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Maria Desiree Ferraris Araneta

  1. 1. Maria Desiree Ferraris Araneta3 Hancock Bridge CourtMontgomery Village, MD 20886Mobile: 240-888-3684Evening Phone: 301-869-6987Day Phone: 301-496-9423Email:<br />Country of citizenship:United States of America<br />Veterans' Preference:No<br />Highest Grade:GS-0610-13, 01/2007-Present<br />Contact Current Employer:Yes<br />AVAILABILITYJob Type:Permanent<br />Work Schedule:Full Time<br />DESIRED LOCATIONSUS-MD-Montgomery County<br />WORK EXPERIENCENational Institutes of Health1/2007 - Present<br />Hours per week: 40<br />Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner<br />Function as a Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner. Conduct and monitor clinical research studies. Conduct comprehensive patient care management activities including performing emergency management procedures on unstable patients. Coordinate clinical research studies. Collaborate with principal investigators in the clinical research community at the National Institutes of Health, community agencies and institutions, physicians, scientists, social workers, therapists, pharmacists, nutritionists, technicians, clinical research nurses, patients, families, and medical staff to develop and implement research protocols. Identify and resolve research protocol implementation problems. Identify health and medical risks factors. Serve as an associate investigator for specific protocols. Recruit and screen healthy subjects and patients for research protocols. Conduct interviews of subjects and patients. Obtain informed consent of subjects in the Clinical Center and at satellite sites. Perform comprehensive history taking and physical examinations and interpret findings thereof. Dictate History and Physical Examinations. Place medical orders and documentation in CRIS (computerized information system). Document in the medical record an assessment plan and the outcome of each patient contact. Interpret laboratory reports and or diagnostic procedures. Review laboratory reports for normal and abnormal findings. Perform in depth psychiatric assessments of patients. Dictate First Registration Outpatient Reports and Outpatient Progress Notes. Refer patients to appropriate intramural consultant services. Identify problems in the referral process. Plan and perform work and duties independently. Admit patients to the Clinical Center. Dictate discharge summaries. Assist during brain imaging studies such as PET scans and MRS scans. Insert intravenous catheters. Obtain venous blood samples and arterial blood samples. Assist with arterial line placements. Monitor arterial lines. Monitor patient's response to PET scan study. Discontinue intravenous lines and arterial lines. Review laboratory findings. Dictate Outpatient PET scan and MRS scan reports. Perform follow up calls and evaluation of patient's status. Ensure quality assurance regarding research data and annual reports to appropriate regulatory bodies. Provide nursing services as well as expert nursing consultation for clinical problem solving and research facilitation. Maintains open communication with clinic staff and PET Department staff members. Analyze trends in patient conditions, identify problems, and alter treatment regimen in keeping with research protocols when appropriate. Provide formal and informal training and education to Clinical Fellows and Intramural Research Training Award students. Supervise Clinical Fellows and Intramural Research Training Award students. Provide education to patients and family members. (Contact Supervisor: Yes, Supervisor's Name: Robert B. Innis, MD, PhD, Supervisor's Phone: 301-594-1368) <br />Montgomery General Hospital9/1988 - Present<br />Hours per week: 10<br />Certified Nurse Operating Room, Registered Nurse First Assistant<br />Act in a leadership role in developmental activities and consistently contributes to the attainment of departmental goals. Successfully handle Charge Nurse responsibilities. Direct and supervise other members of patient health care team in the delivery of care. Act as a departmental and hospital resource through informal leadership and technical expertise. Identify methods to effectively manage health care costs. Identify learning needs of the perioperative team, implement inservice education to meet learning needs, and evaluate response to teaching. Effectively market surgical services to physicians and other specialists. Participate in the American College of Surgeons Oncology Group clinical trials, "The Role of Sentinel Lymph Node in Breast Cancer." Function under the direct supervision and direction of the Operating Surgeon during the assisting phase until the conclusion of the operative procedure. Assess patients prior to surgery and educate patients, families, and significant others about their surgery. Assist with patient's positioning, prepping, and draping prior to surgery. Provide exposure by suctioning, sponging, and retracting during surgery. Provide hemostasis by applying hemostatic clamps or clips, coagulating bleeding points, and ligating bleeding vessels. Suture fascia, subcutaneous, and skin tissues. Perform postoperative activities, which may include removing sutures, chest tubes, drains, or pacing wires. Review postoperative orders with surgeons and team members. Participate in patient's and family's education and discharge planning. (Contact Supervisor: Yes, Supervisor's Name: Mrs. Ludi Vanderbilt, CNOR, Supervisor's Phone: 703-481-8587) <br />Associates in Gastroenterology6/2003 - 1/2007<br />Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner<br />Assess and evaluate ambulatory patients needing Colon Cancer screening and Barrett's Esophagus screening. Provide comprehensive physical assessments. Establish medical diagnoses for common short-term or chronic stable health problems in Gastroenterology. Order laboratory and