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Frances Mandelbaum

2514 w 50th place, Westwood, KS 66205 fsmandelbaum@gmail.com  (913) 526-3449

Objective
To obtain a position a critical care new graduate nurse position at the University of Kansas Hospital,
where I will utilize my compassion, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills to deliver excellent
patient care

Education
University of Saint Mary, Leavenworth, KS Expected: June 2018
Bachelor of Science in Nursing - Accelerated Program, GPA: 3.91/4.00
University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 2013
Bachelor of Science in Microbiology, GPA: 3.25/4.00
Bachelor of Arts in Biology, GPA: 3.25/4.00

Clinical Experience
Pediatrics Spring 2018
Children’s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO
Obstetrics Spring 2018
University of Kansas Hospital, Kansas City, KS
Providence Medical Center, Kansas City, KS
Community Health Fall 2017
Saint Luke’s Home Health, Leavenworth, KS
Saint Vincent Clinic, Leavenworth, KS
Lansing Correctional Facility, Lansing, KS
Psychiatric Nursing Fall 2017
University of Kansas Hospital, Kansas City, KS
KVC Prairie Ridge Psychiatric Hospital, Kansas City, KS
Adult Health Fall 2017
Saint Luke’s Cushing Hospital
Geriatric Nursing Summer 2017
Twin Oaks Health & Rehab

Professional Experience
Vince & Associates Clinical Research 2014 - current
Quality Control Associate
 Monitor study activities to ensure subject safety and compliance with protocols and polices
 Collaborate with clinical, laboratory, and quality control leadership to identify, escalate, and resolve
multiple protocol issues
 Perform detail-oriented reviews of all study documentation and educate clinical staff on Good
Documentation Practices to ensure appropriate corrections are made
 Receive and escalate clinical trial participant concerns and questions to appropriate clinical staff
 Coordinate with team members to ensure all daily tasks are completed
 Assessed team staffing needs and delegated tasks to a team of ten individuals as a supervisor for one
year
 Updated two standard operating procedures as laboratory quality control supervisor

University of Kansas 2013 - 2014


Research Assistant, Hefty Lab
 Utilized excellent written and verbal communication skills to present and discuss data at monthly
laboratory meetings
 Developed two laboratory protocols, performed troubleshooting to optimize existing laboratory
protocols, and trained new laboratory members
 Collaborated with postdoctoral research associates to study Chlamydia trachomatis by utilizing
molecular biology and in vitro tissue culture techniques to construct and analyze bacterial strains and
plasmids for phenotypic analysis and transcriptional regulation studies

University of Kansas 2011 - 2013


Undergraduate Teaching Assistant, Introductory Microbiology Laboratory
 Taught lectures and demonstrated basic microbiological techniques for a total of 192 undergraduate
students over four semesters
 Assessed students’ technical proficiency by administering practical examinations and grading weekly
assignments

Volunteer Experience
Catholic Charities of Leavenworth 2017
New Hope Food Pantry 2017
Research Medical Center 2015
 125 hours greeting and escorting patients back to rooms, obtaining vital signs, answering call lights,
restocking supplies, and assisting staff in the Emergency Department
 210 hours assisting patients on a progressive care unit with activities of daily living including bed
baths, feeding, shaving, and washing hair

Professional Organizations
National Student Nurses’ Association, Class Representative 2017 – 2018
American Association of Critical-Care Nurses, Student Member

Certifications
American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers 2017 – 2019
End-Of-Life Nursing Education Consortium, anticipated June 2018

Awards & Honors


Fall Dean’s Honor Roll Recipient 2018
University of Saint Mary Excellence in Nursing Research Award 2018