CHRISTIAN GABRIEL FLORES
EDUCATION AND HONORS
University of Maryland School of Nursing Fall 2016 – Fall 2018
Graduation Date: December 2018
Montgomery College Fall 2014 – Spring 2016
Dean’s List Fall 2014, Fall 2015, Spring 2015
Board of Trustees Scholarship Fall 2014 - Spring 2015
Senior Practicum Fall 2018 MedStar National Rehabilitation Network
Pediatric Nursing Spring 2018 University of Maryland Medical Center
Obstetric Nursing Spring 2018 Sinai Hospital
Medical Surgical Nursing Fall 2017 Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center
Psychiatric Nursing Fall 2017 Sheppard and Enoch Pratt Hospital
Fundamentals of Nursing Fall 2016 The Village at Rockville
50 Plus Expo Flu Shot Vaccinator October 2018 Wilde Lake High School, MD
●Receive and review intake forms from public and vaccinate as appropriate
●Provide appropriate educational materials with the client
Hoops for Haiti Youth Team Leader/ Organizer April 2013 – Present St. Francis of Assisi Derwood Church, MD
●Organizes a basketball game charity event every year to raise funds to help children in Haiti
Couples for Christ Youth Youth Conference Creatives Director June 30, 2017 – July 2, 2017 University of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV
●Worked together with a team to organize the creative competitions (e.g dance, band, original song, poetry, photo, video) in the conference by creating a schedule for the competitions and organizing score sheets for the judges
Athens Kids Specialist Clinic Student Nurse Intern January 9 – January 13, 2017 Athens, GA
●Performed and observed clinical skills related to the Pediatric setting under direct supervision of a RN and MD
●Administered medications and vaccines to pediatrics under direct supervision of RN and MD
●Checked in patients into the clinic and took vital signs
●Educated patients and their family members about medications, procedures, and health conditions
●Documented correct documentations into the computer with RN co-sign
MedStar National Rehabilitation Network Patient Care Technician September 2021 - Current Washington DC
●Assists patients with activities of daily living (ADLs) and personal hygiene, including bathing, mouth care, dressing, skin care, positioning, feeding, ambulation, toileting, and range of motion activities. Assists with patient mobilization and rehabilitation, use of crutches and walkers, and transfer/transport of patients in wheelchairs and stretchers.
●Contributes to the achievement of established department goals and objectives and adheres to department policies, procedures, quality and safety standards, and SPIRIT Values. Complies with governmental regulations and accreditation standards.
●Collects specimens (e.g., blood, urine, sputum, stool); performs venipuncture/phlebotomy; obtains EKGs; and inserts intravenous (IV) catheters, changes of IV sites and dressings, and routine inspection of IV sites.
●Rounds on all assigned patients based on established standards (e.g., hourly purposeful rounding). Reports actual and potential problems concerning patients/families, including changes in the patient's condition, to the registered nurse and other care team members as necessary. Ensures complete hand off to oncoming shift and obtains full hand off from outgoing shift. Initiates and assists in CPR when indicated.
●Performs routine sterile, non-sterile (e.g., application of thermal soaks) and other treatments/activities identified by unit/hospital policy inclusive of but not limited to: tube feedings; ostomy care; placement of condom catheters, Foley Catheter care and removal; bladder scanning and straight catheterization; perineal care; simple dressing changes and wound care; turning and positioning; maintenance of drainage tubes; care of oxygen equipment; assistance with the application, maintenance and removal of traction, casts, splints and exercise equipment; bowel evacuation procedures; suppositories and digital stimulation; postmortem care and transportation of body to the morgue.
Psychiatric Institute of Washington Intake Clinician/CAC Coordinator March 2021 – August 2021 Washington DC
●Collaborates with the Director of the Clinical Assessment Center to ensure Clinical Assessment Center goals and objectives are consistent with overall hospital goals and objectives.
●Resolves or refers all patient, family, and referral source complaints promptly with a summary report to the Director of the Clinical Assessment Center and Director of Quality Management.
●Performs needs assessments on all appointments scheduled.
●Demonstrates a professional attitude and supports the objectives of the hospital’s marketing and guest relations philosophy through internal and external communications and interactions with all levels of staff, patients, family members, guests, community
●Strong Attention to detail
●Monitors change of shift reports to ensure smooth communication between shifts.
●Develops and maintains close working relationships with Program Directors around admissions, patient satisfaction, and patient orientations.
Covance Program Specialist September 2019 – May 2020 Gaithersburg MD
●Quickly and efficiently respond to incoming calls and faxes, identify how to best assist
●Conduct insurance verifications to understand if patient’s prescribed therapy is eligible for coverage. Coordinate prior authorizations, investigate alternative insurance coverage, or other funding sources on behalf of the patients per the program specifications.
●Process patient applications of various complexities and follow the program specifications to determine their eligibility. Place follow up calls and respond to enquiries from patients and/or healthcare providers as necessary.
●Be familiar with the market place and the insurance options available for patients. Educate patients on the available options as appropriate.
●Assist with training new members by shadowing/reverse shadowing them and serving as a data checker
●Maintain a professional, calm and friendly demeanor. Express thoughts and instructions clearly in both verbal and written communication; i.e. uses grammatically correct and concise language.
Kung Fu Tea Bar Back and Barista May 2016 – August 2019
Rockville, MD and Ellicott City, MD
●Multitasked by assisting the baristas with taking orders, processing payments, preparing drinks, and calling out the drinks
●Communicated with customers and addressed their needs
●Selected by manager to train new managers
Melting Pot Host March 2015 - April 2016
●Multitasked by hosting multiple tables per shift
●Aided servers and kitchen staff to ensure a pleasant dining experience for customers
●Selected by restaurant manager to train new hosts
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS:
Registered Nurse, Maryland Board
Registered Nurse, District of Columbia Board
American Heart Association Basic Life Support (CPR and AED) Program Renewal: March 2023
Proficient in Microsoft Office: MS Word / MS Power point / MS Excel
Bilingual: fluent in English and Tagalog (writing and speaking)
Household Head Singles for Christ, MD 2018 - Current Modern Dance Director UMD Filipino Cultural Association 2016 – 2017
Campus-based Ministry President UMD 2016 – 2017
Chapter Leader Couples for Christ Youth, MD 2016
Ultimate Frisbee Club President Montgomery College 2014 – 2016