Provides Opinion & Testimony In:
Emergency Room, Supervision, Clinical Education, Critical Care Transport, Mobile Intensive Care Nurse Liaison for Electronic Medical Records Design,Triage, Administrative Leader, Advanced Life Support, Critical Nursing, EMS Transport, CCT Nurse, Physician, Medical Director, Clinical Laboratory,
Southwestern College Chula Vista, Ca – Associates Degree Nursing -May 2000
San Diego State – RN-BSN nursing program – May 2010
Walden University Baltimore, Ma. – Masters Science Nursing Informatics – June 2011 in progress
Adjunct Clinical Faculty/Clinical Instructor - A College
Chula Vista, Ca – September 2007-Present
Under the direction of the Director of Nursing and Health Occupations Programs, assumes a teaching assignment in the Registered Nursing Weekend-Evening Program for the supervision of clinical laboratory and other related classes as necessary.
Operations Supervisor/Nursing Supervisor - A Hospital
Chula Vista, Ca – April 2007- Present
Under general directions, responsible for house supervision of the day, night shift and weekends. Serves as the Administrative leader responsible for triage, pt. placement and oversight leadership responsibilities. As a member of the team I am required to collaborate with others and contribute toward the mission and values of the organization.
Critical Care Transport Nurse American Medical Response
Southern Pacific Region – June 2003-April 2007
Responsible for performing basic, advanced life support and critical nursing. Provided direct patient care to the ill and injured during the transport under the local EMS transport protocols over a life span from an infant to elderly. The CCT Nurse functions under standing orders of a physician and medical director. Performed assessments, treatments, and monitor patients during inter-facility transports.
Registered Nurse Scripps Health
San Diego, Ca – August 2000-June 2004
Worked in several areas of the organization to included Emergency Medicine and Behavioral Health. Provided patient care through established standards of nursing practices and policies and procedures. Within the scope of direct patient care, assessed, plan and implement a plan of care and evaluate patients’ progress towards the expected outcomes. As a team member, I played an important role by collaborating with others and contributing toward the mission and values of the organization.
Charge Nurse RN at a UC Department of Emergency Medicine
San Diego CA – May 2000 - Present
Under general supervision, identifies and implements nursing interventions and evaluated results for a wide variety of patient populations. Directs and acts as resource to other members of the nursing team as assigned. Promotes compliance and support of policies. Achieves trust in professional collegial relationships. Serves as charge nurse and provides clinical support and direction for all areas of the emergency department during a shift. Collaborates with nurse managers and other charge nurses in planning on-shift and incoming shift staffing
•BLS/ACLS/PALS-American Heart Association
•Mobile Intensive Care Nurse certification-San Diego County EMS
•Certified Emergency Nursing Credential- Emergency Nurses Association
•Trauma Nurse Core Course- Emergency Nurses Association
•Advanced Resuscitation Certification from the University Of California San Diego
San Diego Black Nursing Association
California Nurses Association