Rosalina G. Mendoza, BSN, RN, BSC

Clinical Staff RN, Kaiser Permanente Baldwin Park Medical Center

Rosalina G. Mendoza, BSN, RN, BSC, is a clinical staff RN at Kaiser Permanente Baldwin Park Medical Center (KPBPMC) for more than eight years and the 2019 Kaiser Permanente Southern California (SCAL) Nursing Research Resident. She offers ten years of experience as a Cardiovascular/Telemetry Registered Nurse, three years Charge Nurse in Coronary Critical Care, and the recipient of the Daisy Award for Extraordinary Nurse in 2010. Serving as a Chair for Evidence-based Practice (EBP) Nursing Research Council since 2018, who campaigns for evidence-based practice, clinical and translational research, and encouraging co-nurses to engage and participate in conducting research studies at the bedside. She is one of the co-investigator for “Compassion Fatigue among Nurses of Southern Californi,” “Project ACHIEVE,” “Self-Reported Degrees of Evidence-Based Practice for Registered Nurses in Southern California,” and “Assessment of Bullying Among a Group of Southern California Nurses.”

Currently enrolled full time in a Master of Science in Nursing, Management, and Leadership Program, and a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society. As a modern-day nurse, Rosalina is interested in innovation, discovering new knowledge, and applying it to solve healthcare problems. Her passion for acute care is her drive in applying research and evidence-based practice at the bedside to promote compassionate care, improved safety, and quality of care she provides. Rosalina is aspiring to publish as a first author in the future, continue more advanced research, advocate for nurses, and lead nursing innovations. She is the founder of iNEWs, which stands for “Inspiring Nurses through EBP and Writings,” a forum for KPBP nurses where they impart their knowledge and share their experiences with the world through writing.