Nicolas Sanchez

Nicolas Sanchez


About Me:

Studying Biochemistry with an emphasis in Medical Sciences. 

Goals and Aspirations:

Medicine (Physician) 


Riverside Community Hospital COPE Health Scholars: Operating Room Department Coordinator (March 2023-Present), D3 Medical Surgery (December 2022 - February 2023) 

  • Department Coordinator:
    • Confirm volunteer hours of health scholars and update department trackers and calendars
    • Conduct Department Specific Training and arrange shadow shifts
    • Assess health scholar performance through discussions with healthcare professional staff and provide reports 
  • Health Scholar:
    • Departments: Labor and Delivery, Operating Room, Emergency Department, Patient Experience Ambassador (PXA) S6 Medical Surgical, D3 Medical Surgical
    • Assist healthcare staff with patient requests and advocate for patient concerns/needs, performing basic hygiene, dressing, ambulating, bed-making, and discharging patients
    • Emergency Department Specific: Take vitals and perform 12-lead EKGs
    • Operating Room (OR) Specific: Assist OR Orderlies in room turnovers
    • Labor and Delivery (L&D) Specific: Assist Obstetric/Gynecology Technicians in room turnovers and preparing instruments for deliveries, clean instruments after deliveries, and assist in lap sponge count after deliveries


Student Association of Latino-Spanish Affairs (S.A.L.S.A) Social Chair

  • Prepare social events on and off campus for members
  • Participate in volunteering events and activities for community


CHOC Volunteer Orange, CA June 2019 - January 2023

  • Child Life Volunteer
  • Hematology & Oncology
  • Check in with patients and provide activities and entertainment for patients at bedside
  • Maintain a clean and safe environment in the playroom


Clinical Observerships February 2023 - Present

  • Children’s Hospital of Orange County, Orange, CA  
  • Dr. Peter Yu MD, Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgeon
  • Dr. Laura Goodman MD, Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgeon
  • Dr. Troy Reyna MD, Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgeon


Latino Medical Student Association Plus (LMSA+) Riverside, CA October 2022 - Present  

  • Participate in events and activities to strengthen medical school application
  • Volunteer within the UC Riverside and Inland Empire community

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