CURRICULUM VITAEJanine A Spencer RN, Ed. [email protected]:Ed. D. University of Southern Calif. - 2001(Educational Leadership & Administration in Higher Education)MSN – California State University, Fresno 1981(Nursing Administration)BSN – California State University, Fresno 1974Professional Experience:March 2008 – March 2017:RN Program Director San Joaquin Valley College. LVN – RN program and Generic RNprogram. Overall responsibilities for maintaining academic standards, faculty recruitmentand development, clinical placements and program evaluation.March 2011 - January 2013Coordinator Multi-Site RN –BSN HRSA GrantMay 2010 – January 2013: RN – BSN Advisor Collaborative Grant, Fresno City CollegeAugust 2007 Promotion and Tenure: Associate ProfessorAugust 2004 – January 2013 RN – BSN Coordinator: Overall responsibility forAdvising, Recruiting and Progression of RN- BSN studentsAugust 2002- August 2007 Assistant Professor California State University, FresnoLead Faculty: N150, 150L and N151Coordinator: RN – BSN ProgramFaculty: RN-BSN Track N135 & N153 (Bridge Courses)Chair: Departmental Research Committee – overall responsibility for coordinating theactivities of the annual research conference in collaboration with Sigma Theta Tau andthe Veterans Administration Medical CenterSeptember 2002 – September 2005: Project CoordinatorCentral Valley Nursing Work Force Diversity GrantProject Coordinator Governor’s Initiative Nursing Workforce GrantSpring 02 – Spring 03 - Assistant Professor Cal State UniversityAssistant Chair Nursing Department, duties include: assisting the chair with facultyassignments, student issues, hospital liaison, grant writing and administrative duties in theabsence of the chair
Lead faculty N150, 150L and N151 N135 Coordinator CNS Masters N229 & 230Coordinator RN – BSN ProgramSubmitted recommendations for revisions to the RN –BSN program.Developed Web-Based course N180T Professional Transitions IIAugust 99-Spring 00Assistant Professor Cal State University- Fresno.Lead faculty second and third semester Medical- Surgical nursing.Recruitment of ADN students, and coordination of clinical placements for seniorleadership students.Coordinator ADN-BSN program. Faculty for professional transition course.Coordinator/ Clinical Nurse Specialist Program. (MSN)August 99- August 2010: Academic Consultant Community Medical CentersFresno. Supervise Advanced Practice Nurses; facilitate evidence-based practice in theclinical setting. Responsible for nursing students, student externs, new graduate nursecurriculum development, and preceptor training. Provide consultation for researchprojects and development. Serve as the CALNOC coordinatorJuly- 99 Dec 2000-Adjunct Faculty Fresno City College. “Essentials of PerioperativeNursing for the RN”. Lecture instructor Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Fall 2000.August 98- July 99 -Part-time faculty Cal-State FresnoClinical Instructor/Psychiatric Mental Health; provided clinical supervision for 10students in a Private Psychiatric Facility.Lead Faculty; NURS 150, 150L & 151, undergraduate leadership class, senior project,undergraduate senior preceptorship.July 96-to July 2004 Adjunct Faculty University of Phoenix, Fresno CaliforniaResponsible for courses: BSN Program; Foundation, Communication, Management,Law and Ethics, Research, Statistics. MSN; Foundation, Management. Communicationand Clinical Supervision.June 1991-July 1997 Clinical Instructor Perioperative Nursing Elective. College ofthe Sequoias, Visalia Clinical and didactic responsibilities for 10 students placed in theOperating Room, Post Anesthesia Recovery, Preoperative Setting, Endoscopy Suite,Cardiac Cath Lab, Labor and Delivery, and Home Health. Designed curriculum andprovided clinical supervision.December 1996-May 1998 Director of Patient Care Services, Kingsburg DistrictHospital Kingsburg, California. Clinical and Administrative responsibilities forMed/Surg, Telemetry, Pediatrics, Emergency Department, Skilled Nursing, OperatingRoom & Post Anesthesia Recovery .Ancillary Departments; Laboratory, Radiology,Rural Health Clinic, Pharmacy and Physical Therapy.January 1995-Sept. 1996 Hospital Services Coordinator, Valley Medical CenterProvided coverage for nursing administration, assisted coordinators with overall staffing,responded to emergency situations, assisted with patient placements, allocated resources,
