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Donna S. Jones, RN

1864 Gordon Manor NE Atlanta, GA 30307 (404) 290-2733Donna@DSJandAssociates.com

Areas of Expertise

 

  • Clinical Expertise: Critical Care, Ventilator Patients, Cardiac ICU, Respiratory ICU, Neurological ICU, Medical Surgical Nursing, , Progressive Care Unit (PCU),
  • Management Expertise: Able to appropriately determine priorities and function independently.

 Work Experience

 

Hospital Corporation of America

Eastside Medical Center: Snellville, GA                                                    2007 – Present

Northlake Medical Center: Tucker, GA                                                     1997 – 2006: 

  • Intensive Care Unit, Progressive Care Unit, Medical Surgical Staff Nurse providing day-to-day care of high acuity patients.

Code Blue:  Melbourne, Australia 1996 – 1997:

  • Intensive Care Units: Staff Nurse providing day-to-day care of high acuity patients in several different hospitals in Melbourne, Victoria.

Ambulatory Services of America:  Atlanta, GA 1985 – 1990:

  • Director: Home Healthcare IV Therapy, Managed a staff of Nurses providing IV Therapy to home patients.

American Health Consultants:  Atlanta, GA 1979 – 1981:

  • Editor, Hospital Peer Review Newsletter

Piedmont Hospital: Atlanta, GA 1975 – 1995:

  • Staff Nurse: Med/Surg, Orthopedics, Respiratory and Medical/Surgical Intensive Care, Open Heart Unit. Provided day-to-day care in all areas as a float nurse.

Emory University Department of Medicine/Infectious Diseases: Atlanta, GA 1975 – 1979:

  • Research Nurse: Provided assistance to physicians researching different antibiotics and the effects regarding electrolyte imbalance and efficacy of specific antibiotics.

Grady Hospital: Atlanta, GA 1974-1975:

  • Staff nurse: Oncology. Provided day-to-day care for patients on a research oncology unit.

West Virginia University Medical Center: 1973-1974

  • Staff Nurse: Surgical floor: Provided day-to-day care for patients on a pos-operative surgical unit.

EDUCATION:

Fairmont State University: Fairmont WV: Associate Science Nursing

Georgia State University:  Atlanta, GA: Bachelor Arts Communication

      

CONTINUING EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS:

           

Basic Life Support; Advanced Cardiac Life Support; Sepsis Continuum; Stroke Management; Care of Patients with Cardiovascular Disorders; Care of the Critically Ill; Moderate Sedation; Certificate for Nurse Life Care Planning

 

LICENSE:

Georgia Registered Nurse

PROJECTS:

  • Developed a CD in PDF format of a Medical Data Kit to help individuals document and maintain their Individualized Medical Records.
  • Interviewed twice on the radio program “Nurse View”, a program for Nurses by Nurses for Nurses regarding issues and opportunities in the nursing field.
  • Guest Speaker on an hour-long web seminar for the Institute for Paralegal
  • Education (IPE) in regard to obtaining and reviewing medical records.
  • Seminar speaker at Alive Expo at the World Congress Center focusing on

“Maintaining Your Health Care”.

  • Guest Lecturer for the National Business Institute on “Anatomy & Physiology for Attorneys”.

 PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS:

  • American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants

References Available Upon Request