General Nursing, Labor & Delivery Nurse

Job Rejections and Offers

Float Nurse - 1980-1981- Midwest, USA I handed in my resignation as Diabetes Nurse Educator because the head nurse micromanaged my every move. I also became very bored with teaching the same thing in class every week and started feeling like a robot. Needing a new challenge, I decided to work as a float nurse… Continue reading Job Rejections and Offers

Camp Nurse, Pediatric Nursing

Is It Broken?

Volunteer Camp Nurse, Midwest, USA - July 1980 The various Bible churches in the state have joined together to have a camp for one week for children who attend Bible Clubs and teen Bible classes ages 8-18 years old. We rent a state park that has a group campground with a large lodge with a… Continue reading Is It Broken?

Diabetes Nurse, General Nursing

The Atheist Physics Professor

Diabetes Nurse Educator - Midwest, USA -1980 I exited the elevator on the cardiology unit and asked the head nurse if they had any patients with diabetes they would like me to see? She said Richard was admitted with congestive heart failure (CHF), but also was newly diagnosed with diabetes. I knocked on his door… Continue reading The Atheist Physics Professor

Christian Nurse, General Nursing, Rehabilitation Nurse

Amputations – “Thy will be done!”

Midwest, USA - 1978 The phone rang and I answered. My dear friend Enid who lived an hour away said, "Pam, One of my former coworkers, Jack, is a patient at your hospital. Would you visit him and share the gospel with him? For many years he chauffeured one of the wealthiest men in the… Continue reading Amputations – “Thy will be done!”

Diabetes Nurse

Promotion

September 30, 1978 - Midwest, USA Last spring, after I had completed my initial mandatory year of experience on a medical-surgical floor, I began asking the Lord for a position during the day time with weekends off so I could participate more at church. I so missed Sunday evening worship and prayer meeting, as well… Continue reading Promotion

General Nursing, International Nursing, Psychiatry

Terror at Night

July 23, 1978 - Midwest, USA My apartment mate, Jane, and I drove separate cars to evening worship at church followed by a sweet time of fellowship at the Pastor's house with the other young adults. Since Jane left a few minutes before me, she left our front door unlocked for me when she arrived… Continue reading Terror at Night

Christian Nurse, Christian Single, International Nursing

Fellowship in Austria and France

Austrian Alps - June 29, 1978 Since my Eurail Pass was valid on boats as well as trains, I took a boat down the not-so-blue Danube River to Linz, Austria. I met two American ladies and two German ladies on the boat, so I translated for them, much to my amazement and delight. From Linz,… Continue reading Fellowship in Austria and France