La Crosse Tribune
by Emily Pyrek
On June 3, 1974, Jeanne Rosendale clocked in for her first day as a labor and delivery nurse at Mayo Clinic Health System. On Monday, 45 years to the day, she will complete her final shift. At 67, Rosendale is retiring from the job she has held for more than four decades. She has come to be a fixture in the family and delivery department and known hospital wide for her expertise, work ethic and passion for the profession.
Reach: La Crosse Tribune is a daily newspaper written for the residents of La Crosse, WI. The newspaper has a daily circulation of more than 18,700 and has more than 844,000 unique visitors each month to its website.
Context: Nurses work to promote health, prevent disease, and help patients with illnesses. When treating a patient, they observe, assess, and record symptoms, reactions, and progress. Nurses work alongside doctors when it comes to treatment plans and exams, administering medications, and monitoring patient recovery. You can learn more about Mayo Clinic nursing careers here.
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