Seeking a challenging position where I can utilize my present skills. Also, to be given an opportunity to explore and develop other ranges of my career and meet the company goals.
Strong medical ethic
Strong clinical judgment
Computerized charting specialist
Problem resolution ability
Extensive medical terminology knowledge
Delivered compassionate care that exceeded hospital requirements.
Successfully provided quality care to [number] of patients in [healthcare environment].
Ensured charting accuracy through precise documentation.
Trained team of staff nurses in medical office procedures to guarantee consistent quality of care. Clinical Skills
Monitored patient's respiration activity, blood pressure and blood glucose levels in response to medical administration.
Registered Nurse Urgent Care January 2008 to CurrentCommunity Health of South Florida, Inc － Miami, FL
Duties included patient assessment, triage and prioritized services rendered in the area, critical thinking, supervise and delegate nursing staff (LPN, PCT, CNA), provide support to Family Medicine staff, preparing and administering medications and immunizations, educating patients about medication, diets and disease control.
Assist physician in elaborated procedures like, placing and removal of sutures, removal of foreign bodies, ear lavage, wound care, IV solution therapy, in-house laboratories (collecting and processing blood specimens, STD testing, urinalysis, pregnancy test, glucose test, finger stick, Hgb A1C, HIV Oral Quick, throat or wounds cultures, etc.
managing and monitoring patients with elevated blood sugar, blood pressure or body temperature, stabilizing and transferring some patients to local Hospitals, other duties include, medication and supplies orders, removal of expired medication and supplies, maintaining proper documentation, Performance Improvement staff meetings, Electronic Medical Records, training new staff, etc.
Registered Nurse December 2007 to May 2008Magno Home Health － Miami, FL
Duties include home visits for diabetic patients for services needed, administration of insulin, monitoring blood glucose, pain management medications, wound care, coordinating other services or specialist visits when needed, ordering medication refills, reporting changes or acute episodes to primary care provider, maintaining accurate documentation.
Recertification for services needed.
Patient Care Technician November 2004 to January 2008Community Health of South Florida, Inc － Miami, FL
My duties included preparing rooms for patients visit and procedures, assuring rooms are stocked to avoid patient delays, taking vital signs (i.e.
blood pressure, pulse, respiration, temperature, weight, head circumference in children, assess pain level, etc.) assist provider with PAP Smears, cultures, collection of urine and blood specimens, getting immunization records, assisting registering and discharging patients following providers orders, complete and monitor referrals for specialist visits, document finding in Electronic Medical Record, assist Charge Nurse when patient is being transferred to local Hospital, post procedures, collect insurance co-payments, apply self-pay patient payments to account, verify Medicaid, Medicare and other insurance carrier's eligibility.
Pharmacy Technician September 2001 to November 2004Community Health of South Florida, Inc － Miami, FL
Receiving prescriptions from patients, verify patients' information, verification of insurance, data entry in the computer, assisting pharmacists to dispense medications, perform cashier duties, assist chief pharmacist in ordering and removal of expired medications, preformed quarterly stock inventory, complete manufacturer and wholesale forms for medication returns, answering telephone calls for customer service, processing calls to physician for medication refills, verification of doses and physician orders.
Pharmacy Technician April 1994 to November 2004Eckerd Drugs Corporation － Miami, FL
Receiving prescriptions from patients, verifying patient information, verification of insurance, data entry in the computer, assisting pharmacist to dispense medications, performing cashier duties, assisting chief pharmacist in ordering and removal of expired medications, preformed quarterly stock inventory, ordering and exchanging parts for the automatic Baker Cell machine, complete manufacturer and wholesale forms for medication returns, answering and processing telephone calls for customer service, verifying with the physician for medication refills, medication doses and physician orders.
Cashier/Pharmacy Technician April 1994 to November 2003Rite Aid Pharmacy Corp － Miami, FL
Receiving prescriptions from patients, verifying patient information, verification of insurance, data entry in the computer, assisting pharmacist to dispense medications, performing cashier duties, assisting chief pharmacist in ordering and removal of expired medications, preformed quarterly stock inventory, completed manufacturer and wholesale forms for medication returns, answering telephone calls for customer service, verifying and processing calls with the physician for medication refills, verification of doses and physician orders.
Customer Service specialist August 1991 to September 1992Pearl Arts & Craft － Miami, FL
Duties included processing all merchandise returns, monetary and credit refunds, cashier support, completion of bank deposits, answering all telephone calls, processing applications for new commercial accounts.
Crew Leader April 1991 to August 1991Jones & Scully Nursery － Homestead, FL
Duties included providing care and cultivation of orchid plants and filling customer orders.
My duties also included providing supervision and training of all new employees.
Education and Training
Select One : 07/2000Board Certified Pharmacy Technician － Miami, FL, USA
AA : Nursing Science, 06/90Universidad de Puerto Rico Arecibo － Arecibo, PR, Puerto Rico
High School Diploma : General, 05/87Juan A. Arizmendi high School － Quebradillas, PR, Puerto Rico
Certified Phlebotomist : 02/95Guadalupe vocational Institute － Miami, FL, USA
Select One : 02/2014American Heart Association － Miami, FL, USA
Fluent in reading, writing and speaking Spanish
05/11 & 05/15 Nurse of the Year Award Miami, FL Community Health of South Florida License: 10/2007 RN Florida, USA 04/1993 RN Puerto Rico, PR