Experience Registered Professional Nurse with strong clinical and leadership skills. Culturally competent to
provide care to patient with diverse needs. Professionally flexible and able to adjust well with given clinical
Strong nursing leadership
Effective communication skills
Proficient clinical judgement
Adept at prioritizing and managing deadlines
Problem resolution capability
Successfully direct staff members
Patient evaluation and intervention
Data analysis and IT proficiency
Personal and professional accountability
Human resource leadership skills
Relationship management and behaviors
Unit Supervisor | Medical-Surgical/ Renal Unit10/2015 to CurrentCHI St. Luke's Health The Woodlands HospitalThe Woodlands, Texas
Effectively supervised clinical and non-clinical staff, and delegate duties
Coordinated and evaluated nursing care and adapted staffing levels and assignments
Ensured compliance with nursing scope of practice, nursing standards, and organizational policies
Collaborated with physicians and ancillary staff to ensure delivery of multidisciplinary, efficient, high quality patient care
Improved patient satisfaction scores from 82% to 97% through purposeful daily patient-leadership rounding, staff developments, and care team improvements
Introduced Apple technique in staging pressure wound
Efficiently audit charts to ensure compliance and proper documentation
Increased the unit compliance on pain reassessment by educating care team with strategies and proper documentation
Conducted in-services to improve safe nursing practice
Supervised preparation for DNV surveys
Review annual employee performance
Encouraged and built open awareness of communication, team work, and trusting relationships with staff resulting to increased staff involvement/engagement
Ensuring employee retention and satisfaction
Reviewed and respond to complaints and grievances associated with patients and families
Performed admission, discharge and patient transfer as needed
Processed monthly reports for department performance.
Liaised between patients and physicians to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans.
Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate outstanding healthcare teams.
Coordinated Quality Improvement Activities to identify performance areas for improvement.
Participated in unit-based Quality Assurance Program.
Effectively managed clinical oversight for 23-bed unit.
Mentor and trained new staff to improve knowledge, services, and quality control
Clinical resource leader to unit, ensuring clinical processes are performed according to standard policy
Interview potential clinical and non-clinical staff.
Nominated for leadership award (2015)
Staff Nurse | Medical-Surgical\Telemetry12/2014 to 10/2015Memorial HermannHumble, TX
Active involvement with medical-surgical council, addressing patient care and nursing concerns
Participates in review of nursing guidelines and policies
Skin champion member and introduced techniques on staging pressure wound
Effectively handles six patients ensuring health services and prompt patient needs are met
Collaborates with case management regarding patient needs, transition of care, appropriateness of admission
Created strategic improvement of nursing supply room and medication room that specifically meet care team needs for an efficient work flow
Charge Nurse III of Medical-Surgical/Telemetry and Observation Units02/2012 to 02/2014Albany Medical CenterAlbany, New York
Chronic and acute patient care in 25 bed capacity medical-surgical/telemetry unit and 30 bed capacity observation unit, adeptly handling all aspects of treatment from medication to wound care to monitoring number of patients per shift
Manages care for post-operative patients through discharge
Strong leader for nursing personnel assigned to the unit/shift
Oversee and manage number of clinical and support staff, including patient care activities while maintaining a high level of staff morale and professionalism.
Charge nurse on medical-surgical and observation units while handling number of patients.
Active involvement in medical-surgical council
Demonstrates appropriate supervisory skills and delegates staff duties accordingly
Effectively manage clinical oversight for 30 bed observation unit and 25 medical-surgical/telemetry unit
Mentor and educate new staff members giving emphasis on institution's policies,protocols, quality and safe nursing practice
Ensures efficacy of treatments through monitoring of treatment regimens.
Develop patient care plans, including assessments, evaluations and nursing diagnoses.
Participates in unit-based Quality Assurance Program
Liaise between patients and physicians to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans.
Clinic Nurse08/2003 to 12/2011Lao Medical ClinicJolo, Sulu, Philippines
Conducted health screenings, physical assessments and ensured external follow-up as required
Counseled effectively regarding health maintenance and disease management
Directed patients to ensure patient comprehension of treatment plans and goals
Counseled and educated patients about reproductive health issues and wellness
Documented patient information obtained from interviews.
Performed basic physical assessments of newborns and infants
Communicated laboratory results
Assisted in minor surgeries and provided post-operative care
Medical-Surgical Nurse11/2002 to 07/2003Luuk District HospitalLuuk, Sulu, Philippines
Provided primary nursing care, assessed and evaluated chronically and acutely ill patients.
Managed care for post-operative patients.
Instructed patients and family members on proper discharge care.
Assisted patients with daily functions.
Monitored fluid intake and output levels.
Measured urine and delivered specimens to lab.
Provided all daily living tasks to enhance quality of life for elderly patients.
Assisted residents with bathing, dressing, feeding, lifting and transferring.
Assisted doctors with surgeries and non-invasive procedures.
Education and Training
Family Nurse Practitioner, CurrentSouth UniversitySavannah, GA
Master of Arts: NursingMay 2011Notre Dame of Jolo CollegeJolo Sulu, PhilippinesNursing
Bachelor of Science: NursingMarch 2001Ateneo de Zamboanga UniversityZamboanga City, PhilippinesNursing
basic, case management, draw, Council, disease management, invasive procedures, lab testing, Managing, access, nursing, bathing, patient-care, patient care, Patient evaluation, personnel, policies, primary care, Problem resolution, processes, protocols, quality, Quality Improvement, quality control, Quality Assurance, skin care, Spanish, telemetry, treatment plans, Venipuncture, wound care, wounds
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Companies Worked For:
CHI St. Luke's Health The Woodlands Hospital
Albany Medical Center
Lao Medical Clinic
Luuk District Hospital
Notre Dame of Jolo College
Ateneo de Zamboanga University
Job Titles Held:
Unit Supervisor | Medical-Surgical/ Renal Unit
Staff Nurse | Medical-Surgical\Telemetry
Charge Nurse III of Medical-Surgical/Telemetry and Observation Units
Family Nurse Practitioner, Current Master of Arts : Nursing May 2011 Bachelor of Science : Nursing March 2001
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