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					                                             Michael John Potosky
                                              RN, BSN, PHN, EMT-B
                                               Updated January 2010
Personal Information:
        Name: Michael John Potosky, RN, BSN, PHN, EMT-B
        Address: 1119 Elmgrove Park Lane, Seabrook, TX 77586
        Cellular Phone: (281) 995-3162
        Home Phone: (281) 978-3649
        Born: March 25, 1981; Montclair, California.
        Citizenship: United States of America, SSN: 565-65-1481
        Texas Driver’s License: 28226868
Work Experience:
        1. December 2008 to Present: Full-Time Registered Nurse at Patient’s Medical Center in Pasadena, TX.
             Performed roles and functions of a Registered Nurse in the Emergency Department with a 4:1 patient
             ratio. Performed assessments, administered medications and treatments per Physician order, and
             provided emergency medical care to a diverse clientele. Cross-trained to Intensive Care Unit, and
             frequently (15%) floated to Intensive Care Unit, caring for critical acuity patients, ventilated patients,
             titrating drips, and invasive monitoring in an 8 bed MICU/SICU with a 2:1 ratio.
        2. June 2009 to September 2009: Full-time Registered Nurse at Kindred Hospital, Bay Area in
             Pasadena, TX. Performed roles and functions of a Registered Nurse in the Intensive Care Unit with a
             1:1, 1:2, or 1:3 patient ratio. Performed assessments, administered medications and treatments per
             physician order, and provided critical level medical care to a diverse clientele, including ventilated
             patients, titrating drips, and invasive monitoring in 8 bed MICU/SICU.
        3. September 2008 to November 2008: Full-time Registered Nurse at Clear Lake Regional Medical
             Center in Webster, TX. Performed roles and functions of a Registered Nurse in the Emergency
             Department with a 3:1 patient ratio. Performed assessments, administered medications and treatments
             per Physician order, and provided emergency medical care to a diverse clientele. Left hospital due to
             temporary Texas nurse licensure expiration and clerical issues related to Hurricane Ike. Letters of
             recommendation available upon request.
        4. September 2005 to August 2008: Full-time Emergency Medical Technician Instructor. Employee
             of Pomona Unified School District and San Antonio Regional Occupation Program in Pomona
             California. Lead instructor for six school semesters and two summer school sessions. Instructed an
             average of five hours per day, 100 students in each of the school semesters. Taught basic anatomy,
             physiology, disease processes, first aid, EMT specific skills, and Basic Life Support CPR for
             Healthcare Providers. (Please see newspaper articles attached) Also was involved in training three
             entry-level instructors, as well as being an integral part of PUSD’s development of an accredited
             Emergency Medical Technician Training Program through Los Angeles County Emergency Medical
             Services Agency.
        5. June 2005 to November 2007: Part-time Ward Clerk Transcriber. Employee of Kaiser Permanente,
             Baldwin Park Medical Center in Baldwin Park, California. Worked alongside doctors and nurses in
             the Intensive Care Unit answering phones, filing paperwork in to charts, entering doctor’s orders into
             Electronic Medical Record system. Involved with unit maintenance and care, and assisting nurses with
             limited amounts of direct patient care.
        6. July 2004 to April 2005: Full-time Emergency Room Technician. Employee of Pomona Valley
             Hospital Medical Center in Pomona California. Directly assisted doctors and licensed staff in patient
             care. Transported patients within the hospital from ER to inpatient wards. Also routinely worked as
             unit secretary / monitor technician for trauma, urgent care, fast track and holding / observation areas of
             the Emergency Department. Performed materials management including inventory, stocking, quality
             control procedures, cleaning and maintenance. Performed varied and diverse aspects of hospital
             defined scope of practice as an ER Technician including splinting, bandaging, CPR, charting and
             clerical work, and other tasks. Multiple roles dependent on differing areas: including Triage, Clinic,
             Fast-Track, Observation (similar to Medical-Surgical Unit) and Acute Trauma Ward.
