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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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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 Jennifer L.W. Fink App for head and neck patients makes it easier for them to help themselves There has to be a better way. That’s the thinking that led to the development of an innovative new smartphone app designed to help head and neck cancer patients effectively manage their care. As a nurse in
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By Stephanie Shapiro Photo by Chris Hartlove Deborah Baker makes good on her Hopkins education and a pledge to improve care and safety The new senior vice president for nursing for the Johns Hopkins Health System doesn’t have to make herself at home. Deborah Baker, DNP, CRNP, is home. After Baker earned her bachelor’s degree
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In 2016, Dr. Karen Haller, esteemed vice president for nursing and patient care services and chief nursing officer at the Johns Hopkins Hospital for 17 years, assumed a new role as the vice president for nursing and clinical affairs for Johns Hopkins Medicine International. Dr. Haller’s greatest legacy is her commitment to and advancement of
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On duty and off, psych nurse works to cultivate positivity Whether on the job or during leisure time, Melinda Walker, RN, has a passion for changing people’s lives. Walker, with 20 years of psychiatric nursing experience at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, has spent the past 10 years as the electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) nurse coordinator in
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Flexible “virtual ICU” nurses scramble at news of a patient backup Most times, Johns Hopkins Hospital nurses bring patients to the intensive care unit post-surgery. Now, they can also bring the ICU to the patients. Even with 32 beds, the Surgery Department’s two ICUs regularly are filled to capacity, threatening to leave surgery patients stuck
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