Provides Opinion & Testimony In:
Correctional Nurse, Correctional Facility Nurse, Correctional Nursing, Correctional Facility Nursing, Prison Nurse,
Director of Nursing in the correction setting for 7 years
Regional Health Services Coordinator in Corrections for 14 years
Dedicated, skilled RN with a broad range of healthcare experience – in the past 21 years have been in management with correctional nursing. I passed the test for a CCHP.
Graduated from Alton Memorial Hospital School of Nursing in 1971
Class Rank was 2nd out of 25 graduates.
RN License State of Illinois, Expires 5/31/2016
- 2000 to Present: Regional Health Services Coordinator for the state prison. Responsible to oversee the delivery of health services to offenders in State prisons.
- 1994 to 2000: Director of Nursing at the Western Illinois Correctional Center. I oversaw the entire nursing activities, maintained the nursing work schedule to ensure that all shifts were covered, hired, reprimanded staff, chaired meetings, conducted in-service training and education, responsible for reports and ensured that they were done timely and worked closely with other departments for a “team approach”.
- 1993 to 1971: Progressed from staff nurse to Director of Nursing. Worked in as many departments as possible to obtain the needed knowledge and skills needed to become an experienced nurse. (Med-Surg, Obstetrics, Surgery, Emergency Room, Outpatient Clinics.)