Get to know Registered Nurse ElDonna M. Hilde, who serves patients within Teal House.
ElDonna currently practices as a Registered Nurse with Teal House also known as the Statesboro Regional Sexual Assault Center, Inc. A non-profit organization that provides emotional support and advocacy for individuals who have been sexually assaulted. It is part of the Statesboro area’s Sexual Assault Response Team which includes law enforcement, the prosecutor, the advocates, the sexual assault nurse examiners who work together to provide the best care for the individual who has been sexually assaults. The Teal House provides counseling, prevention, awareness, and outreach to counties in our judicial circuit.
ElDonna graduated with her Bachelor of Science Nursing Degree from the Union College in Lincoln, Nebraska. Furthering her education she graduated with her Master of Science in Nursing from the Medical College of Georgia and a post-masters from the Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia. . She has been a practicing registered nurse since 1967 and a women’s health nurse practitioner since 1980, giving her over five decades of experience in her field. ElDonna is a pediatric and adolescent-adult sexual assault nurse examiner (SANE) and is the SANE Coordinator at the Teal House for nine SANEs.
The main role of a registered nurse is to provide nursing care and treatments to patients suffering from various medical conditions. While their primary responsibilities will involve caring for patients, their specific job duties will vary depending on your employer and specialization. While a majority of registered nurses work at hospitals they are not limited to that setting, they can also work 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.
When not working, ElDonna enjoys spending time with her family and grandchildren either at the farm or at the lake or in the mountains. She also loves knitting and crocheting as well as making cards/scrapbooking.
Learn More about ElDonna M. Hilde:
Through her online profile, https://todaysnurse.org/network/index.php?do=/4141945/info/