Robin F. Edelman, RN, MSN
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Highly skilled and trained healthcare professional with extensive experience and proven ability to provide quality, evidence-based educational development, clinical support, and dedicated patient care services.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Excellent Patient Care
Basic & Advanced Life Support
Home Health & Hospice
New Hire Orientation
Team Education & Support
Critical Patient Care
CLINICAL COORDINATOR Cardinal Health Home and Hospice Care 2015 to 2018
Educated nurses throughout Home Health and Hospice Agencies across the United States on wound and ostomy care to ensure best practices and safety standards.
Consulted with nurses from differing agencies to identify and determine best treatment course for difficult wound and ostomy patients.
Played key role in decreasing agency costs by utilizing dashboards and collaborating with managers and staff on monthly basis.
PROFESSOR OF NURSING Goldfarb College of Nursing 2013 to 2015
Supervised groups of students in Accelerated Nursing Program completing clinical rotations within various hospitals.
Effectively managed up to 52 students and provided learning opportunities and mentoring while receiving their BSN.
Oversaw 200+ students throughout multiple classes including Health Assessment, Intro to Nursing, and Simulation Lab.
COORDINATOR OF GERIATRICS UNIT Missouri Baptist Medical Center 2011 to 2013
Successfully coordinated hospital and staff in becoming NICHE Certified.
Established nurturing relationships with patients and family.
Participated in patient assessments and maintained continuity of care.
CLINICAL NURSE SPECIALIST ON ADULT MEDICINE Barnes Jewish Hospital 2008 to 2011
Facilitated all orientation to new medicine RNs.
Participated in ACLS and BLS training within then hospital system.
Simultaneously led multiple units and new nurses.
Additional experience as Critical Care Research Coordinator and Home Care Clinical Consultant with Kinetic Concepts, Inc., and Staff RN and Charge RN with St. Louis University Hospital.
EDUCATION & CERTIFICATES
Master of Science in Nursing St. Louis University, St. Louis MO
Bachelor of Science in Nursing Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, MO
Certified Clinical Nurse Specialist Certified Wound, Ostomy Nurse Geriatric Certified as RN
NICHE Certified Coordinator for Missouri Baptist Medical Center Advanced Cardiac Life Support
Instructor for Basic Life Support Instructor for Advanced Cardiac Life Support
Basic Life Support Certified Clinical Research Professional
Member American Association of Critical-care Nurses, 2000 to Present
Member Wound Ostomy Continence Nurses, 1995 to Present
Member NICHE (Nurses Caring for Hospitalized Elderly), 2012 to 2017
Member Society of Clinical Research Associates, 2003 to 2010