About Rosie

Your Certified Nurse Midwife:

Rosalind Carleton Klinepeter, R.N. B.S., CNM

Education

  • Southern Fulton High School (Academic ) 1961-1967 Diplona
  • Polyclinci School of Nursing 1967-1970 R.N. Diploma
  • Penn State University Teaching Certification 1991
  • Saint Joseph's College Education 1986-1994 B.S.P.A.
  • Frontier School of Midwifery and Family Nursing 1997-2000 CNM
  • Case Wester Reserve University 1998 to present working on MSN not completed.

Work Experience

  • 1970-1982 Charge Nurse at the Fulton County Medical Center in McConnellsburg, Pennsylvania. This involved running a 40 bed unit with a 6 bed Maternity Unit.
  • 1982-1985 Assistant Director of Nursing at Fulton County Medical Center.  Involved staffing and managing nursing personnel. One year during this time covered as Director of Nursing. Involved staffing budgets, and decision making. Also learned to deal with the Board of Directors and the Medical Staff.
  • 1985-1991 In-service Director at the Fulton County Medical Center. Involved orientation of all new employees, patient teaching, physician education, nursing education, nurse recruitment, public speaking, designing a state-approved education program for diabetic teaching. and IV Therapy course for LPNs.
  • 1991-1997 Fulton County Area Technical School Instructor. Teaching 10-11-12 Graders Anatomy and Physiology and Health Ed Assist I,.II.,III.
  • 1994-1996 Relief R.N. Chambersburg Birthing Center at Chambersburg Hospital.  Handled labor and delivery, post partum, and nursery. Took emergency ambulance runs with high risk O.B. patients to Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania.
  • 1991-1999 E.R. Staff nurse part-time at the Fulton County Medical Center.  Ran a 6 bed E.R. handled trauma, heart attacks, sick children, bone injuries, eye injuries, and any type of emergency.
  • 1999 Six month Educational Leave form Feb 1999 to August 1999. Trained at York Hospital in York, Pa. Did 43 births, prenatal care, postpartum care, well women care, newborn care, menopause care, and contraceptive care.
  • 1999-2004 Fulton County Home Care. Involves taking care of clients in their own homes. Doing physical assessments, well baby visits, postpartum visits, and home IV Therapy.
  • 1978-2004 Childbirth Educator Preparing Couples for labor and Birth Classes offered at the Fulton County Medical Center.
  • 2000-2004 Established Country Care Midwifery Practice in McConnellsburg, Pennsylvania.  We offering Well Women Care, Pre-contraceptive Care, Prenatal Care, Labor and Birth Care, Post Partum Care

Honors and Awards

  • 1970 Outstanding Pediatric Nurse at Polyclinic Hospital
  • 1987 Outstanding Citizen of Fulton County Presented by the Chamber of Commerce
  • 1991 March of dimes Excellence in Maternal Child Health Award
  • 1999 Citizen of the Month presented by the Fulton County Newspaper

Teaching Experiences

  • Advance Cardiac life Support Instructor
  • Basic Life Support Instructor for American Heart
  • Certified Childbirth Educator
  • State Certified I.V. Instructor
  • State Certified Nursing Assistant Instructor
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Instructor

Professional Organizations

  • Polyclinic Nursing School Alumni
  • Lamaz International
  • American College of Nurse-Midwives

Community Activities

  • JLG Industries Wellness Program - Take B/P's and draw blood for cholesterol and Glucose
  • Community CPR -Teach and School Groups
  • Childbirth Classes - Preparing Couples for birth
  • Emergency Childbirth Instructor - Teach the local fire companies emergency delivery of a baby during E.M.T. Classes.

 



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