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Jane Stottlemyer, RN

Jane Stottlemyer, RN

Lives in Potomac Falls, Virginia United States ·
Basic Info
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Last Login:
July 14, 2019
Member Since:
June 14, 2019
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Nursing Title
Registered Nurse
Job Title
retired
Current Nursing Specialization
Education, Parish Nurse, Faith Community Nurse
Work Name (Hospital, Practice, Clinic, etc...)
Messiah United Methodist ChurcHh
Hospital Affiliation
The Montefiore Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA.
Years in Nursing
1961
Work Description / Areas of Expertise / Job Duties
When I was working, I started out in Pediatrics, but that was not challenging enough and so I interviewed for a job position in the Post Op Recovery Room. At that time, this hospital had no critical care units and so we were often asked to care for the more critically ill patients. I found this to be my niche and I loved the opportunities that caring for these patients presented.
Brief summary of your nursing background
We were transferred from Pittsburg to Washington, D.C. after 2 1/2 years of working as an R.N. We had begun to raise our family and so my husband ask me to consider being a "stay at home" mom to care for our family and I agreed. I, through the years, kept up my nursing license because I had worked so hard to achieve it I did not want to lose it. I volunteered to help in any way I could as an R.N. on a volunteer basis. I did blood pressure checks, I joined the Red Cross and chaired a local chapter in Bronxville, N.Y. I volunteered in clinics in the Westchester Country, N.Y. area. During the Poor People's March on Washington (from Selma, Alabama), I volunteered as a nurse to work with a team of doctors to greet these people that walked on foot to Virginia. Many of whom had never seen a nurse or doctor before. I did volunteer to go into Resurrection City ( a tent city in D.C. which housed these folks) but the night before I was to close, the city was tear-gassed and therefore we were not allowed to go. I became a PARISH nurse in 2003 and have served in that position since then.
What made you choose a career in nursing?
I lost 2 friends when I was about eleven.. One was hit by a mail truck and the other died of leukemia. This really left me devastated. I wanted to help people get better.
I also had a first cousin who was 11 years my senior, I always looked up to her and so I wanted to follow her footsteps. She completed her nurses training.
What Do You Attribute Your Success To?
Basically I liked people, Passion for helping others in need.
What motivates you at the start of each day?
Thanking God for all that he has done for me and my family.
How do you make a difference in the lives of your patients?
By my patience and kindness. I hope I leave a lasting impression that each individual is important; that each one should be treated fairly with compassion and understanding,
Research Interests
We are all searching for a cure for cancer but I personally have not been involved in any research,
Articles Summary
I have not written nor have I published any articles.
Nursing School Name
Miami Valley Hospital
Nursing Degree In
RN
Grad Date - Nursing Degree
1961
1 - Professional Society Membership
Emergency Nurses Association
2 - Professional Society Membership
American Red Cross
Volunteering and Causes - Charitable Organizations

Hobbies / Sports
Reading, Playing Cards, Music, Piano, Singing