Employee of Borgess Medical Center since 1979 working in the Admitting Department, on the Pulmonary unit, and presently in Labor & Delivery for 28 years. Present experience includes staff nursing providing care to laboring and postpartum women and caring for normal newborns, serving in the charge nurse role and computer support to staff. Interested in pursuing a telecom position providing support to medical or triage assist to staff or patients, chart review or IT support to medical staff.
Michigan Nursing License
Antepartum, labor, delivery, recovery and postpartum nursing
Normal newborn admission and care
Labor and antepartum triage
Cerner Super User
Computer support to nursing staff and physicians
Consulting with IT support
Borgess Medical CenterJune 2013 to CurrentCerner Super User Kalamazoo, MISpecialty trained software user of Cerner medical charting system providing support to nursing and physician staff. Consult with IT support to rectify software issues and computer malfunctions.
Borgess Medical CenterApril 1989 to CurrentStaff Nurse Kalamazoo, MIProvide nursing care to antepartum, labor, delivery, recovery and postpartum care to normal and mid risk pregnant women; admission and care to normal newborns; fulfilling the triage and charge nurse role; and Cerner support to RN and physician staff.
Borgess Medical CenterNovember 1985 to April 1989Staff Nurse Kalamazoo, MI
Staff RN providing care to medical surgical patients specializing in pulmonary care. Duties included working in the charge nurse role consulting with admission department for bed assignments, assisting staff and delegation of duties.
Borgess Medical CenterApril 1979 to November 1985Admissions Clerk Kalamazoo, MIConducted new patient interviews in the department and on the floors gathering personal and insurance information for admission. Specialized in bed assignment consulting with unit charge nurses, emergency room staff and house management for proper and expedient placement of patients in rooms.
Education and Training
Kalamazoo Valley Community College1985Associate of Science: NursingKalamazoo, MI, USAAssociates Degree of Nursing (ADN)
University of Michigan1996Bachelor of Science: NursingKalamazoo, MI, USABachelor of Nursing Degree obtained through Kalamazoo satellite campus