I have many years in critical care both for children and and adults. I am the owner of a small quilt shop in Nashville Indiana where I write and design. I love writing and am currently working on several blogs, articles, and the second book in my Children's book series The ABC's of Diabetes According to Wes.
I am open to doing any writing related to children, health, wellness, writing, quilting, and business.
- Full time
- Part time
- One time
I write health related guest blog posts, and articles related to writing for children but I am qualified to do copywriting, emails, blogs, and other exciting posts for readers as well as working on articles for several quilting and craft sites.
part-time case manager
LifeCare Medical Solution
July 2013 - June 2014
for adult clients with skilled nursing needs. July 2013 to June 2014
NICU-Level 2 special care nursery, staff nurse
IU Health Bloomington
July 2012 - July 2013
As a staff nurse I am caring for neonates from 24 weeks to full term in all areas of need. I attend deliveries, prepare infants for transport, and handle infants needing respiratory support. I am current with PALS, BLS, STABLE, and NRP. Left to pursue case management and open our fabric store.
staff nurse I attend deliveries, take charge of my shift, care
IU Health Arnett
From June 2010
NICU Level 3 staff nurse June 2010-2012 relocated to Nashville Indiana. As a staff nurse I attend deliveries, take charge of my shift, care for neonates 25 weeks gestation and older in all areas of need. I am current with NRP, STABLE, and BLS. My personal goal for the next 12 months is to become NNC certified.
13. Ambulatory Care Nursing Practice Exam for Mometrix Media
Loving Care Agency
January 2009 - December 2009
provided staffing for home care pediatric ventilator dependent clients. I left to return to critical care.
Nurse for residential treatment of teens
December 2009 - June 2010
From November 2008
12, NCLEX questions for Kaplan 2009
What It Takes
5. Nursing Essay Contest Winner: What Nursing Means To Me-2006
PICU staff nurse
University of Chicago
From June 2004
responsible for the nursing care of children aged 1 day to 21 years. Left due to long commute and Taking a Pediatric clinical manager position with Loving Care agency
health and safety editor
Kankakee Valley High School
-2000-2004 and teaching OSHA standards in healthcare
7. Articles for http://www.ezinearticles.com regarding death and dying issues
8. Articles for www.typeamom.net as a health and safety editor: examples include:
Bicycle Safety, Spring Cleaning Safety Tips, Shoes, Shoes, Shoes.
High school instructor for Medical Terminology and Health Occupations
Kankakee Valley High School
10. Educational health related materials: Morrison Media
Nursing Essay Contest Winner
" News From The Cottage"
3. Nursing Essay Contest Winner: The Caring Spirit That Binds Us-2004
elementary school nurse
ER from 1990 to 2000 and NICU from 2000- 2004 when I left for University of Chicago.
Kankakee Valley School Corporation: Wheatfield, Indiana
I worked as an elementary school nurse for 5 years and taught Health occupations to high school students for 4 years while working as an ER nurse and NICU nurse.
St Anthony Hospital
providing critical care for adults with head injuries and trauma.
Freelance Writing Experience:
1. Self published a newsletter for elementary students 1990-1995
"Notes for Kids"
Freelance writer and designer
I am concentrating on writing and designing patterns for Primitive Spirit mixing cotton and wool together for fabulous projects.
My husband and I have opened a fabric/craft shop in Nashville Indiana. I am currently designing projects for the shop and for customers
The ABC's of Cancer According to Lilly Isabella Lane
Picture book for children and peers with a positive look at childhood cancer. It gives kids a book from their viewpoint and it is based on years of caring for kids with cancer. Available on Amazon.com
Qualifications & Certifications
Ball State University
Institute of Children's Literature
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