acute care nurse practitioner surgical intensive care unit resume example with 4+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

Highly qualified Nurse Practitioner driven to provide the most evidence based practice in the critical care setting through self-direct leadership, collaborative communication, and top-of-the line patient centered care. Extremely dedicated and proficient in Surgical Intensive Care units including Cardiothoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, General Surgery, Neuro Surgery, and Urology.

  • Surgical/ICU/Acute Care
  • ACLS/BLS Certified
  • External Epicardial Wire management/removal
  • Intubation/Extubation/RSI
  • Ventilator management
  • Central line placement
  • Arterial line placement
  • PICC/Midline placement
  • CRRT
  • Impella/IABP/LVAD
Emory University Atlanta, GA Expected in 12/2019 Master of Science : Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner - GPA :

GPA: 3.9. Dean's List

Sigma Theta Tau National Honors Nursing Society

Veterans Affairs Scholarship Recipient (Health Professional Scholarship Program)

Emory University Atlanta, GA Expected in Bachelor of Science : Nursing - GPA :

GPA: 3.8. Dean's List

Sigma Theta Tau National Honors Nursing Society

Veterans Affairs Scholarship Recipient (Health Professional Scholarship Program)

Georgia State University Atlanta, GA Expected in Bachelor of Science : Exercise Physiology - GPA :

Major Focus: Clinical Exercise Physiology

GPA: 4.0. Dean's List

  • Registered Advanced Nurse Practitioner- License # RN281351, Georgia, Expires: 1/31/2025
  • ANCC-Board Certified: Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Certification # 2019081465, Expires:1/29/2025
  • American Heart Association Certified Basic Life Saving
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certified
  • Cardiac Surgical Unit Advanced Life Support Certified
Work History
Amita Health - Acute Care Nurse Practitioner/Surgical Intensive Care Unit
Cheyenne, WY, 11/2020 - Current
  • 12 Bed Surgical ICU
  • Provides ICU level care to critically ill post-surgical patients including but limited to Cardiothoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, General Surgery, Neuro Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, and Urology.
  • Collaborates daily in multidisciplinary team rounds to discuss, evaluate, plan, and implement patient treatment plans.
  • Completes complex daily patient assessments, progress notes, medication reviews, and patient education.
  • Orders and interprets diagnostic tests and laboratory studies such as daily chest films, CT Scans, microbiology studies, ABGs, and daily patient blood chemistries.
  • Performs placement of all ICU central lines, dialysis lines, arterial lines, Swan catheters, PICC lines, and midlines.
  • Serves as an expert in mechanical ventilation, intubation, extubation, and RSI.
  • Supports and maintains all ICU specialty cares such as invasive hemodynamic monitoring, mechanical ventilation, vasoactive/inotropic support, CRRT, and cardiac support devices (Impella, LVAD, IABP, ECMO).
  • Acts as sole provider during nocturnal tour of duty for SICU and Surgical Step-down Unit.
  • Designed and implemented 6 hour didactic and hands on learning course for Intra Aortic Balloon Pump usage and safety for hospital-wide education.
  • Recipient of The American Legion Citation for Meritorious Service.
Piedmont Atlanta Hospital - RN, CVICU
City, STATE, 10/2018 - 10/2020
  • 42 Bed high acuity CVICU
  • Trained to manage the acutely ill cardiothoracic surgery/cardiac critical care patient population to include heart transplantations, LVAD implants, aortic dissection repairs, valve surgeries, coronary artery bypass grafting, and AICD implants.
  • Competent in the titration of inotropic and vasoactive medications
  • Institutionally qualified to manage CRRT circuits, Swan-Ganz catheters, arterial lines, central lines, temporary epicardial pacing, chest tubes, and ventilator circuits.
  • Qualified to manage advanced cardiac support devices including the Impella, and IABP systems.
  • Experienced in managing HeartMate II and HeartMate III LVAD devices
  • ECMO VV/VA trained and certified
Emory University Hospital - APRN Clinical Practicum Training
City, STATE, 11/2018 - 12/2019

Clinical Practicum in Cardiothoracic Surgery

  • Managed the preoperative, perioperative, and post-operative care of the cardiothoracic surgery patient
  • Trained in operative sterile technique
  • Participated in surgical first-assisting and surgical second-assisting in open heart and general thoracic surgery
  • Assisted in bedside procedures including ultrasound guided thoracentesis, closed tube thoracostomy, temporary pacing wire removal, and chest tube removal

Clinical Practicum in Inpatient Cardiology Consultation

  • Responsible for inpatient general cardiology consultations including cardiac critical care unit patients
  • Trained to manage cardiac dysrhythmias including but not limited to atrial fibrillation/flutter, supraventricular tachycardia, bradycardia, heart blocks, and ventricular ectopy
  • Reviewed daily cardiac telemetry results, cardiac diagnostic tests review and recommendations, patient management, and consultation services.

Clinical Practicum in Inpatient Nephrology

  • Responsible for completing inpatient nephrology consultations and management of acute renal disease, acute-on-chronic renal disease, chronic renal disease, and end-stage renal disease
  • Exposed to daily hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, and CRRT prescription and dosing
  • Trained in diagnostic urine microscopy to evaluate renal disease pathology

Clinical Practicum in Internal Hospital Medicine

  • Responsible for assessing and managing the care of a wide variety of medical, surgical and oncology patients admitted to the hospital.
  • Evaluated emergency department consultations for hospital admission
  • Operational duties included in-depth patient interviews and complete physical examinations

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School Attended

  • Emory University
  • Emory University
  • Georgia State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Acute Care Nurse Practitioner/Surgical Intensive Care Unit
  • APRN Clinical Practicum Training


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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