Cardiothoracic Icu Nurse Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary
Dedicated RN who specialized in cardiothoracic intensive care for almost two years. Managed patients with heart failure, aneurysms and dissections, and devices such as balloon pumps, VADs, ECMO, etc. Admitted patients post-operatively with heart and lung transplants, CABGs, valve repair/replacements, and many other operations. Excited to pursue further PACU experience.
  • Preceptor for nursing student
  • Patient/family focused care
  • Problem resolution capability
  • Professional bedside manner
  • Thorough physical assessments
  • Tracheotomy care
  • IV inotropes and vasoactive medications
  • Central line insertion and maintenance
  • Intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP)
  • Extracorporeal membrane oxygenator (ECMO)
  • Rotoflow (RF)
  • Heartmate II (HMII)
  • Heartmate III (HMIII)
  • Heartware (HW)
  • Continuous veno-venous hemodialysis (CVVHD)
Work History
Cardiothoracic ICU Nurse, 06/2015 to Current
Kindred HealthcareMaryville, IL,
  • Admitted sedated patients from the operating room after cardiothoracic surgery
  • Worked with intubated and trached patients frequently
  • Titrated and weaned vasoactive/inotrope medications on a daily basis
  • Managed chest tubes, Foleys, vas caths, central lines, swans, arterial lines, etc
  • Cooperated closely with house officers, intensivists, anesthesia, and surgeons
  • Closely monitored hemodynamically unstable patients and implemented appropriate interventions
  • Assessed need for, ordered, obtained and interpreted appropriate lab tests
  • Developed patient care plans, including assessments, evaluations and nursing diagnoses
  • Assisted doctors with procedures such as central line insertion, chest tube removal, wound vac dressing changes, intubation, etc
  • Completed year long nurse residency program with evidence based research project
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 2015
James Madison University - Harrisonburg, VA
  • Registered Nurse in NC, License number 280XXX, 2015
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification 2016 to present
  • Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification 2013 to present

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