Jill Beavers Kirby

Freelance Editor & Content Writer

Location:Columbus, Ohio, United States
2 Skills
Jill R Beavers-Kirby DNP, MS, CCRN, ACNP-BC
4314 Lemon Lake Court
Grove City, OH 43123
Cell: 937-371-6814
Email: jill.beavers@yahoo.com


Doctorate of Nursing Practice The Ohio State University 2011
M.S. Nurse Practitioner, Acute Care Wright State University 2004
B.S.N. University of Phoenix 2001
A.D.N. Wytheville Community College 1993
Paramedic Randolph Township Fire Department 1988
E.M.T. Randolph Township Fire Department 1985


1/2008-present Nurse Practitioner, The Ohio State University, James Cancer Hospital
Creator of the Hematology and Transplant Survivorship Clinic and Nurse Practitioner in the Blood & Marrow Transplant Unit, managing care of pre-transplant, transplant, and post-transplant patients who have been diagnosed with leukemia, lymphoma, and myeloma. Active Nurse Practitioner Preceptor for Nurse Practitioner Students from Ohio State University and Wright State University. Member of the James Nursing Clinical Practice Council which maintains standards for clinical nursing practice.

7/2012-present Adjunct Faculty, The Ohio State University College of Nursing
Formulated the new health policy class for graduate level nursing students. Summer 2012 is the first time the class is taught in a semester environment. The class is taught via distance education

1/2001-present U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Nurse Practitioner for Disaster Medical Assistant Team (DMAT) OH-5. Deployed to: Hurricane Katrina 2005, Hurricane Rita 2005, Republican National Convention, 2004, Hurricane Charley, 2004, Hurricane Frances, 2004, Hurricane Ivan, 2004.

9/2012-3/2013 Nurse Practitioner, House Calls, United Healthcare
Perform annual physical exams in patient’s homes and update diagnoses per CMS requirements.

8/2011-9/2012 Founder, Former Co-President, The Council for Ohio Health Care Advocacy
The Council for Ohio Health Care Advocacy (COHCA) is a transdisciplinary health care advocacy organization. The mission is to promote leadership in health care, education, and research through collaborative excellence and efforts.

9/2007-9/2009 Adjunct Faculty, Wright State University Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program
Clinical site advisor for acute care nurse practitioner students

6/2005-1/2008 Nurse Practitioner, Clinical Advisor, Evercare-United HealthCare
Responsible for start-up of Evercare in Montgomery County, Ohio. Also managed a team of 10 nurse practitioners in the Dayton, Ohio area. Provided primary care for older adults and frail elderly in collaboration with a physician. Also responsible for clinical orientation of newly hired nurse practitioners and clinical development.

6/2004-6/ 2005 Nurse Practitioner, Dayton Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
Acute Care Nurse Practitioner for Pulmonologists/Critical Care Medicine physician group. Responsibilities include history and physicals of newly hospitalized patients, determination of diagnoses, development of treatment plan, and follow-up of hospitalized patients.

2003- 2005 Registered Nurse, Kettering Medical Center
Preceptor and staff nurse in 12-bed Coronary Care Unit, treating acute myocardial infarction patients, post-percutaneous coronary intervention patients.

2002-2004 Clinical Instructor, Kettering College of Medical Arts
Clinical instructor for first-year medical-surgical nursing students.

2000-2003 Registered Nurse, Good Samaritan Hospital
Preceptor and staff nurse in 24-bed Intensive Care Unit, treating Open Heart Recovery patients, Trauma patients, General Surgery patients, and Medical patients.
1999-2002 Legal Nurse Consultant, Freund, Freeze & Arnold
Responsibilities include analyzing and identifying standards of care, causation, and damages in medical malpractice cases; collaborate in developing strategies for medically related cases, outline medical facts and issues, and assessment of medically related damages.

1998-1999 Registered Nurse, Anthem Alliance for Health
Responsible for coordination of healthcare delivery between military and civilian provider communities. Also responsible for pre-certification, authorization, and referrals for military beneficiaries.
1997-1999 Registered Nurse, Grant/Riverside Methodist Hospital
Staff nurse in Coronary Care Unit, Intensive Care Unit, Surgical Trauma Intensive Care Unit, NeuroTrauma Intensive Care Unit. Responsibilities include patient assessment, patient care, and patient/family advocacy.

1997-1999 Owner, Direct Collect Automated Billing
Owner of medical claims submission company. Clients included
Wal-Mart Optical and Dr. William Connors

1995-1998 Registered Nurse, Quality Improvement, Grandview Hospital
Registered Nurse, Quality Improvement/Case Manager for Cardiothoracic and Surgical patients. Responsible for development of Policy and Procedures for implementation of Critical Pathways, Variations Tracking, and Patient Outcomes Management.