        7. April 2004 to July 2004: Employee of Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center in Pomona California.
             Radiology Aide. Assisted Radiology Technicians, Ultrasound Technicians, Cath-Lab RN’s and MD’s
             by transporting critical and non-critical patients within the hospital to respected diagnostic areas.
        8.   July 2002 to November 2003: Full-time Emergency Room Technician. Employee of San Antonio
             Community Hospital in Upland, CA. Worked along side doctors and licensed staff in direct patient
             care. Transported patients within the hospital from ER to Radiology, Surgery and inpatient wards.
             Performed materials management for the Emergency Department, including inventory, stocking,
             quality control procedure, cleaning and maintenance. Performed varied and diverse aspects of hospital
             defined scope of practice as an ER Technician including splinting, bandaging, CPR, charting and
             clerical work, and other tasks.
         9. December 2001 to April 2002: Full-time Emergency Medical Technician. Employee of American
             Medical Response in Cerritos, California. 9-1-1 emergency response ambulance driver and attendant.
             Provided direct basic life support in emergency medical situations and patient transport. Working
             closely with Los Angeles County Fire Department paramedics and EMTs as well as with multiple
             hospitals’ Emergency Department licensed staff and doctors. Equipment maintenance, stocking and
             cleaning of the ambulance. Charting and clerical duties.
         10. June 2001 to December 2001: Full-time Emergency Medical Technician. Employee of Lynch
             Ambulance Service in Anaheim, California. Non-emergency ambulance driver and attendant.
             Provided direct basic life support in non-emergency medical situations for patient transport.
             Transported patients between hospitals, to specialized treatment locations, and home after being
             discharged from a hospital. Worked closely with multiple hospitals’ licensed staff. Equipment
             maintenance, stocking and cleaning of the ambulance. Charting and clerical duties.
Education:
         1.     California State University, San Bernardino. Graduated with Batchelor’s Degree of Science in
                Nursing (BSN) December, 2007 with a cumulative baccalaureate grade point average of 3.42.
         2.     Chaffey College in Rancho Cucamonga California. June 2002 to December 2003. Working
                towards Associates degree in Nursing.
         3.     University of California, Riverside. September 1999 to Spring 2001: Majored in Biological
                Sciences, Pre-Medicine.
         4.     Emergency Medical Technician Certification. August 1999. Baldy View Regional Occupation
                Program, Claremont, California. Recertified in 2007 with EMT-1 and CPR.
         5.     Phlebotomy Certification. August 1999. Flex-Ed, Chino, California. Recertified by Wagner
                Training Institute, San Bernardino California, April 2002.
         6.     Basic EKG Interpretation Certification. Downey Regional Medical Center, Downey, California.
                March 2002.
         7.     High School Diploma. Bellarmine College Preparatory, San Jose, California. May 1999.
Certificates/Licenses:
         1. Registered Nurse License. License Number: 762810. Expires 03/31/2011. Issued by Texas Board of
              Nursing. 333 Guadalupe #3-460, Austin, TX, 78701. (512)305-7400.
         2. Registered Nurse License. License Number: 723257. Expires 04/30/2011. Issued by California State
              Board of Registered Nursing. 1625 N. Market Blvd., Suite N-217, Sacramento, CA, 95834-1924.
              (916) 322-3350.
         3. Public Health Nurse License. License Number: 74383. Expires 04/30/2011. Issued by California
              State Board of Registered Nursing. 1625 N. Market Blvd., Suite N-217, Sacramento, CA, 95834-
              1924. (916) 322-3350.
         4. Emergency Medical Technician. License Number 711350. Expires 7/31/2013. Issued by Texas
              Department of State Health Services. 8407 Wall St, Suite N-410, Austin, TX 78754.
         5. Teaching Credential. Subject: Therapeutic Services. Credential Number: 050183195. Expires:
              06/01/2010. Issued by State of California Commission on Teacher Credentialing, P.O. Box 944270,
              Sacramento, CA 94244-2700.
