icu staff nurse resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Compassionate and dedicated Registered Nurse with 25 years experience and four years as a Licensed Vocational Nurse in healthcare with focus on high standards of care. Looking to use my knowledge and expertise with a professional and caring presence in an exceptional patient care hospital setting. Highly-motivated with desire to take on new challenges. Strong work ethic, adaptability and exceptional interpersonal skills. Ability to remain calm during critical moments. Crucial time management, organizational skills and attention to detail. Provide holistic care as a team member.

  • Detail-Oriented
  • Task and Work Prioritization
  • Adaptable and Flexible
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Problem Solving
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Nursing Staff Supervision
  • Protocol and Procedure Improvement
  • Healthcare Team Collaboration
  • Patient Advocacy
ICU Staff Nurse, 06/2016 - 02/2023
Hca Opelika, AL,
  • Performing all aspects of nursing care for critically ill patients
  • Functioned as charge nurse PRN and bedside nursing to achieved best possible outcomes for nursing sensitive indicators, core measures and patient satisfaction.
  • Helped patients and families feel comfortable during challenging and stressful situations, promoting recovery and reducing compliance issues.
  • Delivered optimum treatments to critical-care patients following prescribed rules, policies, protocol and procedures.
  • Supported appropriate orientation, education, credentialing and continued professional development of associates.
  • Participated in development, implementation and evaluation of action plans for continuous performance improvement.
  • Established and implemented nursing care plans for each patient using protocols of assessment, development, activation and evaluation.
  • Helped monitor, maintain and improve nursing-sensitive indicators, core measures and other identified outcome metrics.
  • Developed and maintained professional relationship with members of health care team, patient and patient's family.
Emergency Staff, 10/2014 - 03/2016
Onward Health Care Services City, STATE,
  • 12 week assignments as a travel nurse as Emergency room
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care.
  • Triaged and treated high-volume caseload in busy emergency room setting.
  • Responded quickly to codes and coordinated efficient and skilled care.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
  • Advocated for patient needs with interdisciplinary team and implemented outlined treatment plans.
  • Maintained open and clear communication with physicians to coordinate effective patient care.
  • Stabilized patients, determined health needs and provided direct patient care.
Emergency Staff, Float Pool Nurse, 04/2005 - 10/2015
Baptist Health Medical Center City, STATE,
  • Provide emergency and critical care to level III trauma center
  • Responded quickly to codes and coordinated efficient and skilled care.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care.
  • Followed established policies related to performance improvement, attendance, safety and environmental and infection-control guidelines.
  • Assist with bedside surgical procedures
  • Educate and support patient and families
  • Encompass total care for orthopedic, oncology, post part, telemetry, pediatric and cardiac patients as staff nurse and float pool nurse.
  • Performed triage on incoming patients and determined severity of injury and illnesses.
  • Safeguarded patient privacy through stringent adherence to HIPAA requirements.
Staff Nurse, Nursing Supervisor, 10/2000 - 04/2005
St. Vincent North City, STATE,
  • Coordinated and led in-services to facilitate nursing leadership development and career growth.
  • Called upon staff members to discuss patient care and treatment.
  • Coordinated care with charge nurse and other staff through daily communication.
  • Participated in patient and family planning processes, provided instructions and addressed questions and/ concerns.
  • Partnered with organizational and unit leaders to devise QA/QI initiatives, continuously improving delivery of care, patient outcomes and overall services.
  • Maintained correct number of staffers to meet budget parameters while promoting high levels of patient care.
  • Completed daily rounds of nursing department to verify nursing service personnel performance alignment acceptable nursing standards.
  • Trained other nurses on patient care and daily tasks, supporting growth and professional development.
  • Provided patients with direct nursing care during periods of department short-staffing.
Education and Training
Associate of Science: Registered Nursing, Expected in 05/1998
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College - Gulfport, MS,
Status -
: Licensed Practical Nurse, Expected in 06/1994
Quapaw Technical Institute - Hot Springs, AR,
Status -
Additional Information
  • , Registered Nurse, State of California Registered Nurse, State of Arkansas
Activities and Honors
  • 1997-1998 - Appointed to the National Dean's List for outstanding academic achievement
  • 1997-1998 - National Community College Nursing Honors Society, Phi Theta Kappa

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School Attended

  • Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College
  • Quapaw Technical Institute

Job Titles Held:

  • ICU Staff Nurse
  • Emergency Staff
  • Emergency Staff, Float Pool Nurse
  • Staff Nurse, Nursing Supervisor


  • Associate of Science
  • Some College (No Degree)

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