CONRADO B. DE LA CRUZ, RN
EMERGENCY, BEDSIDE & GENERAL PATIENT CARE
Highly committed and focused registered nurse with strong proficiency in emergency, intensive care unit, trauma, homecare, and elderly patient care. Has computer knowledge (Microsoft Word & Excel). Meticulous, versatile and adaptable; require minimal supervision and direction. Team leadership capability. Certifications, Licenses, Associations & Education:
! Registered Professional Nurse (AZ, TX, IL) ! International Association of Forensic Nurses
! Pediatric Advanced Life Support (Cert.) ! American Critical Care Nurses Association
! Trauma Nurse Core Course (Cert.) ! American Nephrology Nurses Association
! Neonatal Resuscitation (Cert.) ! Emergency Nurse Association
! International Nurses Association
GRAND CANYON UNIVERSITY – Bachelor of Science, Nursing, Phoenix, AZ MORTON COLLEGE – Associate of Science, Nursing, Cicero, IL MOST RECENT EXPERIENCE
FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE, AZ 2014-Present
Team Leader Nurse – Dialysis
" Oversee patient flow, safety and treatments. Process new patient admissions and transfers.
" Maintain Regulatory policies and procedures according to state regulation. DESERT MIRAGE SURGERY CENTER, Surprise, AZ 2018 - 2019 Per Diem Staff Nurse
• Worked in the recovery area of the surgicenter with pediatric, adult and geriatric population PHOENIX CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL, Phoenix, AZ 2007-2014 Dialysis Nurse
" Provided individualized and age-specific bedside care to pediatric patients. Served as a team leader responsible for monitoring actions of a team of nurses overseeing several dozen patients at any given time.
" Conducted hemodialysis and plasmapheresis that included total plasma, red cell, white cell exchange & replacements in acute care setting. Provided detailed hourly updates and myriad care recommendations. PHOENIX INDIAN MEDICAL CENTER &PARADISE VALLEY HOSPITAL, Phoenix, AZ 2004-2007 Emergency Room Nurse
" Leveraged over ten years of experience as an emergency room nurse earlier in career to provide immediate care in an acute setting. Performed under pressure and demonstrated outstanding problem-solving skills.
" Coordinated nursing efforts across several disciplines within both hospitals. Opined on cases in tandem with senior nurses and physicians on staff. Captured, communicated, and addressed patient needs. PARK PLAZA HOSPITAL, Houston, TX 1999-2004
" Applied expertise in dialysis patient care for one of the leading private hospitals in Houston. Treated hundreds of patients with advanced kidney disease on an outpatient, acute, and homecare setting. Early Career:
TOTAL RENAL CARE INCORPORATED, Houston, TX - Nephrology Nurse 1997-2002 VETERAN’S MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, Houston, TX – Emergency Room Nurse 1994-2001 VETERAN’S MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, North Chicago, IL - Emergency Room Nurse 1992-1994 ELMHURST HOSPITAL, Elmhurst, IL - Emergency Room Nurse (Level II Trauma Unit) 1992-1994