icu nurse resume example with 7+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary

Attentive, compassionate and well-trained Registered Nurse with seven years of valuable hands-on experience in the nursing profession providing quality care to a vast variety of patients. Most recently I have been using my skills and knowledge to combat the COVID-19 pandemic and I am more than willing to continue to use my skills and expertise in that area if needed.

  • Critical Thinking
  • CRRT
  • Hemodynamic monitoring
  • Foley Catheterization insertion and care
  • Wound Care
  • Pre and Post-op Care and Assessments
  • Medication Distribution/Administration
  • Procedural assistance
  • IV drug therapy management
  • Interpret electrocardiograms (EKG)
  • Strong clinical judgement
  • Discharge Education
  • Conducting Physical Examinations
  • Computerized Charting
  • Telemetry monitoring
  • Venipunctures
  • Sepsis Core Measures and Protocols
  • Donning and Doffing PPE
Barry University Miami, FL, Expected in 2013 Bachelor of Science : Nursing - GPA :

GPA: 3.26

Broward College Davie, FL, Expected in 2011 Associate of Arts : - GPA :
  • Florida RN License: RN 9372854
  • ACLS
  • BLS
  • NIHSS Certified
Work History
C & C Staffing/Consulting - COVID-19 ICU Crisis Response Nurse
Dallas, TX, 01/2021 - 04/2021
  • Provided targeted care and treatment to COVID-19 patients.
  • Administered convalescence plasma, blood and blood products
  • Proficient with caring for patients who are intubated and/or sedated
  • Responsible for recognizing life threatening arrhythmias; accurate recording and reporting of lab values following medical treatment.
  • Maintenance of various IV lines , arterial lines, chest tubes, ventilators and endotracheal tubes.
  • Delivered oral medications , Intravenous medications, intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Monitoring of hemodynamics; titration of vasoactive medications according to hemodynamic readings; interpreted arterial blood gases (ABG); administered sedatives, paralytic, thrombolytic therapy
  • Observed and reported patients condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Monitored patients condition, including interpreting EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updated team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Responded to medical emergency and performed life saving measures such as basic life support (BLS), advanced cardiac life support (ACLS)
  • Offered listening ear and actively listened to both patients and loved ones to meet emotional and mental, as well as physical needs and provided end of live care.
Mission Regional Medical Center - ICU Float Nurse
North Smithfield, RI, 11/2020 - 01/2021
  • Treatment and monitoring patients requiring continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT).
  • Provided care and treatment for COVID-19 patients.
  • Monitored patients' respiratory status and ventilator operation and made adjustments to promote stabilization.
  • Recorded patients' medical status and treatment details in electronic charts to accurately document medical care.
  • Assessed and managed various patient treatments for numerous patient diagnoses from sepsis to acute respiratory distress.
  • Monitored patients condition, including interpreting EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updated team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Established and maintained successful relationships with patients, families and physicians by utilizing exemplary communication and active listening skills.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
West Side Regional Medical Center - ICU Nurse
City, STATE, 08/2019 - 11/2020
  • Responsible for the care of 1-3 critically ill patient including surgical, septic, head injury, stroke, cardiac arrest and ventilated patients
  • Managed quality care for patients with varied conditions, including respiratory failure, heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease.
  • Provide care for critically ill patients with hemodynamic pressure lines (i.e arterial lines), Pressure monitoring devices : (i.e : ICP), Temporary pacing, Artificial airway/ mechanical ventilation
  • Administered critical care drips: antiarrhythmics, pressors, sedatives, antihypertensive agents, heparin, inotropic drugs, diuretics, narcotic analgesic, benzodiazepine, insulin infusions
  • Assist Physicians with bedside procedures: Arterial and central line placement, intubation, bronchoscopy
  • Responsible for the maintenance and care of intracranial devices , arterial devices, ventilators, IV infusions, and gastric tubes
  • Observed changes or progress in patients' conditions regularly, and provide accurate report to physicians
  • Educated patients and family members about medications, treatment procedures and discharge process and provide support as needed
  • Provided basic care along with the proper medications to patients as prescribed by doctors, cleaned wounds, changed dressings, administered IV fluids and medications
  • Provided care for COVID-19 patients
Memorial Regional Hospital - Emergency Department- Short Stay Nurse
City, STATE, 04/2017 - Current
  • ER Short Stay Unit Assess patients status and notify physicians of clinical changes
  • Work closely with doctors to keep patients and their family members updated on test results or treatment recommendations. Discuss illnesses and treatments with patients and family members
  • Assess needs of patients' family members or caregivers
  • Cares for patients with cardiac conditions, Stroke/ TIA, Syncope, allergic reactions, and Level II traumas
  • Treat wounds or superficial lacerations
  • Order, interpret, and evaluate diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient's condition
  • Proficient clinical skills: IV starts, pushes, drips, 12-lead EKG, cardiac monitor, blood transfusions
Med Pro Staffing Agency, Jackson Memorial Hospital - Medical Surgical/ Telemetry Float Nurse
City, STATE, 08/2016 - 03/2017
  • Interpreted information obtained from electrocardiograms
  • Administer blood and blood product transfusions or intravenous infusions, monitoring patients for adverse reactions
  • Collaborate with members of multidisciplinary health care teams to plan, manage, or assess patient treatments
  • Participated in emergency medical procedures, such as basic cardiac life support (BLS), advanced cardiac life support (ACLS), and other condition stabilizing interventions
  • Medical -Surgical / Telemetry Administer medications intravenously, by injection, orally, through gastric tubes, or by other methods
  • Monitor patients for changes in status and indications of conditions such as sepsis, or shock and institute appropriate interventions
  • Conduct pulmonary assessments to identify abnormal respiratory patterns or breathing sounds that indicates problem
  • Prioritize nursing care for critically ill patients based on assessment data and identified needs
  • Set up and monitor medical equipment and devices such as electronic pumps, cardiac monitors, oxygen deliver devices, and alarms
  • Accomplishments Telemetry certified
Memorial Hospital West - Telemetry Registered Nurse
City, STATE, 01/2014 - 08/2016
  • Medical/ Surgical Telemetry Utilized assessment skills to identify and monitor patient's needs and consulted with physicians to provide timely and efficient treatments for patients
  • Maintain accurate, detailed reports and records
  • Modify patient treatment plans as indicated by patients' responses and conditions Instruct patients and families on topics such as health education and disease prevention
  • Act as a liaison between patients and physicians to address problems and patients and family concerns
  • Prepared patients for preoperative and diagnostic tests
Awards/ Recognition
  • Memorial Hospital West Daisy Award, April 2017

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School Attended

  • Barry University
  • Broward College

Job Titles Held:

  • COVID-19 ICU Crisis Response Nurse
  • ICU Float Nurse
  • ICU Nurse
  • Emergency Department- Short Stay Nurse
  • Medical Surgical/ Telemetry Float Nurse
  • Telemetry Registered Nurse


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Arts

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