Experience in Pre/Post Operative Surgical care of patients, Psychiatric patients, Medical Surgical Patients, Oncology patients and transporting the patients to a higher level of care via aircraft in the Air Force and at Flagstaff Medical Center totaling 14years.
Experience in Inpatient Psychiatric Nursing, Emergency Room and outpatient Nursing Care Coordinator preparing patients for surgery and all nursing services while employed with the State of California Prison System for 11 years.
Excellent customer service, computer skills and Spanish speaker certified by San Diego County. 13 Years of nursing supervisory experience.
Completed AORN Operating Room Nurse didactic certification course in December 2016, from Southwestern Community College.
CALIFORNIA NURSING LICENSE 630126
PUBLIC HEALTH CERTIFICATE 74638
NATIONAL PROVIDER IDENTIFICATION NUMBER 1477915494
Bi-lingual in English and Spanish
IV drug therapy management
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification
Trained in in- and out-patient care
Committed to compliance reporting
Psychiatric, Med/Surg and ER experience
OR trained from AORN Didactic course
04/2016 to 08/2016
Public Health Nurse SupervisorSan Diego Public Health Department － San Diego, Ca.
left to attended Southwestern Community College Nursing Operating Room Course)
Plans, directs, coordinates, schedules, trains, and evaluates the work of public health nurses engaged in a variety of nursing and Tuberculosis (TB) control.
Coordinates nursing programs with other social and health service agencies, educational agencies, and the community.
Represents HHSA on committees as necessary.
Provides information to members of the public and county and non-county agencies.
Prepares appropriate reports.
May assist in the development of new public health nursing programs.
I assist in the management of public health clinics.
Screen and oversee patients with TB.
Examines patients to identify health problems.
Assesses individual and community health needs.
Provides courteous, high quality service to County employees, representative of outside agencies and members of the public by providing accurate, complete and up-to-date information, in a courteous, efficient and timely manner.
Case Manager for Latent Tuberculosis Infection Treatment of patients who are infected but do not have the active TB disease.
04/2008 to Current
Channel Islands Air National Guard Station, Ca.
Plans and prepares for Aeromedical Evacuation missions.
Coordinates with the operational aircrew and preplans missions.
Prepare patient positioning plan to facilitate patient enplaning, nursing care, comfort, and safety of the medical and psychiatric needs of the patients.
I evaluate individual patient's in-flight needs and requests appropriate medications, supplies, and equipment.
Supervise the enplaning and securing of patients.
Prepares and maintains plan for patient evacuation from aircraft in case of an aircraft emergency.
I planned and provide in-flight patient care.
Provide continuing management of nursing care from originating to destination facility.
Continuously evaluates patient's condition and reactions to in-flight stresses.
Utilizing my nursing knowledge of pharmacology and IV therapy to closely monitor patients for possible side effects; documents actions; adjusts nursing care accordingly.
Initiates appropriate action in management of patients' symptoms arising from illness, injury, and in-flight stresses.
Acts as liaison between medical and operational aircrews and support personnel in order to promote patient comfort and to expedite the mission.
Maintains and annotates in-flight patient records.
Maintains and completes data on forms relative to the mission.
Supervises deplaning of patients and off-loading of patient baggage, supplies, and equipment.
Brief medical personnel at the receiving medical facility on the continuing nursing care and requirements.
Accompany patient to receiving medical facility when appropriate.
I am also the Officer in Charge of Awards and Decorations, Safety Officer and Officer Performance Monitor.
Previous assignment was the Patient Movement Safety Program Manager.
I am sort after in participating in continuous improvement projects by identifying problems, collecting relevant data, developing a plan of action.
I assume supervisory responsibilities in the absence of the Administrative Officer when needed; also guide, directs, supervises, and assists nursing personnel in the completion of their duties.
04/2005 to 05/2016
Supervising Registered Nurse II Registered NurseRichard J. Donovan Correctional Facility － San Diego, Ca.
Retired from State Service)
The Supervising (SRN) for the Correctional Treatment Center (15 Bed Inpatient Psychiatric Wing and 15 Patient Medical (SNF & Acute Care) Wing, I was the SRN responsible for the evidence-based of groups of patients' and who utilizes the nursing process to provide a safe and supportive environment for inmate patients.
I use direct others to use equipment safely and appropriately; while incorporating the age, gender, cultural and learning needs of the inmate patients.
I apply and direct others to apply infection control measure appropriately in nursing delivering care.
I identify and analyze problems, which effect patient care and initiate their resolution.
