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Family Nurse Practitioner

Pearland, Texas, United States
August 11, 2018

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Licensed certified Family Nurse Practitioner with over fifteen years of both acute and community care nursing experience as an RN-BSN/MSN. Dedicated to growing in my profession as a Provider by serving patients with integrity, compassion and quality care. Looking forward to joining a team that shares these values.


Post-Master Certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner 2017

Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi GPA: 4:00

Nursing Continuing Education (100 credits) 2013-2014

Mixture of online courses and specialized readings accepted by

accredited certifying organizations based on test results.

Master of Science in Nursing 1985

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Bachelor of Science in Nursing 1980

University of Maryland, College Park / Baltimore


Family Nurse Practitioner – Volunteer 11/2017 – Present

Metro Ministries – Corpus Christi, Texas

Care of uninsured patients for acute and chronic conditions

Family Nurse Practitioner 11/2017- Present

Obur Health – Houston, Texas

Delivery of non-emergent acute care to patients in their home. Evaluation, assessment, diagnosis and development of plan of care.

Family Nurse Practitioner – Volunteer 1/2018-2/2018

Christ Clinic – Katy, Texas

Provide primary and preventive care to uninsured or under-insured patients in Fort Bend, Harris and Waller counties.

Family Nurse Practitioner – Volunteer 11/2017-1/2018

Metro Ministries Gabbard Clinic – Corpus Christi, Texas

Provide medical treatment of acute and chronic conditions to indigent pediatric and adult patients in an underserved community.

TAMUCC College of Nursing and Health Sciences – FNP Clinical Practice 8/2015-5/2017

700 hours in Family/Internal, Pediatrics/Adolescent, OB/GYN, Urgent Care

FNP Portfolio:

Doctor’s Center South, Corpus Christi, TX – 2/2017-4/2017 – FNP Clinical Preceptorship under supervision of Heather Kostoff, FNP-C; 30 hours assessing and devising treatment plans for acutely ill patients of all ages in an urgent care setting.

Office of Dr. Antonio Guzman, Corpus Christi, TX – 1/2017-4/2017 – FNP Clinical Preceptorship under supervision of Heather Kostoff, FNP-C; 265 hours practicing internal medicine. Completed health histories, performed physical examinations, analyzed lab data, formulated plan of care with adult patients for acute and chronic conditions. Used electronic medical record.

CHRISTUS Family Health Center Northside, Corpus Christi, TX – 1/2017-4/2017 – FNP Clinical Preceptorship supervised by Cheryl Gordon, FNP-C/DNP; 85 hours providing care to underserved patients with acute and chronic illnesses. Collected data to form plan of care, ordered labs and referrals, performed follow-up care, educated patients on best health practices and disease prevention. Served patients from varied cultural backgrounds, some of whom were mainly Spanish-speaking.

Obstetrical and Gynecological Associates of Corpus Christi, TX – 8/2016-12/2016 – FNP Preceptorship under supervision of Melissa Chiasson, MD/ABOG-C; 80 hours practicing Women’s Health. Delivered prenatal care to pregnant women with fetal monitoring, did post-partum exams, performed well-woman exams with Pap smears and pelvic exams, STD screening, transvaginal ultrasound, assisted with IUD insertion, educated patients on birth control methods.

Thomas Spann Clinic, Corpus Christi, TX – 1/2016-4/2016 - FNP Preceptorship under Orel Everett, MD; 60 hours practicing Family Medicine. Assessed patients with chronic and acute illness and planned evidence-based treatment, evaluated patient response to treatments using lab data, vital signs and personal report to modify plan of care. Educated patients on ketogenic diet. Evaluated progress of patients toward health goals, modifying plan of care as needed.

The Children’s Clinic & Coastal Children’s Clinic, Portland, TX – 1/2016-4/2016 – FNP Preceptorship under Cecil Rousseau, FNP-C/MSN practicing pediatrics and adolescent medicine on newborns to 18-year-olds. Examined patient and analyzed data to develop evidence-based treatment plans; charted growth; reconciled immunizations; provided preventive care and school physicals; provided screening for ADHD, lead poisoning and developmental delays; educated parents on anticipatory guidance.

Coastal Medical Clinic, Rockport, TX – 8/2015-12/2015 – FNP Preceptorship under Randy Bingham, PA-C; 90 hours practicing Family Medicine. Examined patients, analyzed data and consulted with patients to develop evidence-based treatment plan for chronic and acute illnesses for patients 2-years-old and up. Performed physicals and managed illnesses such as diabetes, hypertension and hyperlipidemia.

Medical Compliance Nurse 2/2015-12/2016

State Supported Living Center (SSLC) – Corpus Christi, Texas

Planned, developed, coordinated, and evaluated medical care quality assurance. Gathered data using health monitoring tools to identify integrated clinical issues. Analyzed data and made recommendations; worked with medical staff to ensure standards of care were being met.

Medical/Surgical/ICU Staff Nurse 5/2009-7/2012

Care Regional Medical Center – Aransas Pass, Texas

Provided direct patient care, including administration of medications, treatments, and intravenous therapy and. Monitored telemetry, ventilators, arterial lines. Supported, comforted and educated patients and family about health issues and health promotion.

School Nurse 9/2006-6/2008

Academia Barbara Ann Roessler (Pre-K to 12th) – San Juan, Puerto Rico

Prenatal Educator/Labor Support Nurse – Community Service 1/1986-5/2002

Family Centered Education – San Juan, Puerto Rico

Staff Nurse 9/1984-5/1985

University of North Carolina Student Health Center – Chapel Hill, NC

Intensive Coronary Care Charge Nurse 3/1981-5/1983

St. Joseph’s Hospital – Asheville, NC

Pediatric Staff Nurse 7/1980-2/1981

Duke University Medical Center – Durham, NC

Shock Trauma Step-Down Unit Student Nurse Intern 9/1979-5/1980

Maryland Institute of Emergency Medical Services, University Hospital Baltimore


Advanced Practice Registered Nurse – Texas license number AP134362 / Rx auth. #23479

Certified Family Nurse Practitioner – 6/2017, #F06170471, expires 6/2022

Registered Nurse – Texas license #767810

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

Houston Area Nurse Practitioners / Galveston Coalition of Advanced Practice Nurses

Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society

BLS Certified – Basic Life Support / CPR for healthcare providers

Leadership Portland Class VIII (2013); Chamber of Commerce – Portland, TX

Bilingual: English native, Spanish fluent

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