Yassir Vizcaya

Army 66S O-4, Active Duty

San Antonio, TX

Years of Service: 20 years, March 2000 - Present

ETS'd June 2020


Experience

Nurse, U. S. Army,
August 2018 - Present

Nurse, U. S. Army,
March 2015 - August 2018

Nurse, U. S. Army,
March 2012 - March 2015

Education

bachelors of science nursing, Washburn University,
August 2003 - May 2005

Work Experience

Nurse August 2018 - Present

Army | 66S | O-4 | Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, TX, USA

  • Critical Care nurse Managing the care of Soldiers/Retirees and their dependents for a 18 bed unit at Brooke Army Medical Center. Experienced in taking care of patients on Extra Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) and patients on Continuous renal replacement therapy.
  • Incorporated a scientific knowledge base, including physiology, pathophysiology and psychosocial effects of disease, illness, health promotion, and patient care.
  • Recognized the disruptive effects of illness and hospitalization on the patient and family; identified stressors and coping strategies for patients and families.
  • Initiated, conducted, participated in, and applied research relevant to nursing practice and patient care.

Nurse March 2015 - August 2018

Army | 66S | O-4 | Fort Bliss, TX, USA

  • Created a therapeutic environment for the physiological, psychological, social, cultural and spiritual well–being of patients, families, and healthcare providers.
  • Directed and/or participated in utilization management activities, especially in the clinical process of case management to improve patient access to care, and to reduce cost.
  • Participated in the development, implementation, and evaluation of performance/quality improvement, risk management, and utilization management programs.

Nurse March 2012 - March 2015

Army | 66S | O-3 | meisau, Germany

  • Developed, applied, and evaluated standards of care, practice, and performance.
  • Promotes respect for patient rights, maintains confidentiality, and provides privacy at all times.
  • Collaborated and coordinated with other healthcare providers in patient care management, making referrals to other healthcare agencies and disciplines as appropriate.

Top Skills

Skills Verified by Purepost

AWARDS

Training and Certifications

Pediatric Advance Life Support

January 2019

Advance Cardiac Life Support

December 2018

Critical Care Registered Nurse Cerification

November 2018

Basic Life Support

May 2018

Registered Nurse License

May 2018

EDUCATION

bachelors of science nursing, Nursing

Washburn University, Topeka, KS, USA

August 2003 - May 2005 , GPA: 3.46

Associated in Science, Health Science Laboratory technology

George Washington University, Washington D.C., DC, USA

June 2000 - January 2004 , GPA: 2.82