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Registered Nurse Practitioner

Miami, Florida, United States
April 09, 2018

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Compassionate and service-oriented Family Nurse Practitioner with extensive experience as a Registered Nurse within fast-paced clinical settings. Compassionate and service-oriented Registered Nurse with a Master’s degree in Nursing and 10+ years’ experience delivering evidence-based services within clinical settings. Comprehensive nursing background spans across the care spectrum, with hands on experience in PACU II, Cardiac Step-Down, Telemetry, and Medical Surgical. Experienced educating patients, staff and providing direct care using a patient centric and outcome driven approach.

Background includes 11 years’ experience as a Certified Pharmacist for a community pharmacy; well versed in Prescription Dispensing/Compounding and drug intervention and utilization review.

Excels in fast paced environments requiring swift and sound clinical expertise, leadership and decision making.

Skilled at providing care to a wide range of patient populations; consistent in making patients and their families’ concerns a first priority resulting in added value and significant patient satisfaction. CROSS FUNCTIONAL NURSING SKILLS

Medication Administration

IV Assembly & Feeding Tubes

Charting Databases


Intravenous Access & Therapy


Nursing Staff Supervision


HIPAA Compliance

EKG Monitoring

Physical Assessments

Acute and Step-Down

Patient Relationship Building

Admissions / Discharge

Care Plan Administration


MSN, (Honors), Family Nurse Practitioner, South University, Savannah, GA 2016 BSN, (Honors), Nursing, Miami Dade College, Miami, FL 2014 AS, (Honors) Miami Dade College, Miami, FL 2008


Registered Nurse

Advanced Practice Registered Nurse

Advanced Cardiac Life Support Provider (ACLS) / Basic Life Support Provider (BLS) / PALS (Active & Inactive) Advanced Telemetry Certification


Using an evidence based process completed hands-on training at medical facilities in the forefront of care. Gained in- depth knowledge and specialized training in: internal medicine, medication management, primary care (women, children, adolescents and adults) disease process, phases of patient care, working with patients throughout the care Primary Care

Valdes Medical Center, Miami FL

Dr. Ariadna Valdes

Primary Care of Women

Carlos G. Pena, M.D., FACOG

Dr. Carlos Pena, OBGYN

General Practice, Pediatrics

Dr. Angel Rico, Miami, FL

Preventive and Primary Care

Preventive and Primary Care Medical Center, Miami, FL Dr. Alain Rojas, ARNP, FNP-BC


SURGI STAFF – Miami, FL 2015 – Present


Provide evidence based nursing care, services and education to patients for surgical and radiologic procedures at South Miami Hospital. Perform thorough assessments include obtaining patient history, assessing body systems, outcomes of treatments and procedures performed and psychosocial needs of the patient.

Closely monitor patient conditions and update patient care plans, collaborate with physicians and nursing staff to ensure care aligned with patient needs.

Work collaboratively with a multi-disciplined team delivering care that required continuous nursing vigilance for patients requiring invasive lines, ventilators, continuous EKG monitoring with ongoing nursing assessment along with high intensity therapies and interventions.

Utilize nursing process expertise to safely perform exams, diagnostic and medical procedures, maintaining sterile and aseptic techniques for patients, including medication administration, insertion, care and maintenance of intravenous/urological catheters.

Skilled in patient sedation with Propofol and Fentanyl.

Proven to deliver excellent therapeutic communications, educate and counsel patients and their family members on pre and post-surgical procedures and continued care.

Demonstrate sound leadership and training abilities while mentoring and precepting students and peers.

Worked as a floater among several specialties including: Medical ER, PCU, Medical/Surgical, Women’s Health, Oncology, and Cardiac.


Registered Nurse – Telemetry Floor

Delivered exceptional bedside patient care, post-surgery/ monitoring patient cardiac rhythms/ medication administration/ IV administration.

Utilized critical/analytical thinking & problem-solving skills to evaluate patient/family needs and provide clear and concise instructions regarding care management.

Involved in discharge planning, helped to improve patient by providing patient and caregiver education on symptoms of infection, infection control, wound and dressing care, suture/staple removal, and drain care. Mount Sinai Medical Center – Miami Beach, FL 2010-2014 Registered Nurse

Step-down/Telemetry Floor- Assessed & monitored patients in critical conditions and provided care to patients in step down from cardiac surgery. Monitored and administered diagnostic and therapeutic agents to include intravenous fluids, test tubes and medication; monitored patient reactions, cardiac rhythm and vital signs.

Closely monitored patient progress to watch for sudden/subtle changes in medical condition.

Managed invasive lines, titrating drips and conscious sedation.

Coordinated treatment plans and implemented care plans for each patient.

Accelerated patient recovery by providing patient and caregiver education on symptoms of infection, infection control, wound and dressing care, suture/staple removal, and drain care.

Demonstrated safe practice within the domains of clinical judgment and decision making. Galloway Home Health – Miami, FL 2009 – 2010

Registered Nurse

Provided homecare assistance to clients suffering from a wide range of ailments. Provided evidenced based nursing care including: wound care, IV administrations, IM-SQ medication injections and other nursing services Continental Home Health – Miami, FL 2008 – 2009

Registered Nurse

Provided quality driven and patient-centric care to clients at their home. Performed thorough physical assessments: obtained patient history, assessed body systems, outcomes of treatments and procedures performed and psychosocial needs of the patient.

Closely reviewed documentation and reports regarding patient care and recovery.

Exemplified competence when responding quickly and efficiently to emergency situations.

Utilized case management skills to open new cases, ensuring the proper completion of all required documentation.

Delivered specialized care such as respiratory therapy treatments, wound care, IV therapy, IM-SQ medical Injections, suctioning, and tracheotomy care to patients. ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE

Certified Pharmacy Technician, Camaguey Pharmacy, Miami, FL 1995 – 2007 Assisted the Pharmacist in the day to day operations and general management. Ordered, rotated, tracked and efficiently managed medical equipment, inventory and supplies. Successfully communicated with hundreds of patients daily while filling/refilling up to 100-200 prescriptions in a timely fashion. LANGUAGES

Spanish, English

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