OBJECTIVE Obtain an Advanced Practice Registered Nursing position that will utilize my proven nursing and educational skills.
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, Corpus Christi, TX May 2014
Graduate School- MSN– Family Nurse Practitioner program
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, College Station, TX December 2007
Bachelors of Science in Nursing
Dean’s List – Fall 2006, Spring, Summer, Fall 2007 GPA 4.0
Texas A&M University, College Station, TX December 2003
Bachelors of Science in Biomedical Science
Minor in Business Administration
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Recertification due May 2024
Texas Board of Nursing License Re-licensure due February 2021
Family Nurse Practitioner Alice Internal Medicine Consultants, Alice, TX August 2015- Current
Nurse practitioner at busy internal medicine clinic providing care to the adult population
Gained proficiency in eClinical works EMR system
Proficient at treating patients with Diabetes, HTN, Hyperlipidemia, Mental health illnesses
Average patient load is 18-25 per day
Family Nurse Practitioner Progressive Behavioral Health, Friendswood, TX Jan 2015 – July 2015
FNP at Psychiatry clinic
Diagnosed and treated patients with a multitude of psychiatric illnesses
Gained an understanding of Major Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia, and ADHD
This experience enhanced my understanding of mental health diseases and how to better care for patients with mental illness
Family Nurse Practitioner Alice Internal Medicine Consultants, Alice, TX June 2014-Dec 2014
FNP as part of an Internal Medicine clinic providing care to Adults age 18-90+.
Documented patient interactions in computerized EMR following state guidelines and Professional Services Agreement for Nurse Practitioners with supervision provided by collaborating physician
Performed relevant patient assessments and physical examinations
Coordinated, directed, and implemented patient's plan of care
Ordered, conducted, and interpreted laboratory and diagnostic studies and procedures
Made medical recommendations and/or referrals
Facilitated patient education relating to medical processes, medication, nutrition, and health promotion
ICU - Registered Nurse Christus Spohn Health System, Corpus Christi, TX August 2009- June 2014
ICU-RN for Float Pool, Traveled to all Spohn Hospitals in the Corpus Christi and surrounding areas of Beeville, Kingsville, & Alice and provided care to patients in the ICU with cardiac, pulmonary, renal, neurological, and medical surgical illnesses
● Approximately 2 years of time was spent as a Registered Nurse – Intensive Care Unit: Trauma ICU at Christus Spohn Memorial Hospital and provided intensive care to trauma patients in accordance to the policies and procedures of the hospital
Registered Nurse St. Joseph Regional Health Center, Bryan, TX January 2008- July 2009
● Registered Nurse – Telemetry – Provide acute nursing care and skills in accordance with
department policies, procedures and standards of care.
● Cared for patients with MI, CHF, COPD, Diabetes, Cardiac Catheterization/Pacemaker,
CABG, Arrhythmias, GI Bleeding, CVA, Dialysis, Pulmonary Edema, DVT
● Analyzed and monitored EKG Rhythms
● Administered CPR & Emergency Drug Therapy (Amiodarone, Cardizem, Dopamine,
● Educate patient’s pre & post interventional procedure, on current illness, and for discharge
Nurse Tech St. Joseph Regional Health Center, Bryan, TX March 2007-December 2007
Administer basic and skilled nursing care in accordance with department policies, procedures and standards of care under direct supervision of a nursing preceptor in the CDU, CCU, Telemetry, and ER
Observe and report patients’ condition to preceptor/charge nurse
Provide basic nursing care: baths, linen changes, oral care, ambulation
Perform procedures indicated on skills checklist: Foley Catheter Insertion, IV starts, Specimen Collection, Suctioning
Learning the importance of organizational skills
Receptionist Dr. Linda Price, Bryan, TX May 2006- August 2006
Answered telephone, noted patient complaints, and reported complaints to physician
Billed insurance companies and patients for care provided
Assisted physician in minor patient care procedures
On-call Certified Nurse Aide The Associates Home Health, Bryan, TX May 2006- August 2006
Administered care to home bound clients
Assisted with Activities of Daily Living
Organized time spent with clients and charted mileage
Reported basic care needed by the client to head nurse
Certified Nursing Assistant Burleson St. Joseph Manor, Caldwell, TX October 2005 – May 2006
Administered assistance to the elderly.
Performed correct nursing assistant skills.
Charted and recorded the daily activities of the residents.
Client Associate Merrill Lynch, Corpus Christi, TX March 2004 - July 2004
Assisted the Financial Advisor in a variety of daily activities, therefore learning many innovative communication and organizational skills.
Promoted Merrill Lynch products to clients, i.e. Merrill Lynch Credit Card.
Operated Switchboard, answered phones, and data entry.
Substitute Teacher Calallen ISD, Corpus Christi, TX January 2004 - March 2004
Taught children, K-9th grade, in a classroom setting with teacher provided lesson plans.
Child Care Provider/Camp Counselor Allen Academy, Bryan, TX April 2002 - November 2002
Organized and supervised after school pre-school activities.
Coached Jr. Varsity cheerleading squad and summer camp counselor.
Retail Sales Representative The Buckle, College Station, TX September 2000 - November 2001
Top retail sales representative for December 2000.
Sold and marketed retail clothing and other retail items.
Set up promotional floor plans.
Developed strong customer service and communication skills.
PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS / VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE
Texas Nurse Practitioners – FNP Member
Sigma Theta Tau International - Honor Society of Nursing member
Brittany Kubena, PA-C Coworker, Alice Internal Medicine Consultants 361-***-****
Dr. Roberto Diaz Boss, Alice Internal Medicine Consultants 361-***-****
Gretchen Vladimirov, RN Peer, Texas A&M Corpus Christi Nurse practitioner student 512-***-****