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Work experience

Glendale Community College


Mental Health Lead Instructor

  • Plan and present solutions-focused didactic and clinical curriculum for psychiatric nursing students by employing innovative teaching methodologies designed to facilitate engaging lesson plans and achieve improvements in student performance on rigorous program-wide testing.
  • Play a vital role in coaching students to develop clinical assessment skills.

Renology Medical Group

1999Aug 2013

Acute Dialysis RN – Acute Mobile Dialysis

    • Applied strong leadership talents toward directing all-inclusive equipment sterility maintenance efforts, including performing quality control and safety regulatory compliance, as well as managing patients and assessing access sites, monitoring procedures, and alerting physicians of changes.



Charge Nurse / Educator

  • Utilize broad scope of industry knowledge to lead a top-performing psychiatric unit staff in providing exemplary care to 36 average inpatients.
  • Build and sustain productive operations by providing forward-thinking training and mentoring for new staff, including participating in yearly evaluations and continuing education, and on multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Expertly assess, plan, implement, and evaluate holistic care needs for target adult population with diverse medical and psychiatric requirements.
  • Liaise among pharmacy, unit manager, social workers, and multiple psychiatrics to ensure seamless healthcare operations at all times.

Barlow Respiratory Hospital


Charge RN

  • Strategically steered various Med / Surg unit operations by planning and prioritizing RN and LVN staff tasks to meet and / or exceed critical goals.
  • Ensured completion of healthcare objectives while supporting Nurse Manager in the proficient selection and development of nursing operations.

Hollywood Community Hospital


Staff RN

  • Led targeted healthcare success within Med / Surg and Bariatric units via effective supervision of LVN and ancillary staff, including accurately assessing medical / surgical and obese patients’ needs while performing supplemental nursing functions per Nurse Practice Act to drive success.

Pacifica Hospital of the Valley


Staff RN - Neuro Unit

  • Delivered high-quality individualized education to Neuro staff patients and families on injury management; post-treatment home care needs; diet, nutrition, and exercise programs; and medication self-administration.


Walden University

Doctor of Nursing Practice

California State University, Long Beach


Post Master's Degree in Nursing

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

California State University, Dominguez Hills


Master's Degree in Nursing

Nurse Educator Emphasis

University of Phoenix


Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Glendale Community College


Associate of Arts in Nursing

Professional Licenses, Certifications & Training

1995 - Registered Nurse (License No. RN528163)
State of California
2011 - ANCC Board Certification 2011012460
Other Certifications
2011 - Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner - License No. 20845
State of California