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Kristen N.

Dela Cruz, BSN, RN


2337 N. Eaton Ct. Orange, CA 92867 (714) 336-7323 delacruz.kristen@gmail.com
www.kristendelacruzrn.com (pw: 2s2rsotm)

EDUCATION
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Vanguard University of Southern California

Costa Mesa, CA

December 2014

Mission Viejo, CA

May 2013

Associate of Arts in Nursing


Saddleback College Nursing Program

LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS


RN License #846508, California BRN




BLS, American Heart Association




ACLS, American Heart Association




PALS, American Heart Association, American Academy of Pediatrics
NIHSS, American Heart Association




MICN, Mobile Intensive Care Nurse, OCEMS



TNCC, Emergency Nurses Association


Expires June 2017


Expires July 2016
Expires July 2016
Expires June 2017
Expires May 2017
Expires January 2018
Expires December 2019

WORK EXPERIENCE
Registered Nurse Emergency Department

Anaheim, CA
April 2016 Present
Kaiser Permanente Anaheim Medical Center

Per Diem

Registered Nurse Emergency Department
Santa Ana, CA
February 2014 Present
Orange County Global Medical Center

Full Time
Primary nurse, triage nurse, trauma float nurse, and MICN. STEMI receiving center, Stroke Center, Burn Center, and
Level Two Trauma Center. Intern From February 2014 May 2014.

Responsibilities at both Emergency Departments include:
Primary care of 3-4 patients per shift, collaborating care with interdisciplinary team.
Use nursing judgment to triage patients according to Emergency Severity Index.
Stabilize and manage care of trauma patients.
Provide on-line medical direction to Orange County paramedics as MICN.
Perform focused assessments and obtain histories.
Administer medications and manage IV infusions including hemodynamic and sedation drips.
Perform nursing interventions and provide treatment including: IV starts, catheterization, monitoring after
conscious sedation, preparing and assisting with MD procedures, obtaining ordered tests, wound care, and
point of care testing.

Registered Nurse Skilled Nursing Facility

Spring Valley, CA
December 2013 January 2014
Presidio Health Care Center
Left facility due to culture of unsafe and unethical nursing practices and patient neglect.

Bookseller, Caf Barista, Digital Sales Lead



Irvine, CA

October 2008 - August 2011
Barnes & Noble Booksellers
Promoted to Nook Lead within 2 years based on efficiency, creativity, and ability to learn quickly.
Ensured maximum contribution to team by actively seeking out training in all store departments.

Successfully managed Nook department by providing excellent guest services, troubleshooting device
problems, and organizing weekly educational Nook classes.

VOLUNTEERISM
Hospital Volunteer




San Diego, CA
January 2014 May 2014
Sharp Memorial Hospital Post Anesthesia Care Unit
Increase efficiency of unit operations by:
Assisting PACU staff with patient care and comfort.
Serving as communication link between staff and waiting area.
Maintaining smooth and organized flow of patients from OR to PACU to hospital units.
Answering multi-line phone system and placing urgent calls and pages to physicians.
Ordering tests and labs in a timely manner.
Retrieving blood products for transfusion.
Restocking and sterilizing supplies.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS & LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE


Emergency Nurses Association - Member


May 2014 - Present

Tau Theta Pi, Alpha Chapter, University of California, Irvine


Active








Spring 2006 May 2008
Alumnus








May 2008 Present

Culture for a Cause at University of California, Irvine - Founder & Contributor January 2007 - January 2014

Kababayan at University of California, Irvine - Board Member


Secretary







Historian






May 2005 - May 2006


May 2004 - May 2005

RELEVANT SKILLS
French, Tagalog, and currently studying Spanish
Experience with electronic medical records software: Paragon, EPIC, Meditech, QUEST Sunrise
Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel

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