(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary

Four years of experience in primary care at VNSNY. Maintain strong reputation for achieving high levels of patient satisfaction. Seeking leadership role in Behavioral Health.


Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification 1/2015-1/2017.

ANCC Certification in Gerontological 10/2014.

ANCC Certification in Psychiatric Mental Health 9/2014.

Certification in Identification and Reporting of Child Abuse and Neglect 2/2011.

Certification in Infection Control: Principles, Practices and precautions 2/2010.

Education and Training
Cochran School of Nursing Yonkers, NY Expected in 9/2011 A.A.S : Nursing - GPA :
Losofona University Lisbon, Expected in 6/2003 BS : Sociology - GPA :
Suny Empire State College Saratoga, NY Expected in 4/2016 BSN : Nursing - GPA :
Professional Experience
Texas Health & Human Services Commission - Psychiatric Nurse
Crosby, TX, 05/2012 - Current
  • Conducts psychosocial assessments, evaluates living conditions of patients and develops treatment recommendations.
  • Provides any of the following services to patients: advocacy, psycho-education, cognitive behavioral interventions, monitoring of mental status, emotional support, brief psychotherapy, family based interventions.
  • Provides crisis intervention as necessary.
  • Consults with COE Manager or ICTM as necessary to develop psychiatric evaluation and treatment plan.
  • Consults with referrer on assessment, recommendations, and update on progress of treatment.
  • Provides education, consultation and support to VNSNY staff.
  • Assist the health care provider in implementing the plan of care.
  • Follows a treatment plan, revising and updating as necessary.
  • Makes appropriate referrals for ongoing mental health services.
  • Participates in interdisciplinary team meetings, case conferences and clinical supervision.
  • Attends in-service education programs.
  • Assumes responsibility for continued professional growth.
  • Maintains productivity sufficient to meet VNSNY Home Care standards.
  • Maintains records in accordance with VNSNY Home Care record keeping standards and performs established workflow procedures.
  • Provides nursing care in accordance with Agency policies, practices, procedures and Standards of Nursing Practice, which may require standing, stooping, sitting, crouching, bending and stretching to deliver patient care.
  • Travels to patients' homes and/or other facilities with varying environments (e.g., elevated buildings, walk-ups, care facilities, single/multiple family homes, presence of pets, etc.) using approved transportation options to deliver direct care to the patient.
  • Transports and utilizes required medical equipment and supplies using VNSNY designated/supplied carrying case weighing approximately 25 - 30 lbs. to and from patient homes/care facilities, VNSNY offices and other locations.
ST. JOHN'S RIVERSIDE HOSPITAL Institute For Health Education And Research - CNA Clinical Instructor
City, STATE, 01/2012 - 04/2012
  • Clinical Rotation with Clinical Nursing Assistant (CNA) students.
  • Instructed and Assisted with Direct Patient Care including: vital signs; assisting with activity of daily living.
  • Patient transfer from wheelchair to bed.
  • Assisted patient with walker and ADLs.
ST. JOHN'S RIVERSIDE HOSPITAL - Student Nurse/Clinical Rotation
City, STATE, 2010 - 07/2011
  • Under direction of an RN Instructor, provided bedside care, treatment, and clinical documentation for patients on ICU, ER, Maternity and Medical-Surgical floors.
  • Administered medication, provided nursing treatments, to include dressing changes, IVs, and assistance with activities of daily living.
  • Facilitated admissions, discharges and transfers, prepared chart notes and other documentations.
COCHRAN SCHOOL OF NURSING - Nursing Skills Lab Assistant
City, STATE, 2010 - 04/2010
  • Assisted instructors with equipments and preparation needed for student practice.
  • Assisted with inventory control.
  • Maintained cleanliness and orderliness of the lab.
  • Secured lab when session was completed.
  • Maintained student lab attendance.
  • Entered data and reported use of lab to supervising instructor.
  • Maintained effective relationships with students.

Fluent in Portuguese and Spanish.


Able to care for the acutely ill adult and geriatric patients.

Excellent communication and writing skills.

Able to provide primary advice, teaching or consolation to family members and patients.

Strong critical thinking skills to apply the steps of nursing process.

Able to practice within an interdisciplinary framework.

Responsible for other various nursing duties as assigned.

Comfortable in fast pace environments and able to work under demanding settings.

Go above and beyond within the policy limitations to assist the patients and the interdisciplinary team.

Excellent computer skills.

Highly honored by the Charge Nurse in Cardiac Cath. Unit for patient care and assisting with the unit routines.

Highly honored by patients multiple times for the caring behavior and for having a positive image of nursing.

Awarded by the Anthony M. DeAngelis Memorial Award (St. John's Riverside Hospital) for outstanding ability in Surgical Nursing.

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School Attended

  • Cochran School of Nursing
  • Losofona University
  • Suny Empire State College

Job Titles Held:

  • Psychiatric Nurse
  • CNA Clinical Instructor
  • Student Nurse/Clinical Rotation
  • Nursing Skills Lab Assistant


  • A.A.S
  • BS
  • BSN

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