registered nurse resume example with 6+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor

Flexible hard worker ready to learn and contribute to team success. I am dedicated and well-qualified in the Cardiothoracic ICU / Surgical ICU Step-down Unit offering proven skills in patient care, medication administration and treatment implementation. Detail-oriented, responsive and proficient in routine care and emergency response. Offering 1.5 years in the field and looking for chClaireging, fulfilling position.

NYS Registered Nurse (#794720-01), Current ACLS & BLS, VAD certification
Education and Training
NAZARETH COLLEGE oF ROCHESTER ROCHESTER, NY Expected in Bachelor of Science Degree : Dual Degree in Nursing & Public Health - GPA :

GPA: 3.52, Dean’s List and Dean’s Scholarship Recipient ~ PiPsi Nursing Honors Society


Care Management

  • Critical care and Progressive care
  • Health and wellness expertise
  • Epic EHR Documentation/Troubleshooting
  • Intake and discharge
  • Vital Signs
  • Basic toileting, bathing, ambulating, oral care and other hygiene
  • Floated to COVID ICU in surge of 2020, long-haul ventilator COVID experience, experience with decompensating patients on high levels of non-invasive oxygen


  • Oxygen administration (nasal canula, high-flow nasal canula, biPAP, CPAP, face tent, non-rebreather)
  • Responding appropriately to desaturation situations
  • Tracheostomy/Endotracheal tube care
  • Ventilator care including suctioning
  • Assist in intubation


  • Advanced telemetry skills
  • Advanced hemodynamics experience
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

Medication Administration & Safety:

  • IV drug therapy management
  • Cardiac and vasopressor continuous drip titration
  • Palliative care and Pain Management
  • IV, PO, IM, SQ medications
  • PCA Management


  • NG/OG placement & maintenance for gastric decompression
  • Feeding tube placement & maintenance
  • Tube feeding (continuous & intermittent)
  • Foley/straight catheter insertion/removal/management
  • Murphy drip administration
  • AV Fistula monitoring

Lines/Drains/Tubes/Skin Impairments:

  • Chest tube placement assistance, management & dressings
  • Triple Lumen CVC placement assistance, management & dressings
  • JP/ Accordion, Blake, penrose drain care & dressings
  • Wound care/Ostomy care
  • Transport patients to interventional radiology for lines & drains
Concentra - Registered Nurse
San Francisco, CA, 07/2021 - Current

Cardiothoracic ICU (New Grad - 1 year)

  • Prioritized assessments and pertinent patient needs at any stage in their disease process., Care for patients in a 12-bed critical care setting; recovery of patients directly after CABG procedures, valve procedures, and thoracic procedures; care for chronic stable post-op VADs with complications
  • Assisted advanced care practitioners & physicians in advanced critical care procedures (Central lines, arterial lines, emergent intubations, IABP insertion, Swan Ganz catheter Insertion)
  • Assisted patients with healing and recovery after surgery by closely monitoring and caring for wounds, answering questions and educating about continued care strategies.

SICU Step-down / Surgical Step-down Unit (6 months)

  • Care for three prioritized Neurosurgical ICU Step-down beds for patients requiring further monitoring after ICU care such as airway watches, careful neurological monitoring, frequent checks on incisions or pulses, etc
  • Care for patients after a trauma, surgery, or neurological brain injury requiring ICU care, chronic ventilator/tracheostomy patients, and vascular surgery patients
  • Communicating procedures and patient condition in compassionate and non-technical manner with patients and their families
  • Counseled caregivers and families on end-of-life planning and educated on patient care options.
Baptist Healthcare System, Inc. - Patient Care Technician
Lagrange, KY, 12/2018 - 12/2019

West 5- Cardiac Progressive Care Unit

  • Obtained patient vital signs and reported results to staff nurse or physician to identify changes from prior measurements.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Delivered outstanding patient care based on physical, psychological, educational and related criteria.
  • Assisted nursing staff with diverse care needs of patients needing chronic ventilators & patients experiencing CHF exacerbations, dementia, and ETOH withdrawals ranging from independent to dependent.
Agia - Waitress
Scottsdale, AZ, 12/2013 - 12/2018
  • Served customers, provided car hop service
  • Developed interpersonal and custom service skills in a fast-paced environment
  • Customer base of families and older adults
Extracurricular Experience
  • Nazareth College Women's Lacrosse (2016-2020)
  • Nazareth Athletic Senator (2017-2020)
  • CTICU Infection Prevention Liaison (2020-2021)
  • Food Not Bombs Rochester (2021)
  • National Society of Leadership and Success- presented honors in 2017
  • Sigma Theta Tau International Honors Society- presented honors in 2019
  • Deans List Recipient (5 out of 8 semesters)

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