Registered Nurse, Nicu resume example with 13+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

Hardworking Registered Nurse who has learned over the course of my career how to care for patients of all different ages, backgrounds, and medical standpoints with care and compassion. Learned to prioritize care in fast-paced intensive care environments. Learned that caring for patients is not just caring for their medical problem, but caring for them as a whole person. Developed relationships with patients and families to provide the best outcome outside of a hospital setting. Provided care to patients on both ends of the life spectrum, from birth to death.

  • Vital Sign Monitoring
  • Medication Side Effect Knowledge
  • Blood Transfusion Administration
  • Healthcare Team Collaboration
  • Pain Management
  • PICC Lines
  • Adaptable and Flexible
  • Breast Feeding
  • Critical Care Nursing
  • Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
  • Floor Assignments
  • Mechanical Ventilators
Work History
12/2016 to Current
Registered Nurse, NICU Fairview Health Services Edina, MN,
  • Care for preterm infants in collaboration with physicians, therapists, pharmacists, and nutritionists to allow for the best outcome for our smallest patients.
  • Care for term infants who have blood sugar or temperature issues, congenital anomalies, or newborn infections.
  • Empowering parents to take care of their babies, even if not in a conventional method, with confidence and understanding as to why things are done as they are.
  • Being the voice of patients who aren't able to speak for themselves.
  • Cared for patients on different types of ventilators, different medication drips, working on bottle feeding skills, monitor for changes in oxygen demands to help protect the baby's eyes, educated families in current treatment plans for their baby, care for pre/post op infants, monitor for feed intolerances and potential cases of Necrotizing Enterocolitis (NEC), stabilizing infants in their transition from intrauterine to extrauterine life.
11/2012 to 12/2016
Registered Nurse, ICU Meadville Medical Center Cochranton, PA,
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • Managed quality care for patients with heart failure, end-stage renal disease and coronary artery disease.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
  • Collaborated with the night shift medical doctors in changing conditions in a timely manner to allow for appropriate interventions with minimal to no repercussions to the patient.
  • Cared for patients in the pre/post op period, managed multiple medication drips based on vital signs and lab results, cared for patients on ventilators, helped patients transition comfortably to the afterlife, comforted patients and family members during difficult diagnoses, encouraged patients to participate in their care to allow for continued feelings of self control.
11/2011 to 11/2012
Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit Emory Duluth, GA,
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients and determined next course of action.
  • 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.
  • Monitored patient condition by interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Developed time management skills to care for heavy patient loads in a timely manner.
  • Leaned how to successfully manage patients with multiple comorbidities and educate patients on how these different disease processes affect each other if not managed properly.
  • Encourage patients to maintain as much atonomy as able to provide a sense of control during their medical management in a hospital setting.
03/2009 to 11/2011
Private Home Health Aide Independent Living Inc City, STATE,
  • Provided mobility assistance such as walking and regular exercising.
  • Maintained records of patient care, condition, progress or problems to report, and discussed observations with supervisor or case manager.
  • Assisted patients with dressing, grooming and feeding needs, helping to overcome and adapt to mobility restrictions.
  • Assisted disabled clients to support independence and well-being.
  • Completed entries in log books, journals and care plans to accurately document and report patient progress.
  • Encouraged patients to participate in safe physical activity to help boost mood and improve overall wellness.
  • Developed rapport to create safe and trusting environment for care.
  • Reported unusual or urgent circumstances in patients' condition or environment immediately to nurse supervisor.
Expected in 05/2011
Bachelor of Science: Nursing
Wilkes University - Wilkes-Barre, PA,
Expected in 06/2006
High School Diploma:
Panther Valley High School - Lansford, PA

National Honor Society for 2 years

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School Attended

  • Wilkes University
  • Panther Valley High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse, NICU
  • Registered Nurse, ICU
  • Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit
  • Private Home Health Aide


  • Bachelor of Science
  • High School Diploma

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