Effective and versatile nursing professional with outstanding didactic, clinical, and leadership skills. Highly developed organizational skills, and accustomed to maintaining high productivity level without compromising the quality of patient care. Possesses valuable nursing experience essential for positive patient outcomes that includes thorough assessment, interdisciplinary care team collaboration, plan of care development, and patient education and advocacy. Proven ability to build meaningful relationships with diverse healthcare team, patients and their families.
NJ and NY Licensed RN (2016), Medical-Surgical Certified RN (2017), Basic Life Support (2016), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (2016), Trauma Nursing Core Course (2017), JCMC Clinical Ladder Professional Practice Co-Chair (2013), NJCU Model of Nursing Award (2012), Pres-Ganey Five-Star Customer Service (2009), J.C. Kellogg Foundation Scholarship Recipient (2007-2008), National Dean's Lister (2004-2006), HCCC Certificate of Excellence in Math, Science and Allied Health (2005)
Works in medical, surgical, cardiovascular, and neurotrauma in a 23-bed unit with extensive experience in managing myriad conditions including but not limited to head/neck/spinal traumas, stroke, pneumonia, COPD, ARDS, CHF, Shock, MI, Sepsis, GI Bleed, DKA, ESRD, drug overdoses, and multiple surgeries. Utilizing the nursing process effectively, compassionate care is rendered to a diverse population in different age groups while observing adherence to policies, guidelines, and protocols. Works collaboratively with the multidisciplinary healthcare team, such as physicians, case managers, social workers, and respiratory therapists. Operates necessary ventilation and monitors vital signs and equipment, administers medications and titrates intravenous fluids/drips based on patient response. Responds to life-threatening events. Acts as a supportive preceptor for new nurses and reliable mentor to colleagues and nursing students. Prioritizes nursing tasks, manages time well, and exercises sound judgment required to improve the quality of patient care.
Performed independent health assessments of individuals and families by evaluating their physical, mental, psychosocial and environmental health status, and devised nursing care plans based on impending needs. Provided case management for clients by developing care plans, consulting with physicians and social workers, referring clients to other health care resources. Developed and provided health education and consultation services, and evaluated patient by organizing weekly case conferences while constantly maintaining communication with the patient and their families.
Tasked with providing high standard of patient care within a 35-bed unit.
Handled various nursing responsibilities, including assessments, patient monitoring and treatment, medication administration, admissions and discharges, plan of care development, patient and family education, and nursing documentation. Maintained constant communication with patients, family members, and the healthcare team. Collaborated with physicians and nursing staff to ensure plan of care is patient-centered and aligns with patient needs. Served as a mentor for nursing interns, nursing students, and coworkers, provided support, guidance, and assistance as needed. Assumed the role of Charge Nurse periodically, delegated responsibilities, assigned patients and ensured compliance with policies, procedures, and regulations.
Nursing GPA: 3.8 Magna Cum Laude
Nursing GPA: 3.3 Cum Laude
American Nurses Association (ANA) Philippine Nurses Association (PNA) American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)
Nursing Process, Evidence-Based Practice, Disease Processes Management, Admissions and Discharges, Plan of Care Development, Interdisciplinary Team Collaboration, Patient Safety, Patient and Family Education, Treatment Plans, Emergency Procedures and Interventions, Medication Administration, Ventilator Care, Telemetry, Intravenous Therapy, Therapeutic Phlebotomy, Infection Control, Training and Inservices, Physician Support and Relations
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