Gayle Bultsma, BSN, CAPA

Peri-Procedural Director

Gayle joined the team at CRSC over 14 years ago, originally serving as a Clinical Team Leader. Now, as Peri-Procedural Director, she oversees the Pre-op, Post-op, and Endoscopy Services at CRSC. Gayle received her nursing degree at Calvin College and Blodgett Memorial Medical Center in Grand Rapids, MI, and completed her BSN degree through Spring Arbor University. Her background includes substantial experience in the OR, pediatric/adult critical care, and the recovery room. She earned her certification in Ambulatory Perianesthesia nursing in 2008 and remains an active member with the American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses (ASPAN). She is active in the development of the perianesthesia certification exams through her participation in the Item Writing Review and Exam Review Committees, as well a member of the Leader Resource Team for the American Board of PeriAnesthesia Nursing Certification (ABPANC). Additionally, she is committed to bringing high quality care to our patients through her focus on the patient experience and safety throughout our organization.

"Everyone was friendly from check in to discharge. I am very impressed and pleased. You have a fabulous staff. It couldn't possibly have been a better experience. "
- Claudia
"If procedures are necessary, it is a pleasure having them done at the Surgery Center. All processes have been well thought out and streamlined with the patient in mind. There does not seem to be any unnecessary steps or duplication of effort."
- Gary
"Excellent care --- and my anesthesiologist was very caring about my comfort throughout the surgery."
- Ellen
"Always such a nice experience here when you're having medical procedures done. It's never fun, but I try to be positive about it and the staff and docs are great. Glad to find good care here 'Up North.' "
- Heidi P.
"The staff was great at making us feeling comfortable sending our 3-year old in for surgery. They put our minds at ease and he is recovering great. Thanks! - Grant"
- Grant
"The follow up phone calls both from the surgeon and nurse were very comforting, and appreciated. All in all, a first class operation; thanks for your caring"
- Lee M.
"All of the staff were incredible - particularly the nurses that won over my 4-year old in record time, so that he happily and willingly went back with them for his surgery with no hesitation, and the nursing staff that helped care for him post-op. Truly incredible people!"
- Jennifer