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micu nurse resume example with 14+ years of experience

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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Professional Summary

Compassionate registered nurse of 15 years, experienced in maintaining high standards of care for wide variety of patients with diverse needs. Insightful in specific diagnostic approaches, treatment strategies and techniques to overcoming hurdles in patient care. Attentive to details and dedicated to improving patient outcomes with latest research. Handles stress well and quickly flexes with changing demands.

Skills
  • Clear Patient Communication
  • Accurate Documentation
  • Patient Care Assessment
  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Patient Condition Monitoring
  • Decision Making
  • Care Coordination
  • Attention to Detail
  • Procedure Room Preparation
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Procedure Assistance
  • Critical Thinking
Work History
03/2014 to 06/2021 MICU nurse Hca | Sonoma, CA,
  • Monitored patient's respiratory status and ventilator operation and made adjustments to promote stabilization.
  • Artic sun, prone patients, and CRRT trained.
  • Cared for GI Bleeds, DKA, Stroke, medication overdose, sepsis, and ARDS protocol.
  • Worked one on one with Life Link.
  • Assisted with intubation and invasive bedside procedures.
  • Utilize and care for central and arterial lines .
  • Performed emergency medical procedures such as BLS, ACLS and other condition stabilizing interventions.
  • Floated to multiple ICU units, cardiac, trauma step-down and stroke departments.
  • Assessed patients to determine individual needs and develop care plans in coordination with multidisciplinary healthcare professionals.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Remained calm during high-stress, critical situations, demonstrating sustained focus and problem-solving in real-time.
  • More duties upon request.
09/2007 to 03/2014 Registered Nurse Cranial Technologies | Indianapolis, IN,
  • Work on CVTTU Cardiac step-down, caring for 5 patients.
  • Responsible for post open hearts, carotids, valve replacements, vascular amputations, vascular/arterial wounds BKA/AKA, thoracentesis, VATS, paracentesis, and external pacemakers.
  • Organized and managed patients for open heart surgery, stress test, echoes, arterial runoffs, cardiac pace makers.
  • Gynecological surgical patients such as total abdominal hysterectomy, salpingo-oophorectomy, oophorectomy, bladder sling, and ectopic pregnancy.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit.
  • Monitored patient condition by interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • More duties upon request.
01/2007 to 06/2007 Registered Nurse Cranial Technologies | Orange, CA,
  • Orthopedic unit , caring for 8 patients.
  • Managed care from admission to discharge.
  • Responsible for preparing patients for surgery.
  • Caring for patients after orthopedic surgical procedures.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Minimized hospital stays with recovery-centered approaches, reducing average in-patient stay length.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • More duties upon request.
Education
Expected in 08/2014 to to Bachelors Science | Nursing Jacksonville University, Jacksonville, FL, GPA:
Expected in 05/2006 to to Associate of Applied Science | Nursing Ocean County College, Toms River, NJ, GPA:
Expected in 05/2005 to to Associate of Science | Science Education Ocean County College, Toms River, NJ GPA:
Expected in 08/1998 to to Certified in Medical Assisting CMA | Medical Assisting Berdan Institute, Totowa, NJ, GPA:
Expected in 06/1989 to to Diploma | High School Woodbridge High School, Woodbridge, NJ, GPA:
Expected in 02/1989 to to High School Diploma | South River High School, South River, NJ GPA:
Accomplishments

Supervisor role as relief charge.

Employee of the Quarter March 2017.

Multiple recognition for Living our Values certificates.

Affiliations

UBC Treasurer 2015.


Certifications

ACLS/BLS Certified April 2020-2022

NIH Stroke certification December 2020-2021

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School Attended

  • Jacksonville University
  • Ocean County College
  • Ocean County College
  • Berdan Institute
  • Woodbridge High School
  • South River High School

Job Titles Held:

  • MICU nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse

Degrees

  • Bachelors Science
  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Associate of Science
  • Certified in Medical Assisting CMA
  • Diploma
  • High School Diploma

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