responded to patient complaints, provided communication to the press and assisted staffwith conflict resolution and problem solving. Provided clinical support as needed.Oct. 1995-Sept 1996 Nurse Manager, Pediatrics and Adult Med/Surg-Managementand clinical responsibilities included the quality of nursing care, personnel management,quality assurance, fiscal management, unit goals and programs.June 1983-January 1995 Nurse Manager Operating Room, Post AnesthesiaRecovery and Preoperative Holding. Overall management responsibilities includedclinical and educational responsibilities and accountability on a 24 hour basis for a 7room suite, and 8-bed PACU. Level 1 Trauma Program.Feb. 1974-June of 1983 Staff Nurse Operating Room Post Anesthesia RecoveryValley Medical Center Fresno. Responsibilities for circulating scrubbing and providingrecovery of postoperative patients. Charge nurse duties. Provided coverage on call fortrauma and emergency surgery.CertificationsCertified Nurse Operating Room (CNOR)PACU Post Anesthesia RecoveryACLS1990-20101988-19931988-1994Department Committees University and Community ServiceDepartment committees:1. Course committees;Course Leader Nursing 150, 150L2. Baccalaureate Curriculum Committee Chair 8/17-present)3. Department Coordinators4. Student Affairs/ Member5. Research (Chair)6. Program EvaluationCollege committee:Curriculum 2003-2005Executive: Chair 2006-2007University committees:Nominating/Elections CommitteeService – LearningEngaged ScholarsStatewide CommitteesCalifornia Strategic Planning Committee for Nursing Colleagues in Caring - Representeddept.
Community service:Elected Board Member Sigma Theta TauCentral San Joaquin Perioperative Educator’s NetworkAcademic PartnershipAdvisory Board, Clovis Adult School LVN ProgramProfessional Activities-Member Association of Operating Room Nurses-Nursing Leadership Council-Elected Board Member Sigma Theta Tau (Research)-National League of NursingPublications:“When New Graduates Fail the NCLEX: What Role Can the Hospital Play” The Journalof Nurses in Staff Development, July/August 2006“Increasing RN-BSN Enrollments: Facilitating Articulation through CurriculumReform” The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing July 2008.-Submission of poster display, AORN Congress 1994, “Innovative Outreach to StudentNurses Pays off in Recruitment and Retention”-Dissertation subject,” The use of unlicensed assistive personnel in the perioperativesetting and its effects on job satisfaction and retention of registered nurses.Presentations:Podium Presentation: November 2009 ATI Conference, Riverside, California“Facilitating NCLEX Success”Poster Presentation CalNOC conference 2009 “Pressure Ulcer Prevention Program”Podium Presentation CalNOC conference 2008 “Best Practice” Falls PreventionPoster Presentation: 16th International Nursing Research Congress “The Relationship ofBoth Job Satisfaction and Retention of Registered Nurses in the Operating Room to thePatten of Skill Mix” Kona Hawaii July 2005Podium Presentation: Sigma Theta Tau International Research Conference “TheRelationship of Both Job Satisfaction and Retention of RN’s in the Operating Room tothe Pattern of Skill Mix” April 29, 2005 Fresno, California
-Submission of Poster Project “Perioperative Nursing: An Education Module for theBaccalaureate Curriculum” Presented in August 2001 at the Mosby FacultyDevelopment Symposium.Podium Presentation National Meeting of the Association of Operating Room Nurses“Improving Job Satisfaction” April 2002 Anaheim CaliforniaPoster Presentation (Peer Reviewed) “The Challenge of Educating RN-BSN Students forthe Baccalaureate Nursing Program” The Fifth Annual NW Nursing Education Institute“Competency: Teachers, Students, Practitioners” June 23-25, 2003Podium Presentation “Promoting Cultural Diversity in Baccalaureate Nursing Education”2nd Annual Multicultural Public Health Conference Jan 31, 2003Poster Presentation “Service-Based Learning and the RN-BSN Curriculum: Meeting theChallenge and Providing a Meaningful Academic Experience Annual National FacultyDevelopment Institute San Diego CaliforniaJanuary 2004Keynote speaker Welcome Brunch “The Extern Connection” January 15th 2004.Professional Awards:4/30/05 Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing “Contributions In ResearchWithin the Nursing Community”
August 2004 - January 2013 RN - BSN Coordinator: Overall responsibility for Advising, Recruiting and Progression of RN- BSN students August 2002- August 2007 Assistant Professor California State University, Fresno Lead Faculty: N150, 150L and N151 Coordinator: RN - BSN Program Faculty: RN-BSN Track N135 & N153 (Bridge Courses)