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Marissa Lizarraga

13358 E Almond Crest Dr. Vail, AZ, 85641


Phone: 520-400-4981 E-Mail: mlizarraga@email.arizona.edu
OBJECTIVE: Current University of Arizona BSN graduate, seeking a Registered Nurse position within
a progressive environment that provides challenges and opportunities for professional and personal growth
while providing compassionate and excellent patient care.
EDUCATION AND SKILLS
The University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ
Bachelor of Science in Nursing: Nursing GPA: 3.778
Minor in Public Health: Minor GPA: 3.778

Expected graduation date: December 2015


Cumulative GPA: 3.667

Educational Awards:
Deans List/ Deans List with Distinction
Academic Year with Academic Distinction
University of Arizona Wildcat Excellence Scholarship Award Recipient

2012, 2013, 2014


2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Fall 2011-Spring 2015

Patient Care Skills: BLS and ACLS certified; monitor blood pressure, pulse, temperature, and respiration
both manually and electronically; obtain blood samples; therapeutic communication; palliative, acute, and
critical care; medication administration via PO, IM, SQ, ID, IV, NGT
Technical Skills: Proficient in the EPIC and Cerner documenting systems; EKG monitoring

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
YMCA of Southern Arizona- Ott Family YMCA Branch
May-July 2014, 2015
Tucson, AZ
Group Leader I: demonstrated leadership for a group of elementary school aged children; provided
various activities based off of individually developed lesson plans, which contributed to improved
physical, mental, and spiritual health for children.
Clinical Rotations completed in Tucson
Long-Term Care, Manor Care Health Services
Obstetrics, St. Josephs Hospital
Adult Medical-Surgical and Orthopedic Units, Tucson Medical Center
Pediatric Medical-Surgical Unit, Tucson Medical Center
Mental Health, Palo Verde Behavioral Health
Neurological and Medical-Surgical Intensive Care Units, St. Josephs Hospital
Community Health within various Tucson communities
Senior Preceptorship- Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Tucson Medical Center

January 2014- April 2015


72 hours
64 hours
64 hours
64 hours
90 hours
120 hours
70 hours
180 hours

PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIALS
Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Beta Mu Chapter
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Provider
Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider
Institute for Healthcare Improvement Basic Certification Completion

Inducted April 2015


2015-Present
2015-Present
August 2015

COMMUNITY SERVICE
Tucson Medical Center, Volunteer, Tucson, AZ
July 2011- May 2013
Assisted in passing out breakfast and lunch trays to patients, delivered various toys and activities to
patients rooms, and entertained patients with activities whom utilized the playroom located on the unit.
Sunday School Instructor, Volunteer, Vail, AZ
January 2007-Present
Prepare a weekly lesson to educate 7 to 9 year old children at a local church regarding gospel subjects
REFERENCES: Available upon request