Get to know Registered Nurse Rosemary Catherine Olivier, who serves patients in Fullerton, California.
A member of the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses and the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses, Rosemary is a registered nurse who tends to patients at St. Jude Medical Center in Fullerton, California.
St. Jude Medical Center is a faith-based, not-for-profit Magnet hospital that was established by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange in 1957. Part of the Providence-St. Joseph Health System, the hospital serves as a quaternary and referral center for a variety of patient services, including one of California’s only accredited programs in spinal cord injury, brain injury, and comprehensive stroke rehabilitation. Other areas of specialty include: high- and low-risk maternity, digestive diseases, and GI surgery, orthopedics and joint replacement, neurosciences, women’s health, rehabilitation, cardiac care, robotic and minimally-invasive surgery, and cancer care. The mission of St. Jude Medical Center is to provide compassionate, reliable, and safe care.
Back in 1982, Rosemary earned her nursing degree from St. Joseph’s Hospital School of Nursing in Baltimore, Maryland. She then went on to obtain her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. followed by her Master of Science in Nursing degree from Saint Xavier University in Chicago, Illinois in 2018.
In recognition of her clinical excellence, she holds several certifications, including clinical nurse leader, critical care registered nurse, and stroke certified registered nurse. She is also the recipient of the Novice Writer Award for the Journal of Neuroscience (2020), the Hospital Hero Award (2014), and the Rising Star Award. She has been a Critical Care nurse for over 35 years. Her favorite role has been working at the frontline with critically ill patients and their families.
A registered nurse (RN) is a nurse who has graduated from a nursing program and met the requirements outlined by a country, state, province or similar licensing body to obtain a nursing license. RNs fulfill a variety of job duties. In addition to their primary role in treating and caring for patients, their responsibilities also include educating patients and the public about a variety of medical conditions, as well as providing emotional support and advice to the families of their patients. Other RN job functions include leadership, research, performing diagnostic tests and analyzing results, operating medical equipment, administering medications, recording patients’ symptoms and medical histories, and assisting with patient rehabilitation and follow-up.
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