Subscribe to our e-newsletter, Nursing Notes:

‹   back to Nurse Profiles

Jennifer S.

Fort Polk, LA

Personal Information

  • Specialty

    Critical Care Nurse
  • Degree

    RN

I always knew I wanted to work in health care and early on I decided I would become a nurse. As an ICU nurse I enjoy working with patients and spending time with them and their families. Often times I become a counselor to the family because the patients in the ICU have very serious illnesses. There are so many different people and cultures I must interact with, I always pull from the basics I learned back in nursing school about working with anyone. People will always remember a nurse who helped them through a difficult time. I recently added to my responsibilities by becoming the chief of education and training at my hospital. In this new position, I am responsible for the annual training and continuing education requirements of all personnel as well as running student programs and shadow days. It's very administrative, but the rewards are still there. I can make a difference in the bigger health care picture by helping with retention for the entire hospital. As a nurse I'm challenged and must use my critical thinking skills. I enjoy being an Army nurse and I can't imagine doing anything else.


More Nurse Profiles   
  • Jess C.

    Colorado Springs, CO
    • Specialty

      Psychiatric Nurse
    • Degree

      RN
    • Group

      Men in Nursing
  • Joffrey K.

    Fairfax, VA
    • Group

      Student, Men in Nursing
  • LT Akilah Green

    Bethesda, MD
    • Specialty

      Oncology Nurse
    • Degree

      BS/BSN, RN
^ Back to top