Ruth A. Gabay
818-***-**** ● firstname.lastname@example.org
Seeking clinical placement as a Family Nurse Practitioner; serving as a leader within the nursing community and beyond through exemplary skills as a nurse, nurse practitioner, and educator.
Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate (FNP-C)
California RN License
California PHN License
ECG, CPR/BLS Certificate, Stroke Certification
Fluent in English, Hebrew, and French; Competent in the Spanish language.
Strong communication skills when interacting with patients, co-workers, and supervisors.
Excellent leadership and organizational skills
Ability to build a positive rapport with patients, family members, staff, and physicians
Experience as a mentor and teacher in the nursing setting as well as various other settings.
Perseverance and persistence as a patient advocate and in recruiting students/co-workers to participate in new activities and programs that will further their career and education.
EDUCATION & TRAINING
Doctorate in Nursing Practice – Maryville University, Missouri 2018 – Present
Family Nurse Practitioner Program – Maryville University, Missouri 08/2016 – 08/2018
-Tarzana Medical Urgent Care – Urgent care / Internal Medicine
-Epic Aesthetic Medical Institute – Internal Medicine / Endocrinology
-Great Care Medical Center – Internal Medicine / Family Practice / Pediatrics
-Joslyn Gumbs, MD – OB/GYN
Masters of Nursing – Nursing Education Emphasis – University of Phoenix, Pasadena, CA 08/2013 – 06/2015
ICU Training - White Memorial Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 10/2013 –01/2014
VERSANT Residency Program – White Memorial Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 08/2012 – 12/2012
Bachelor’s of Science, Nursing - West Coast University, North Hollywood, CA 09/2009 – 04/2012
Magna Cum Laude
Sigma Theta Tau
Bachelor’s of Science, Biological Sciences - University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 09/2004 – 05/2008
Nurse Practitioner – Family Practice – Great Care Medical Group – Los Angeles, CA 2018 – Present
Adjunct Faculty – Nursing Program – West Coast University, Los Angeles, CA 2015 –Present
Clinical Instructor for Introduction to Medical/Surgical Nursing, Intermediate (Gerontological) Medical/Surgical Nursing, and Advanced (Emergency and Critical Care) Medical/Surgical Nursing
Registered Nurse – White Memorial Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 2012 –Present
● ICU – Care of critically ill patients in the Intensive Care Unit
CCU – Care of patients ranging from Telemetry and Step-Down to ICU acuity; Care of patients on ventilators, cardiac monitors, and various titrated and non-titrated drips such as those for the management of sedation, blood pressure, and seizure management.
Charge RN 06/2014 – 2016
Teacher Hebrew Language - Hebrew Discovery Center Hebrew School, Woodland Hills, CA 2009 – 2012
Teach Hebrew language and Religious Studies in Sunday School and an after school program for elementary and high school students.
Registrar/Development Assistant/ Teacher - Los Angeles Hebrew High School, Van Nuys, CA 2011 – 2012
Worked as the Registrar for the after school program, filing paperwork to allow students to transfer their work to local high schools, served as a teacher's assistant and assisted in planning fundraising and development committee events.
Administrative Assistant - University Park Health Center – USC, Los Angeles, CA 2005-2008
Working in the Quality Management department of the University Park Health Center at USC, I served to assist the director in quality improvement which included Employee Health, patient follow-up, correspondence with the local Public Health Department, and serving as a liaison between various departments within the health center as well as between the medical professionals and their clients.
American Association of Nurse Practitioners 2016 – Present
California Association of Nurse Practitioners 2016 – Present
Hospice and Palliative Nursing Association 2015 – Present American Association of Critical Care Nurses 2012 – Present
Sigma Theta Tau – Honors Society of Nursing – Chi Beta Chapter 2012 – Present
LEADERSHIP AND VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE
Nurse Coordinating Council – White Memorial Medical Center 2014 – 2015
Meet on a monthly basis with executive team members as well as chairs and co-chairs of all nursing councils at White Memorial Medical Center
Nurse Quality Council – White Memorial Medical Center 2013 –2015
Work with Registered Nurses throughout the hospital to discuss Nursing Quality, Policies, and Resources; implementing changes and reviewing the progress of these changes.
Co-Chair 1/2014 -10/2014
Chair 10/2014 – 2015
Lema’an Achai – Program Director – Tomchei Shabbat 2012 –2014
Coordinate, Direct, and volunteer with organization responsible for providing packages of food for needy families on a weekly basis.
California Nursing Students Association – WCU-LA Chapter – Vice President 11/2011 – 2012
Working with other CNSA members to create new opportunities for students such as a Peer Assisted Learning System, Disaster stockpile, and promoting student involvement on campus.
West Coast University – Student Advisory Committee 04/2010 – 2012
Work as a liaison between students and faculty/staff at the university, voicing student concerns and publicizing staff’s attempt to implement change.
Stand By Me – Big Sister Volunteer 01/2011 – 04/1014
Volunteer as a Big Sister for a family with a mother diagnosed with advanced cancer; activities include emotional support, help with homework, attending monthly meetings, and assisting as liaison between family and Stand By Me organization leaders to serve as an advocate for the family’s needs.
Chai Lifeline – Big Sister Volunteer 08/2010 – Present
Work as a Big Sister for a family with a child diagnosed with a rare metabolic disorder; activities include emotional support for family as well as advocate and representative for family in communicating with Chai Lifeline organization in the case that a need for further assistance (i.e. financial, medical) arises.
Tomchei Shabbat - Volunteer 01/1999 – Present
Package and deliver food and other necessities to underprivileged families in Los Angeles County weekly.
USC- University Hospital Volunteer Program 08/2008 – 01/2009
Volunteered as a nurse’s assistant in the Medical-surgical and Step-Down units of the USC University Hospital
Joint Educational Project (JEP) – Volunteer Student Instructor 2007
Taught biology to students in underprivileged schools near south central Los Angeles.
Chabad Jewish Center at USC – Volunteer Student Secretary, President 2007
Planned and organized social, political, and religious events for Jewish students on campus.