icu staff nurse resume example with 11+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,

Compassionate Intensive care Nurse with 3 years experience managing critically ill, often mechanically ventilated trauma, medical, and surgical patients at a level two trauma center. Devoted healthcare professional supporting the well-being of a variety of individuals for the last 12 years. Highly organized, efficient and proactive nurse with a team-oriented, patient first mentality. Works well with all members of an interdisciplinary team focused on the needs of the patient.

  • ACLS
  • Life-sustaining machines
  • IV insertion and maintenance
  • Medication administration (IV, PO, IM, etc)
  • Central line champion
  • Lab value interpretation
  • Cerner EHR system
  • Preceptor for students and new hires
  • Problem resolution
  • Team building
  • Multitasking
  • Communication
  • Time management
  • Leadership
  • Collaboration
  • Training & Development
07/2019 to Current ICU Staff Nurse Methodist Health System | Waxahachie, TX,
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care.
  • Addressed rapid response and code situations by strategically organizing and delegating tasks.
  • Delivered extensive training to newly hired employees and student nurses, offering insight and assistance related to emergent situations.
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals.
  • Treated patients with strokes, head traumas, comas and intracranial hematomas.
  • Monitored and educated nursing students and externs on proper care procedures and prioritization strategies.
  • Supervised nurse administration of oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients as prescribed, monitoring responses for adverse reactions.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.
  • Monitored patient vitals post-surgery, managed medical equipment and administered medications and IVs.
  • Advised, coached and mentored experienced and student nurses on medical issues, crisis management and appropriate nursing interventions.
  • Achieved best possible outcomes for nursing sensitive indicators, core measures, HCAPS, patient satisfaction and associate satisfaction.
  • Participated in development, implementation and evaluation of action plans for continuous performance improvement.
06/2015 to 07/2019 Medical Surgical Registered Nurse Cornerstone Healthcare Group | Shawnee, OK,
  • Cared expertly for individuals with wide array of medical issues such as pulmonary, cardiology and infectious disease patients.
  • Delivered physician-ordered treatments and monitored responses to quickly spot complications and side effects.
  • Assessed patients using comprehensive evaluation techniques and sound clinical judgment.
  • Developed and implemented individualized care plans to meet each patients' unique needs.
  • Participated in bedside reporting and handoff at change of shift and for patient transfers.
  • Collaborated with multidisciplinary healthcare professionals to administer therapies and maintain continuum of care.
  • Performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation accurately and effectively.
  • Delivered tailored nursing care to adult patients suffering from multiple diagnoses.
09/2009 to 09/2015 CNA Mountain View Care Center | Boulder City, NV,
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Conducted routine checks on standard patient vitals, including blood pressure, blood sugar and heart rate.
  • Exhibited compassionate care and communication regarding issues surrounding death and dying.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Maintained accurate, timely flow of information by completing thorough patient records and updating healthcare team on patient status.
  • Collected specimens, monitored vitals and maximized patient comfort to maintain optimal environment.
  • Fostered relationships with patients, caregivers and healthcare teams to achieve individual care plan targets.
  • Used mobility devices to transport patients.
  • Documented activities and recorded information in EMR system.
  • Delivered personal nursing assistance in pre- and post-operative situations.
  • Provided basic patient care by bathing and grooming patients, changing bedding and assisting in feeding activities.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2015 to to Bachelor's | Nursing Husson university, Bangor, ME GPA:
Additional Information
  • Authorized to work in the US for any employer
  • Awards , Nurse excellence nominee 3 consecutive years

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School Attended

  • Husson university

Job Titles Held:

  • ICU Staff Nurse
  • Medical Surgical Registered Nurse
  • CNA


  • Bachelor's

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