worked at Community Health Network since 2007.

Carries lives in Franklin, Indiana with her husband and two children.