San Antonio, TX *****
Compassionate and dedicated medical professional with more than 20 years of extensive training and clinical exposure in the health care field. Efficient, committed, and passionate in delivering quality care to patients in a family practice type setting. Dependable and keen to minor details. Knowledgeable of professional advance practice nursing principles and scope of practice. Professional, personable, with effective customer service and communication skills with patients, families, and fellow professionals at any level.
August 2012-May 2016
Texas A& M University at Corpus Christi
MSN Family Nurse Practitioner
August 2010-March 2012
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
January 2004-December 2004
San Antonio College
Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN)
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
November 2017-Current (Full Time)
May 2008-Current (Full Time weekends)
San Antonio Military Medical Center
Surgical Trauma Intensive Care Unit (STICU)
August 2016- August 2017 (Full Time)
Reliant Medical Management
Post-Acute Care/Skilled Nursing
Advance Health (Full-Time)
June 2016-August 2016
January 2005- May 2008 (Full Time)
Metropolitan Methodist Hospital
Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU)
November 2003- December 2004 (Full Time)
Brooks Army Medical Center
November 2000- November 2003 (Full Time)
Ka Punawai Ola
August 2001- November 2003 (PRN)
Kahu Malama Nurses Agency
January 2000- July 2000 (Full Time)
Staff Development/Head Nurse/Scheduler
October 1997-December 1999 (Full Time)
Retama Manor West
September 1991-October 1997 (Part Time)
Audie L Murphy VA Hospital
FAMILY NURSE PRACTITIONER EXPERIENCE
Responsible for the initiation, implementation, supervision, and evaluation of treatment plans and education for chronic conditions such as; but not limited to, coronary artery disease, endocrine diseases such as diabetes, hyperthyroidism, obesity, hyperlipidemia, and chronic kidney disease.
Provide ongoing medical management to post-acute (skilled/rehabilitation nursing), hospice, long term Veteran Administration (VA) patients, and long-term patients in SNF setting.
Provide treatment plan and education to patients presenting with acute illnesses.
Perform wound I&D, wound vac placement, wound treatments, and IV therapy.
Provide counseling to patients and their families for prevention of illness and maintenance of health, in order to assist patients in attaining physical, mental, and social well-being.
Provide educational management to patients and their families regarding disease processes and diagnostic tests.
Diagnose disease, illness, disorder, or injury; institute treatment of patients; and seek the advice of collaborating physician for more serious or uncommon conditions.
Coordinate with collaborating physicians patient findings and diagnoses, laboratory results, follow-up treatment plan, or the effect of medications prescribed.
Work as a member of the interdisciplinary team to effectively designate processes for meeting the medical, psychosocial, and spiritual care needs of the patients.
Incorporate rehab and nursing services to provide patients with the best possible outcomes.
Medical documentation managed through medical management software, MedSync. ICD-10 coding and billing patients cared for on a daily basis.
REGISTERED NURSE EXPERIENCE
Provide nursing supervision weekly on the unit in the role of charge nurse. Oversee assigning patients to nurses based on nursing experience and knowledge. Collaborate with other nursing units on staffing during ICU morning huddle.
Provide nursing supervision in the planning for and provision of nursing care to critically ill patients. Direct and evaluate the care given by other licensed nurses and non-licensed personnel. Assess needs, plans for, implements, evaluates and documents care provided to the critically ill patient. Provide education to the patient and family during the entire course of care.
Assesses and evaluates patient and family needs in order to provide quality care to assigned patients. Perform nursing admission assessments. Develop an appropriate plan of care that is patient specific. Identify patient and family educational needs up on start of care. Perform nursing procedures, interventions, and treatments from physician’s orders accurately and safely.
Possess the skills and judgment necessary to ensure accurate medication administration. Knowledgeable on safe medication administration, transcription, and documentation within the nursing scope of practice.
Competent assisting physician with bedside procedures such as: chest tube insertion, tracheotomy, intubation, extubation, bronchoscopy, central line placement, artery line placement, camino bolt, ventriculostomy, and Swan-Ganz.
Competent in blood administration, administration of chronotropic, vasopressive, antiarrythmic medications, monitoring hemodynamics, wound care, and other therapies.
Nursing care provided within the scope of practice and within the provision of nursing service (unit specific). Provide input regarding organization, structural, or content changes to the ACNOIC.
Serve as a clinic nursing subject matter expert (extensive clinical knowledge and skills) and mentor to novice nurses. Provide advice and instruction to fellow staff members on both technical and administrative matters. Actively exchanges knowledge of nursing practice and educational concerns with peers per ACNOIC approval. Educate staff per inservice on new organizational policies and evidence-based practices.
MSN-FNP Program Clinical Experience
First Family Care Clinic (Fall 2013, Spring 2014)
Alanda White RN MSN FNP-BC
234.5 Clinical Practical Hours completed.
Family practice clinic that serves infant to geriatric population and provides woman’s health services.
Well women exams performed
Well child exams performed
Patient teaching on health promotion
Patient teaching on preventative care
Pediatric Clinic (Fall 2014)
Terry E. Pick MD
74.4 Clinical Practical Hours completed
Pediatric practice clinic serving 1 week to 18 year old patients.
Educated patients and families on growth and development
Parent education on nutrition
Parent education on immunizations
Assess and treated pediatric patients for acute care illnesses
Well child exams provided.
University Hospital Department OB/GYN (Fall 2014)
Maria Falkenburg RN MSN WHNP
75.2 Clinical Practical Hours completed
OB/GYN emergency setting that serves low income population.
Pelvic exams performed
River City Medical Clinic (Spring 2015)
Dr. Lionel Reyes MD
24.4 Clinical Practical Hours completed
Family practice clinic serving 18 years to geriatrics
Gonzaba Medical Clinic (Spring 2015)
Patrick O’Neil PA-C
254.7 Clinical Practical Hours completed.
Family practice clinic serving 18 years to geriatrics in a low income area.
10-20% of patients are follow up visits from the clinics urgent care center.
Educated patients and families on disease prevention techniques
Utilized creativity and problem solving skills with diagnoses for low health literacy populations
Developed detailed care plans for up to 12 patients per day in a fast-paced community clinic
Managed care provided for Medicare/Secure Horizons patients.
Proficient in Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS
Texas FNP license
Texas RN license
Texas Nurse Practitioners (TNP)
American Nurses Association (ANA)
Hispanic Nursing Association San Antonio
Sigma Theta Tau
Active PTA member
Volunteer-hearing and vision screening at elementary school
Volunteer-career day yearly
Volunteer-teaching hygiene at local elementary school.