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Walter Durtschi, RN

Walter Durtschi, RN

Walter Durtschi, RN, is a nurse care manager at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Salt Lake City. Walter has been a nurse with the Salt Lake City Shriners Hospital since 2017. Walter started his career here as a nurse in the inpatient unit and in the special care unit. Walter’s experience is augmented by 15 years of military service with the Utah Air National Guard where he works as an aircraft maintainer and as the lead instructor for “Self Aid and Buddy Care” in his unit.

Walter holds degrees from the Community College of the Air Force and Ameritech College of Nursing. He also graduated with honors from several military professional leadership programs. He is currently finishing his Bachelor of Science in nursing through Western Governors University.

Walter loves being a care manager because it allows him to be involved in the total care of his patients. He said, “I feel like I can really make a difference.”

Walter loves the outdoors and especially camping. He is also a woodworking hobbyist. Another pastime is helping to create homemade Halloween costumes every year for his kids.