Get to know Registered Nurse Christine Jackson Fraser, who serves patients within Metropolitan Jewish Health System.
Christine graduated with her bachelor’s degree in nursing in May 2003, and then continued her education by earning a master’s degree in business administration from The University of Phoenix in 2007. Currently, she is pursuing her doctorate of nursing and is projected to graduate in 2022.
Currently specializing in hospice care, palliative nursing, and team leadership, Christine holds memberships with the American Association of Critical Care Nurses, the North Carolina Nurses Association, and the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association, which keep her apprised of developments in her field. Christine has been working for the Metropolitan Jewish Health System since she graduated with her bachelor’s degree in nursing.
The main role of registered nurses is to assist physicians in providing treatment to patients suffering from various medical conditions. While their primary responsibilities will involve caring for patients, their specific job duties will vary depending on their employers and specializations. While a majority of registered nurses work at hospitals they are not limited to that setting, they can also work in in clinics, schools, assisted living facilities, homes, schools and more. They must also stay up-to-date with new tools and technology to help provide the best care to patients and families, and the best support to doctors and other healthcare professionals. Registered nurses must possess excellent communication, emotional intelligence, teamwork, problem-solving and critical-thinking skills.
Christine has been awarded the Daisy Award for Extraordinary Nursing, which is an award given to exemplary nurses who have gone above and beyond to make a difference with their patients. In her spare time, she donates her skills to the United Way and the Jewish Health System Star Foundation. When she is not working, she enjoys watching movies, reading, and physical fitness.
Learn more about Christine Jackson Fraser:
Her online profile: http://todaysnurse.org/network/index.php?do=/4139370/info/, she can be reached through the Metropolitan Jewish Health System site, www.mjhs.org, and is located in Charlotte, North Carolina.