Self motivated, fast learner with strong initiative and exceptional organizational skills. Regarded as a highly respectful, compassionate and empathetic care provider. Proven capability to work well under pressure in diverse situations. Handled numerous leadership responsibilities while maintaining integrity and exercising the ability to contribute as a team player. Capable to think critically, solve problems, accessing conditions and implementing appropriate intervention.
Registered Nurse License, CA [2009-Present]
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification [2009-Present]
Pediatric Life Support (PALS) Certification [2012-Present]
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) [2010-Present]
Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN) [2014-Present]
ICU- Charge Nurse July 2015 to CurrentLoma Linda University Medical Center-Murrieta － Murrieta, CA
Developed and maintained quality care systems and standards, including but not limited to, creating and improving medical protocols/guidelines.
Actively participated in unit-based Quality Measure Program, Clinical Practice Committee.
Establishes rapport with patients and colleagues.
Implemented assignments based on evaluation of staffing requirements.
Managed team of medical support personnel.
Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through a team nursing process covering 12 high acuity patients per shift.
Staff Registered Nurse- Float Pool December 2012 to July 2014Sharp Health Care － San Diego, CA
Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments.
Treated patients with strokes, head traumas, comas and intracranial hematomas.
Floated to variety of department (Medical and Surgical Intensive Care Unit [MICU/SICU], Emergency Room, Telemetry, Medical/Surgical and Post-anesthesia care unit [PACU])
ICU- Staff Nurse/ Charge Relief February 2012 to July 2015Loma Linda University Medical Center-Murrieta － Murrieta, CA
Provided care for critically ill patients.
Recovered patients post open heart surgeries and post general surgeries.
Occasionally filled in as the Charge Relief Nurse for a 12 beds ICU.
Monitored post-op vitals, set up PCA, fluids, reviewed post-op orders and orient patients to unit.
Disciplined, energetic employee who quickly establishes rapport with patients and colleagues.
ICU- Staff Nurse August 2009 to December 2012Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center ICU － Vista, CA
Provided care to patients through the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention, implementation.
Evaluated patient's progress and modified plan.
Communicated with patient, significant others and health team members.
Implemented discharge planning and provided health care education to the patient and significant other to promote recovery.
Performed the duties of an ICU nurse and cared for patients critically ill.
Documented assessments, re-assessments, treatments and other interventions according to patient presenting condition.
Travel Staff Nurse August 2009 to December 2010Mollen Immunization Clinics － Scottsdale, AZ
Administered vaccination and provide related educational information to the community.
Managed confidential patient files.
Nurse Student December 2008 to January 2009Sharp Hospital ICU － Chula Vista, CA
RN Preceptorship / 160 contact hours Under supervision of an experienced RN, participated and performed numerous nursing tasks and skills.
while providing the highest quality of care to critically ill patients.
Volunteer / Patient Care February 2007 to CurrentHospice of the Valley － Sun City, CA
Assist with patient care, bereavement support, office duties, special projects and events.
Marine November 1997 to December 2004United States Marine Corps
Sergeant/ Honorable discharge.
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification
Skilled cardiac/neuro critical care nurse
IV drug therapy management
Computerized charting (CERNER, Synapse, and EPIC)
Rapid Response and Code Blue Responder
Bi-lingual in English and Vietnamese
Strong medical ethic
Open Heart Recovery Nurse
Intra Aortic Balloon Pump and Impella trained
Staffing and Scheduling
Education and Training
Associate of Science : Nursing, Feb 2008Kaplan College, San Diego Campus － San Diego, CANursing
Certified Nurse Assistant : May 2007Maric College － San Diego, CA, USA
Associate Degree : General Studies, May 2003Central Texas College － Kileen, TX, USAGeneral Studies
Bi-Lingual English and Vietnamese
American Nurse Association
American Association of Critical Care Nurses
Letters of Recommendation and References available upon request