OBJECTIVE: To find a position as a Nurse Practitioner in an outpatient setting where I can continue to hone my Advanced Practice skills and grow with the practice.
As an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) with a specialty in Primary Care of Adults & Elders
I provide primary medical care for individuals ages 13 and up in an FQHC; diagnose and treat chronic and acute illnesses; skills include:
oEMR charting/ordering e-Rx prescriptions/referrals; patient history intake; diagnosis; plan of care development and follow-up. PAP smears; contraception/STI management; chronic condition management (HTN; DM2; hyperlipidemia); urgent care and triage (small lacerations, COPD/asthma exacerbations; acute URI and other infections); I&D; simple suturing; skin biopsy; and cryotherapy; ICD 10 and CPT codes among others.
As a registered nurse
I hold a national specialty certification through the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (CCRN) in critical care of adults; I have up to ten years of experience in caring for critical ill patients in a variety of intensive care modalities such as medical, surgical, burn; cardiac, trauma, and neurosurgical.
BLS/CPR/ACLS Ex. 07/2019
RN (California) No. 814701 Ex. 01/2020
Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN) 100******* Ex. 11/2020
AANP - AGPCNP Certification #AG09170046. Ex. 09/2022
CA NP license/furnishing 93007913 Ex. 01/2020
DEA # upon request.
WELLSPACE HEALTH CENTER – SACRAMENTO, CA
12/2017 – present
Primary medical care provided for individuals ages 13 and up in an FQHC;
Diagnose and treat primary and urgent care matters such as DM2; HTN; high cholesterol; respiratory; cardiac; and skin conditions; gynecological; and urinary problems; among many others.
UC DAVIS MEDICAL CENTER – SACRAMENTO, CA
ICU RESOURCE STAFF RN & CN III
09/2015 – 1/2018
In the resource ICU RN team; floated to all 7 critical care areas (specialties) of UC Davis medical center –a 900+ licensed bed teaching hospital.
Provided primary nursing care for up to two critical ill patients managing:
oVentriculostomy drains, intra-cranial pressure (ICP) monitoring, cerebral perfusion pressure (CCP) monitoring, acute trauma, acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), sepsis protocol for septic shock, and hypothermia protocol for post MI among others.
CN III: relief-charge nurse duties/unit’s RN education resource; and part of leadership team.
SCRIPPS MERCY HOSPITAL – CHULA VISTA, CA
ICU STAFF RN
06/2012 – 08/2015
In a 24-bed mixed ICU (medical, surgical, neuro, and cardiac); I provided care for critical ill patients with:
oIABPs and hypothermia protocol for post-MI; CRRT for septic shock management; TCPs; and ventilator support for cardio-respiratory failure.
AMERICAN MOBILE – SAN DIEGO, CA
2/2012 - 06/2012
Traveler RN; floated between the ICU and DOU/PCU units at the 400+ licensed beds Kaiser hospital in San Diego, CA.
SW WASHINGTON MEDICAL CENTER (PEACEHEALTH) – VANCOUVER, WA
ICU STAFF RN
Provided primary nursing care for up to two critical ill patients
Specialties at the medical center included: trauma; surgical; medical; neurosurgery; and cardio-thoracic.
oGot one of the five coveted spots to participate for a paid 8-month long internship with Peace-health SWMC in Vancouver, WA in a pool of over 400 applicants.
SERENITY HOSPICE – PORTLAND, OR
RN CASE MANAGER
2/2010 - 4/2010
Managed hospice/palliative care for terminal ill patients in their residences.
Provided support and education to caregivers; patients; and their families.
LEGACY HEALTH – PORTLAND, OR
CERTIFIED NURSE ASSISTANT
Provided nursing support in a 24-bed inpatient rehabilitation program serving patients recovering from CVAs, TBI, brain tumor surgery, spinal cord injuries, and major burns.
FIRST TRANSIT – BEAVERTON, OR
04/2004 - 08/2008
Contractor for TRIMET in Portland, OR; provided safe/personalized transportation services for populations that cannot take regular buses (elderly, and people with especial needs/disabilities).
*Any gaps in employment due to attending school full-time
1.Masters of Sciences in Nursing
University of Southern Indiana
Evansville, IN 8/2013 - 07/2017
2.Baccalaureate of Sciences in Nursing
Portland, OR 1/2010 - 06/2011
Clark College School of Nursing
Vancouver, WA 1/2008 - 12/2009
President’s and Career Investment Scholarships (Scripps Health Foundation)
Legacy Good Samaritan Foundation Scholarship Recipient
Florence Nightingale Award to Clinical Excellence (Clark College)
Phi Theta Kappa Honor’s Society
Sigma Theta Tau Honor’s Society of Nursing (Linfield College)
2011 Class Speaker (Linfield College), Magna Cum Laude
American Nurses’ Association 2009-Present
American Association of Critical Care Nurses 2009-Present
American Association of Nurse Practitioners 2017-Present