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Energetic and conscientious healthcare professional with extensive experience in nursing, leadership, and service line development with a steadfast commitment to quality care, service, and innovative processes. Developed nationally recognized "Center of Excellence" hospital programs. Challenge-driven with the ability to produce independently or collaboratively within a team ensuring optimal results. Highly effective in communication, comfortable in fast-paced high stress situations and possess superb leadership skills.
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Professional Experience
01/2016 to 01/2017
Clinical Coordinator Gender Confirmation | Weiss Memorial Hospital | Chicago, IL
  • Analyzed current program processes and advised administration on program improvements
  • Customized dashboard to outline program progress on volume and quality initiatives
  • Developed standard workflow and patient pathways to achieve program financial goals
  • Authored education program to insure appropriate and sensitive treatment of patient population
01/2009 to 01/2016
Clinical Coordinator Bariatric and COEMIG Programs | Westlake Hospital | Melrose Park, IL
  • Oversight, management and standardization of Bariatric and COEMIG program
  • Awarded "Center of Excellence" recognition by the national governing body of Bariatric Surgeons and American Association of Gynecologists
  • Resolved program deficits through data analysis and developed dashboard for tracking progress
  • Led program development efforts and growth through marketing, physician outreach, and achieving industry standards acknowledgements
  • Collaborated between surgeon office, hospital and administration to insure continuity of care
  • Managed office of five and achieved 98% patient satisfaction scores for six consecutive months
01/2001 to 01/2009
Operating Room Nurse | West Suburban Medical Center | Oak Park, IL
  • Provided exceptional intra-operative nursing care in Scrub and Circulating roles with special interest in Orthopedics and Bariatric
  • Managed a staff of 10-15 as Shift Charge Nurse and reviewed, scheduled, and implemented cases
01/1997 to 01/2003
Operating Registered Nurse | Westlake Hospital | Melrose Park, IL
  • Provided exceptional nursing care in all aspects of surgical nursing
  • Initiated surgical procedures and assisted the multi-disciplinary surgical staff, anesthesiologists, and surgeons
  • Inventoried, ordered, and organized department's medications for operative use
01/1996 to 01/1997
Oncology Registered Nurse | Weiss Memorial Hospital | Chicago, IL
  • Provided exceptional nursing care in bedside Oncology nursing
  • Administered Chemotherapy and other cancer treatments
Education and Training
Bachelors of Nursing - Western Governors University
Six Sigma Green Belt - Tenet Healthcare
Master Business Administration, Healthcare Management - Western Governor University
Bachelors of Science, Healthcare Leadership - National Louis University
Associate Degree, Applied Science in Nursing - Morton College
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Professional Summary
Experienced registered nurse with management experience and exceptional people skills. Well versed in the acute care and surgery. I desire a challenging role as an assistant manager.
Certifications and Licenses

Licensed Registered Nurse in California

Certified in Basic Life Support 

Certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support  

Skill Highlights
  • Acute care/Surgery
  • Strong medical ethic
  • Experienced with disease management 
  • Trainer/Preceptor
  • Conflict resolution
  • Skilled multi-tasker
  • Excellent judgment
  • Bi-lingual in English and Tagalog
Work Experience
February 2013
Northbay Medical Center Fairfield, CA Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Performed as assistant lead nurse on 34 bed acute care unit
  • Evaluated patient care to prioritized treatment and staffing needs
  • Coordinated nursing workflow for admissions and discharges
  • Liaison for conflict resolution in patient care and nursing staff
  • Monitored vital signs, reviewed orders and executed care
  • Sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols.
  • Experienced in chronic disease management 
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care.

September 2012
March 2016
Advanced Medical Personnel Bay Point, CA Operating Room Nurse
  • Prepared surgical field utilizing sterile techniques.
  • Closely monitored pre-op and post op vital signs.
  • Administered IV medications during pre, peri and post- operative period.
  • Actively monitored patient airway and administered oxygen.
  • Accounted for sharps and equipment during pre, peri and post operative period
  • Monitored patient recovery after anesthesia and preformed interventions as needed
January 2011
February 2013
US Government Contracting Travis Air Force Base, CA Acute Care Nurse
  • Performed relative duties on 21 bed post surgical unit 
  • Trained student personnel on basic nursing skills
  • Recorded patient's medical history, vital signs and test results in health record
  • Initiated and administered IV therapy
  • Assisted patients with ADL's, healing and recovery after surgery.
  • Monitored patients post cardiac catherization.
  • Reinforced health education for patients prior to discharge
January 1994
March 2015
US Air Force Travis Air Force Base, CA Dental Clinic Manger
  • Retired from the US Air Force, 21 years of faithful service
  • Successfully managed the activities of 12 staff in dental clinic functions
  • Ensure dental readiness of over 2,000 military members deploying 
  • Managed and trained multiple staff and ensured compliance with training 
  • Developed, implemented and monitored programs to maximize clinic functions
First Daisy Award Winner for Northbay Healthcare, 2015
Outstanding Performer Award, David Grant Medical Center, 2012
Spotlight on Excellence Award, David Grant Medical Center, 2006, 2007
Nominated Non Commissioned Officer of the Year, USAF, 2007
Education and Training
Grand Canyon University Phoenix , AZ, USA Bachelor of Science: Nursing
Pacific Union College Angwin, CA, USA Associate of Science: Nursing
CSI College Vacaville, CA, USA Licensed Vocational Nursing: Nursing
Community College of the Air Force Biloxi, MS, USA Associate of Applied Science: Dental Science