Laura Ellison

Work History

Work History
Nov 2012 - Present

Registered Nurse- General Medical/Telemetry

Deaconess Gateway Hospital

I am responsible for the care of general medical-surgical patients, dialysis patients, and those on cardiac monitoring. 

Apr 2010 - 2014

Registered Nurse

Select Specialty Hospital

 At SSH I am responsible for the care of patients with critical and complex medical and surgical conditions. Administration of medications, wound care, monitoring of vital signs, overseeing critical drips, nutritional supplements, management of drains, and caring for ventilator patients, are just a few of the things I do on a nightly basis. 

Oct 2009 - May 2010

Wound Team- LPN

Select Specialty Hospital

In this position I performed admission skin assessments, weekly skin evaluations, and daily dressing changes on simple to complex wounds. Performed negative pressure wound therapy dressing changes and maintenance.

Jan 2010 - Apr 2010

Student Nurse

Deaconess Hospital

I participated in the Student Nurse Internship Program (SNIP). I observed the inner workings of the operating room, including pre-op and post-op procedures. As I progressed through the program I was able to get hands-on lessons in patient observation during surgery, opening sterile packaging, maintaining sterile field, and chart in their computer system.

Aug 2007 - Oct 2009

Work Study

Wabash Valley College

As work study I answered phones, assisted students in paying their bill, prepared student bills, and performed general office work such as filing and copying.

Feb 2003 - Jul 2007

Catalog Technician

Cooling Systems Technology

While employed at CST I performed many different tasks. I began doing clerical work such as filing, copying, answering phones, and  entering parts information into Excel. By the end of my employment I performed quality checks on the catalog information, did layout on our printed catalog, and was creatively involved in the company's first online catalog. 

I worked with Microsoft Office and Excel, Adobe Photoshop and Publisher. 

Aug 2001 - May 2003

Work Study

Wabash Valley College

As work study I answered phones, assisted students in paying their bill, prepared student bills, and performed general office work such as filing and copying.

Jan 1999 - Oct 2002

Cashier/Office Assistant

Borowiak's IGA

I started at IGA as a cashier. I bagged grocerys, handled money, stocked shelves, and assisted customers. In May 1999 I was promoted to an office assistant position. At that time I was put in charge of managing employees on duty, resetting cash drawers, making bank deposits, closing the store, and overall customer assistance.

Education

Education

Certifications

Certifications
Jan 2014 - Jan 2019

Certified Medical-Surgical Registered Nurse

MSNCB
Jul 2013 - Jul 2015

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support

American Heart Association
May 2012 - May 2014

Basic Life Support

American Heart Association