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Story Lester Davis  |  Photography Chris Hartlove Johns Hopkins Hospital affiliates’ job fair puts opportunities within reach In October, Angela Orovich was busy preparing to graduate from Carroll Community College’s nursing program when an online advertisement for a Johns Hopkins Hospital job fair caught her attention. With a December graduation fast approaching, and no job
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Open minds open pathways to teamwork If things aren’t working, you need to Evolve. That’s the idea behind a program of that name launched in the post-anesthesia care unit at the Johns Hopkins Hospital to improve teamwork among nurses, clinical technicians, and other support staff. Evolve builds teams to pursue common goals—both during and outside
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Baltimore magazine has announced its Excellence in Nursing 2017 Awards and, as usual, the Johns Hopkins Hospital and its affiliates are well represented. Congratulations to Karen Davis of Howard County General Hospital, Elizabeth Russell of Johns Hopkins Bayview, Barbara Case, Jenine Jordan, and Sophia Pemberton of Johns Hopkins University, and Zakk Arciaga, Connie Golding, Aileen
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Pillowcase Project offers comfort to the newly diagnosed A breast cancer diagnosis and the treatment that follows can be frightening and uncomfortable. Thanks to the efforts of Suburban Hospital’s breast cancer Nurse Navigator Jamie Borns, RN, and some talented members of the community, newly diagnosed breast cancer patients are resting a little easier. "Something so
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Online applications in rural India increase educational opportunities for girls We generally don’t think twice about it—most things we may want are just a click away. Need to renew your auto insurance? Click here. Want to apply for that postgraduate program? Click here. Such ease, however, is not the reality for many people living in
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The nurse attending position at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center is transforming patient care. Photos by Chris Hartlove When Alphie Rahman, DNP, APRN-CNS, makes her rounds at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, the nurses are eager to join her. Rahman, a clinical nurse specialist and nurse attending for Johns Hopkins University, fulfills a special role
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By Stephanie Shapiro Samantha Simmons balances life as a racquetball pro Few of her colleagues realize that Samantha Simmons, a nurse clinician on the neonatal ICU at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, is a nationally ranked professional racquetball player. Or that some weeks, she may work three overnight shifts on the neonatal ICU, go home and
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By Steve St. Angelo As summer ends, Paula M. Neira, RN, a U.S. Naval Academy grad, Desert Storm veteran, nurse, attorney, and civil rights activist, is ready to reflect on a season that brought a measure of peace and great pride to her life and to talk about her “faith in our country and our
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By Stephanie Shapiro Hospital President Jacky Schultz is, before all else, a nurse When Jacky Schultz, MSN, RN, became chief operating officer of Suburban Hospital in Bethesda, MD, she continued to wear her nursing badge, prompting a colleague to ask, “Will you be taken seriously if you  have that there?” The question offended Schultz, who
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By Innocent Atukunda and Alisha Horowitz Nurse-midwife Christine Apio and her nurse assistant, Doreen Aguti, would be put to the test when they delivered unexpected triplets—none of them was breathing. Such a scenario would be daunting enough in the best-equipped health facilities, but even more so in their small health clinic in Eastern Uganda. When
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