clinical nurse ii charge nurse surgical intensive care unit resume example with 20+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

Registered Nurse with 12 years experience providing care to a culturally diverse patient population. Patient-focused with background in medical/surgical/oncology, critical care, and surgical intensive care nursing providing compassionate care in a hospital environment. Seeking a Registered Nurse position at an institution renowned for research where my skills and experience will be utilized and benefit your organization.


Registered Nurse RN Cardiac Life Support Advanced Cardiac Life Support American Association of Critical Care Nurses Basic Cardiac Life Support (expires ) State of New York Registered Nurse Licence (expires 3/2016) AFFILIATION Member of the American Public Health Association Member of National Nurses Association

Skill Highlights
  • Health and wellness expertise
  • Skilled in conducting physical examinations
  • Culturally sensitive
  • Computerized charting specialist
  • Enthusiastic caregiver
  • Acute and rehabilitative care
  • IV drug therapy management
  • Flow sheet charting
Education and Training
Walden University Minneapolis, MN Expected in 2016 PhD : Student - GPA : Walden University, Minneapolis, MN PhD Student in Public Health, specializations Community Health and Epidemiology, Exp. 2016
Chamberlain College of Nursing Addison, IL Expected in 2011 Masters of Science : Nursing, Education - GPA : Masters of Science in Nursing, specialization in Education, 2011 Chamberlain College of Nursing, Addison, IL
, Expected in 2009 Bachelors of Science : Nursing - GPA : Bachelors of Science in Nursing, 2009
Excelsior College Albany, NY Expected in 2005 Associate of Science : Nursing - GPA : Excelsior College, Albany, NY Associate of Science in Nursing, 2005
Marymount University Arlington, VA Expected in 2003 Associate of Science : Nursing - GPA : Marymount University, Arlington, VA Applied Associate of Science in Nursing, 2003
Professional Experience
Cultivate Behavioral Management Corp - Clinical Nurse II/Charge Nurse - Surgical Intensive Care Unit
London, KY, 2007 - Current
  • Washington DC, 20060 2007 - Present Clinical Nurse II/Charge Nurse - Surgical Intensive Care Unit
  • Management of critically ill patients requiring mechanical ventilation and titration of continuous IV drug infusion such as vasopressors, sedatives, analgesics, paralytics and regular insulin.
  • Formulate plan of care to meet patient's needs.
  • Monitor arterial blood gases and lab values.
  • Administration of emergency drug and/or defibrillation.
  • Assist in invasive procedures including but not limited to: bronchoscopy, endoscopy, bedside wound irrigation, arterial line, triple lumen and pulmonary artery catheters, and external ventricular drain insertions.
  • Provide care to diverse population from medicine to surgical patients.
  • Administer intravenous, tubal, sublingual and subcutaneous medications.
  • Phlebotomy and intravenous insertions.
  • Admit and discharge patients.
  • Supervise and act as a resource to nursing staff.
  • Maintain medication and supplies inventories.
  • Organize and maintain patients' records.
  • Delegated duties to other Registered Nurses and Unlicensed Personnel.
Northwest Health Care Center - Nurse Supervisor/Staff Nurse
City, STATE, 01/2004 - 01/2007
  • Ensure adequate staffing for daily activities.
  • Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by monitoring confidential information processing.
  • Review, supervise, and make effective suggestions and recommendation of assigned employees.
  • Conduct lectures and in-services; admitted and discharge patients.
  • Complete patient care requirements by scheduling and assigning nursing and staff.
  • Establishes a compassionate environment by providing emotional, psychological, and spiritual support to patients, families, and friends.
  • Resolves patient needs by utilizing multidisciplinary team strategies.
  • Maintains documentation of patient care services by auditing patient and department records.
Holy Cross Hospital - Nurse Intern - Medical/Surgical/Oncology Unit
City, STATE, 01/2003 - 01/2004
  • Provides nursing care for patients' altered needs.
  • Assess patients and document findings in medical record.
  • Assist with and performs nursing procedures at the discretion of the RN preceptor.
  • Administered medication under the supervision of the RN preceptor.
Community Support Services - Community Support Associate
City, STATE, 01/2000 - 01/2003
  • Provided quality community base services to children and adults with autism and other severe developmental disabilities.
  • Support individuals to access community resources.
  • Maintain family relationships and develop friendships.
  • Assist in the design and implementation of daily activities schedules for each individual.
  • Assist individuals as needed with independent living skills including personal hygiene activities and household management skills consistent with the family's routine and the individuals' IEP.
  • Maintain notes for each family on activities implemented with each individual and inform supervisor on activities and significant events on a regular basis.
Professional Affiliations
American Association of Critical Care Nurses
Catheters, Irrigation, Phlebotomist, Phlebotomy, Titration, Associate, Auditing, Documentation, Operations, Scheduling, Staffing, Access, Basis, Oncology, Rn, Registered Nurse, Cardiac, Cardiac Life Support, Critical Care, Public Health

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School Attended

  • Walden University
  • Chamberlain College of Nursing
  • Excelsior College
  • Marymount University

Job Titles Held:

  • Clinical Nurse II/Charge Nurse - Surgical Intensive Care Unit
  • Nurse Supervisor/Staff Nurse
  • Nurse Intern - Medical/Surgical/Oncology Unit
  • Community Support Associate


  • PhD
  • Masters of Science
  • Bachelors of Science
  • Associate of Science
  • Associate of Science

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