Loma Linda School of Dentistry
"Everything happens for a reason"
Medical, Clerical, non-profit.
To be employed as a Certified Midwife in Labor & Delivery
April 2013 — Present
Positively impact the patient/visitor experience by providing care and support in response to the individual needs of terminally ill patients and their families. Recording daily care notes. Preparing meals & feeding patients/clients. Providing companionship. Assisting with bathing & all sanitary needs. Laundry, changing bedding. Administering Morphine & Ativan as needed. Proper lifting techniques. Communication with family on a daily basis.
Loma Linda University Medical Center -School of Dentistry
April 2013 — Present
Prepare, track, and sterilize equipment and instruments in an accurate and timely manner. Prepares students cassettes, sterile trays and supplies for all areas of the school. Orders, restocks and decontaminates sterilization equipment and instruments. Sorts, loads, unloads and decontaminates equipment and instruments according to priority. Assembles trays, basin sets, packages, instruments and equipment and prepares items for sterilization. Ensures specialty trays are stocked and ready for immediate use. Operation of Clem-clave & commercial sterilization equipment. Knowledge of dental & medical instrumentation. Follows procedures for inspecting instruments for damage and/or deterioration. Maintains assigned work area in a clean and organized condition commensurate with handling sterile supplies and instruments.
Operates sterilization equipment in accordance with established procedures.
REENTI Surgery Center
November 2011 — December 2013
Assist alongside surgeons with Eye, Ears, Nose, Throat, Plastics & Urology procedures. Majority of Eye, ENT & Plastics. Worked with known EYE surgeons such as Dr. Alavie, Dr. Pabalan & Dr. Glendrange.
Able to stand for long periods of time, prepping patients for surgery, transporting patients from pre-op to surgery & from surgery to post-op.
Maintained sterile technique, sponge counts, sterilization of instruments, preparing OR prior to case, able to perform in a multitude of situations.
Psychiatric Social Clerk
April 1996 — April 2008
Assist in admissions and discharges of patients as assigned to include entry of patient information in EPIC system. Assist in responding to emergency situations. Interact routinely with patients, observe behaviors and communicate significant observations to psychiatrist or therapist. Utilize Crisis Prevention Intervention when exposed to volatile patients to maintain personal safety while ensuring safety for the patient and other individuals in the clinic. Maintain confidentiality in accordance with established HIPAA policy, procedures and standards of care. Custodian of records. Assistant to the Assistant Chief of Psychiatry. Planned administrative meetings, scheduling of patients & other meetings as needed. Master Scheduler of clinicians, MD's & Residents. Prioritizing. Able to function independently. Superb organizational skills. Excellent verbal skills. Very diverse working environment. Assisted in the orientation of new employees.
Riverside Community College
Prerequisite courses to apply for RN Program, BS
American College of Healthcare
Surgical Technology Diploma, Surgical Technology
Surgical technology, Magna Cum Laude. Completed clinical rotations with more than 500 hours.
Corona/Norco Adult Education