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Nurse Practitioner Medical

Location:
New Braunfels, Texas, United States
Posted:
January 30, 2018

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CHRISTIAN GAONA, MSN, AGACNP-BC

OBJECTIVE

An experienced Emergency/Critical Care nurse and board certified Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP-BC) seeking an opportunity for continued clinical and professional growth with a Critical Care or Hospitalist group.

EDUCATION

TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER, LUBBOCK, TX AUG 2014-AUG 2017

Master of Science In Nursing – Adult/Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER, LUBBOCK, TX JAN 2007-DEC 2007

Bachelors of Science in Nursing

CLINICAL ROTATIONS

ADVANCED HEALTH ASSESSMENT – FEB 2016 TO APR 2016

Primary Care with adult, pediatric and women’s health populations.

Pediatric rotation conducted in Odessa Regional Medical Center Complete Care Pediatric clinic under the guidance of a Family Nurse Practitioner.

Women’s Health conducted at Austin Maternal Fetal Medicine.

Internal Medicine conducted with an FNP and Internal Medicine Physician at New Braunfels Osteoporosis Center.

The focus of these rotations was to observe & conduct comprehensive and problem-focused assessments of all patient populations and discuss the management of acute & chronic primary care & specialty conditions.

DIAGNOSTIC METHODS – JUN 2016 TO JUL 2016

Surgical/Trauma ICU at San Antonio Military Medical Center (SAMMC).

Under Acute Care Nurse Practitioners (ACNP) guidance, utilized ultrasound to place radial arterial lines, observed the placement of centrally inserted IV catheters and chest tubes.

Conducted daily rounds with Trauma team, presented selected patients to Attending Physician during morning and afternoon rounds.

The focus of clinical rotation was to develop a deeper understanding of interpreting diagnostic tests, such as Computed Tomography, Ultrasound, and X-rays.

ADULT/GERONTOLOGY ACUTE CARE I – SEP 2016 TO NOV 2016

Surgical/Trauma/Neuro ICU at SAMMC

Assisted with the management of multiple, critically-ill trauma patients; Presented patients during morning and afternoon rounds, reviewed labs, diagnostics and formulated daily care plans with staff Physicians and ACNP.

With ACNP, performed assessments on trauma patients in the Emergency Department, assisted with developing treatment plans, writing admission orders or discharging to home after immediate needs and/or consults completed.

With Neurosurgery ACNP, observed and assisted with post-operative follow-ups in clinic and observed neurosurgical procedures & interventions, such as the placement of external ventricular drainage (EVD) and intracranial pressure (ICP) monitoring devices.

Internal Medicine at Shannon Family Practice, San Antonio, TX.

Under the guidance of an FNP, conducted patient interviews & assessments, reviewed labs and diagnostics, and discussed the management of acute and chronic primary care health problems commonly seen in an outpatient or clinic environment.

The focus of clinical rotation was to gain experience in a clinic-based Internal Medicine and Hospital based practice.

ADULT/GERONTOLOGY ACUTE CARE II – JAN 2017 TO MAY 2017

Surgical/Trauma ICU at SAMMC.

Continued to practice as primary provider under ACNP guidance and supervision; presenting multiple patients during morning and afternoon rounds to Trauma Staff physicians.

Post-Acute Medical Center & Kirkland Manor Rehabilitation Center, New Braunfels, TX

Under supervision of ACNP, reviewed health histories and performed assessments of multiple patients in a long-term acute care center and rehabilitation facility, discussed the challenges of managing long-term, chronic health problems in adult & geriatric populations.

The focus of this clinical rotation was to continue gaining experience in Hospital based practice.

ADULT GERONTOLOGY ACUTE CARE PRACTICUM – MAY 2017 TO JUL 2017

Surgical/Trauma ICU at SAMMC

Continued to work with multiple Acute Care Nurse Practitioners & Residents within the ICU setting. Presented patients during rounds and assisted with the management and daily care of multiple patients.

