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Dolores D. Gomez, RN
1800 Lake lake Dr
Richmond, TX 77408
Â· LEE COLLEGE 2010-2013
Associate of Applied Science Nursing
â€¢ HOUSTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE July 2003
Nursing Assistant Certification
â€¢ SOUTHWEST MEDICAL ACADEMY 1994-1995
Certified Medical Assistant
THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS MD ANDERSON CANCER CENTER- HOUSTON, TX 6/2014-present
Cord Blood Bank Sr.Coordinator
Â· Assist with data collection and utilize it to create reports that focus on quality improvement projects and to assure compliance with expected regulations for NMDP, FACT-NetCord, CAP, and CLIA.
Â· Collaborate and participate in development of SOPâ€™s for cord blood collection activities, policies, worksheets, and information sheets in order to maintain a high quality of work and blood products.
Â· Assist with the collection staff by training newcomers and completing competency training with current staff, creating work schedules and assist with associated payroll duties, ensuring adherence to SOP guidelines and reporting deviations when they occur, and monitoring the workflow while providing help to the different hospital sites as needed.
Â· Responsible for timely data entry, review of collection data, coordination of related cord blood collections, and collecting cord blood and maternal blood samples for testing as needed.
Â· Maintain knowledge regarding donor evaluation, screening, testing, and labeling in order to assist physicians in aseptic collection of cord blood while keeping their competency up to date.
Â· Monitor collection sites workflow and delegates staff responsibilities.
Â· Document and report any deviations to CBB manager, and identify proper solutions.
Â· Participates in collections sites audits for preparation of internal and external inspections
Â· Obtain maternal blood samples from a hard stick motherâ€™s. Excellent venipuncture techniques.
Â· Creates training tools for the new staffs, including venipuncture techniques.
DAVITA DIALYSIS -HOUSTON, TX 5/2017-present
Registered Nurse â€“Charge Nurse
Â· Assess the patients’ condition prior to Dialysis treatment.
Â· Generate a treatment plan for each patient.
Â· Administer the patientâ€™s medications ordered by their physicians.
Â· Responsible for treating and assessing hemodialysis patients. Initiates dialysis treatments, infuse IV medications utilizing CVC lines, fistulas, and grafts.
Â· Support patientâ€™s continuation with their transplant center. Review, obtain and evaluate the patientâ€™s lab work, home medications and inform physicians about any changes in their patientâ€™s conditions in a timely manner.
Â· Cannulation of patients, using AV Graft and fistulas using a variety of needle gauge sizes.
Â· Administration of IV antibiotics and IV fluids.
Â· Completes accurate and detailed pre & post- treatment assessments and close monitor V/S throughout treatments. EKG interpretation, recognition of cardiac arrests and performance of CPR as needed.
Â· Coordinate with staff during emergencies on site in order to respond as quickly as possible while maintaining a handle on existing workflow.
Â· Reinforce the patientâ€™s knowledge needs and provide patient and family education about their treatments
Â· Report patient responses to treatment to the members of the interdisciplinary team.
Â· Delegates other team members as needed.
Â· Interacts and maintain a great communication with physicians as needed.
THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS MD ANDERSON CANCER CENTER â€“ HOUSTON, TX 1/2007-6/2014
Cord Blood Bank Collector
Â· Promote, educate, and recruit potential donor mothers.
Â· Obtain informed consent and donor evaluation for suitability of potential cord blood donation.
Â· Responsible for the collection of cord blood and maternal blood samples using aseptic techniques.
Â· Collaborate with physicians and keep track of their competencies in order to ensure that a high quality of cord blood is collected.
Â· Perform procedures and maintain accurate documentation in compliance with SOPS, cGLP, cGMP and cGTP regulations and applicable accreditation agency standards, including but not limited to FACT-NetCord, CAP and CLIA.
THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS MD ANDERSON CANCER CENTER â€“ HOUSTON, TX 4/1999-1/2007
Patient Care Assistant
Â· Responsible for escorting patient into exam room and assisting physicians in assessing their vital signs
Â· Monitored and expedited patient flow in order to maintain a timely routine and advised patients of any delays if they occurred.
Â· Aided nurses while they were working with other patients by alerting them if any patients went into distress.
Â· Reported unsafe conditions and/or equipment with the purpose of adhering to institutional policies and codes.
Â· Aided medical staff by maintaining knowledge of oral and barium enema techniques in order to accurately administer them during CT exams.
METHODIST HOSPITAL INPATIENT CENTER â€“ HOUSTON, TEXAS 1/1993-4/1999
Certified Nursing Assistant
Â· Responsible for keeping documentation and for assessing the vital signs of up to 30 patient bed units at a time while monitoring their intakes and outputs.
Â· Reported abnormal vital signs, along with other monitored information, to medical staff.
Â· Aided medical staff by emptying colostomy bags and assisting patients with nutrition support.
Â· Ensured safe transferring of patients to rehab by assisting them with ambulation or alternative modes of transportation.
Â· Responsible for delivering blood samples to the lab room in a timely manner for processing.
Â· Registered Nurse, TX –
Â· Medical Assistant Certification
Â· Nursing Assistant Certification
Â· BLS Certification
Bilingual (Spanish and English), Venipuncture, Detail oriented, strong organization skills, Problem Solving, and Communication skills.
