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Karen Gail Valones Garcia

4003 Pine Street, Apartment 1R


Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104
240.472.5589
karen.v.ar!ia"mail.!#m
ar!iak"n$rsin.$penn.ed$
Objectives:
%n&l$en!e the medi!al &ield and 'e!#me part #& a !#hesive and hihly &$n!ti#nal r#$p #& peers, $sin my vast e(perien!e &r#m past
)#rk in the intensive !are and a!$te !are &ield #& n$rsin in !#mm$ni!ati#ns and patient !are. *# diversi&y my p#rt&#li# in
preparati#n &#r my &$t$re pr#&essi#n as a !erti&ied reistered n$rse anesthetist +,R-A..
Education:
Master of Science in Nursing, Nurse Anesthesia Progra Ma! "#$% & Present
/niversity #& Pennsylvania, S!h##l #& -$rsin, Philadelphia, PA
Anti!ipated 0rad$ati#n1 2ay 2015
'ourse(or) Onl! *anuar! "#$$+ ,eceber "#$$
/niversity #& 2aryland 3altim#re, S!h##l #& -$rsin
,#$rses1 Advan!ed Path#physi#l#y and -$rsin Resear!h
-achelor of Science in Nursing, -.S.N. ,eceber "##/
/niversity #& 2aryland 3altim#re, S!h##l #& -$rsin
0igh School ,i1loa Ma! "##2
4lean#r R##sevelt 5ih S!h##l, 0reen'elt, 26
3icensures:
4egistered Nurse, Mar!land 78i!ense -$m'er R1892829 E51ires: 67"87"#$2
4egistered Nurse, Penns!lvania 78i!ense -$m'er R-:471179 E51ires: 97%#7"#$:
4egistered Nurse, Ne( *erse! 78i!ense -$m'er 2:-R1::373009 E51ires: 27%$7"#$2
4egistered Nurse, ,ela(are via Mar!land 3icense ;'o1act State< 78i!ense -$m'er R1892829 E51ires: 67"87"#$2
'ertifications:
Advan!ed ,ardia! 8i&e S$pp#rt +A,8S. %nstr$!t#r ; 4(pires 11<1<2015
3asi! 8i&e S$pp#rt +38S. ; 4(pires 3<27<201:
Pediatri! Advanved 8i&e S$pp#rt +PA8S. ; 4(pires 1<21<201:
,riti!al ,are Reistered -$rse +,,R-. ; 4(pires 11<30<2014
/ltras#$nd 0$ided Peripheral %ntraven#$s ,atheter %nserti#n
S)ills:
3anguage: =l$ent in 4nlish, 8iterate in Spanish and *aal#
'o1uter: Pr#&i!ient in P#)er,hart, 4pi!, -avi!are, 2edline, 2edi*e!h,, 2idas, ,SA -e$r#s!ien!es A'stra!ts, ,#me Aain
S!hed$lin Pr#ram, 2i!r#s#&t >#rd, 4(!el, =r#ntpae, and P#)erp#int
'linical E51erience:
Student 4egistered Nurse Anesthetist ;Priar! 'linical Site< August "#$% & Present
Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
,are &#r a rane #& spe!ialty patient p#p$lati#ns $nder#in s$rery in '#th the a!$te and sh#rt pr#!ed$re settins. S$ri!al
servi!es in!l$de !ardi#vas!$lar, !ardi#th#ra!i!, ne$r#l#y, #rth#pedi!, $r#l#y, yne!#l#y, #t#rhin#laryn#l#y, plasti!s,
eneral, !#l#re!tal, r#'#ti!?assisted, and hih?risk #'stetri!s.
Anesthesia manaement !#nsists #& the re$lar $se #& rei#nal anestheti!s.
Student 4egistered Nurse Anesthetist ;'ardiothoracic 'linical 4otation< Se1teber "#$9 & October "#$9
Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
,ared &#r patients $nder#in !ardi#th#ra!i! s$reries in!l$din !#r#nary artery 'ypass ra&ts +,A30., valve
repairs<repla!ements, minimally invasive ,A30, minimally invasive valve repairs<repla!ements, 2A@4 pr#!ed$res, vas!$lar,
and th#ra!i! pr#!ed$res.
0ained a sini&i!ant am#$nt #& e(perien!e in '#th the pla!ement and manaement #& p$lm#nary artery, !entral ven#$s, and
arterial !atheters.
Student 4egistered Nurse Anesthetist ;=horacic 'linical 4otation< *une "#$9 & August "#$9
Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA
,ared &#r patients $nder#in dian#sti! and s$ri!al pr#!ed$res &#r !an!er related dian#ses.
