Vinna de la Cruz
Seeking a challenging position as a New-Grad Registered Nurse, where my skills and prior experiences will be fully utilized to better serve the community in a healthcare standpoint and will be able to expand my knowledge in various situations and incidences.
Licenses and Certifications
California Registered Nurse License # 760564
Intravenous and Blood Withdrawal Certification
American Heart Association - Basic Life Support Certification
American Heart Association – Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Certification
Basic EKG Certification
West Coast University February 2008 – August 2009
Associates of Science in Nursing
Concorde Career College December 2004 – December 2005
Vocational Nurse Diploma
Kindred Hospital – Westminster, CA Title: Registered Nurse Student Area: Medical/Surgical
UCI Medical Center – Irvine, CA Title: Registered Nurse Student Area: Maternity and Critical Care
West Anaheim Medical Center – Anaheim, CA Title: Registered Nurse Student Area: Mental Health
Fountain Valley Regional Hospital – Fountain Valley, CA Title: Registered Nurse Student Area: Pediatrics
Description of Clinical Rotations: Performed thorough physical assessment of patients, formulated nursing diagnoses, initiated, implemented, and evaluated patients based on their plan of care, demonstrated safe clinical skills and competent nursing care using strict aseptic techniques and administered medications via PO, G-Tube, subcutaneous, intramuscular, and intravenous routes, as well as provide nursing care to mentally ill patients while utilizing both verbal and non-verbal therapeutic communication.
Community Hospital of Huntington Park – Huntington Park, CA May 2006 – August 2008
Title: Licensed Vocational Nurse – Direct Observation/Telemetry Unit and Med/Surg
Job Description: Implement quality patient care for up to 4-5 patients as regulated by California Board of Nursing, Assist RN with patient assessment of current status and notifying physicians of clinical changes, interact with departments regarding patient care, educate patients/families on health care needs, conditions, options, monitor and read cardiac rhythms and administer medications.
Skills and Profile
Proven record of reliability and responsibility/Strong analytical skills, capable of assessing conditions and implementing appropriate intervention/Resourceful problem solver capable of implementing solutions to complex problems/Possess special sensitivity to meeting diverse needs in varied situation/Relate well to people from variety of cultures/Proficient in use of Mac and IBM computers, Microsoft Office, and the Internet/ Fluent in both English and Tagalog and can comprehend conversational Spanish.
Available upon request