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Professional Summary

Employed over 18 years in acute care setting, working in all departments. Maintaining critical skills. Independently owned and operated a home health agency that was operational for over 7 years. 

State of Maine Registered Nurse 

Skill Highlights
  • Patient focused in reducing hospitalizations readmissions and emergency room admissions
  • Excel in maintaining communications with care management staff at 2 local hospitals and 10 area skilled nursing facilitie. Worked as a liaison for PCHC to all outside facilitie.
  • Developed a transitional program that is currently in use today. 
Professional Experience
Community Care Nurse/ Transitions Nurse, PCHC - Penobscot Community Health Center, September 2013-September 2018 Bangor, ME

Provided Care Management to high needs patient's with high use of the Local Hospitals and Emergency Room, reduced chronic usage of both re-hospitalization and ER admissions. 

Worked as a Liaison between the hospitals and skilled nursing facility and the organization. Maintaining and fostering relationships with staff. 

Worked to assist in development of current Transitions program that is in currently in use. 

Staff Nurse, St. Joseph Hospital, September 2005-September 2013 Bangor, ME
Worked on 30-bed Cardiac/Pulmonary Unit whose services included, preoperative teaching, and postoperative care of pacemaker insertion, cardiac catheterization; chest tubes, and neurological monitoring. 
Also employed in the Cath Lab as a per diem staff nurse. Assisted in care of the patient pre and post procedure. 
Clinical Resource Nurse, October 2001-November 2005 Provided assistance in Emergency Room coverage; Recovery Room coverage; ICU coverage. Assisted all units as needed. Any other duties as assigned. Reported to managers of staffing needs of facility as needed. 
ICU Night Nurse, August 2001-July 2005 Duties included care of ventilated patient; arterial monitoring; cardiac care and monitoring of all patient in ICU and monitored telemetry for patients on Medical/Surgical Dept. Critical postoperative care; recovery of post-op patients. Conscious sedation certified for the hospital. 
Per Diem Recovery/Ambulatory Surgery Staff Nurse, August 2001-July 2005 Preoperative care of all patients; care of postoperative patient from Same Day surgery to Critical Care patient's. 
Staff Nurse, Millinocket Regional Hospital, June 2000-September 2012 Millinocket, ME Worked on 25 bed-unit Medical/Surgical Dept. managing heavy patient volume. proficient in all documentation, records maintenance and paperwork to ensure accuracy and patient confidentiality. 
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science Nursing, , , Husson College, , Bangor ME USA 2000
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Professional Summary
Compassionate, driven and hardworking RN with 20 years' experience in healthcare. Possesses exceptional management and interpersonal skills, experience with accurate reporting and effective communication methods, strong clinical skills in providing exceptional care to diverse patient population. Goal-oriented and a collaborative team player
American Association of Critical-Care Nurses- active member since 2009 Philippine Nurses Association of Virginia- member since 2013
Additional Information
  • HONORS, SPECIALTY/CERTIFICATIONS: Progressive Care Certified Nurse- since 2009 Week of the Nurse RN Excellence in Professional Development Awardee 2015 Week of the Nurse RN Excellence in Practice Awardee 2008 Week of the Nurse RN Excellence in Practice Awardee 2007
Work History
Clinical Nurse III, 02/2006 to Current
VCU Health Richmond, Virginia

Responsible for maintaining safe and therapeutic telemetry and progressive care environment for incarcerated patient

Conducts an individualized patient assessment, prioritizing the data collection based on the patient's immediate condition or needs within time frame specified by policies, procedures or protocols

Performs therapeutic nursing interventions and appropriate treatments as established by individualized plan of care in an accurate and timely manner. 

Collaborates with other professional disciplines to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery and the achievement of desired patient outcomes

Assume the role of instructor and preceptor. Guide and instruct student nurses through explanation and demonstration of techniques, procedures, pathophysiology, and treatment. Orient and mentor newly licensed nurses and help them achieve independent, autonomous success through leadership and tailored learning.

Provides care in a non-judgmental, non-discriminatory manner that is sensitive to the patient's diversity, preserving their autonomy, dignity and rights. 

Staff Nurse, 09/2003 to 01/2006
Al Rahba Hospital Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

 Identified needs and problems through clinical observation, interpretations and physical assessment by triaging patients to category upon arrival to ER. ·        

Utilized the nursing processes; assessed, planned, implemented plan and evaluated nursing care based on patient needs. ·        

Early recognition of life threatening signs and symptoms and have appropriate measure implemented. ·        

Performed immediate quality nursing care with direct concise treatment to provide patient needs in a safe and timely manner. ·        

Demonstrated awareness of ongoing ER unit needs to provide other team members with assistance, leadership and direction for reaching optimal nursing care standards. ·    

Collaborated with other member of ER team to ensure effective patient care delivery -identified patients' conditions and addressed nursing care. ·        

Acted as a team member/leader to perform ER tasks. ·        

Supervised the assigned staff.


