Meet Janine

Meet the creative mind behind The Savvy Scribes!

Janine Kelbach

Owner of Write RN, Host of The Savvy Scribe Podcast & Author of  Entreprenurse  Write RN, LLC

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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. Janine is currently still writing articles and social media content for publishing companies and various clients.

In 2020, when COVID-19 hit, Janine had to pivot her business model. She had to become a homeschool teacher and had an idea to subcontract some of her work to her other nurse writer friends.

It worked, and it grew quickly into a small agency model, which is where we are today.

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.

Podcast Episodes you can find Janine on:

the stay at home nurse

The Stay At Home Nurse

Getting Paid to Write as a Nurse

In the 15th episode of The Stay At Home Podcast, Janine shares how she started writing and how she now helps others to do the same.

The Nurse Keith Show

A Savvy Nurse Scribe Graces The Airwaves

Learn some tips on starting a business that you can do from home with not much start-up costs!

nurse keith show
like a boss

Women in Tech – Like a BOSS

Like a BOSS with Loralyn Mears & Guest Janine Kelbach

Janine Kelbach spoke to Loralyn Mears about burn out at the bedside and how pivoting to a career in writing helped her – and the other nurses she’s helped – find balance and happiness in her life.

The Business of Writing Podcast

How to Land Medical Writing Gigs

In this episode, Janine will teach you how to make the leap into medical writing, how to land those first new projects, and how to get a steady stream of client work.

business of writing
horkey hq

Horkey HQ

Janine Kelbach: The EntrepreNURSE

Janine’s first paid online gig was just $5(!), but that’s all it took for her to realize the massive opportunity that the online world has to offer. This EntrepreNURSE has impacted the lives of so many people – in so many different ways! Find out how she’s built massive success and why she continues to serve as a nurse.

Nursing Uncensored Podcast

Be a Health Content Writer with Janine Kelbach, RNC-OB of The Savvy Scribes

Janine and Adrianne cover the basics of Health Content Writing. What is it? Who does it? Where do we find their work? You may be surprised to hear her answers. Then you may be empowered to try it yourself.

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Advanced Freelancing Podcast

Freelancing as a Side Hustle with a Day Job with Janine Kelbach-EP102

Did you know that you don’t have to scale your freelance business up to a full-time job? Plenty of Freelancers have a goal of scaling their business to be able to replace their day job income, but others are perfectly happy with what they do from 9 to 5. If that’s you, you’ll love this episode with an experienced freelancer and nurse Janine Kelbach, who purposefully keeps her freelance writing biz as a part-time venture simply because she loves her job.

Pharmacy Future Leaders Podcast

Janine Kelbach – Pharmacy Podcast Episode 433

In this episode of Pharmacy Future Leaders, Janine shares her journey on how she became a leader in a nurse writer and coach.

Pharmacy Podcast Network
Pharmacy Residency Podcast

Pharmacy Residency Podcast

Ep 41. Successful Home-Based Businesses with Janine Kelbach of the Healthcare Marketing Network

In this episode, Janine talks about what a successful home-based business is. Learn how she helps the beginners or established writers build their freelance writing business (from $o to 5 figures on a very part-time basis in one year).

Get Social Health

The Launch of the Savvy Scribe Podcast

Hosts Carol Bush, Managing Editor of the HMN and Janine Kelbach, Operations Manager of the HMN announces the launch of The Savvy Scribe Podcast. Here they share why they decided to launch a podcast and what they plan to cover.

InnovaBuzz Podcast

InnovaBuzz 382: How to Dominate Your Niche and Grow Your Business

I appeared on the InnovaBuzz Podcast to talk about

  • The importance of niching down to a narrow area
  • How I scaled my business by incorporating training
  • Building an agency through partnerships and community

The Create and Prosper Show

Episode 38: From Registered Nurse to Starting a Health Writing Agency with Janine Kelbach

In this episode, we talk about:

  • How Janine got started with freelance writing
  • Why it is important for you to think of your writing business as a BUSINESS and not a hobby from the very beginning
  • Janine demonstrates an excellent way to find writing clients
  • And then we talk about our favorite tools when it comes to coming up with content for clients
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