Clinical Experience

CERTIFICATIONS California Certified Nursing Assistant Certification Basic Life Support Certification from the American Heart Association Hospital Fire and Life Safety Certified VOLUNTEERS DEPARTMENT | LOS ROBLES HOSPITAL AND MEDICAL CENTER Volunteer (1500+ hours total) 01/2007- Present Patient Pal (approx. 400 hours) Serve patients on a weekly basis by delivering meals and providing them with companionship …

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CERTIFICATIONS

California Certified Nursing Assistant Certification
Basic Life Support Certification from the American Heart Association Hospital Fire and Life Safety Certified

VOLUNTEERS DEPARTMENT | LOS ROBLES HOSPITAL AND MEDICAL CENTER

Volunteer (1500+ hours total)

01/2007- Present
  • Patient Pal (approx. 400 hours)
    Serve patients on a weekly basis by delivering meals and providing them with companionship
  • Chairperson of the Day (approx 400 hours)
    Coordinated the floater shift, managed telephone calls, delegated tasks to floaters, maintained log of volunteer tasks
  • Floater (approx. 700 hours)
    Discharged patients, transport blood and specimens, guide trainees

ST. JOHN’S CLINICAL EXTENDER INTERNSHIP | ST. JOHN’S HOSPITAL           

Medical Intern
 02/2012 – 04/2013
  • Assisted nurses and certified nursing assistants in performing basic patient care tasks.
  • Performed activities of daily living in acute care, telemetry, ICU, labor and delivery, cardiac care and ER

CSUCI NURSING PROGRAM CLINICALS | LOS ROBLES HOSPITAL AND MEDICAL CENTER AND ST. JOHN’S PLEASANT VALLEY HOSPITAL

  • Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center- East Campus

Transitional Care Unit

08/2014-12/2014

  • Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center- West Campus

Medical Surgical Unit

01/2015-05/2015

  • St. John’s Pleasant Valley Hospital

Acute Care Unit

08/2016- 12/2016

About Me

Welcome to my page! My name is Christina Caranica, and I am a student at California State University Channel Islands.  I am majoring in both Nursing and Psychology.  I have volunteered in the hospital since I was in high school, and this is what fueled my interest for the nursing field.  I have always loved …

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Welcome to my page! My name is Christina Caranica, and I am a student at California State University Channel Islands.  I am majoring in both Nursing and Psychology.  I have volunteered in the hospital since I was in high school, and this is what fueled my interest for the nursing field.  I have always loved the interpersonal aspect of nursing and I am currently enjoying my learning experience as a student nurse.

In the past, I worked as an intern at St. John’s Regional Medical Center, and I currently work for Assisted Home Health Services as a CNA. These experiences have given me a good grasp of the basic nursing skills, an essential part of the nursing role. Moving forward, I hope to grow as a health care provider, and more importantly, as a person as I continue to work with patients in need.  I would really love to work with a more vulnerable population, such as cancer patients. I am still a work in progress, but I cannot wait to apply everything that I learn in nursing school and life in general in my career as a future nurse!