Accomplished researcher interested in applying critical thinking and technical skills gained as a researcher to a clinical setting. Due to an interest in transitioning towards patient care, I recently obtained my CNA License.
As a Certified Nursing Assistant, my skills involve obtaining vitals, assisting residents with activities of daily living including helping with meals, transferring, bathing, dressing and grooming. I strive to provide consistent delivery of empathetic patient care while working as an effective member of a medical team.
My previous position as a Anatomic Pathology Technician at Massachusetts General Hospital gave me more than 5 years of experience integrating objective research with teaching and leading research projects. Prior to that, I worked at Brigham and Women's as a Research Coordinator. I gained extensive knowledge of medical regulations and policies and a dedication to informed patient care. I have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Clinical Skills: Obtain vital signs and turn or reposition patients who are bedridden. Bathe and dress patients. Serve meals and help patients eat, Collect information about conditions and treatment plans from caregivers, nurses and doctors. Provide and empty bedpans. Lift patients into beds, wheelchairs, exam tables, etc. Answer patient calls and examine patients for bruises, blood in urine or other injuries/wounds. Clean and sanitize patient areas and change bed sheets and restock rooms with necessary supplies.
HIPPA compliance, Medical Terminoloy Systems Certificate, Data and statistical analysis.
Computer Skills: Microsoft Office Suites, Qualitative and Quantitative Data Analysis
Basic Laboratory Skills: Collecting and processing blood samples, cell culture, cell transfections, western blot, PCR, DNA and RNA extraction, NanoString technology, Immune-Florescent microscopy, Immune-Precipitation, ELISA, ELISPOT, Luminex, mouse skin grafting, mouse kidney capsule injection, Intravenous injection, cell isolations (bone marrow, spleen, kidney, skin, heart, blood), Mouse husbandry
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
St. Agatha Career School 2017
LA Licence : pending till November 25,2017
CardioPulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
American Heart Association 2017
Top 10 %
Major: Biology / Pre-Medical
Graduated Summa Cum Laude
Coursework in Molecular Genetics, Statistics and Immunology
Coursework in Data and Statistical Analysis
HONORS & AWARDS: May 2014, 2rd place 2014 Harvard Surgery Research Day Symposium; Feb 2011, Alpha Chi Honor Society; Feb 2011, 1st place 2011 Undergraduate Research Oral presentation; Sep 2010, Mississippi Academy of Science: NASA Research Scholarship Grant
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