1994-1995 Registered Nurse, Roanoke Electric Steel Corporation
Occupational Health Nurse, responsible for supervision and evaluation of medical staff, employee health, implementation of medical education programs, administering medical treatment, and providing medical surveillance of 500+ employees.

1993-1994 Registered Nurse, Community Hospital of Roanoke
Critical Care Staff Nurse

Lindsey, M., & Beavers, J.R. (2010). Myelodysplastic syndromes in older adults.
Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing. 14(5), 545-547.

Beavers, J.R. & Lester, J. (2010), Survivorship care for adult recipients of
hematopoietic cell transplantations. Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing, 14(2),136-139.

Vermeersch, P. & Beavers, J.R., (2004). Appraisal of tools to enhance evidenced based practice. Clinical Nurse Specialist, 18(4), 186-191.

Ezzone, S. & Beavers, J.R. (2008). Post-transplant lymphproliferative disorders.
Columbus Chapter of Oncology Nursing Society (CCONS), LINK, 25, p. 14.

2011 The Frequency and Type of Interval Surveillance in the Adult Hematopoietic
Stem Cell Transplant Cancer Survivor. IRB # 2010E0600.
Role: Co-Investigator (Lester, J, PI)

2004. The Effects of Preference for Information and Perceived Control on
Outcomes Following First-Time Open Heart Surgery in Older Adults.
Role: data collector

2003. Mitral Valve Prolapse Syndrome: Health Concerns, Role Function, Health
Service Use, NIH Grant # 1 R15 NR07997-1.
Role: data collector

2009 Clinical Practice Council, The Ohio State University James Cancer Hospital
2010 Committee Chair on Patient Advocacy for the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplant
2011 Falls Committee, The Ohio State University James Cancer Hospital

• Super Advocate for the National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship
• Encouraging and Sustaining Cancer Advocacy Programs and Efforts (ESCAPE) Retreat, January 2011, Tucson, AZ
• Nurse in Washington Internship Recipient, March 2011, Washington, D.C.
• Nurse in Washington Internship Recipient, February 2012, Washington, D.C.

• Nurse Practitioner License # 08210-NP
• Ohio Registered Nurse # RN256570
• DEA License
• Certified Critical Care Nurse # 0139018

• Member: The Council for Ohio Health Care Advocacy 2012-present
• Member: Sigma Theta Tau International 2004-present
• Member: Society of Critical Care Medicine 2004-2008
• Member: Ohio Association of Advanced Practice Nurses 2005-2012
• Member: Oncology Nursing Society 2008-present
• Member: American Association of Critical Care Nurses
• Member: American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants
• Member: AACN Novice Critical Care Nurse Committee 2000

Recipient of $1000 grant from the Ohio State University Service Board, July, 2011.

Survivorship for Bone Marrow Transplant Patients, (2009, November). 2009 Oncology Nursing Society Advanced Practice Nursing Conference, Columbus, OH.

Survivorship for Bone Marrow Transplant Patients (November, 2010). Oncology Nursing Society Advanced Practice Nursing Conference, Tampa, FL.

The Need for Survivorship Care Plans (April, 2010). Poster Presentation: Kaleidoscope Conference, Columbus Chapter Oncology Nursing Society, Columbus, OH.
The Frequency and Type of Interval Surveillance in the Adult Hematopoietic
Stem Cell Transplant Cancer Survivor (May, 2011). Poster Presentation: George Washington University Biennial Research Symposium, Washington, D.C.

The Frequency and Type of Interval Surveillance in the Adult Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Cancer Survivor (November, 2011). Oral Presentation: International Conference and Exhibition on Cell Science & Stem Cell Research, Philadelphia, PA.

The Frequency and Type of Interval Surveillance in the Adult Hematopoietic
Stem Cell Transplant Cancer Survivor (January, 2012). Poster Presentation: ASBMT Tandem Conference, San Diego, CA.

Basic Oncology Nursing Class, 2011, College of Nursing, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.

Myelodysplastic Syndrome Lecture, 2011. Cancer in Women Graduate Oncology Elective, N694. College of Nursing, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.

Cancer Pathophsiology, annually since 2010. Wright State University College of Nursing, Dayton, OH.

Survivorship and Navigation Programs in Practice, 2012, at the George Washington Cancer Center for the Advancement of Cancer Survivorship, Navigation and Policy, Washington, D.C.

Funding, Sustainability and Resources for Cancer Survivorship Programs, 2012, at the George Washington Cancer Center for the Advancement of Cancer Survivorship, Navigation and Policy, Washington, D.C.

How to Meet with Your Legislators, 2012, at the Encouraging and Supporting Cancer Advocacy Programs and Efforts (ESCAPE) Conference, Tucson, AZ.

Common Chemotherapy Side Effects, 2012, The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Columbus, OH.
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