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Registered Nurse Nursing

United States
March 20, 2020

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●University of California, Sacramento, CA (August 2010- December 2012): Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN). Graduated in December 2012.

●Sacramento City College, Sacramento, CA (August 2008- May 2010): general education and prerequisites towards BSN.

Scholastic Achievement

●Dean’s List – Sacramento City College – Spring 2009 to Fall 2010.

●Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society – Spring 2009 to Fall 2010.


●Registered Nurse (expires November, 2020).

●Advanced Cardiac Life Support (expires April 2020).

●Basic Life Support (expires November 2021).

●Basic Cardiac Monitoring (April 2013-April 2017).

Work Experience

Registered Nurse – Adventist Health Lodi Memorial Hospital (January 2016-May 2019)

●Provide direct nursing care in a safe environment.

●Conduct individualized patient assessments, prioritizing the data collection based on the patients’ needs.

●Perform appropriate treatments, nursing interventions as ordered in a timely manner.

●Develop individualized plans of care for patients.

●Document patient assessment findings, physical/psychosocial responses to nursing intervention.

●Provide written and verbal educational instruction to patient/family.

●Act as patient advocate and maintain patient confidentiality of patient issues.

Registered Nurse – San Joaquin General Hospital: Emergency Department (February 2016-April 2018)

●Perform initial screening exam within 5 minutes of patient's presenting to ED.

●Assign patients to appropriate ESI Level.

●Perform point of care screening tests

●Initiate/Implement standard protocols on patients who present meeting criteria: Sepsis, Stroke,Chest pain etc.

●Initiate IV access and draw appropriate specimen.

●Implement ED provider orders in a timely manner.

●Coordinate patient's transfers/admissions.

●Provide age appropriate and culturally sensitive care.

●Apply critical thinking skills to demonstrate ability to care for critically ill or injured patients.

Registered Nurse – California Healthcare Facility/CDCR (January 2015-January 2016)

●Plan and implement nursing care including administration of medications, treatments, disease prevention ordered by a physician.

●Perform assessment and ongoing monitoring of inmate/patient physical and psychosocial status.

●Evaluate effectiveness of nursing care and treatment regimen.

●Collaborate with physicians and other healthcare providers to ensure quality of care.

●Administer first aid in emergencies and ensure the safety of inmates/patients.

Registered Nurse – Arbor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center (April 2014- April 2015)

●Provide nursing care and perform assessments to the residents.

●Administer medications via various routes (PO, IM, Sub Q, IV, G-tube).

●Provide medical treatments (breathing treatments, wound cares, etc.) as ordered.

●Complete daily, weekly, and paperwork reports on the residents.

●Report residents’ changes in condition and new lab results to the doctors.

●Carry out doctors’ orders in a timely manner.

●Cooperate with other healthcare professionals (dietitians, physical therapists, etc.) to create appropriate care plans for the residents.

●Supervise the nursing activities performed by nursing assistants.

Registered Nurse – Calvine Urgent Care (June 2013-June 2015).

●Take patients’ histories and vital signs.

●Prepare patients for examination and treatment.

●Administer medications via various routes (PO, IM, Sub Q, IV).

●Assist providers in preparing for minor surgeries and exams.

●Prepare and maintain supplies and equipment for treatments, including sterilization.

●Perform venipunctures, EKG monitoring, lab tests.

●Maintain patient files, records and other information.

●Maintain equipments for use in clean and safe condition at all times.

Registered Nurse – Star Nursing/Long Term Solutions (April 2014- June-2015).

●Perform assessments for long term care insurance companies.

●Travel to private homes and different facilities to perform on-site assessments on elder residents.

●Assess residents’ ability to perform Activities of Daily Living (ADL’s) and Instrumental ADL’s.

●Evaluate resident’s mental status using Mini-Mental State Examination tool.

●Gather resident’s medication profile and medical history.

●Propose plan of care and recommend services based on residents’ needs.

Leadership Experience

●Precept nurse residents from Residency Program and new hires at Adventist Health Lodi Memorial Hospital

(October 2017-present)

●Co-Director of Miss Vietnam Sacramento Pageant organization (from 2011-2013).

●Advisor for contestants of Miss Vietnam Sacramento Pageant (from 2011- 2013).

●Queen of Mrs. Vietnam Sacramento Pageant 2019.

●Queen of Miss Vietnam Sacramento Pageant 2010.

●Treasurer of Vietnamese Student Association (VSA), Sacramento City College (August 2009- May 2010).

Volunteer Experience

●Volunteer in the acute surgical unit at Methodist Hospital, Sacramento (February, 2013 -August, 2013)

●Lab Assistant for Nursing -15 skills lab at Sacramento State (Spring and Fall semesters of 2012).

●Flu shot clinic and Dental screening at Pacific Elementary School (October 2012).

●Kids Play Asthma camp (August 2011).

●Nurse mentor for a child with ADHD at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School (February-May 2011).

Extracurricular Activities

●Mrs. Vietnam Sacramento Pageant (March 2019-present)- secretary and public relations.

●Miss Vietnam Sacramento Pageant Director (from 2011- 2013)—raise scholarship money, recruit contestants, advise the contestants, seek qualified judges, collaborate with other members of the committee to make sure everyone is on track of planning the pageant.

●Little Saigon organization in Sacramento (from 2010-2011)—participate in organizing several fundraising events to fund many projects throughout the year: assist the poor, elderly, and veterans in Vietnam, Moon-Cake Festival, TET festival, etc.

●“To Japanese with Love” Fundraising (April 2011)—assisted in organizing the fundraising event for people in Japan after the earthquake and Tsunami.

●Congressman Quang Cao and Assemblyman Van Tran Fundraising (September and October 2010)—assisted in coordinating dinner events in Sacramento to fundraise for their re-election campaigns.

●U.S. Census “Unity March” (March 2010)—participated in the march, helped in translating for Vietnamese people to fill out the Census forms.

●Vietnamese New Year (TET) (February 2010)—choreographed a Vietnamese traditional “fan” dance.

Other Skills

Bilingual: English and Vietnamese

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