Get to know Registered Nurse Sharron A. Taylor, who served patients in Hilliard, Florida.
Sharron is a registered nurse (RN) who is currently retired from practice in Florida. She is certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Basic Life Support (BLS). Furthermore, she is a certified critical care nurse (CCCN).
During her active years as a registered nurse, Sharron worked in the intensive care unit. Also known as an intensive therapy unit, intensive treatment unit or critical care unit, the intensive care unit is a special department of a hospital or health care facility that provides intensive treatment medicine.
In addition to being an RN, Sharron was also an assistant nurse manager, providing operational and administrative support to nurse managers.
Sharron was affiliated with St Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, Connecticut.
Sharron received her Associate of Arts degree from Florida Community College of Jacksonville in 2000.Wanting to further her education, she earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Jacksonville University in 2012.
Due to her outstanding performance in her nursing field, Sharron was awarded the Directors Award at Jacksonville University in 2012, the Clinical Practice Development Award in 2011 and 2010, as well as the Excellence Award from the First Coast Chapter of AACN in 2006. She was also nominated for the Great 100 Nurses Award.
In order to stay up to date in her field, Sharron maintains a professional membership with the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing – the second-largest nursing organization in the world with approximately 135,000 active members.
Sharron did not get into nursing until later in life, after having experienced her own personal medical issues and having had a nurse go the extra mile to make her feel comfortable and to encourage her during a difficult time in her life. This opened her eyes to what nurses really do and what they can do for patients. Even after taking care of her father-in-law, Sharron recognized her ability to help others, which is what drove her to go back to school to pursue a degree in nursing.
Sharron attributes her success to treating each patient like family and having had previous experience being in their shoes. During her years as an RN, she strived not only to help her patients, but also to help guide her co-workers.
When asked what motivated her at the start of each day, Sharron stated that it was the knowledge that she could make a difference in someone’s life. She always took the time to explain procedures and care plans to her patients, encouraging them and pointing out all of the positive improvements throughout their recovery. She even had patients recognize her outside of work and thank her for the care that she provided.
Sharron is a part of the Pinky Promise Foundation, which is a non-profit resource center helping women diagnosed with cancer.
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 the 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 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.
In her spare time, Sharron enjoys gardening, camping, going on nature walks with her husband, as well as traveling and visiting historical sites.
Learn More about Sharron A. Taylor:
Through her online profile, https://todaysnurse.org/network/index.php?do=/4143486/info/