         6. Emergency Medical Technician Certification. Certificate Number: E15967. Expires 08/31/09.
              Certified through Inland Counties Emergency Medical Agency (ICEMA), 515 N. Arrowhead Ave,
              San Bernardino, CA 92415. 909-38-5823.
         7. Basic Life Support Instructor Certificate. Expires 05/2010. Certified through American Heart
              Association,
         8. Healthcare Provider CPR Certificate. Expires 05/2010. Certified through American Heart
              Association, San Diego ECC.
         9. Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certificate. Expires 2/2011. Certified through American Heart
              Association, HCA Gulf Coast Division.
         10. Pediatric Advanced Life Support Certificate. Expires 4/2011. Certified through American Heart
              Association, HCA Gulf Coast Division.
         11. Phlebotomy Certificate. Expires 04/21/06. Certification Number: 3603331. Certified through Wagner
              Training Institute, 700 E. Redlands Blvd. Suite U, Redlands, CA 92373.
         12. Basic EKG Interpretation Certification. No Expiration. Certified through Downey Regional Medical
              Center, 11500 Brookshire Avenue, Downey, CA 90241, (562) 904-5000
Awards and Special Recognitions:
         1. Article in the San Gabriel Valley Tribune, “Diamond Ranch Elective Teaches Lifesaving Skills”,
             published Monday, June 5, 2005. (Please see attached)
         2. Article in the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, “High School Class Teaches Students How to Save Lives”,
             published Monday, June 5, 2005. (Please see attached)
         3. Recipient of National Dean’s List Recognition, May 4, 2005.
         4. Recipient of Dean’s List Recognition for the College of Natural Sciences, California State University,
             San Bernardino for the Spring 2005 Quarter.
         5. Recipient of Dean’s List Recognition for the College of Natural Sciences, California State University,
             San Bernardino for the Winter 2004 Quarter.
         6. Recipient of the Eva Mae Merchant Nursing Scholarship through California State University, San
             Bernardino on December 14, 2004
         7. Recipient of the Grand Prix and Old Fire Scholarship through California State University, San
             Bernardino on August 26, 2004.
Special Skills:
         1. Typing speed 75 wpm (Last tested in June, 2005).
         2. Proficient with Microsoft Windows Operating System, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint,
              FrontPage, and Outlook.
         3. Able to install computer hardware and software.
         4. Familiar with general office activities and operations.
         5. Experienced with customer service relationships over telephone or face-to-face basis.
         6. Prefer evening and graveyard shifts.
         7. Work exceptionally well under high stressed situations.
         8. Easily able to multitask and perform multiple duties in a limited time frame.
         9. Exceptionally good written and verbal communication skills in English. Able to speak and write
              moderately well in Spanish and French.
Other Interests:
        1. Volunteer Chino Valley Emergency Room, Chino, California. June 1999 to September 1999.
        2. Volunteer at Kaiser Permanente Hospital, San Jose, California. March 1998 to May 1999.
        3. Amateur Radio License: FCC# K7MJP.
References
         1. Scott Poston, RN. Emergency Room Director: Clear Lake Regional Medical Center. Supervisor from
             September 2008 to November 2008. Voice Mail: (281) 620-9876.
         2. Anita Brewer, RN. Clear Lake Regional Medical Center Emergency Room Charge Nurse from
             08/2008 to 11/2008. Voice Mail: (281) 222-2354
         3. Donna Clark. Regional Occupation Program Director. San Antonio Regional Occupation Program.
             Supervisor from September 2005 to August 2008. Work Phone: (909) 469-2304.
         4. Dr. Hooman Mobassary, M.D. Pulmonologist / Intensivist. Kaiser Permanente Hospital, Baldwin
             Park. Supervising physician in the Medical ICU from June 2005 to November 2007.
             Voice Mail: (310) 266-4278.
