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Frances Mattocks-Whisman

Frances Mattocks-Whisman, American nursing administrator, educator. Registered Nurse; certified operating room nurse.

Background

  • Mattocks-Whisman, Frances was born on December 20, 1945 in Cedar Vale, Kansas, United States. Daughter of Thomas Emerson and Lavonna Laura (Myers) McKinney.

  • Education

    • Diploma, William Newton School Nursing, Winfield, Kansas, 1966. Student, Tulsa Junior College. Student, Center State University, Edmond, Oklahoma.

      Student, Graceland College, Lamoni, Iowa, since 1989.

    Career

    • Operating room nurse Hillcrest Medical Ctar., Tulsa, 1968-1972, 74-76. Office manager Myra A. Peters, Doctor of Medicine 1972-1976. Private duty nurse Homemakers Upjohn, Inc., Tulsa, 1976-1977.

      Staff nurse, head nurse, in-service instructor Doctors Medical Center, Inc. Co-director School Surgical Technology Tulsa County Area Vo-Technology School, 1981-1989. Assistant director transplantation/retrievals Tulsa chapter American Red Cross, 1989.

      Staff nurse, infection control coordinator Wetumka (Oklahoma) General Hospital, 1989-1991. Director nurses Bristow (Oklahoma) Memorial Hospital, 1991-1993. Branch manager Columbia Homecare of Oklahoma, Sapulpa, Oklahoma, 1993-1996.

      Branch supervisor Sapulpa and Mannford offices Doctors Homecare, 1994-1995. Manager orthopaedic program Columbia Homecare and Columbia Tulsa Regional Medical Center, 1996—1997. Manager branch Quality Lifestyles Home Health, Bristow, 1997—1998.

      Interim homecare staff nurse, 1998—2001. Staff nurse home health Amedisys Homecare, Tulsa, since 2001. Instructor Wes Watkins Area Vo-Technology School, Wetumka, 1989-1990.

      Consultant American Red Cross, Tulsa chapter Transplantation, 1990.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse; certified operating room nurse.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Active American Red Cross. Member National Education Association, National Association Orthopedic Nurses, National League for Nursing, American Vocational Association, Oklahoma Vocational Association, Oklahoma Education Association, Concerned Oklahomans for Nurse Education, Association Operating Room Nurses, Infections Control.

    Connections

    • Married Jim L. Whisman, November 6, 1981. Stepchildren: Toni Zweigart, Gay Asbell, Jenny Watts, Beth Rubie.
    • father: Thomas Emerson McKinney
    • mother: Lavonna Laura (Myers) McKinney
    • spouse: Jim L. Whisman
    • children: Toni Zweigart Mattocks-Whisman
    • Gay Asbell Mattocks-Whisman
    • Jenny Watts Mattocks-Whisman
    • Beth Rubie Mattocks-Whisman
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    Born December 20, 1945
    (age 71)
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