BA, BSN, MSN, RN, PHN, WFR
Public Health Nurse
Campbell, CA

Professional Experience

County of San Benito, Health & Human Services Agency, Public Health Services,
Hollister, CA (2015 - Present)
Public Health Nurse III / Immunization Coordinator

Serve as Vaccines for Children (VFC) program coordinator, providing immunization services to uninsured and Medi-Cal-eligible children. Provide vaccines to uninsured and underinsurred adults through Section 317 vaccine program. Conduct annual assessment of local schools' compliance with immunization law and provide advice to schools and daycares to help them comply with immunization law. Serve as community's immunization expert. Provide communicable disease (CD) advice and perform CD casework through CalREDIE.

Alameda County Public Health Department,
Oakland, CA (2014 - 2015)
Public Health Nurse (Volunteer)

Provided volunteer nursing services at the laser tattoo-removal clinic sponsored by Project New Start, a lifestyle-change program for former gang-affiliated youth of ACPHD's Community Health Services Division. (My service began during my graduate nursing practicum.) Also administered immunizations at weekly free immunization clinic at the Alameda County Family Justice Center.

Various San Francisco Bay Area Hospitals,
(2011 - 2014)
Nursing Student and Registered Nurse

Completed standard undergraduate and graduate clinical rotations organized through the School of Nursing at San Francisco State University.

Education

San Francisco State University
Bachelor of Science (January, 2015)

Nursing

University of California, Santa Cruz
Bachelor of Arts

Linguistics

San Francisco State University
Master of Science (January, 2015)

Nursing

Licensure & Certifications

Registered Nurse, California Board of Registered Nursing, license 95029429

Public Health Nurse, California Board of Registered Nursing

Wilderness First Responder, Wilderness Medicine Institute, National Outdoor Leadership School

Volunteer Activities

Disaster health services nurse
Silicon Valley Chapter
American Red Cross
February 2017
Helped set up health services stations at disaster shelters; provided OTC medications, basic first aid, psychological support, physical assessments, and picked up emergency prescriptions for clients at shelter. Activities associated with Anderson Valley flooding in Santa Clara County, California.

San Quentin State Prison TRUST clinic
Alameda County Public Health Department
August 22, 2014; August 21, 2015; August 19, 2016
Collaborated with nurses, physical therapists, physicians, and chiropractors in providing health assessments to inmates at San Quentin State Prison's annual health fair, the nation's largest prison health fair.

Influenza immunization clinic supervisor
San Francisco Immunization Coalition
October - November 2014
Supervised San Francisco State University nursing students at influenza immunization clinics in San Francisco's Tenderloin, South of Market, and Visitacion Valley neighborhoods. Supervised tasks included administration of inactivated and live attenuated influenza vaccines, and blood pressure and blood glucose screenings.

Volunteer registered nurse
Seawinds Clinic, Steenberg (Seawinds Township), Cape Town, South Africa
May - July 2014
Provided primary preventive care to Seawinds Township residents at a nurse-run primary-care community clinic. Supported pediatric immunizations and deworming medication administration; adult chronic disease medication distribution; family planning service support; and tuberculosis medication preparation and TB nurse/physician support.

Nursing student and registered nurse participant at laser tattoo-removal clinic
Alameda County Public Health Department: Project New Start
January - December 2014
Provided pre- and post-treatment nursing care to Project New Start (PNS) clients, who are former youth gang members. PNS is a lifestyle-change program that includes laser tattoo-removal treatment as part of a comprehensive program that assists former youth gang members with mentoring, educational guidance, and other services.

Awards and Honors

Selected by my classmates to speak before families and faculty at pinning ceremony (December 2013) and master's hooding ceremony (December 2014).

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