         5. Michael Richer, RN. Charge Nurse at Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center Emergency Department
             from July 2004 to April 2005. Voice Mail: (626) 533-0353
         6. Roger Harthrong, RN, NP. Supervising Instructor at California State University, San Bernardino
             Nursing Department from September 2004 to Present. Voice Mail: (909) 213-7998.
Patient’s Medical Center                               End: 11/03 @ $13.25/hr.
4600 E. Sam Houston Pkwy South                         Supervisor: Melanie Standon, RN
Pasadena, TX 77505                                     Resigned after changing nursing schools and having
713-948-7000                                           irreconcilable scheduling conflicts.
Full-Time                                              American Medical Response
Start: 12/08 @ $25.00/hr                               17918 Crusader Ave.
Supervisor: Lori Van Wagenen, RN (713) 948-7353        Cerritos, CA 90703
Still Currently Employed                               (562) 653-2054
Kindred Hospital Bay Area                              Full Time
1004 Seymour St.                                       Start: 12/01 @ $8.25/hr.
Pasadena, TX 77506                                     End: 04/02 @ $8.25/hr.
(713) 740-6600                                         Supervisor: Rick Butera, Paramedic
Full-Time                                              Resigned to go back to nursing school full time. Was
Start: 06/09 @ $25.50/hr                               not in school at the time.
End: 09/09 @ $25.50/hr                                 Lynch Ambulance
Supervisor: Scott Poston, RN (281) 620-9876            2950 La Jolla St.
Clear Lake Regional Medical Center                     Anaheim, CA 92806
500 Medical Center Blvd.                               (714) 670-8307
Webster, TX 77598                                      Full Time
(281) 332-2511                                         Start: 06/01 @ $8.50/hr.
Full-Time                                              End: 12/01 @ $9.00/hr.
Start 9/08 @ $25.75/hr                                 Supervisor: Rosemary Dudevoir, Paramedic
End: 11/08 @ $25.75/hr                                 Resigned to work for AMR doing 9-1-1 emergency
Supervisor: Scott Poston, RN (281) 620-9876            medical response.
Released due to expired temporary nursing liscense.    California State University, San Bernardino
Pomona Unified School District                         5500 University Parkway
San Antonio Regional Occupation Program                San Bernardino, CA 92407
1460 E. Holt Blvd.                                     (909) 880-5380
Pomona, CA 91767                                       Full Time
(909) 469-2304                                         Major: Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN)
Part-Time                                              Start: 01/04
Start: 09/05 @ $28.95/hr                               Graduated: 12/08 - BSN
End: 08/08 @ $36.50/hr                                 Dean: Marsha Raines, RN
Supervisor: Marie Dennis                               University of California, Riverside
Resigned to relocate to Houston, TX and find           1140 Batchelor Hall
employment as an RN.                                   Riverside, CA 92521
Kaiser Permanente, Baldwin Park                        (909) 787-7294
1011 Baldwin Park Blvd.                                Full Time, Major: Pre-Med
Baldwin Park, CA 91706                                 Start: 09/99
(626) 851-7462                                         End: 06/01
Part-Time                                              Dean: Gary W. Scott
Start: 06/05 @ $15.50/hr                               Chaffey College
End: 11/07 @ $16.10/hr                                 5885 Haven Ave.
Supervisor: Yvonne Roddy-Sturm, RN                     Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91737
Resigned to focus on completing nursing school.        (909) 987-1737
Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center                  Part Time
1798 N. Garey Ave                                      Major: Pre-Nursing
Pomona, CA 91767                                       Start: 06/02
(909) 865-9500                                         End: 12/03 Dean: Marcha Talton, RN
Per-Diem
Start: 04/04 @ $11.00/hr.
End: 04/05 @ $13.50/hr.
Supervisor: Louise Broomfield, RN
Resigned to work for Kaiser Permanente with benefits
and also more conducive to nursing school schedule.
San Antonio Community Hospital
999 San Bernardino Rd.
Upland, CA 91786
(909) 985-2811
Full Time Nights
Start: 07/02 @ $11.00/hr.

				
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