S$ri!al servi!es in!l$de th#ra!i!, 'reast<yne!#l#i!, plasti!s, $r#l#i!, #t#rhin#laryn#l#i!, eneral, hepati!, and renal.
0ained e(perien!e in the pla!ement and manaement #& th#ra!i! epid$rals, arterial lines, and !entral lines.
Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist (Pediatric Clinical Rotation) ANTICIPATED: January 2!" # A$ril 2!"
Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), Philadelphia, PA
*# pr#vide pre#perative, peri#perative, and p#st#perative !are &#r pediatri! patients ranin &r#m ne#nates t# y#$n ad$lts.
*# !are &#r pediatri! patients $nder#in s$rery in the a!$te and sh#rt pr#!ed$re settins. S$ri!al servi!es at ,5AP in!l$de
!ardi#th#ra!i!, ne$r#l#y, $r#l#y, #t#rhin#laryn#l#y, #rth#pedi!, eneral, and dental<#ral reha'.
Professional E51erience:
'linical Nurse >> March "#$% & Ma! "#$%
University of Maryland Medical Center, Endoscopy !ite
Pr#vides patient !are pre#peratively and p#st#peratively &#r astr#intestinal pr#!ed$res s$!h as !#l#n#s!#pies and end#s!#pies.
*asks in!l$de vital sins, n$rsin assessments, intraven#$s line inserti#ns, &l$id manaement, and intake<triae.
Pr#vides B$ality patient !are as )ell as adv#!atin &#r patients and their &amilies.
'linical Nurse >> ?ebruar! "#$# & March "#$%
University of Maryland Medical Center, !r"ical #ntensive Care Unit
Pr#vides patient !are at the 'edside 'y per&#rmin tasks s$!h as vital sins, n$rsin assessments, ventilat#r manaement,
!entral line manaement, and )#$nd !are.
Parti!ipates in patient r#$nds )ith m$ltidis!iplinary !are )#rkin al#nside physi!ians, respirat#ry therapists, physi!al
therapists, pharma!ists, and dieti!ians.
Adv#!ates appr#priately &#r '#th the patient and &amily 'y $sin res#$r!es s$!h as past#ral !are, s#!ial )#rk, palliative !are,
et!.
Parti!ipates in emeren!y sit$ati#ns as an e&&e!tive and e&&i!ient n$rse.
Student Nurse Noveber "##8 & ,eceber "##/
University of Maryland Medical Center, !r"ical #ntensive Care Unit
Pr#vides B$ality patient !are as )ell as adv#!atin &#r patients and their &amilies
Parti!ipates in eviden!e 'ased pra!ti!e d$rin shi&ts as )ell as t##k initiative in s#lvin iss$es at hand
Per&#rms dire!t patient !are, 'l##d s$ar readins, patient 'aths, #'tains vital sins, d#!$ments appr#priately, and m#re
Pr#vides n$rsin !are $nder appr#priate s$pervisi#n #& a reistered n$rse
'ustoer Service and Salon Su1ervisor Ma! "##2 & August "##6
P$ % Partners Hair alon, &ashin"ton, 'C
Pr#vide and ens$re B$ality !$st#mer servi!e t# !lients #& PR " Partners.
Ans)ers ph#ne !alls, s!hed$les app#intments, #versees !ash !#ntr#l, and assists )ith payr#ll.
,#mm$ni!ate e&&e!tively t# manaement and sta&& t# ens$re sm##th servi!e at PR " Partners.
'hild 3ife ,e1artent >ntern *ul! "##9 & Ma! "##2
Childrens (ational Medical Center, &ashin"ton, 'C
5elped !hildren and their &amilies manae the stresses ass#!iated )ith illness, inC$ry, and<#r h#spitaliDati#n.
Pr#vided !#m&#rt and !#mpany t# th#se !hildren )h# are preparin &#r s$rery.
,#nd$!ted a resear!h pra!ti!$m that may 'e presented t# the ,hild 8i&e 6epartment.
*# !#mm$ni!ate e&&e!tively )ith h#spitaliDed patients and their &amilies t# ens$re B$ality treatment.
Activities:
Our 3ad! of Good 'ounsel 'atholic 'hurch, -altiore, Mar!land August "#$" & Ma! "#$%
Relii#$s 4d$!ati#n *ea!her &#r 5?: year #ld !hildren
,!naic ,ance =ea, @niversit! of Mar!land 'ollege Par) *anuar! "##: & Ma! "##/
*reas$rer E ,#?,hair #& =$ndraisin ,#mmittee
'ollege Par) Scholars Progra: Advocates for 'hildren August "##2 & Ma! "##6
%ni&ersity o' (aryland College Par)
St. 0ughAs Parish Bouth Grou1, Greenbelt, Mar!land *ul! "##% & Ma! "##2