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registered nurse medical intensive care unit resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Summary

Experienced nursing professional bringing demonstrated clinical expertise, leadership skills and technical knowledge. Quality-driven and efficient with strong interpersonal abilities. Highly-motivated employee with desire to take on new challenges. Strong work ethic, adaptability and exceptional interpersonal skills. Adept at working effectively unsupervised and quickly mastering new skills. Dedicated to providing top quality care within multidisciplinary team environment.

Skills
  • Unit Administration
  • Critical Thinking
  • Clear Patient Communication
  • Attention to Detail
  • Accurate Documentation and Reporting
  • Task and Work Prioritization
  • Patient Advocacy
  • Decision Making
  • Patient Care Oversight
  • Reliable and Responsible
Experience
Registered Nurse, Medical Intensive Care Unit, 02/2001 to Current
Sanford HealthSouthlake, TX,
  • Assessed patient needs, prioritized treatment, maintained patient flows and assisted physicians with non-invasive and invasive procedures.
  • Administered medications and treatments, monitoring patients for reactions and side effects.
  • Adhered to infection control procedures to facilitate safe, clean patient environment.
  • Evaluated patients, recognized and addressed complications and coordinated treatment with other members of critical care team.
  • Maintained thorough, accurate and confidential documentation in electronic medical records.
  • Advocated for patients by supporting and respecting basic rights, values and beliefs.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Updated charts throughout shifts with current, accurate information to maintain strict recordkeeping standards.
  • Provided patient and family health education focusing on self-management, prevention and wellness.
  • Assessed and prepared patients for procedures, performing initial and ongoing patient assessments.
  • Collected lab specimens, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests and lab results.
  • Maintained personal and team compliance with medication administration standards and patient care best practices.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate related paperwork.
  • Created, implemented and evaluated patient care plans with medical team.
  • Counseled patients and caregivers, providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support.
  • Coordinated, tasked and supervised nurses and ancillary staff based on staffing requirements.
  • Coordinated and performed patient admissions, transfers and discharges.
  • Directed unit staff and promoted quality care for diverse patients.
  • Collaborated with multidisciplinary healthcare specialists to devise, implement and modify plans of care defining patient outcome goals
  • Built and maintained strong working relationships between nursing department and other disciplines.
  • Audited patient charts in real-time, verifying accuracy and completion of information.
  • Distributed assignments to RNs, LPNs and resident advisors, guided work and delivered training to promote proper care standards for patients.
  • Educated patients, caregivers and families on diagnoses, treatment and disease prevention.
  • Advised, coached and mentored nurses on medical issues, crisis management and appropriate nursing interventions.
  • Reviewed staffing patterns and census of nursing units, meeting staffing needs and budgetary controls.
  • Met with administrator to discuss patient care status, issues and information.
  • Delivered optimum treatments to critical-care patients following prescribed rules, policies, protocol and procedures.
  • Functioned as charge nurse and assumed patient care in absence of nurses ending or arriving for shifts.
  • Helped monitor, maintain and improve nursing-sensitive indicators, core measures and other identified outcome metrics.
  • Participated in development, implementation and evaluation of action plans for continuous performance improvement.
  • Maintained records, prepared reports and served on special committees.
  • Achieved best possible outcomes for nursing sensitive indicators, core measures, HCAPS, patient satisfaction and associate satisfaction.
Registered Nurse, 11/1998 to 02/2001
Inova Health SystemArlington, VA,
  • Promoted kind, compassionate environment, utilizing active listening and effective communication skills for cancer patients receiving treatment.
  • Administered chemotherapy to patients as indicated by chart instructions given by each physician.
  • Provided patients with information on range of subjects, not limited to side effects from chemotherapy and benefits of proper nutrition during treatment.
  • Provided emotional support for patients receiving physically taxing treatments.
  • Supported patients receiving treatment by carefully listening and offering comfort.
  • Expertly explained diagnoses to patients and discussed next steps for treatment and care in easy-to-understand terminology.
  • Emotionally supported patients receiving treatment by carefully listening and offering comfort.
  • Wrote detailed notes regarding patient discussions in patient charts.
  • Administered oral, IV and intra-muscular medications and monitored patient reactions.
  • Helped patients and families feel comfortable during challenging and stressful situations, promoting recovery and reducing compliance issues.
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns.
  • Observed strict safety measures, including checking medication dosages before administration to patients.
  • Advocated for patient needs with interdisciplinary team and implemented outlined treatment plans.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
Registered Nurse, 06/1996 to 10/1998
Inova Health SystemVienna, VA,
  • Assessed patient needs, prioritized treatment, maintained patient flows and assisted physicians with non-invasive procedures.
  • Administered medications and treatments, monitoring patients for reactions and side effects.
  • Adhered to infection control procedures to facilitate safe, clean patient environment.
  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented total patient care through team nursing process.
  • Recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Updated charts throughout shifts with current, accurate information to maintain strict recordkeeping standards.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate related paperwork.
Education and Training
Master of Science: Nurse Executive Leader, Expected in 12/2021 to Benedictine University - Lisle, IL
GPA:
Certifications
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
  • Advance Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification
  • Certified Critical Care Nurse (CCRN)
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School Attended

  • Benedictine University

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse, Medical Intensive Care Unit
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse

Degrees

  • Master of Science

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