●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.
●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).
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.
●Precept nurse residents from Residency Program and new hires at Adventist Health Lodi Memorial Hospital
●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 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).
●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.
Bilingual: English and Vietnamese