or diagnostic procedures such as blood tests, X-rays, EKGs, urine tests, CT scans, urease breath tests, MRIs and sonograms. Interpret basic laboratory and or diagnostic procedures. Perform basic laboratory and or diagnostic procedures. Prescribe drugs commonly used in Gastroenterology. Prescribe controlled substances. Perform therapeutic or corrective measures. Refer patients to appropriate licensed physicians or other health care providers. Provide emergency care. Perform hospital rounds, dictate consultation notes, and discharge summaries for inpatients. Provide education to patients and family members to promote health and prevent diseases. (Contact Supervisor: Yes, Supervisor's Name: William R. Stern, M.D., Supervisor's Phone: 301-251-9555) <br />Sound Shore Medical Center of Westchester2/1984 - 9/1988<br />Registered Nurse, Operating Room<br />Circulate and scrub varied surgical cases to include services in General Surgery, Cardiovascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Gynecological Surgery, EENT Surgery, Neurosurgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Urological Surgery, and Endoscopy. (Contact Supervisor: Yes, Supervisor's Name: Mrs. Maria Teresa Bonvino, Supervisor's Phone: 914-632-5000) <br />Alexian Brothers Hospital5/1979 - 9/1982<br />Registered Nurse, Renal Unit, Intensive Care and Coronary Care Unit<br />Provide direct primary care to patients with End Stage Renal Disease undergoing hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis therapy. Provide direct primary care to critically ill medical and surgical patients. Provide direct primary care to acutely ill patients with Coronary Artery Disease. (Contact Supervisor: Yes, Supervisor's Name: Mrs. Dolores Fernandez, R.N., Supervisor's Phone: 201-351-9000) <br />EDUCATIONUniversity of Maryland School of Nursing <br />Baltimore, Maryland US <br />Master's Degree - 12/2002 <br />47 Semester Hours <br />Major: Master of Science, Family Nurse Practitioner <br />Minor: not applicable <br />GPA: 3.76 out of 4.00 <br />Relevant Coursework, Licensures and Certifications: Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner, American Nurses Credentialing Center. Advanced Cardiac Life Support. Pediatric Advanced Life Support. Basic Life Support. <br />Anne Arundel Community College <br />Arnold, Maryland US <br />Certification - 6/1997 <br />250 hours didactic & clinical hours <br />Major: Registered Nurse First Assistant <br />Minor: not applicable <br />Relevant Coursework, Licensures and Certifications: Registered Nurse First Assistant <br />Central Philippines University <br />Iloilo City, Iloilo Philippines <br />Bachelor's Degree - 3/1979 <br />210 Semester Hours <br />Major: Nursing <br />Minor: not applicable <br />GPA: 3.50 out of 4.00 <br />Relevant Coursework, Licensures and Certifications: Registered Nurse, Philippines Board of Nursing. Registered Nurse, Maryland Board of Nursing. Certified Nurse Operating Room. <br />JOB RELATED TRAININGAdvanced Cardiac Life Support- April, 2006-April, 2008. Pediatric Advanced Life Support- July, 2007-July, 2009. Basic Life support- Sept., 2007-Sept., 2009.<br />LANGUAGESEnglish<br />Spoken:Advanced<br />Written:Advanced<br />Read:Advanced<br />French<br />Spoken:Intermediate<br />Written:Intermediate<br />Read:Intermediate<br />Spanish<br />Spoken:Intermediate<br />Written:Intermediate<br />Read:Intermediate<br />Tagalog<br />Spoken:Advanced<br />Written:Advanced<br />Read:Advanced<br />AFFILIATIONSMontgomery General HospitalAllied Health Professional, Dept of Medicine: CRNP<br />Montgomery General HospitalAllied Health Professional, Dept of Surgery: RNFA<br />Shady Grove Adventist HospitalAllied Health Professional, Dept of Medicine: CRNP<br />American College of Nurse PractitionersActive Member<br />Association of Operating Room NursesActive Member<br />AORN RNFA Specialty AssemblyActive Member<br />Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nuractive Member<br />American Nurses AssociationActive Member<br />REFERENCESDr. Todd Ambrosia, PhD, MSN, CRNPUniv of Maryland @ Baltimore School of NursingFamily Nurse Practitioner Specialty Coordinator<br />Phone Number:410-706-7581 or 410-938-1741<br />Email<br />Reference Type:Professional<br />Carol Jean Baker, RN, CNORMontgomery General HospitalCharge Nurse Perioperative Services<br />Phone Number:301-774-8610 or 301-921-0493<br />Email<br />Reference Type:Professional<br />Joan Frances Fitzgerald, RNPotomac Valley Orthopedic AssociatesClinical Coordinator<br />Phone Number:301-774-0500 or 301-926-4291<br />Email<br />Reference Type:Professional<br />David Harding. M.D.Private PracticeFamily Medicine Practitioner<br />Phone Number:301-774-2991<br />Reference Type:Professional<br />Arthur F. Woodward, Jr., M.D.Private PracticeGeneral Surgeon<br />Phone Number:301-924-3004<br />Email<br />Reference Type:Professional<br />ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONSteris Education Scholarship Award, 2002, Mentor, Ohio. Advanced Nursing Education Traineeship Scholarship Award, 2002, University of Maryland @ Baltimore. Association of Operating Room Nurses Scholarship Award, 2001, Denver, Colorado. Montgomery General Hospital Women's Board Scholarship Award, 2001, Olney, MD. Presentation of Breast Cancer Awareness Health Fair, Harmony Hall Assisted Living Facility, Columbia, MD, 2002. Creation of Breast Cancer Screening Educational Brochures, 2002. Poster Presentation on the Use of Opioid in Chronic Non-Cancer Pain Management, University of Maryland, Baltimore County Health Fair, 2002. Microsoft Power Point Clinical case presentation on Congestive Heart Failure and Dementia, University of Maryland @ Baltimore, 2002. Participant in the American College of Surgeons Oncology Group (ACSOG) clinical trials at Duke University Medical Center on the "Role of Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy in Breast Cancer," 2002.<br />