nicu nurse resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 05/2022
Ohio University - Athens, OH
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Associate of Science: Nursing, Expected in 06/2020
Good Samaritan College of Nursing And Health Science - Cincinnati, OH
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Magna cum laude

Professional Summary

Detail-Oriented Clinical Nurse with extensive understanding of adult and infant care, skilled at designing individualized care plans. Adept at best-in-class personal care and family education. Dedicated to setting and meeting long-term goals. Polished Neonatal Intensive Care Nurse committed to working with healthcare teams to deliver high-level service and support. Resourceful educator committed to increasing patient knowledge and wellbeing. Excellent track record of assisting and enhancing team members; and leveraging care plan expertise to assist with treatment assessments and development.

  • Nursing Procedure Development
  • Practice Standards Implementation
  • Illness Management Instruction
  • Care Quality Assessments
  • Fluid Intake and Output Monitoring
  • Oral and Written Communications
  • Pulmonary Assessments
  • Treatment Program Planning
  • Resource Instruction
  • Critical Thinking
  • Time Management
  • Medication Side Effect Knowledge
  • Judgment and Decision-Making
Work History
NICU Nurse, 10/2021 - Current
Chi Health Bellevue, NE,
  • Administered medications and fluids and checked vital signs on critically ill newborns.
  • Communicated with family members and loved ones to provide information about patient care, treatments and medical options.
  • Followed policies, procedures and hospital regulations for protocol compliance and patient safety.
  • Assessed, evaluated and cared for neonate and pediatric patients.
  • Crafted tailored nursing care plan for each patient and evaluated it daily for effectiveness.
  • Coordinated with healthcare staff from various disciplines to devise, carry out and manage personalized care plans to benefit patient health and recovery.
  • Assessed and managed various patient treatments for numerous patient diagnoses from sepsis to acute respiratory distress.
  • Oversaw various aspects of telemetry by administering PA catheters and arterials, vasoactive drugs, titration, thrombolytic therapy, dysrhythmia interpretation and chest tubes.
  • Conducted patient assessments, recorded vitals and analyzed records and charts to define care requirements.
  • Trained and coached new employees on protocols and best practices to promote ideal patient outcomes.
  • Guided and educated patients and caregivers on diagnoses, disease management, preventive measures, medication use and self-care to foster consistency in care administration.
  • Guided patients, caregivers and family members on plans of treatment and helpful resources available locally to support care.
Clinical Nurse, 08/2020 - 10/2021
Unitypoint Health Pekin, IL,
  • Offered honest and accurate guidance to physicians, surgeons, and nursing staff based on extensive clinical experience
  • Maximized resource utilization by accurately triaging patients based on reported and presenting symptoms
  • Coordinated effective treatments through effective care planning alongside other healthcare disciplines
  • Participated in specific, field-related practices during clinical hours including: mother/baby, labor and delivery, and pediatrics
  • Assessed patients' risks for infectious diseases and advised on proper handling
  • Improved outcomes by teaching patients, family members, and caregivers on effective strategies for managing conditions and implementing better wellness choices
  • Supervised, trained, and motivated student nurses and inexperienced staff
  • Examined patients and developed specialized treatment plans
  • Increased positive outcomes of established treatment programs with improvements based on observations, patient interviews, and records reviews
  • Collaborated with health care professionals and service providers to ensure optimal patient care
  • Optimized patient care by working in close collaboration with other healthcare professionals and service providers
  • Wrote nursing orders
  • Observed, interviewed, and assessed patients to identify care needs
  • Directed and supervised nursing care staff in provision of patient therapy
  • Prepared reports to document patients' care activities.
Pharmacy Technician, 01/2002 - 09/2020
Thirty Madison Missouri City, TX,
  • Minimized risk and maintained accuracy through consistent adherence to proper medication-handling techniques and industry best practices
  • Helped with recordkeeping by running reports, checking data, and resolving discrepancies
  • Maintained efficiency by balancing customer needs with pharmacy workload
  • Kept inventory accurate with effective management and regular cycle counts
  • Prevented recordkeeping and service errors with accurate data entry, verifying all information and correcting issues immediately
  • Supported pharmacists by measuring, counting and labeling prescriptions
  • Protected individuals by following aseptic techniques and preparing items under sterile conditions
  • Met customer needs with fast and knowledgeable pharmacy support.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Ohio University
  • Good Samaritan College of Nursing And Health Science

Job Titles Held:

  • NICU Nurse
  • Clinical Nurse
  • Pharmacy Technician


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science

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