pcu registered nurse resume example with 8+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Professional Registered Nurse with 6 years of experience in providing compassionate patient-centered care in intensive care unit environments. Reliable & ethical health care provider with the ability to stay calm in crises and skills to collaborate effectively with multidisciplinary care teams. Well-rounded and capable of making split-second decisions to ensure exceptional patient care.

  • Lifesaving interventions
  • Nasogastric insertions
  • Intravenous Titration Drip Medication
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Assessment and Evaluation
  • Critical thinking and decision making
  • Infection control & aseptic procedures
  • Electrocardiogram monitoring
  • MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint & Outlook expert
Work History
PCU Registered Nurse, 01/2019 to Current
HcaSavannah, GA,

St. Francis Hospital PCU is a 24-bed unit certified in providing care to patients undergoing central nervous system/circulatory/renal/respiratory failure & microvascular reconstructive surgery.

  • Provides post-operative and post-anesthesia care and recovery management of microvascular surgical patients including craniotomies & aneurysm clippings
  • Provides care for patients with various neurological disorders such as strokes and aneurysms, vascular malformations, Spinal Cord injuries & traumatic head injuries
  • Assists physicians with bedside procedures including sedation, echocardiograms, central line placements and management, external ventricular drains, intubation, and cardioversions
  • Recognizes life threatening & lethal arrhythmias, monitoring patients vital signs, drawing ABG's and other labs, interpreting and reporting results to unit Cardiologists for proper medical management
  • Promptly identifies changes in condition as evidenced by nursing assessment, labs, x-rays, etc. report changes, takes follow-up action as appropriate and actively involves patient, family and care-giver
  • Providing advanced life/respiratory support to patients on mechanical ventilation
  • Prepares, administered & records prescribed specialty medications and drug infusions. Reports reactions to medications .
Patient Care Technician, 12/2017 to 12/2018
Adventist Health SystemBrandon, FL,
  • Collected urine samples to test for substance use and breath samples using breathalyzer to estimate blood alcohol content to ensure that residents remain compliant with facility regulations
  • Provides counseling and support to 8-10 residents with drug and alcohol abuse issues, individually or in group sessions to assist in overcoming dependencies, adjusting to life or making changes
  • Review and evaluate residents' progress in relation to measurable goals described in treatment and care plans
  • Monitors residents' census by using the Daily Movement Report and recording admissions, discharges, doctor appointments and site visit data
  • Led treatment groups and therapeutic activities to teach functional living skills and address behavioral issues
ICU Registered Nurse, 03/2012 to 06/2017
Avera HealthPlatte, SD,
  • Chronic patient care in medical-surgical unit, adeptly handling all aspects of treatment, from medication to wound care to monitoring of patients
  • Effective use of the nursing process to identify nursing diagnosis and goals, plans appropriate interventions & evaluates the outcome of the interventions in order to ensure appropriate patient care is provided in a quality driven manner
  • Collects and accurately documents pertinent social, psychological, developmental and spiritual information from the patient, significant others and other health care team members
  • Welcomes and orients patient, family and/or significant other to the unit, plans the care of the patients and their families in response to identified needs and encourages patient/family participation in care
  • Document drug allergies upon patient admission, detected patient reactions, deteriorations and improvements to treatments and accurately reported results in patient records
  • Completes accurate documentation of all education provided to patients and families including information on pain management, nutrition, medication compliance, fall prevention, smoking cessation & discharge instructions, assess competence, obtains feedback/evaluation of understanding from patient & family
Bachelor of Science: Microbiology, Expected in 2007 to University Of Ibadan - Ibadan, Nigeria.
Associates Degree: Nursing 2008-, Expected in 2012 to School Of Nursing, University College Hospital - Ibadan, Nigeria.
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 06/2020 to Grand Canyon University - Phoenix, AZ
  • Graduated magna cum laude
  • Member of Sigma Theta Tau International

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School Attended

  • University Of Ibadan
  • School Of Nursing, University College Hospital
  • Grand Canyon University

Job Titles Held:

  • PCU Registered Nurse
  • Patient Care Technician
  • ICU Registered Nurse


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associates Degree
  • Bachelor of Science

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