Jennifer LaBenne, B.S.N.


Nursing Program Assistant

B.S.N., Kent State University

 

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Jennifer A. LaBenne is a graduate of Kent State University's B.S.N. program and has more than 25 years experience as a clinical nurse in various patient-care settings, including neonatal intensive care, newborn nursery, pediatrics, critical-care nursing, ambulatory care, and home health care. She holds a certificate in legal nurse consulting and has assisted both plaintiff and defense attorneys in medical record reviews for medical malpractice cases. Ms. LaBenne also received training and certification to become a sexual assault nurse examiner and has been involved with victims of sexual assault and domestic violence. Prior to assuming the role of Nurse Recruiter at Hiram, she most recently worked as a registered nurse within the managed-care arena, performing utilization review both in a large, acute-care facility in Northeast Ohio and for a prominent managed care company.  Currently as Nursing Program Assistant, she serves in various capacities in the Department of Nursing, the Clinical Learning Center, and as a liaison to the Office of Admission at Hiram College. 

Clinical Experience 

  • University Hospitals of Cleveland, Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio. 1987-1990
  • St. Elizabeth's Hospital Medical Center, Youngstown, Ohio. 1990-1995
  • Trumbull Memorial Hospital, Warren, Ohio. 1995-1996
  • Trumbull-Mahoning Medical Group, Warren, Ohio. 1996-1997
  • First American Home Care, Warren, Ohio. 1996-1997
  • Forum Health, Tod Babies and Children's Hospital, Youngstown, Ohio. 1997-2001
  • St. Elizabeth's Hospital Medical Center, Youngstown, Ohio. 2003-2005
  • Akron Children's Hospital at St. Elizabeth's Hospital Medical Center, Youngstown, Ohio. 2009-2012

Non-Clinical Experience

  • Utilization Management Department, Forum Health, Northside Medical Center, Youngstown, Ohio. 2001 - 2002
  • ED Care Coordinator, Forum Health, Northside Medical Center, Youngstown, Ohio. 2002 - 2003
  • Utilization Management Department , Forum Health, Northside Medical Center, Youngstown, Ohio. 2004 - 2006
  • Inpatient Care Nurse Consultant, Aetna, Verizon Care Advocate Team, Richfield, Ohio. 2006 - 2007
  • Nurse Recruiter, Hiram College, Hiram, Ohio. 2007 - 2012
  • Nursing Program Assistant, Hiram College, Hiram, Ohio. 2012 - present 

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