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Sister Gertrude Theresa O'Connor

Sister Gertrude Theresa O'Connor, American medical/surgical nurse. Certified nurse operating room. Member Association Operating Room Nurses (national level, national committee education, local secretary, president, board directors, treasurer, Outstanding Perioperative Clinical Nurse Educator of Year 2002).

Background

O'Connor, Sister Gertrude Theresa was born on January 4, 1939 in O'Fallon, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Edward Charles and Gertrude Beatrice (Gerardi) O'C.

Education

Diploma, St. John's Hospital School Nursing, Springfield, Illinois, 1963. Bachelor of science in nursing, Marillac College, St. Louis, 1971. Master of Education, University Illinois, 1979.

MSN, Rush University, Chicago, 1988.

Career

Staff nurse St. Elizabeth's Hospital, Belleville, Illinois, 1963-1968. Instructor perioperative nursing St. John's Hospital, Springfield, 1972-1983. Supervisor nursing home St. Francis Convent, 1983-1987.

Clinical nurse specialist St. John's Hospital, 1988—2005, nurse manager, general surgery, since 2005.

Membership

Member Association Operating Room Nurses (national level, national committee education, local secretary, president, board directors, treasurer, Outstanding Perioperative Clinical Nurse Educator of Year 2002).