Licensed Vocational Nurse

Rebecca Diaz



Saddleback College                                                                                                    2010

Associate of Arts (A.A. Psychology)


Mira Costa College                                                                                                     1992

Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)                                                                             


Certifications & Licenses


California State Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)                                                     1993- Present


Basic Life Support Certified (BLS)                                                                                2015


Intravenous Therapy Certified (IV Therapy)                                                               2006


Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)                                                                               1992


Top Secret Security Clearance (TS/SCI) -US Government                                                                                       


Clinical Experience


American River Behavior Health Center                                                        04/2008- 08/2009

Carmichael, CA                                                                                                                                   50–60 hrs. /week

Psychiatric Nurse- Charge LVN                                                                                                      

  • Utilize knowledge of adolescent chemical dependency and adult/geriatric psychopathology to perform comprehensive mental status screenings of patients

  • Provide Mental Health services, including utilization management crisis intervention, to patients

  • Administer and order needed medications, provide treatments for up to 60 patients

  • Lead patients through process changes and development initiatives, as well as access their training needs through interviews, focus groups, and questionnaires

  • Objectively evaluate current procedures and, when possible, initiate the implementation of improvements

  • Assessment of needs, documentation of care, including writing care plans and weekly nursing summaries

  • Responsibility to admit and discharge patients

  • Demonstrate the ability to handle a wide variety of situations in a professional and competent manner

  • Delegate and coordinate the duties of 8 Health Care Team members



Maxim Healthcare Services                                                                            01/2006- 02/2008

 Mission Viejo, CA                                                                                                                              40 hrs. /week

Pediatric Nurse - LVN                                                                                                                                       

  • Provide skill and expertise administering pediatric patients long term nursing and medical requirements

  • Maintained communication with physician and followed order changes

  • Assessments of needs, initiate care plan with documentation of care 

  • Administer medication, provide respiratory and breathing treatments

  • Administer oxygen as needed, provide weekly trach tube changes and ensure continued airway-patency of patient.

  • Administer G-tube feeding manually, utilize different types of  feeding pump systems

  • Manage patient daily physical therapy routines, encourage emotional health with modalities of playtime

  • Attend physician and clinic appointments with patient and family

  • Implement and teach sign language skills as a communication form


U.S. Embassy                                                                                                  07/2002- 08/2004

 Africa/Europe                                                                                                                                   5 hrs. /month

Emergency Medical Trainer                                                                                                            

  • Developed and Managed First-Aid training for Government personnel assigned to United State Agency for International Development (USAID), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and U.S. Marines

  • Experienced the challenges of language and cultural diversities with successes


Heritage Convalescent Center                                                                                    07/1993-10/1994

Amarillo, T x                                                                                                                                        40 hrs. /week

Geriatric Nurse – Charge LVN

  • Worked with physicians to formulate goal-related care plans for patients based on both diagnoses and patient outcomes

  • Administered medication  and managed the nursing care plans of patients

  • Admitted and discharged patients

  • Delegated and coordinated the duties of 5 Nursing staff


Memberships & Interests


Fallbrook Gem & Mineral Society      (Member/Volunteer- Financial Docent)

CA State Registrar of Voters              (Assistant Voting Officer)

Religious   Counselor                          (Church Volunteer)

Nutritional Counselor                          (Community Volunteer)


Global Refugee Activism & Financial Procurements ($15,000 Grant the Kirby Foundation)

SCUBA Open Water Diver (PADI)

Equestrian Trail Riding

Hiking / Camping                                           



  • ID#: 138489
  • Location: Fallbrook, CA , 92028

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