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I was born in Hoa Do, Vietnam and raised in the U.S. I am the middle child among four sisters and two bothers. Much of my leadership and interaction skills originated from my involvement and volunteering within the Catholic church and eventually expanded to the hospital environment. My goal is to become a healthcare professional who interacts with patients on a personal level.  



    - Violin (8 years)

        > 1st chair, 1st violin (orchestra leader)

        > participated in honor orchestra

    - Flute (4 years)

    - Piano (2 years)


    - Volleyball; 4 years in high school

        > received Coach's Award (2007) and Spartan Award (2008)

    - Basketball


    - Vietnamese dances

        > choreograph and teach the Vietnamese youth at church

        > dance in traditional outfits using hats and/or fans


To develop further as a person and as a professional among individuals with the same passion so that I have the skills and the confidence to secure my future position as a healthcare professional.


Sep 2008Present

Bachelor of Science

University of California, San Diego


First Aid
- CPR (adult; child; baby) - Heimlich maneuver - Bandaging (sprain, twist) - Emergency procedures
Microsoft Word
Vietnamese language
I can read, write, and speak the Vietnamese language.

Work experience

Jan 2005Sep 2008

Active member in various ministries

Our Lady of Fatima Parish

Vietnamese Community

    - Leader of the Vietnamese altar servers

          > responsible for training and scheduling members

    - Taught Vietnamese language and catechism

          > class of 1st and 2nd graders

    - Vietnamese Choir

          > sing in the Vietnamese Youth Choir 

          > play piano for the Vietnamese adult choir

    - Performances

          > choreograph Vietnamese dances for special events (Lunar New Year; Christmas; Easter) 

English Community

    - Lector

          > person who proclaims the readings

    - Communion Minister

        > person who helps the priest give communion 

    - Youth group activity leader

          > plan and prepare games for youth group night

          > retreat counselor; lead bible discussions

At least once a year, both the Vietnamese and English communities come together for a retreat. We also perform together during special events at the church.

Mar 2004Aug 2008

Junior Volunteer

Doctor's Medical Center

The Junior Volunteers handle the front desk of the hospital entrance. We give directions to visitors and answer calls asking for imformation about family members in the hospital. We make errands from one area of the hospital to another such as medical papers and specimans to the lab. We also discharge patients using the proper wheelchair technique. 

    - Served as a receptionist; learned proper phone etiquette

    - Held the position of Crew Leader, 2006-2007

         > responsible for everyone on the shift and needs to know how to handle all problems

        > responsible for the training of new volunteers

    - Held the position of Advisory Committee, 2007-2008

         > reports any problems on the shift and makes recommendations for more efficient volunteers

        > oversees to crew leader