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Patty Ybarra, RN
QUALIFICATION HIGHLIGHTS • • • • 10+ years of ICU experience, including neonatal, surgical, cardio-thoracic, transplant patients, burn and trauma units As Case Management specialist, oversaw team of RNs in providing over the phone assessment, advice, and triage for University patients Expertise with various equipment and procedures, including CVVHD, Novacor, Balloonpump, Abiomed, EKG, oscillation ventilation Extensive experience in care management of trauma related injuries (including pediatric experience with premature babies in the Neonatal Unit), AIDs, CABG, and heart, lung, liver, and kidney transplant patients

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

University of Maryland Hospital, College Park, MD RN – Triage Nurse, Sept 2004 – Present • Oversaw up to 8 RNs and secretaries on staff for a busy after hours Call Center providing over the phone assessment, advice, and triage for patients across all major universities • Awarded the highest scores possible on annual evaluations, leading to compensation increases year over year • Served as hotline for University of Maryland Hospital, with patients varying from pediatrics, adults, and patients in psychiatric crisis • Introduced a successful program overhauling the antiquated paging system, which generated positive results in just 2 weeks • Served as AIDS hotline for the University of Maryland student population, offering advice and location to testing centers • Utilized during public health danger in the community or an emotional crisis RN-Home Health Nurse, May 2004 – August 2004 • Conducted in home visits; performed medical assessments, wound changes, medication and analysis • Responsible for chemotherapy setup/disconnect and initiated home admissions with setup of care plan George Washington University Hospital, Washington D.C. RN, 2003 • Floated between 3 ICUs (Neuro, Cardiac, Surgical) at Level 1 Trauma Center seeing 45,000 patients annually • Hospital also serves as designated hospital for the President of the United States and his cabinet members Maryland Medical Center, Bethesda, MD RN - Surgical Intensive Care Unit, June 2002 – May 2003 RN - Medical Intensive Care Unit, May 2003 – August 2003 Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC RN - Surgical Intensive Care Unit, 2001 – 2002 • Served as RN for 16 bed Level 1trauma unit; unit designated as preceptor for new staff • Collaborated with medical residents in managing patient care, providing extensive wound management, and caring of central and arterial lines • Monitored experimental drugs and worked closely on liver/kidney transplants, plastics and burn patients

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University of Maryland Hospital, College Park, MD RN - Geriatric/Crisis Psychiatric Unit, August 2001 – Dec 2001 • Served as RN for 12 bed Geriatric unit and 12 bed Crisis unit with patients admitted with various disorders of depression, psychosis, borderline personalities, and anxiety disorders • Responsible for crisis management and medication adjustment through the use of appropriate medication, therapy, and one on one nursing intervention • Served as IV resource nurse for both units • Received Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) Training RN - Electro Compulsive Therapy/Post Anesthesia Unit, May 2001 – Dec 2001 • Prepared and recovered inpatient and outpatient ECT patients • Participated in an ECT teaching video used in major university research study and participated in collection of data itself • Increased safety practices in the ECT area through education efforts with anesthesia and ECT psychiatrists, resulting in new guidelines for reporting abnormal laboratory values and new ACLS certified requirements for providing care to post-op ECT patients RN - Cardio Thoracic Unit, 1994 – 1998, 1999 – 2000 • Served as Code team first responder and charge nurse • Floated extensively to other ICUs, burn unit and medical surgical floors • Unit specialized in CABG, thoracic surgical patients and heart/lung transplant patients RN - Neonatal ICU, 1992 – 1994 • Served as RN for 18 bed, Level 3 unit specializing in the care of complex premature babies • Assisted doctor and other health care professionals in high risk deliveries • Skilled in use of nitric oxide and oscillation ventilation Independent Contract Nurse, Area Hospitals, Maryland RN, 1998 – 1999 Bethesda Medical Center, Bethesda, MD RN - ICU/Telemetry, 1992 • Responsible for charge nurse duties, recovery nurse for caesarian sections, and transport nurse for transfer of unstable patients; Experience in the use of 12 lead EKGs Towson University Medical Center, Towson, MD RN - Surgical Intensive Care Unit, 1990 – 1992 • Served as RN for 16 bed highly intensive trauma unit Rockville Hospital, Rockville, MD RN - Surgical ICU, 1989 – 1990 • Served as RN for 15 bed unit with 6 bed step down unit; experience with peritoneal dialysis and on the orthopedic floor EDUCATION Medical College of Maryland, College Park, MD B.S. in Nursing, 1989 Towson University, Towson, MD AAS in Nursing, 1987; Graduated in top 2% of class LICENSURE CERTIFICATIONS North Carolina, Washington D.C. • • • Advanced Cardiac Life Support Basic Life Support • • Neonatal Life Support(inactive) Emergency Medical Technician (inactive)

CONTINUED EDUCATION

Forensic Certificates from University of Maryland, College Park

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