Patricia P. Salas RN, MSN,FNP-C
Upland, CA 91784
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
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
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
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
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
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
CA NP 95011467
CA Nurse Practitioner Furnishing 95011467
DEA registration in progress
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
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