Cardiothoracic/Medical ICU at Christus Santa Rosa New Braunfels, TX

With guidance of an Intensivist and ACNP, observed and discussed the treatment & management of post-operative coronary artery bypass graft and critically-ill medical patients in a community hospital. With Intensivist, would report to the Emergency Department when there was a consult for a new ICU admission, assessing patients and discussing immediate and potential medical needs.

The focus of this rotation was to focus on the preparation of transitioning to an Advanced Practice Provider (APP) within a hospital-based setting.

NURSING EXPERIENCE

SAN ANTONIO MILITARY MEDICAL CENTER (SAMMC), UNITED STATES AIR FORCE RESERVE

EXTRACORPOREAL LIFE SUPPORT (ECLS) PROGRAM, BROOK ARMY MEDICAL CENTER (BAMC)

Oct 2016 to present - Critical Care Air Transport Team (CCATT)/Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) Specialist; assists with the initiation, transport and direct patient care of critically-ill patients requiring ECMO services. Assist Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS) and Hospital Educators in teaching ACLS and Critical Care scenarios to hospital staff.

433RD MEDICAL SQUADRON, LACKLAND AFB, SAN ANTONIO, TX

Oct 2012 to Oct 2016 - CCATT/Medical Readiness Officer; Responsible for training MDs/RNs/Respiratory Therapists in transporting critically-ill patients on various military aircraft, in order to maintain operational capability. Taught critical care concepts in both live in-flight and ground-based exercises. As medical readiness training officer, established and evaluated medical training in areas of triage, emergency/critical care, and self-aid and buddy care (SABC).

CHRISTUS SANTA ROSA NEW BRAUNFELS, NEW BRAUNFELS, TX

Jan 2014 to May 2017 - Charge RN/Clinical Preceptor for Emergency Department (ED)/Surgical Services (Pre-op/Post Anesthesia/Post-op). Assisted with the stabilization and management of acute and chronically ill patients in the emergency room setting, and prepared patients for transfer to regional medical centers if higher levels of care were needed. As surgical services nurse, prepared and recovered patients undergoing various surgical and interventional cardiovascular procedures. Monitored for postoperative complications and provided discharge education to patients and families.

RESOLUTE HEALTH, NEW BRAUNFELS, TX

Nov 2014 to May 2015 – PRN Intensive Care Nurse; Provided critical care nursing in a 12 bed medical/surgical ICU; managed patients receiving multiple treatments and interventions, including mechanical ventilation and vasopressor support.

GUADALUPE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER, SEGUIN, TX

August 2013 to January 2014, PRN Staff ED

Provided direct & complex patient care in a 21 bed ED, able to identify and address ongoing patient needs and facilitate transfers to regional facilities for higher levels of care.

SAN ANTONIO MILITARY MEDICAL CENTER (SAMMC), UNITED STATES AIR FORCE

Oct 2008 to Oct 2012 – Staff RN, Critical Care Nurse Preceptor; Managed a diverse array of complex trauma patients at both Wilford Hall and Brook Army Medical Centers. Deployed twice in support of Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) as staff ICU nurse and CCATT member. Coordinated admissions as Critical Care Bed Coordinator and served as a preceptor for both Army and Air Force nurses, LVNs and medics.

CHRISTUS SANTA ROSA/MCKENNA HOSPITAL, NEW BRAUNFELS, TX

Jun 2004 to Aug 2008 – Staff RN, ED, ICU, Med/Surgical Preceptor; Provided direct nursing care in various departments in a regional community hospital.

MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA

May 2003 to June 2004 – Staff RN, Medical/Surgical Telemetry.

LICENSE & CERTIFICATIONS

Adult/Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP-BC), ANCC, 11/17 Prescriptive Authority – TX, 11/17

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Provider & Instructor

Basic Life Support (BLS)

Advanced Trauma Care for Nurses (ATCN)

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

American Nurses Association (ANA) Texas Nurse Practitioners (TNP)

REFERENCES

Tina Hall, AGACNP-BC, San Antonio Military Medical Center

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Jody Minnick, DNP, AGACNP-BC, FNP-BC, Greater San Antonio Emergency Providers

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Nancy Lough, AGACNP-BC, Inpatient Medicine Physicians

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