Neuro Icu Registered Nurse Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Dedicated Intensive Care Registered Nurse with twenty months of direct patient care experience. Supported high acuity patients with excellent case management and patient care expertise. Efficient at doctor communication and patient education with extensive knowledge of neurological and medical-surgical treatments and planning long-term for patients. Successful at advocating patient needs and quick diagnoses.

  • Registered by National Contact Lens Examiners, 288037
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification American Heart Association, 10/2020-10/2022
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification American Heart Association, 03/2019-03/2021
  • NIHSS Certification 10/2020-10/2021
  • Proficient in EPIC, CERNER, MEDITECH charting system
  • ICP monitoring through EVD and Intracerebral bolt
  • Invasive line Management
  • Ventilator management
  • Vasopressor, Sedation, paralytics, antibiotic, TPN/lipids, fluid resuscitation and electrolyte IV drug therapy initiation, monitoring and management
  • Telemetry and Dysrhythmia interpretation and monitoring
  • Wound and procedural site assessment and care
  • Chest tube, tracheostomy, G/J/PEG/NG tube, ostomy and Catheter assessment and care
  • Pain and symptom management
Professional Experience
Neuro ICU Registered Nurse, 10/2020 to Current
Houston MethodistHouston, TX,
  • Comprehensive Stroke Unit at Level 1 Hospital
  • Specialize in caring for patient that have suffered from strokes, both hemorrhagic and ischemic, traumatic brain injuries, brain tumors, status epilepticus, meningitis, Guillain Barre Syndrome, etc.
  • Completing thorough neurological assessments to both conscious and unconscious patients using NIHSS and other neuro assessment skills.
  • Vigilantly monitor their patients, watching for neurological decline and intervening as soon as possible.
  • Manage drains directly in the brain including extraventricular drains (EVD)
  • Measuring intracerebral pressure (ICP) with a bolt or EVD
  • Managing emotional distress with family members
  • Assisting in the end of life care
  • Overseeing organ donation and procurement
  • Monitored patients' respiratory status and ventilator operation and made adjustments to promote stabilization.
  • Developed and implemented patient care plans based on physicians' instructions and generally accepted nursing practices.
  • Oversaw various aspects of telemetry by administering PA catheters and arterials, vasoactive drugs, titration, thrombolytic therapy, dysrhythmia interpretation and chest tubes.
Per Diem Registered Nurse, 11/2020 to Current
Charleston Area Medical CenterHurricane, WV,
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion. Educated patients and families on illnesses, medications and treatment plans.
  • Started intravenous fluids, administered medications and documented patient charts by recording food and fluid output and intake.
  • Managed caseload of six patients simultaneously by providing bedside care, treatments, IV therapy and wound care.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans
Registered Nurse, 07/2019 to 08/2020
DispatchhealthRichland Hills, TX,
  • Stroke certified RN
  • Acute Care Experience
  • Performed focused assessments on stroke patients utilizing the NIHSS and MENDS exams
  • Managed quality care for patients with various neurological conditions, including seizure activity, exacerbation of stroke symptoms, migraine with aura, etc.
  • Monitored and provided care for PEG tube feedings, placement of Dobhoff NG tube, Heparin drip titration, and PCA pumps
Registered Nurse Med-Surg, 07/2019 to 08/2020
HcaPanama City, FL,
  • Managed care from admission to discharge, including patient assessments, care planning, health educations and discharging support to provide comprehensive care to over 6 patients daily.
  • Managed quality care for patients with varied conditions, including heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease.
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to address new concerns.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • PICC/Central line dressing changes and IV insertions/lab draws.
  • Straight catheter and Indwelling foley catheter insertion and care.
  • Quickly responded to situations impacting safety and security to unit, actualizing crisis prevention interventions to control and de-escalate situations.
  • Delivered optimal care as well as maintained a safe environment for active alcohol withdrawal and 1013 patients.
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 05/2019
Clayton State University - Morrow, GA
  • Cumulative GPA 3.6/4.0
  • Graduated Cum Laude

Program Accredited by the Commission on the Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)


Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Society

American Nurse Association

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated

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School Attended
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  • Neuro ICU Registered Nurse
  • Per Diem Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse Med-Surg
  • Bachelor of Science

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