An extremely devoted Bilingual Spanish nurse is interested in helping this organization succeed in the fantastic goals of excellent customer service and genuine concern and caring for the patients. With exceptional people skills will be able to maintain and uplift the excellent reputation of this organization as well as contribute with the valuable team members of this organization.
Texas RN License 734422.
15 years of hospital floor experience working with adults in different settings.
Bilingual Spanish very fluent.
02/2017 to Current
RN Home HealthGilead Home Health － Round Rock, TX
Supervisor: Maria (512) 323-5858
Driving around San Marcos, Wimberley, Maxwell, West lake, south Austin, North Austin, East Austin, Pflugerville.
Providing nursing services at home to ensure patient's well being, check on their medications, wound dressing changes, lab draws, assessing their overall status at home. The patients are fantastic and the pay extraordinary.
Reason for leaving: It takes 60 to 70 hours per week to accomplish the job.
04/2015 to 01/2017
RN Full TimeVA Hospital － San Antonio, TX
Supervisor: Parsana Carackal 210-478-6579
Post surgical and Preoperative patients.
Preparing patients in their road to wellness, introducing the get well network and
available resources during hospitalization.
Preparing patients before surgery make sure right paperwork is in place, consent, labs,
EKGs, IV placement, necessary preparation done if needed.
Make sure doctors orders are followed/in place, proper hydration, NPO status, am
Work in collaboration with the entire surgical/recovery team to achieve the desired
results by patient and family and be able to deliver high quality of care with a holistic
Get patients ready for discharge following hospital protocols and meeting hospital goals
as well as exceeding with the standards of care.
Providing very supportive/compassionate care to terminally ill patients.
09/2014 to 03/2015
RN Full TimeChristus Santa Rosa － San Antonio, TX
Supervisor: Paula Pelayo 210-703-8000 Telemetry Step down floor
Recovery of post cardiac catheterization patients, general surgery, GYN, neurosurgery
cases and different aspects of oncology.
Preoperative care for those patients scheduled for surgery and protocols followed
accordingly regarding preparation to the OR and utilization of proper resources.
Care of critical patients with elevated cardiac enzymes, pulmonary issues, uncontrolled
hypertension, blood transfusions, bleeding tendencies, etc.
Patient discharge teachings, s/s to watch out for, MD orders, nursing f/u, etc.
Work in collaboration with surgical team to follow through with patient/family/MD
wishes for postoperative outcomes.
02/2007 to 06/2013
Per diem RNSt Johns Hospital － Santa Monica, CA
Float Pool Supervisor: Dara 310-829-5511
Per-diem Float pool RN in cardiac floor, general medical surgical floor, orthopedic floor,
oncology floors, occasional ER.
Helping out postoperative patients in their recovery phase and hospitalization
Accommodating nursing care with patient/family needs.
Approaching the patient with a holistic attitude integrating patient's believes /preferences
into the daily care.
Helping preoperative patients in their beginning phases of their road to wellness.
Providing very compassionate care to those terminally ill patients.
03/2004 to 08/2014
Full Time RNKaiser Permanente Hospital － Los Angeles, CA
Supervisor: Tanisha Deckins (310) 686-5196 Working as an RN taking care of OBGYN patients in postpartum floor.
Part of my duties was recovery room RN taking care postoperatively of general OBGYN
cases like cesarean sections, myomectomies, hysterectomies, bilateral salphingo -
oopherectomy, tubal ligations, normal vaginal deliveries.
My manager Tanisha Dickins RN- MSN used to call me "her number one recovery RN"
she always complemented my organizational skills, team work and approach to recovery
Collaborating with the surgical team and utilizing the necessary resources to
assist mothers and their babies with a speedy adaptation/recovery.
Providing emotional support as well as the necessary resources for success for
Working as charge nurse whenever assistance needed on the floor.
02/2004 to 04/2007
Per diem RNCedar Sinai Hospital － Los Angeles, CA
Float pool supervisor Lili Garcia (310) 423-3277
General pre and post surgical care of VIP patients with really demanding requests.
As a nurse constantly trying to meet everything they requested outside the medical needs.
I floated to all of the medical surgical areas including the respiratory floor, GI floor,
orthopedics floor, rehab floor, spine, liver floor, etc.
Team collaboration with the entire surgical teams for a speedy recovery of patients
integrating mobilization as a crucial part of the process.
Pain control and utilization of pain team management as necessary.
In this job each day presented a who new case of different challenges since floating
nurses went to approximately 7 different floors with totally different cases.
09/2003 to 03/2004
Full Time RNUCLA Medical Center － Los Angeles, CA
Human Resources (310) 825-9111
I worked the VIP floor where I had the opportunity to work with the rich and famous.
took care of all cases if the patients had the money to pay for private room they were sent
to us as long a s they did not belong to ICU.
Pre surgical and post surgical care of patients, utilization of ancillary teams to ensure a
Special handling of high profile cases/ VIP/famous people protecting their identities
Surgical cases were from all kinds from cardiothoracic Aortic Aneurysms repairs, to
orthopedic cases, general surgical cases, plastics, GYN, etc.
09/2002 to 09/2003
Full Time RNLoma Linda University － Loma Linda, CA
Contact phone for Human Resources (909) 558-4000
Unit 8300 I took care of postoperative and preoperative patients from orthopedic cases to
general surgery, plastics, neurosurgery cases with ventricular drains, etc.
Integrating team values to the daily care of patients as well as hospital protocols to
Utilizing a Loma Linda Hospital holistic approach to the care of the patient as well as the
Approaching families with the interdisciplinary teams to maintain excellent
communication and delivery of services.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: rnLoma Linda University － Loma Linda, CA