Jessie Reardon, BSN, RN, wanted to be a special education teacher for years. But when someone close to her was diagnosed with brain tumors, Reardon spent a lot of time keeping them company at the former Women and Children’s Hospital.
The Phlebotomy Department includes 15 technicians who work quickly to draw blood for important laboratory tests necessary for patients to get the care they need, with results processed in a matter of hours.
When you think of clinical research, you may picture doctors and scientists collecting data or patients trying new treatment regimens. However, some very important people are missing from this picture: clinical research nurses.