Dolores J. Nurss

3394 Lena Road

Bellingham WA 98226

(360) 758-9981




Remote editing, part-time/freelance, and whatever else might fit.




Training and supervision

Transcription/editing for ESL doctors

Editing with English lessons for ESL friends

Copy-editing for grammar

Design/execution of medical graphs and charts

Letter-composition from raw medical data, in the style of each doctor

Written articles, essays, poetry, and dream-based fiction

Presentations for International Association for the Study of Dreams

91 WPM typing speed, last time tested

MS Word

Word Perfect

Adobe Acrobat

GIMP 2.10

Adobe Photoshop Elements 12


Brief, functional exposure to many different programs, rapidly learned.




2014-present, partner in David & Dolores Nurss Partnership (




1994-00:  Chief transcriber, Surgery Faculty Practice at UCSF Medical Center, San Francisco, California.  Supervisor: Merry Yee (415) 353-2426


1993-94:  Lead seasonal clerk, State Fund Compensation Insurance Fund, San Francisco, California


1992-1994:  Secretary/receptionist/transcriber for Scot Phillips, D.C., Berkeley, California


Prior to 1992:  A broad range of temp jobs in San Diego and the Bay Area, plus the occasional illustrating gig.




1999:  Spotlight Award

1998:  Spotlight Award

1997:  Outstanding Performance Award

Numerous merit raises





Created and hosted the Outer Inn at IASD�s annual PsyberDreaming Conference

Wrote manual for Surgery Faculty Practice transcription

Developed triage system to improve turnover

Wrote dictation guidelines for training resident doctors

Invented graphic system for tracking progress of wound-healing patients

Wrote/illustrated advertising copy for DNFT chiropractic technique




International Association for the Study of Dreams