Heart of MD Anderson, April 2001 (as Zoila Fuentes) and Employee Award Program,
Note: Currently enrolled in BSN program at UTA. Estimated graduation 6/2021
DIALYSIS CHARGE NURSE JOB DESCRIPTION
Functions as the hemodialysis team leader in the provision of chronic hemodialysis care and treatment. Provides day to day direction and supervision to assigned direct patient care staff. Communicates with the physician and other members of the healthcare team to interpret, adjust, and complete patient care plans. Provides safe, effective delivery of patient care in compliance with standards outlined in the facility procedure manual, as well as regulations set forth by the company, state, and federal agencies. Supports FMCNAâ€™s mission, vision, core values and customer service philosophy. Adheres to the FMCNA Compliance Program, including following all regulatory and FMS policy requirements.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
General and Staff Related:
- Provide day to day guidance, support and direction to direct patient care staff, providing informal feedback on an ongoing basis and formal feedback input for the annual performance evaluation. Participate in the department staffing and the appropriate hiring, firing and disciplinary actions. Recommend disciplinary action to Clinical Manager and initiate as appropriate.
- Ensure compliance with all company and facility approved procedures and policies as well as regulations set forth by state and federal agencies in clinics with more than 100 patients.
- Approve or disapprove time or personnel schedule changes in the absence on the Clinical Manager ensuring compliance with applicable regulations, policies and procedures for documenting time of work hours for staff members on assigned shift.
- Participate in patient care plan meetings.
- Maintain knowledge in the current practices related to the principles and techniques of dialysis by participating in all scheduled in-services.
- Train and orient staff as necessary.
- Routinely observe and guide direct patient care staff for appropriate technique and adherence to facility policies and procedures.
- Promote and assist with compliance to OSHA programs in order to maintain a safe and clean working environment.
- Maintain overall shift operation in a safe, efficient, and effective matter.
- With Clinical Manager conduct staff meetings at least monthly or as needed to keep patient care staff informed of changes in patient care needs or operations to improve delivery of care.
- Meet routinely with the Clinical Manager to discuss personnel and patient care status, issues, and information.
- Supervise all documentation of patient information.
- Coordinate Charge Nurse duties with Staff RNs acting in the relief charge capacity.Patient Care:
- Assess daily patient care needs and develop and distribute patient care assignments appropriately.
- Assume primary responsibility in an emergency situation.
- Assess patient needs, respond to dialysis treatments, and communicate concerns to rounding physician. Implement changes in patient care/treatment as directed.
- Monitor and supervise all patient care activity during dialysis and assist as necessary.
- Collaborate with direct patient care team in making decisions to benefit patient care.
- Continuously monitor patientâ€™s condition with regards to problems and potential complications associated with dialysis.
- Administer medications to patients per physicianâ€™s orders.
- Act as the subject matter expert and as a resource for staff members.
- Supervise and participate in completion of short- and long-term care plans.
- Admit new patients according to facility procedure.
- Ensure educational needs of patients are met and educate the patient and family about End Stage Renal Disease, dialysis therapy, diet and medication.
- Supervise the safe and effective use of all equipment involved in direct patient care.
- Operate all dialysis related and emergency equipment safely and efficiently when needed.
- Perform required testing and verification and initial the checklist for start-up and shut-down procedures as outlined in the Technical Services Manual.
- Complete Nurseâ€™s Technical Training Program/Water Quality Facility Training.
- Assist with special projects or other duties as assigned by the Clinical Manager
- Assist with the interviewing of potential direct patient care staff as requested.
- Promote efficient use of medical supplies.
- Attend and participate in monthly Quality Assurance meetings.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Internal Contacts: Direct Patient Care Staff, Facility support staff, management teams (Clinical Manager, Area Manager, RVP)
- External Contacts: Physicians, Back-up Hospitals
Additional responsibilities may include focus on one or more departments or locations. See applicable addendum for department or location specific functions.
The duties listed in this job description are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.
MEDICAL ASSISTANCE JOB DESCRIPTION
Medical assistants are responsible for performing a range of administrative tasks, including:
- Managing office telephone systems, including answering calls and returning messages
- Scheduling patient appointments and maintaining communication to confirm future appointments
- Documenting patients’ medical information, including medical history and health insurance information
- Performing data entry tasks to document patient records within facility databases and maintaining patient files
- Coordinating daily office activities, greeting patients and checking patients in and out for their appointments
Medical assistants may be responsible for performing a variety of clinical tasks, depending on the size and needs of their workplace. Some common clinical tasks these professionals do can include:
- Recording patients’ vital signs, documenting physicians’ notes and changes in medical conditions
- Taking tissue and fluid samples and sending them in for laboratory analysis
- Prepping exam rooms for clinical procedures and assisting practitioners with patient care
- Assisting physicians during routine checkups, outpatient procedures and other physical exams
- Monitoring and documenting patient symptoms for physicians’ review during clinical exams
- Providing compassionate patient support and care, attention and assistance during office visits
- Preparing and administering medications under the direction of supervising physicians
NURSING ASSISTANT JOB DESCRIPTION
- Provide personal hygiene for elderly patients or those recovering from surgeries, injuries or accidents by assisting with their basic needs, such as showering, bathing, dressing and eating.
- Maintain patient stability by checking vital signs and weight, and recording intake and output of urine.
- Offer activities that are essential for daily living by assisting patients with their meals, including serving and feeding them if necessary.
- Serve the hospital community by adhering to professional standards, hospital policies and procedures, as well as local, state, and federal requirements.
- Set up medical equipment and help with various therapeutic procedures to include laying out tools for examinations or moving devices between rooms.
- Answer calls for assistance and observe changes in a patientâ€™s behavior, emotional state, or physical condition.
- Implement individualized care plans and offer support to patients to maintain their dignity, privacy, and comfort.
- Assist in the maintenance of a clean, tidy, and safe environment by reporting environmental deficiencies including equipment or lighting problems to the charge nurse.