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Nurse Practitioner Medical

El Paso, Texas, United States
January 19, 2019

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Doctorate of Nursing practice, DNP graduate (Abilene Christian University, 08/2016-12/2018)

Nominated President of the DNP advisory council Abilene Christian University (August 2017-Agust 2018 term).

June 25, 2018, DNP project, Reduction of Hospital 30-day High-Risk Program accepted by The Hospital of Providence (THOP).

Developed and implemented El Paso’s first designated chronic trached and ventilator dependent unit, first of its kind at St. Teresa SNF. I was the assistant Director of Pulmonary services under Dr. Gonzalez-Ayala, Pulmonologist/ Critical Care specialist.

5 + years of collaborative /supervision with Dr. Emilio Gonzalez-Ayala, Intensivist, in caring for medical surgical, ICU, CCU, ED critically ill patients. 5 + years performing pulmonary & chest medicine consultations.

Over 1100 logged clinical preceptor hours of advance practice nurses from UTEP and TT nurse practitioner programs, logged with the ANCC.

Over 135 clinical hours in Primary and Internal medicine.

Over 135 Clinical hours of Pulmonary and Critical Care.

360 + clinical hours in Emergency and Acute Care, including Transplant ICU, CVICU, Acute Neuro and Trauma Units.

Board Certified Acute Care Nurse Practitioner -ANCC


Arterial line insertions, ultrasound-guided central-line placement, ultrasound-guided paracentesis, ultrasound-guided thoracentesis, endotracheal intubation, chest radiograph interpretations, CT, and MRI interpretations; Mechanical Ventilation and Pulmonary Function testing (PFTs). Pressure Control ventilators, BIPAP and CPAP & I/O insertions.


[08/2017-present] El Paso Community College (EPCC) El Paso, TX

Acute Care Nurse Practitioner- BC

Part-time Nursing lab Clinical Instructor Assisting in lab assignment and preparation for high-fidelity Sim Lab training. Arranging and evaluation of clinical lab for student nursing skills evaluation and check-offs; other duties as assigned.

[05/2017-present] Vein + Skin Treatment Center Las Cruces, NM & El Paso, TX

Acute Care Nurse Practitioner-BC

Providing treatment and care for patients with vascular disease not limited to varicose veins, venous insufficiency, deep vein thrombosis and minor invasive skin surgery.

[06/2017- 01/2018] El Paso Pulmonary Association El Paso, TX

Acute Care Nurse Practitioner- BC

PRN coverage of pulmonary and critical services for Dr. Emilio Gonzalez-Ayala, Critical Care Medicine / Pulmonologist

[ 03/2011- 05/2017] El Paso Pulmonary Association El Paso, TX

Acute Care Nurse Practitioner/ Pulmonary & Critical Care Nurse Practitioner

Started in March 2011 performing pulmonary and critical care rounds under Dr. Gonzalez-Ayala as a student nurse practitioner. After on the job training, and preceptorship provided by Pulmonary/ Critical Care Physician Dr. Gonzalez-Ayala, I progressed from a new nurse practitioner to independent and autonomous provider performing pulmonary and critical care medicine in collaboration with supervising physician. I managed all critical and emergent conditions. I performed rounds in the ICU/CCU/CVICU and ED. I responded to all hospital rapid responses and provided education and training to nursing and ancillary staff. I also participated in ongoing medical training with other physician specialties. I am experienced in caring for tracheostomy and chronically ventilator dependent patients in diverse environments including long-term care facilities and Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF) units. I have performed routine outpatient pulmonary consults and manage inpatient follow ups including new patient consultations in collaboration with my supervising physician.

[ 12/2018-present] El Paso Fire Department El Paso, TX

Medical Rescue Operations Captain

Charged with oversight of three out of six Battalions in the operations and functional logistics of EMT-Paramedics and first responders. Distribution and oversight as a Mid-Level Provider for controlled substance. Liaison between EL Paso Fire and EMS system with Hospitals and also coordinate along with TX DOT for the CHILD Safety seat inspection Program. Working out of class charged with oversight of entire Fire Battalion in the absence of the Battalion Chief.

[ 07/1999- 12/2018] El Paso Fire Department El Paso, TX

Lieutenant Paramedic/ Operations Division

Perform all routine and emergency basic and advanced life sustaining and support interventions in the pre-hospital setting, as directed by the Medical Director. This includes but not limited to C-spine immobilization, advanced airway procedures, triage, and transport to appropriate facilities. Designation of appropriate trauma, or medical facility as directed by Medical Control. I have continued to serve the Department and the El Paso community in this capacity while continuing professional growth on and off the job. One of first paramedics of the El Paso Fire Department’s members selected to implement use of paramedics onto first line fire apparatus that improved delivery of ALS intervention which led to successful ISO rating.

[ 08/2007- 03/2008] Del Sol Medical Center El Paso, TX


Started in August 2007. After on the job training provided by Del Sol Medical Center, I progressed as a nurse tech, to graduate nurse to Staff RN. I became well versed and acclimated to the procedures and responsibilities associated with this position. I held this position performing all routine and invasive procedures. I have remained current on all applicable departmental policies and procedures, and communicate appropriate data to the Charge RN, Physicians, and the client, as well as family as appropriate.

[ 08/2006-08/2007] Mesa Hills El Paso, TX

Staff L.V.N/ 4th floor

Training and orientation to care for the elderly and long-term client. While there I learned basic skill utilization of nursing procedures, providing medication administration and NG, and G-tube feedings under direction and supervision of the RN, and the LVN assigned to precept me.


[08/2016 - present] Abilene Christian University, ACU (Student of DNP practice) Doctor of Nursing Practice -in progress.

[ 12/2011] University Texas of El Paso UTEP

Master of Science in Nursing (Acute Care Nurse Practitioner)

Bachelor of Science in Nursing; UTEP

Associate Applied Science Nursing; EPCC

Associate Applied Science Firefighter; EPCC

Licensed Paramedic

Board certified in Emergency Nursing (ENA BCEN)




Fundamentals of Critical Care Support Provider

Child Protection Safety Car seat Technician


American Association of Critical Care Nurses

American College of Chest Physicians

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

El Paso Association of Advanced Practice Nurses

Emergency Nurses Association

International Association of Firefighters

Local 51 El Paso Firefighters Union

Texas Emergency Nurses Association

Texas Nurse Practitioners

Society of Critical Care Medicine

References upon request

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