Associate Professor, Clinical Nursing Instructor
2000 to present
Responsible for preparing and delivering lectures, leading and moderating classroom discussions, and administering and grading examinations among students who are preparing for work as a registered nurse, or licensed vocational nurse. Acting as faculty liaison for Preceptor Program first semester clinical instructor RN Program.
Recertification Nurse/ Case Manager
Clinical review for pre-certification for surgical procedures and durable medical equipment. Also utilization review for inpatient stay after surgical procedures.
Los Angeles County USC Medical Center
1967 – 2000
AIDS Outpatient 5P21 (Nursing Care Specialist)
Worked in a professional capacity as an AIDS Case Manager for 175 patients at the 5P21 outpatient facility, coordinating patient services and medical care for HIV infected individuals.
Nursing Pool Office (Staff Nurse)
Staffed the Medical Center in coordinating nursing overtime.
Staff Nurse (Jail Ward Emergency Unit)
Assisted the doctors in administering care to injured and ill jail patients in custody.
Medical Assistant/LVN (Burn Ward)
Duties consist of performing blood gases, debridement, cultures, and medical photography and within one year I was promoted to Medical Assistant.
Assigned to patient care.
Education: 2000 Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of Phoenix
1990 Completed AIDS training for nurses at Los Angeles County USC Medical Center
1983 Graduate from LA Valley nursing school
1971 Trained as a Phlebotomist at Los Angeles County USC Medical Center
Completed Los Angeles County USC Medical Center vocational nursing program.
Lecturer: 1990 on going Lecture on HIV/AIDS at Universities and High Schools
Hobbies: Traveling the world with my wife Yevette and reading suspense novels.