Minor in Public Service- Health Track.
Tested and charted patient vital signs, including blood pressure, temperature, respiration, and pain levels. Managed supplies and inventory of patient care supplies, and helped patients with daily activities, such as bathing, personal care, and eating. Monitored patient intake and clearance levels, and documented any changes in patient behavior. Monitored patients' safety and behavior in dementia-specific unit in nursing home. Assisted treatment nurse with wound care treatments, and collaborated with allied health professionals and management to implement care according to patient care plan.
Processed applications for international students applying to partnered U.S. Universities. Entered data into Salesforce according to FERPA and student confidentiality for purposes of admission. Reviewed, requested, and gathered pertinent documents for admission and immigration. Communicated with advisers and students regarding questions and concerns about immigration and admission, and counseled students on pre-degree and degree program options for each partner university. Served as a liaison between Application Evaluators and the student.
Provided shipping, receiving, unpacking, storage, and verification and monitoring of both stock and non-stock Owens and Minor (O&M) items for the Qualcomm Health Center. Worked alongside the healthcare provider team to provide quality health services for the Qualcomm employees and their families. Monitored and verified inventory of medical supplies and devices for our Primary Care, Nutrition, and Physical Therapy offices. Assisted with checking in patients and ordering medical supplies for providers. Ordered and stocked medical supplies for Qualcomm fairs and events.
Guided AVID students to academic excellence and encouraged students to become active participants in their learning and personal development in order to prepare them to be successful in higher education. Encouraged learning through Cornell note-taking and the WICR method.
Initiated contact with incoming first-year UC San Diego students from very diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds, to provide academic support and counseling. Assisted students in their class selection and enrollment of their first quarter at the university. Scheduled and facilitated individual meetings with students as needed before and during the program. Referred students to resources at UC San Diego in order to provide them with the most accurate information about enrollment, student life, housing and dining, and financial aid.
With the collaboration of other student staff members, developed and supported student-initiated programs and events that focus on access to higher education for students from low-income and disadvantaged communities. Provided leadership and developmental support for SPACES year-long access programs through staff training and workshops. Maintained confidential student records and data in order to provide tracking, mentoring, and support. Collaborated with other entities and staff at UC San Diego to implement the annual Overnight Program, Summer Summit Program, and annual College Tour.
Trained and developed understanding of how neurofeedback can be an effective treatment for many psychological disorders and illnesses, including post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, insomnia, depression, eating disorders, and substance abuse. Researched body image, weight consciousness, and eating disturbance among young South Asian women under the guidance of Divya Kakaiya and Professor Arianne Miller.
Took patient vitals and documented patient history in triage. Inquired patients about their medical history, symptoms, and primary/chief complaints in Spanish and assisted as a scribe with translating and documenting for the healthcare professionals. Shadowed licensed doctors in medical consultations and assisted in filling prescriptions in the pharmacy under direction of licensed pharmacist. Provided education workshops for community members on the importance of clean water, healthy eating, and good hygiene, and provided vitamins and hygiene materials such as toothbrushes.
Worked collaboratively in a team to organize and implement the Transfer and Freshman Orientations. Communication skills used to relay important information between different parties during Orientation, such as between parents/guardians, the students, and other individuals. Assisted other TMC staff with the transfer and freshmen student programs, such as Welcome Week and teaching the UnOlympics Dance. Provided accurate and up-to-date information about student life at UCSD.
Facilitated group discussions and encouraged participation in English dialogue between international students in the classroom. Acted as a resource and role model for UCSD Extension international students. Assisted EFL/ESL teachers in the classroom by engaging international students in conversation and explaining American culture and topics.
Developed educational pamphlets about risk factors for cardiovascular disease, stroke, and other health topics. Assisted in literature and program development for Go Red for Women 2012 and Heart Walk 2011 events. Participated in health fairs to outreach to low-income and disadvantaged communities in San Diego to increase awareness of health concerns such as diabetes, hypertension, obesity, smoking, nutrition and risk factors for cardiovascular disease and stroke. Researched risk factors of cardiovascular disease pertaining to the API (Asian and Pacific-Islander) community.
Worked alongside physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and other allied healthcare professionals to create a strong and efficient healthcare team. Took patient vitals, transported patients, and assisted CNAs in patient care to make patients and their families feel comfortable during their hospital stay. Filed patient information and assisted in general office duties. Worked in various departments, including Pediatrics, Intensive Care Unit, Emergency Room, Mother Baby Care Unit, and Laboratory.
Provided customer service and general maintenance of the restaurant. Worked as a team to provide faster service to customers. Worked as a cashier and memorized prices and usage of debit and credit cards for payments.
Microsoft Office (Excel, Powerpoint, Word, Publisher, Outlook), Dreamweaver, Photoshop, CSS and HTML coding. Box and Salesforce Programs. EPIC EMR system.
Beginner fluency in Spanish, Gujarati, Hindi, and Japanese
Asian and Pacific-Islander Student Alliance (APSA) @ UC San Diego, Pre-Physician Assistant Student Organization (PPASO@UCSD), Coalition of South Asian Peoples, Chicanos for Community Medicine, San Diego Miramar College Coordinate Club.