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Erin Archer | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Mar 26, 2015

Erin Archer

Infection Control RN with an English Degree
   United States
  |   Ventura, CA
  |  7:56 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $25

I am a registered nurse who also does freelance health writing and health news. I can conduct the research, conduct the interviews, and write the story. I have been working freelance for over 5 years for an online health publisher who continues to give me work and raises. I am very detail-oriented without losing sight of "the big picture."
I am also a good copy editor.
I still work as a nurse, so I am only available to write part-time.
I am Certified in Infection Control (CIC) and particularly enjoy writing about communicable...

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Portfolio

Part 1 of a two-part story for Dr. Bicuspid.com regarding the emerging role of dentists...
Part 2 of a 2-part story for drbicuspid.com about the emerging role of dentists in...
Research-based news article for drbicuspid.com about oral health among HIV+ patients
Story regarding alternative medicine compounds that are showing promise in dentistry....
Research and interviews regarding flu vaccination and vaccination in general.
Article from the Noe Valley Voice in San Francisco in 2008, in which a deadly strain of...
A research-based news article for drbicuspid.com about possible contributing factors to...
News story about Harvard's new "Oral Physician" residency program, a...
Research-based news article for drbicuspid.com discussing findings that women may be...

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Creative Writing Test - Fiction (U.S. Version)
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Business Writing Skills Test (U.S. Version)
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U.S. English AP Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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U.S. Academic Writing Test
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Service Description

I am interested in seeing what kind of opportunities exist here for me to grow as a science writer. Although I specialize in medical and health writing, I am interested in all kinds of journalism and technical writing.
I also enjoy creative writing and copy editing.

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Employment

Kindred Healthcare
Infection Control Nurse
2014 - 2014
As an infection control nurse, I tracked hospital-acquired infections and drug-resistant infections and sought to prevent them. I became Certified in Infection Control (CIC).
University of Arizona Health Network
Occupational Health Nurse
2011 - 2013
Contact investigations of infectious disease exposures, education about infectious agents and bloodborne pathogen exposures, assessment and prevention of work-related injuries.
Drbicuspid.com/Aunt Minnie
Contributing writer
2009 - 2013
Contributing writer for an online journal for dental professionals. I was assigned research-based stories that utilized my abilities to understand complex medical information, interview the...
San Francisco General Hospital
Registered Nurse
2007 - 2011
Registered Nurse in Family Medicine, Urgent Care, TB Clinic and HIV clinics of a diverse and busy urban hospital.

Education

University of Kansas
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
- 2004
University of Missouri
Bachelor of Arts in English
- 1991
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health
nursing
science
alternative
medicine
infection
resistance
prevention
control
disease
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