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Last First Name: Kelley, Josie
License degrees: R.N. Diploma
E-Mail: pedjmk@vmmc.org
City: Redmond
State: WA 98052 USA
What kind of nursing do you do: pediatric clinic triage nurse
How many years have you been practicing as a nurse: 28yrs
Would you recommend the field: Not as a new grad. Ambulatory care is quite different than hospital nursing. They need to understand the dynamics and different disciplines involved. Its like apples and oranges compared to hospital nursing. I would recommend them working in a pediatric office for awhile and then consider the position.

Employment changes in career: 6
Reason for the change: husbands relocation and his downsizing.
Nursing School you attend if applicable: The Roosevelt Hospital School of Nursing N.Y. N.Y.
Where do you work: HMO pediatric clinic
Do you carry a personal malpractice insurance policy why or why not: yes for extra coverage
Your most pressing concerns with the profession and healthcare: 1.The segregation and shame associated with those who dont have alphabet soup after their names2.Major downsizing of nurses for lesser paid employees trained on the job to do nursing job 3. Increasing of awareness and acceptance of alternative nursing careers
What attracted you to the field of Nursing: the caring philosophy its identity and professionalism
Favorite TV show and musical artists: X-Files Millenium Dark Skies Motown Artists
Favorite food: Chocolate
Personal or favorite Quote: The Truth is out there
Qualities you admire in your friends & loved ones: sensitivity unconditional love and caring
Major turn-offs: Coworkers who talk down to you and think they know it all and ram it in your face those who KA
Hobbies and activities you enjoy outside of work: crafts listening to meditation tapes listening to talk radio shows
Pets favorite vacation spots: 2 new Zealand white bunnies Thelma and Louise Quaker Parakeet Rhiley hedgehog Barney
Other areas of interest and expertise: Stephen Ministry volunteer at sons school going to continuing ed classes reading self-improvement books Pilates

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