Edgar Verdugo Ayala
Certified Sedation Registered Nurse
English Coach and Registered Nurse with 15+ years of Trauma, Emergency and Intensive Care experience. Healthcare Consultant with a background in Recreational Therapy seeking to join an entrepreneurial business organization. Meticulous healthcare provider specializing in Vascular Catheter-lab and Sedation procedures for the last 2-3 years. Having a strong multicultural background, and extensive clinical experience, I have committed to an ongoing refinement of leadership skills. Being customer focused, I take client concerns and design solutions to provide efficient patient care and achieving high quality performance and safety standards. Skills
● Proficient analytical writing and reading skills
● Adept teaching ability, exceptional interpersonal skills with a team leading and management background
● Excellent research skills and knowledge of medical terminology
● Well versed in pharmacology and safe medication administration practices
● Exemplary knowledge of physiology and pathophysiology
● Experienced in invasive hemodynamic monitoring
● Focused knowledge in cardiovascular physiology
● Self motivated, quick learner, possessing strong verbal communication and organizational skills
● Good clinical acumen and exceptional understanding of cath-lab procedures, sedation and IV medications.
● Profound knowledge of Nursing guidelines and the California Nurse Practice Act
● Team oriented and expert in conflict resolution
● Proficient in the use of basic computer programs.
● Able to work well with others, under stress and emergency situations
● Fluent in Spanish
09/2016 to Present
Southern California Vascular Institute and Vein Center - B akersfield, CA Administer required medications and assist physicians with diagnostic and interventional catheterization procedures. Ensure patient follow-up, quality assurance and review reports for adequacy and procedure adherence. Perform preoperative nursing assessments and monitor post- operative patients. Provide onsite training, supervise and manage the performance of nursing and certified care assistants in pre- and postoperative care settings.
08/2016 to 01/2018
Certified Sedation RN
TLK Medical Group - V alley Center, CA
Integrated medical and nursing knowledge to provide safe moderate sedation. Designed and prepared template reports for Interventional angiography procedure. Assisted in business development and achieved company foundation goals. Implemented infection control, procedure protocols, trained and supervised internal facility and external agency personnel.
Monitored patients during and after procedures and alerted physician of any changes in condition. Reviewed pertinent patient data for preoperative clearance. 07/2015 to 08/2016
The Heart Center - B akersfield, CA
Assisted Interventional Cardiologist performing angioplasty, atherectomy, stent placements and thrombolysis. Provided effective teaching to clients and educated patients about angiography, and other related interventional procedures.
Administered medications indicated and ordered by physicians. Obtained and interpreted ECGs, reviewed serology reports and prepared blood samples for analysis. Adhering to facility safety and quality guidelines, I witnessed consent forms and prepared care plans and discharge instructions.
03/2015 to 07/2015
Saint Agnes Medical Center Emergency Department - Fresno, CA Short travel nurse assignment managing effective care to adults in 4:1 emergency care modules. Completed comprehensive assessments and care plans utilizing the Nursing Process. Utilized a multidisciplinary approach to address patient care needs and facilitate implementation of individualized care plans.
Coordinated with the medical team to deliver and achieve optimal results for patients. 08/2014 to 03/2015
Clinical Nurse Consultant (CNC) and Pharmaceutical Representative Golden Sunrise Pharmaceutical - P orterville, CA
Served as a Research assistant for the study of Investigative New Drugs (IND). Successfully led sales projects to increase sales of proprietary supplements. Evaluated target candidates and their pertinent medical histories. Supervised administration of research supplements and monitored course of therapy. Ensured the scope of projects conformed to research guidelines. Provided patients with information and instructions about IND mechanisms and indications and possible side effects. Compiled and evaluated clinical data reflecting outcomes and any identified inconsistencies. Provided medication infusion therapies.
As a CNC, I served as a resource for disease management departments. 08/2013 to 08/2014
Pioneers Memorial Hospital Emergency Department - B rawley, CA 92227 Temporary nursing assignment caring for trauma patients, performing moderate sedation, and wound care. Demonstrated effective delivery of care and emergency interventions during emergent situations. Reviewed and evaluated serology reports, urinalysis results, ancillary studies and laboratory data. Performed sterile procedures, sterile dressing changes and accessed implanted vascular infusion devices. 08/2011 to 08/2013
Clinical Nurse Consultant
Life Masters - S an Antonio, TX
Bilingual telephone nurse consultant.
Provided health promotion, medication instructions and disease management for candidates within the U.S. Contributed in the sales of medical devices and provided equipment instructions. Provided and instructed courses in medical Spanish for healthcare workers. Afforded referral assistance.
09/2008 to 08/2011
Peripheral Access Nurse Specialist, Staff Nurse E.D. Audie L. Murphy V.A. Hospital Emergency Department - San Antonio, TX Preformed triage, assessments and implemented plans of care for active military personnel and veterans. Leveraged my personal military background with interpersonal communication to establish rapport. Merged empathy and compassion to ensure the holistic needs of the patient and family are addressed. Demonstrated exemplary documentations skills by accurately reporting and archiving patient information. Ensured timely patient care by exercising sound clinical judgment and assigning appropriate acuity levels. Performed ultrasound and conventional PICC line placement. Specialized in intravenous infusion therapy and wound care. 06/2002 to 09/2011
RN II ER/ED
University Hospital, Level One Trauma Emergency Center - San Antonio, TX Achieved clinical recognition and performed delivery of care primarily in triage and trauma departments. Utilizing prudent judgment assigned patients to appropriate acuity levels and ED modules for treatment. Activated specialized medical teams when indicated (Plastics, Ortho, ENT, Trauma etc). Managed patients with Burns, GSW, Toxic ingestions, general and orthopaedic trauma and emergent medical emergencies.
Assisted physicians performing spinal taps, placing chest tubes and intracranial pressure monitoring devices. Managed and Monitored Acute MI, CVA and Mechanically ventilated patients. Experienced in Rapid sequence intubation and Rapid fluid infusion devices. Managed patients requiring invasive Hemodynamic monitoring and assisted physicians in preparing Arterial lines. Education
Associate in Applied Science Nursing
San Antonio College - San Antonio, Texas
09/2002 - Imminent
University of Texas at San Antonio - S an Antonio, Texas Certifications
Certified Sedation Nurse (CSRN)- current
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification- current Basic Life Support- current
PICC Line Certification
Harpreet Mahi, Administrator
Southern California Vascular Institute- Bakersfield, CA 93301
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Harjot Gill, B.S.N., Cath Lab Coordinator
The Heart Center - 5 020 Commerce Dr., Bakersfield, CA 93309
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Ramon Orduno, CRNA
Kaiser Permanente- Oceanside, CA 92056
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Dwight James, M.D.
Lindsay Prompt Care
Porterville Valley Promptcare Medical - Porterville, CA 93257