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Austin, Texas, United States
February 24, 2018

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Christie L. Torres

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Temple, Texas 76502


I am pleased to present my resume to you for a potential candidate for employment within your health care organization. With over 19 years as a registered nurse in addition to my professional experience as a Family Nurse Practitioner and DNP education at Yale University, I am confident that my leadership skills, professional knowledge, dedication, and strong desire to improve healthcare through innovative clinical strategies in disease prevention and quality patient care, I will be a valuable asset to your clinic.

My experience and education are summarized for you on the enclosed resume. My resume will highlight my commitment towards working as a dedicated team member in helping to better the health of the community and for all patients. I believe I am an ideal candidate that will serve your organization and patients well, striving for excellence if accepted. Thank you for this opportunity to be a potential nurse leader serving your clinic.


Christie Torres, MSN, APRN

DNP Student (Yale University)

Christie L. Torres

516 Copper Ridge Loop

Temple, Texas 76502


Objective: I am a motivated leader and knowledgeable nurse leader with professional experience seeking a full-time nurse practitioner position. My commitment in providing evidence-based patient care, quality improvement, and health education, along with my interests in health and wellness sets me apart from other nurse practitioners.


Present: Yale University Doctorate of Nursing Program

07/2017-Present E-Cornell University Plant-Based Nutrition Certification

08/2014 – 07/2016 University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, Belton, TX

Honor’s Graduate, Master’s in Nursing, 4.0 GPA

Family Nurse Practitioner

08/1995 – 08/1999 University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, Belton, TX

Bachelor of Science in Nursing


Board Certified Nurse Practitioner, AP132182

Board Certified Registered Nurse, 660012

BLS Certified Instructor, TX04754

Clinical Experience:

Little River HealthCare King’s Daughter Family Practice Clinic, 2016-present.

Diagnose, treat, and manage acute and chronic illnesses.

Provide care for all age groups.

A provider and team member who rotates in the Urgent Care Setting once a week, managing between 20 to 40 patients.

Perform physical examinations, skin assessments, ordering and performing diagnostic tests and procedures.

Perform minor procedures such as suturing of minor wounds and abscess drainage.

Advocate for Health Promotion and disease specific screenings.

Prescribe medications and make referrals to other members of the healthcare team.

Connects with patients by being an active listener and helping to set realistic health goals.

Freedom Urgent Care:

Harker Heights and Killeen, PRN Status

Diagnose, treat, and manage acute and chronic illnesses

Belton I.S.D. School Nurse, 2012-2016

Organized an asthma conference for students and families of Belton ISD.

Organized a 5K event for Belton ISD.

Developed Belton ISD Epi-Pen auto-injector policy to benefit students with potential anaphylaxis.

Successfully created and developed an after school running group for students, staff, and family members. Group’s purpose and description included in the local community newspaper on multiple occasions.

Serves as an advocate by assisting in several home visits, providing health education and home assessment evaluations.

Provides leadership and developed a school-wide awareness campaign on diabetes education for Belton New Tech High School students. This event that I organized was included in the local community newspaper.

Helped coordinate a teen wellness conference for high school students and their family members.

Functions as a preceptor for nursing students.

Performs accurate and timely documentation.

Provide care to a culturally diverse student population; Spanish speaking population.

Provide health education to families, students, and staff members.

Communications and coordination with Bell County Public Health Department.

Knowledgeable on immunization schedules, catch-up sequence, and state reporting.

Performs student vision, hearing, and scoliosis screenings with state reporting.

Exceptional computer skills and documentation.

Exceptional communicator and advocate for students, families, and the community.

St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital, 1999-2001 (Houston Medical Center district)

St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital is an internationally recognized leader in cardiovascular and heart surgery. It is one of the world's largest cardiovascular centers and recognized as the Home of Texas Heart Institute.

Clinical experiences include Step-Down Unit, Palliative Care, Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit, Transplant ICU, and CCU.

Specialized skills include thorough cardiovascular assessments, charge nursing, hemodynamic monitoring, Swan-Ganz, 12 lead EKG interpreting, arrhythmia interpreting, pacemaker care, and care of patients in cardiac arrest and myocardial infarctions.

Aortic balloon pump and ventilator certifications.

Functions as a preceptor for new nurses, leadership opportunities.

Clinical Ladder 3 status within 6 months of working at hospital, which consisted of ACLS instruction, leadership, team unit events coordinator, and research involvement.

Apart of a multi-disciplinary research study team that evaluated the outcomes of specialty beds on the prevention of pressure sores among intensive care patients. sores.

Professional Memberships:

2016-Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society

2016-Gamma Beta Phi National Honor Society

2014-Current Texas Nurse Practitioners Association

2014-Central Texas Nurse Practitioner Association

TNP’s Annual Primary Care and Pharmacology Conference and APEA Clinical Course Conference.


Whole-Food Plant Base Nutrition Certification-Cornell University 2017

Certified Instructor, BLS, American Heart Association, 2014-present.

Community Volunteer:

Feed My Sheep, Free Childhood Vaccination Clinic

Temple Free Clinic

Mission trip to Edinburgh TX, 2014

Hope for the Hungry Food Drive

Hope for the Hungry 5K Volunteer

Houston, TX Pregnancy Center, 1999-2001 (counseling and teacher of prenatal classes)

Fort Worth, TX Pregnancy Center, 2008-2013

Hobbies: Enjoys the outdoors, marathons, triathlon training, Coeur d'Alene Full IronMan 2014, VineMan IronMan 2016, Puerto Rico 70.3 IronMan 2017, Texas North Championship Full IronMan 2017, cycling, open-water swimming, hiking, reading, piano, attending professional development conferences, and spending time with my family.

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