#077 – Janine Kelbach on Writing for The Medical Market

Janine Kelbach, RNC-OB, started her nursing career in a community hospital learning the basics of labor and delivery, admitting patients, the normal newborn, and scrubbing into the operating room. She quickly became a breastfeeding resource nurse and certified CPR instructor.

In 2007, she took a position in a higher acuity facility in the Cleveland, Ohio area. There she worked postpartum and labor and delivery. She became the assistant manager and educated new nurses, developed educational content, and managed other labor and delivery specifications.

From then until now, she has obtained her high-risk OB certification and her BSN.

She started writing for different healthcare blogs and websites in 2012. Currently, Janine is currently writing articles and social media content for publishing companies and various clients.

Janine enjoys spending time with her husband, two young boys, and their Great Danes, Marvin and Jupiter. She enjoys the beach, outdoors, working out, running, but most of all, she loves being a busy mom.


  • There is a big demand for nurses who can write.
  • Nurses who write can actually make more money from writing than from nursing.
  • Nurses are naturally good at research and communications, so they can become good writers.
  • The best nurse writers are deadline driven, have a creative mind and are hard working.
  • Writing helps a nurse release her creativity and make extra money
  • Nurses can write about insights into the job, work/life issues and medical issues.

Website: Write RN