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2008 - Present:Nursing Practice Council Member for Neuro Critical Care

2008 - Present:Unit Mentor, Resource Nurse

2008 - Present:Grass Roots Initiative (System wide initiative with unit based implementation to decrease UTI rates)

2008 - Present:Professional Practice CN Level II

2008:Model of Excellence recipient


Sunshine Association of Neuroscience Nurses

American Association of Neuroscience Nurses


High-Caliber Bilingual ICU Nurse

Critical care trained registered nurse with ability to think and act quickly during crises, facilitate educational seminars and collaborate on multidisciplinary teams. Dedicated to building positive relationships with patients, family, physicians and other healthcare professionals to administer compassionate patient-centered care and serve as a patient advocate. Believes in empowering patients by delivering health education and nursing care that enhances quality of life.

Work experience

Jan 2007Present

Registered Nurse Neuro I.C.U.

Florida Hospital Orlando

Florida Hospital Orlando - Neurological Critical Care Unit (2006 - Present)

Cares for critically ill patients suffering from, but not limited to, hemorrhagic strokes, brain attacks, complex spinal injuries and status epilepticus. Duties include intracranial pressure monitoring, induction and maintenance of therapeutic coma, hypothermia therapy, pain management, maintaining ventilator and vasopressor support, administration of emergency and maintenance drugs.Also assists physicians in treatment/protocol of critical care patients and documentation in medical records of above-referenced patients.




Aug 2001May 2006


University of Florida

Educational clinical experience at Malcom Randall VA Medical Center: SI/CT I.C.U.; Shands at the University of Florida: Medical/Surgical, Transplant, Oncology, Maternity, and Pediatrics, also worked on a multidisciplinary psychological team offering community care.


Selected Nursing Skills
ACLS & BLS Certified  (2006 - Present) Invasive Hemodynamic Monitoring Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy  (2007 - Present) CCNIP and NeuroNip (2007) Attended AANN national convention (2009) Bilingual, fluent in both Spanish and English P.C. and Microsoft Office literate


Registered Nurse

State of Florida