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Nurse Practitioner

Location:
Upland, California, United States
Posted:
April 09, 2019

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Patricia P. Salas RN, MSN,FNP-C

Cell: 909-***-****

ac81jt@r.postjobfree.com

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Upland, CA 91784

PROFESSIONAL STRENGTHS

Possess excellent communications skills: English and Spanish

Knowledge and experience in the Pharmaceutical Industry

Skilled in attaining comprehensive information regarding specific products; with the capacity to deliver and educate healthcare providers and their staff

Good team player with a positive attitude

Capacity to multitask and manage projects

Possess logical and critical thinking capabilities to provide dignified and competent patient care

Flexible and amenable in adapting quickly in new work environments and schedules

Ability to understand the needs and concerns of patients

In-depth knowledge of procedures and principles of nursing, specializing in health education

Holds knowledge and experience in treating patients with mental and behavioral health problems

EXPERIENCE

Syneos Health /Thera Technologies June 2018 -present

PRN HIV Field Medical Educator for Sothern California

Educated, conducted and evaluated Bilingual (English and Spanish) presentations to HIV patients, caregivers and advocacy organizations, on Lipodystrophy and providing disease state education supporting EGRIFTA accordance to SERONO Model.

HORIZON PHARMA INC-USA Orphan Unit Disease 2015-2017

Clinical Nurse Educator for the California, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas.

Orphan Unit: Chronic Granulomatous Disease (CGD) and Urea Cycle Disease (UCD)

Provide disease education, support and assistance to patients, caregivers and Health Care Providers and clinical staff.

Conduct in-home service to patients as well as Health Care Providers, including staff to educate collaborate and facilitate coordination between patients and Horizon Pharma Program, including eligibility and other patient based resources.

Conduct one-on one in-service session (including telephone, text message and e-mail communication) to patients and caregivers to provide education on disease, teaching of self-injection in accordance to the Horizon model.

Manage Spanish speaking patient’s accounts, provided injection training and UCD education to Spanish speaking patients and families.

Patricia P. Salas

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QUINTILES / ABBVIE PHARMACEUTICALS, 2014 - 2015

CLINICAL NURSE EDUCATOR for the Inland Empire (included Los Angeles, Riverside, San Bernardino and Orange Counties), CA

Provide disease education to patients with chronic hepatitis C, education and assistance with medication adherence to treatment. Participate in one-on-one communications (including home visits, telephone, and email communications) with patients as well as appropriate health care providers within the associated treatment process. Coordinate and facilitate the connection between patients and programs, including eligibility and other patient based resources. Provide patient-focused education promoting behavioral change for empowerment of patients to improve treatment compliance.

Promoted to be part of the Service Excellence Advisor Committee for Best Practices.

AIDS HEALTHCARE FOUNDATION, 2009 - 2014

Health Care Center Nurse Manager / RN Case Manager: for the Upland, Whittier, and Beverly Hills, CA Clinics

Managed two health care centers, conducted complete assessments, planning, implementation, and evaluation of the designated Nursing Care Plan including Triage and Patient Education.

Supervised and provided training to Nursing staff.

Worked with new admissions, assessing their conditions and needs in order to develop a personalized care plan.

Evaluated these plans of care and updated them on an as-needed basis.

Maintained compliance with Department of Health Services and County Public Health guidelines.

GENENTECH / ROCHE PHARMACEUTICAL, 2008 - 2015

HCV PEGASYS Nurse Educator Speaker in California

Educated, conducted and evaluated Bilingual (English/Spanish) Hepatitis C classes and Pegasys teaching of self-injection in accordance to the Genentech model.

Fuzeon Nurse to Patient Connections Program in California

Nursing support including home visits for self- injection, including patient education and evaluation of treatment programs. Marketing visits, In-Service, and trainings to providers, staff and patients in accordance to the Roche curricula.