Assisted in the efficient operation of Emergency Room unit – performed various medical assignments as required. ·        

Continually looked for opportunities for professional development and improvement. 

Staff Nurse, 09/2003 to 01/2006
Al Rahba Hospital

Staff Nurse, 06/1999 to 06/2003
Armed Forces Hospital Abha, Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia

Effectively assessed needs of patients by triaging to determine acuity levels and requirements to carry out the best possible care

Independently maintained safe and effective care to patients with different acuity levels in a time-restricted and demanding environment

Assessed, planned, implemented, evaluated and documented nursing care for soldiers and their families experiencing life-threatening problems requiring complex assessment, high intensity therapies and interventions in a 50 bed Emergency Services Department

Decisively and confidently made judgments on patient conditions based on vital signs, patient presentation, and initial assessment; triaged to appropriate zone; activated specialized team when indicated (cath lab, trauma team, rapid response stroke team, etc.)

Effectively assimilated, interpreted and reported changing patient data to ensure optimum care.

Demonstrate exemplary documentation skills by accurately maintaining nurses' notes and promoting sufficient communication among care staff.

Multitasking and prioritizing responsibilities based on patients conditions in timely manner maintaining confidence in critical situations.

Provides compassionate and comprehensive health care for patients with complex health problems in an emergency room setting with an average of 160 patients per day.

Served as a preceptor to newly hired staff

Maintained patient privacy and safeguard confidentiality of all patient information and records

Performed admission, discharge, and transfer procedures, ensuring continuity of care as well as coordinated patient referrals and discharge planning activities

Pain Resource Nurse Representative, 01/2014 to Current
  • represents SCU in the hospital-wide committee, acts as a role model and resource to staff, helps disseminate information about pain management through various ways Fire and Safety Committee- 2006 to present.
  • organizes annual Fire and Safety day in our unit to update competencies in fire extinguishing and emergency preparedness Educational Committee- 2010 to present.
  • coordinated and presented "You Swallowed What?" at nursing grand rounds hospital wide for which 1.0 contact hours were awarded by VCUHS held in October 2012.
  • helps organize and facilitate Skills fair day in our unit to update staff of nursing skills.
01/2012 to 01/2014
Pressure Ulcer Prevention Committee
  • helps educate the staff on pressure ulcer prevention as part of hospital competency and ensuring Measure Monday is being followed.
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, March 1996
Our Lady of Fatima College of Nursing - McArthur Valenzuela

Progressive Care Certified Nurse- since 2009              

Week of the Nurse RN Excellence in Professional Development Awardee 2015             Week of the Nurse RN Excellence in Practice Awardee 2008            

Week of the Nurse RN Excellence in Practice Awardee 2007

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Professional Summary

Critical care Nurse with over 18 years experience working in urgent and high patient volume settings.Energetic and motivational registered nurse and leader dedicated to driving top-quality patient care. Looking for a position in a top-notch facility with a commitment to innovative processes and educational opportunity. I have a wide variety of experience ranging from adjunct teaching at the community college for the past 7 years to teaching in the hospital staff critical care classes such as ACLS, TNCC, ENPC, EKG and PALS certification courses.


Registered Nurse

Pediatric Life Support (PALS) Certification instructor

Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification instructor

TNCC - Trauma Nurse Core Course instructor

ENPC-Emergency Nurse Pediatric Course


Skill Highlights
  • ACLS instructor
  • Skilled cardiac care nurse
  • BLS instructor
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification
  • Talented in minor surgery assistance
  • OR and ER experience
  • Medication administration expert
  • Committed to pediatric nursing

  • Health and wellness expertise
  • Skilled in conducting physical examinations
  • Enthusiastic caregiver
  • Culturally sensitive
Professional Experience
Registered Nurse -preop and post op area
September 2013 to Current
Pavilion Surgical Center Duluth, MN

Provides direct patient care in surgical day setting-admitting patients and caring for patients throughout their stay pre-operation and post operation. Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow.Partnered with team of Registered Nurses to ensure over all well-being of all patients.Patients age ranges from newborn to the elderly.

Critical Care Resource Nurse
November 2001 to Current
St. Luke's Duluth, MN

Applies and demonstrates knowledge of the delivery of professional nursing care, including all aspects of practice, as defined by the MN Board of Nursing and reinforced in St. Luke's policies. Plans, delegates to, and organizes nursing personnel. Manages and coordinates information between patient, family and healthcare team members; provides for education of patient's families and staff and evaluates outcomes.Areas of specialty critical care areas including surgical recovery room and birthing area.

Adjunct Clinical Instructor
August 2009 to Current
Lake Superior College Duluth, MN

Worked as an Clinical Instructor for Lake Superior College in all areas except OB. Able to evaluate and guide new students in a variety of nursing levels of education from LPN students to RN students. Specialty areas are cardiac unit and critical care rotation as well as surgical rotation.

Education and Training
Bachelor of Science : Nursing, 2013 American Military University Charleston, VA
Associate of Science : Nursing, 1998 Key West Community College Charleston, VA
general education University of Davis Davis, CA