I lead the care team in coordinating patient care and collaborating with other disciplines and departments to achieve patient care outcomes.
I maintain and adhere to ethical principles and nursing standards in delivering care.
I maintain and serve as resource and guide to patients, other staff in providing proper nursing patient care.
I use effective communication skills with staff members to achieve desired post Op care outcomes; while performing specialized treatments for inmate patients as appropriate and apply and maintain appropriate nursing competencies to do so I have been responsible for the supervision and management of all nursing activities and personnel in all areas of the prison.
I continually evaluate the nursing care from the acute adult to geriatric patient population.
I manage the team to be re-assessing the patient needs as it relates to cardiac, mental health and medical-surgical; this is accomplished by collecting, effectively documenting, interpreting and evaluating the physiological, hemodynamic needs of the patient treatment regimens and ongoing assessments.
I coordinated all nursing care functions.
These were an outpatient setting attending to the medical and psychiatric needs and follow-up care for administration/tracking of all immunizations to the inmate population, nursing protocols, nursing services, TB and HIV screening.
I supervised all of the nursing activities of patient care and collaborated with other disciplines to achieve positive patient care outcomes.
I have participated in medical and mental treatment planning with multidisciplinary teams.
At RJD, SRN II of scheduling for 150 + employees in five out-patient setting, and ten patient medication lines, the RN supervisor of the facility Emergency Room Area, Facility II, facility III and the Specialty Clinic Services.
My duties are and not limited to at RJD include management of patient care, attend meetings, evaluate nursing personnel, prepare reports, prepare evaluations, re-write policies, other duties as required.
I have prepared Adverse Action Packages, Letters of Instruction, Letters of Evaluation, in accordance with Department Operations Manual 31140 Employee Misconduct Investigations and 33030 Employee Discipline; acted as the Director of Nursing and Chief Executive Officer several times since being an employee with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.
01/2003 to 01/2008
Registered NurseUS Naval Reserve － Phoenix, Az
amp; San Diego Ca, Transferred to the Air Force)
My duties include and not limited to, providing medical support to the Marines, Army and Navy personnel, evaluating of medical records determining the requirements needed for deployment, providing the required immunizations needed, and the documentation for the services rendered.
Back fill in Med/Surg unit as assigned in a Naval Fleet Hospital.
This was at Balboa Naval Medical Center.
I was also assigned to the USS McClusky (FFG41).
I was the Reserve Weapons Officer on-board.
I operated the performance fitness assessment for the reserve personnel assigned on the ship.
I was the urinalysis coordinator and the Awards Officer.
01/2002 to 01/2005
Charge , Flagstaff, Az.
Transferred to California Department of Corrections)
Charge RN: coordinating patient care, managing RN assignments, coordinating with other departments on inpatient care and home health care, providing community resources for patients continuing health promotion, assign new admits with RN's for quality patient care, assist and direct RN's in patient education, Unit RN: caring for up to five patients at one time, managing post/op patients, vitals, wound care, patient advocate, managing drug regiments, assessments, educating patient on discharge instructions and follow-up care, directing of patient care techs.
ICU RN: caring for one to two acute patients, performing total patient care, managing immediate post-ops, ventilators, isolation, multi-organ system failure, multiple vaso-active drips, paralytic & sedative drips.
Cerner Healthcare computer systems instructor: mentor nursing students from the community college and university; Hospital wide translator (Spanish).
Education and Training
Master Business Administration: Health Care MgtColumbia Southern UniversityHealth Care Mgt
Bachelor of Science: NursingNorthern Arizona University － Flagstaff, ArizonaNursing
Associate: Applied Science, Pre-NursingCoconino Community College － Flagstaff, ArizonaApplied Science, Pre-Nursing
Associate: Applied Science, Instructor of Technology/Military ScienceCommunity College of the Air Force Maxwell Air Force Base － AlabamaApplied Science, Instructor of Technology/Military Science
California Registered Nurse (unrestricted license) 630126
Public Health Nurse certification number 74638
Basic Life Support certification until
National Provider Identification number 1477915494
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Community College of the Air Force Maxwell Air Force Base
Job Titles Held:
Public Health Nurse Supervisor
Supervising Registered Nurse II Registered Nurse
Master Business Administration : Health Care Mgt Bachelor of Science : Nursing Associate : Applied Science, Pre-Nursing Associate : Applied Science, Instructor of Technology/Military Science California Registered Nurse (unrestricted license) 630126
Public Health Nurse certification number 74638 Basic Life Support certification until National Provider Identification number 1477915494
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