Niomi Quinteros

Assistant Professor, Vocational Nursing 12 Month


Department

Nursing - VN

Courses Taught
  • VNSG 1122 Vocational Nursing Concepts
  • VNSG 1423 Basic Nursing Skills
  • VNSG 1230 Maternal Neonatal Nursing
  • VNSG 1409 Nursing in Health and Illness II
  • VNSG 1234 Pediatrics
Education
  • 2018 The University of Texas at Arlington Arlington, TX
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • 2002 Temple College Temple, TX
    Associates of Applied Science Nursing
Professional Experience

2017-Present Temple College Temple, TX
Vocational Nursing Assistant Professor
Cultivate healthy teacher-student relationships.
Engage students in active learning.
Develop clear and innovative syllabi and course material.
Demonstrates professional written and oral skills in communications with students.
Utilizes advancements in technology to improve instructional methodology.
Incorporates best practice.
Maintain accessibility to students for advisement and consultation.
Seek feedback to improve quality of teaching.
Attends conferences, workshops, or programs to enhance professional growth.
Participates in academic/professional organizations.
Develop and implement innovative course content based on current pedagogy.
Evidence a willingness to incorporate new concepts and theories to enhance professional growth.
Integrate a diverse set of perspectives and ideas into course curriculum.
Demonstrate innovate thinking to problem solve within the classroom, clinical setting, the department, and the institution.
Supervise and evaluates student performance in stimulated and clinical environments.
Demonstrates respect and professionalism with supervisors, colleagues, and students.
Fosters collegiality within the department and clinical setting.
Evidence timely completion of administrative aspects of instructional responsibilities.
Participate in evaluation, recommendation, development, and/or revision of department instruction/curriculum.
Contribute to growth of the college by active involvement on task forces or committees.
Demonstrate participation in activities that contribute to growth of the community.
Perform job-related duties as assigned.

2016-2017 Temple Independent School District Temple, TX
Registered Nurse
Completed screenings and evaluated medical findings related to health development patterns along with vision, hearing, and scoliosis problems.
Performed health screenings and assessments for elementary and middle school students.
Conducted physical examination, acquired students, staff, and family member’s health/developmental history, and determined the appropriate course of action for their presenting need.
Administered medications and assisted with management of special health care needs, including asthma, diabetes, and allergies.
Documented all student interaction. Initiated parental contact and referral to additional school personnel as appropriate.
Maintained accurate, detailed reports; medication and immunization records and provided school health services in accordance with state laws, administrative regulations, and school board policies.
Attended committee meetings and conferences regarding health services and curriculum and participated in in-service training and professional activities.

2001-2016 Scott and White Hospital Temple, TX

Labor and Delivery Charge Nurse 2008
Conducted screening, diagnostic treatment and rehabilitative and supportive services as the senior nurse on a primary health care team.
Recorded patients’ medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records.
Delivered high-quality and compassionate treatment to indigent and low-income patient community.
Monitored post-op vitals, set up PCA, fluids, reviewed post-op orders and orient patients to unit.
. Developed and maintained quality care systems and standards, including but not limited to, creating and improving medical protocols/guidelines.
Disciplined, energetic employee who quickly establishes rapport with patients and colleagues.
Implemented new floor assignments based on evaluation of staffing requirements.
Provided necessary health education training for patients and assisted physicians in focus studies on subject of prenatal care.
Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
Interviewed patients to obtain medical information and measure their vital signs, weight, height, and tested glucose and administered injections.
Skillfully performed suture removals for patients of all ages.
Maintained patient charts and confidential files

OB/GYN Clinic Nurse 2006
Conducted screening, diagnostic treatment and rehabilitative and supportive services as the senior nurse on a primary health care team.
Recorded patients’ medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records.
Delivered high-quality and compassionate treatment to indigent and low-income patient community.
Monitored post-op vitals, set up PCA, fluids, reviewed post-op orders and orient patients to unit.
Developed and maintained quality care systems and standards, including but not limited to, creating and improving medical protocols/guidelines.
Disciplined, energetic employee who quickly establishes rapport with patients and colleagues.
Implemented new floor assignments based on evaluation of staffing requirements.
Provided necessary health education training for patients and assisted physicians in focus studies on subject of prenatal care.
Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
Interviewed patients to obtain medical information and measure their vital signs, weight, height, and tested glucose and administered injections.
Skillfully performed suture removals for patients of all ages.
Maintained patient charts and confidential files.

Pediatric Medical Surgical Nurse 2002
Conducted screening, diagnostic treatment and rehabilitative and supportive services as the senior nurse on a primary health care team.
Recorded patients’ medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records.
Delivered high-quality and compassionate treatment to indigent and low-income patient community.
Monitored post-op vitals, set up PCA, fluids, reviewed post-op orders and orient patients to unit.
Developed and maintained quality care systems and standards, including but not limited to, creating and improving medical protocols/guidelines.
Disciplined, energetic employee who quickly establishes rapport with patients and colleagues.
Implemented new floor assignments based on evaluation of staffing requirements.
Provided necessary health education training for patients and assisted physicians in focus studies on subject of prenatal care.
Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, treatments, medications, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
Interviewed patients to obtain medical information and measure their vital signs, weight, height, and tested glucose and administered injections.
Skillfully performed suture removals for patients of all ages.
Maintained patient charts and confidential files.