(MARTIN, SD) – Horizon Health Care, Inc. (Horizon) is pleased to introduce Francoise Bansenga, FNP-BC, as their newest provider at Martin Community Health Center, located in Martin, SD.
A recent graduate of Mount Marty College in Yankton, SD; Bansenga holds a Master’s of Science in Nursing Degree with a specialization in Family Practice and brings over ten years of experience in the medical field to her position at Martin Community Health Center. She has extensive experience in various hospital settings across South Dakota, Iowa, Texas, and Kansas, specializing in geriatrics, acute care, adult and pediatric health. Most recently, she was employed at Sanford Health in Sioux Falls, SD, while furthering her education.
“I have always been interested in addressing health disparities and thought nursing would be the best way to do that,” said Bansenga. “I believe everyone deserves access to quality health care. I am very excited to join Horizon’s team in Martin as they meet a huge need for care in the area.”
Originally from Sioux Falls, SD, Bansenga received her undergraduate degrees from University of South Dakota and Mount Marty College. Bansenga is married and the mother of five children; in her spare time, she enjoys biking, exercising, reading, and staying up-to-date with current global and domestic affairs.
Bansenga joins a team of four current providers (Dr. Mark Butterbrodt; Nancy Webb, FNP; Tiffany Spears, NP-C; and Anna Waldner, CNP) and will be available for appointments beginning this week, Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
For over 39 years, Horizon Health Care, Inc. has been providing personalized, affordable, high-quality medical, dental and mental health care through a rural, community-based network in South Dakota. Horizon is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) that serves the medical, dental and mental health care needs of South Dakotans in rural, medically underserved areas through 83,000 patient visits annually in 25 community health centers in: Aberdeen, Bison, Bryant, De Smet, Eagle Butte, Faith, Fort Thompson, Howard, Huron, Isabel, La Plant, Lake Preston, Martin, McIntosh, Mission, Plankinton, Wessington Springs, White River and Woonsocket. For more information please visit www.horizonhealthcare.org.