East Valley Community Health Center Inc., 2006 - 2009

HIV Nurse Case Manager in Pomona and West Covina, CA

On-site and in home Nursing Management. Conducted complete assessments, planned, implemented, and evaluated appropriate Nursing Care Plan. Provided comprehensive medical and advocate referrals for each individual case. Completed report for DHS and input data in Case Watch System.

AIDS Services Center, 2008 - 2009

HIV Nurse Case Manager in Pasadena, CA

On-site and in-home Nursing Management. Conducted complete assessments,

planned, implemented and appropriate Nursing Care Plan. Input information in DHS Data System.

Patricia P. Salas

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Multicultural Area Health Education Center Inc., 1992 – 2005

Program Director Nurse Bridge Program in Los Angeles, CA

Planned, implemented, and evaluated of Nurse Bridge Program to students of four High Schools in the greater East Los Angeles area.

Project Director in Los Angeles, CA

Planned, developed, implemented and evaluated a smoking cessation program, a pre-natal health education program; adapted and translated health education materials. Worked with President/CEO to provide leadership to Latino Tobacco Coalition. Developed proposals and participated in contract negotiations. Supervised staff and consultants. Facilitated and collaborated with different agencies; coordinated and organized participation in community media, acting as a spokesperson and ambassador for the various programs available.

East Valley Community Health Center Inc., 2002 - 2004

Health Educator in West Covina

Developed and implemented smoking cessation program. Conducted bilingual presentations and counseling on a one-to-one basis with clients. Female and Male Health Programs, including development and implementation of presentations on STD, HIV, Diabetes and health programs and submitting referrals to the clinic.

LAC/USC Medical Center. LA, 1990 - 1992

Health Educator in Los Angeles, CA

Developed and implemented smoking prevention and cessation program that targeted patients in various hospitals including women's, pediatrics and outpatient clinics.

Hospital Materno Infantil, 1984 - 1990

Hospital Head Nurse in Lima, Peru

Duties were the coordination, development and evaluation of the hospital's public health

Programs. Among these were the programs for Tuberculosis, AIDS, STD’s, immunizations, perinatal, child development and the Continuing Education Program for hospital staff.

San Martin de Porras University, School of Nursing, 1988 – 1990

Nursing Instructor in Lima, Peru

Taught courses in the areas of Public Health, Epidemiology, Cardiology and Surgical Techniques.

San Felipe Medical Hospital, 1983 - 1985

ICU Staff Nurse in Lima, Peru

Duties included administration of electrocardiograms, general patient care and managing patient education.

Patricia P. Salas

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EDUCATION

2018 Charles Drew University of Science and Medicine, SON, Los Angeles California Degree: Master of Science in Nursing/ Nurse Practitioner

2009 Register Nurse Re Entry Program Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, California

1990 Community Health Worker Training, Regional Family Council. LA. California

1988 Tuberculosis Research Program, National Health Department Lima-Perú,

Degree: Tuberculosis Nurse Specialist/ Certified

1987 Public Health Program, The National School of Public Health, Lima, Perú

Degree: MPH

1985 Childhood Development and Growth Control Lima- Perú

Degree: Pediatric Nurse Specialist/Certified

1978 Cayetano Heredia University, EESF, School of Nursing, Lima-Perú

Degree: B.S., Nursing

LICENSURE

CA NP 95011467

CA Nurse Practitioner Furnishing 95011467

DEA registration in progress

AANP #F01190127

NPI Number 1-881-***-****

Case Manager Certification. Los Angeles, CA 2014

California Board of Registered Nursing/ License 727010

Nursing License / Nursing Registry C.E.P. 11719 Lima- Perú

Public Health Nurse, Lima-Peru

Infection Control Nurse Certification, Lima-Peru

Tuberculosis Nurse Consultant Certification, Lima-Peru

AFFILIATIONS

AANP

ANAC

American Cancer Society

National Alliance for Hispanic Health

National HIV/AIDS Clinicians’ Consultation Services

Pacific AIDS Education and Training Center/University of USC School of Medicine

UCLA Center for Health Policy Research

REFERENCES

Upon request



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