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Rita Bernadette Pobanz

Rita Bernadette Pobanz, American Trauma and medical/surgical nurse ( hlth: hlth. service)trauma and medical/surgical nurse.

Background

Pobanz, Rita Bernadette was born on October 16, 1941 in Brooklyn. Daughter of John Daniel and Mary Robert (Simpson) Grady.

Education

Associate Degree in Nursing with honors, Eastern New Mexico University, 1974. Bachelor of science in nursing, State University of New York, 1987. MSN, University Cincinnati, 1991.

Career

Staff nurse Gerald Champion Hospital, Alamogordo, New Mexico, 1974. Critical care staff, charge nurse, intensive care instructor Hampton (Virginia) General Hospital, 1974-1979, patient education coordinator, 1978-1979, critical care coordinator, 1980-1982. Critical care supervisor Holy Cross Hospital, Austin, Texas, 1979-1980.

Assistant DON Coliseum Park Nursing Home, Hampton, 1982-1985. Head nurse, trauma and plastic surgery U. Cincinnati Hospital, 1985-1993, head nurse staff development, CQI, leadership practice, work analysis, orientation, 1993^. Office chairman Family Services, United States Air Force, 1961-1962, publicity chairman, 1962-1964.

Hospital volunteer American Red Cross, 1967-1970. Den leader Cub Scouts American, 1970, CPR instructor American Heart Association, 1979-1981, 93.

Membership

Office chairman Family Services, United States Air Force, 1961-1962, publicity chairman, 1962-1964. Hospl. volunteer American Red Cross, 1967-1970. Den leader Cub Scouts American, 1970.

CPR instructor American Heart Association, 1979-1981, 93. Member American Association of Critical Care Nurses (secretary Tidewater chapter 1981, president-elect 1982), American Organization Nurse Executives, National League Nursing, Carolina-Virginia Society Critical Care Medicine, Ohio Nurses Association, Ohio Board Nursing, Southwestern Ohio Nurses Association (secretary since 1990), Phi Theta Kappa, Sigma Theta Tau.

Connections

Married Kenneth Walter Pobanz, June 5, 1960. Children: Karen, Stephen.