Q: Tell us about your background as a registered nurse.
A: 2009 Graduated with my BSN (Philippines). 2013 NCLEX-RN Passer. Radiology Nurse, Step-Down RN (2 Hospitals), Case Manager, Home Care Nurse and Community Nurse (Care Station).
Q: Why did you choose to become a registered nurse?
A: Helping people was something that was always in me. I never thought that I would be a nurse. Thank God my mom encouraged me. With that, helping others as a nurse worked out perfectly. And I’m glad I did.
Q: Why did you choose to practice in an open access primary care practice?
A: Specialty was always my first love. I started as a Radiology RN, and it broke my heart when I had to leave it. When this opportunity opened, something inside me woke up.
Q: What unique skills do you possess?
A: Communication skills. Upbeat personality. Every time my patient feels comfortable being my patient, that gives me and my patient a great nurse-patient relationship. With that, I can take care of my patients to the best of my ability.
Q: Describe your day to day activities, priorities and tasks. What do you like best?
A: Wake up, get the kids ready for school, get myself ready (day off: for gym, work day: to go to work), have my protein shake, drop the kids off to school/go to work. Run around for the kids activities. Dinner, wine and sleep.
Q: What accomplishments are you most proud of?
A: My degree and my kids.
Q: What are the key challenges of this field of medicine? How is it changing?
A: Patient satisfaction. Constantly changing, with our society now a days, there’s always something new that the patient will crave for. With that, our company should catch up on how fast our world changes.