Registered Nurse Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit Cticu resume example with 9+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • H: (555) 432-1000
  • C:
  • Date of Birth:
  • India:
  • :
  • single:
Professional Summary
Compassionate Bachelor’s degree prepared Registered Nurse with over five years of experience in Cardiovascular/Cardiothoracic Intensive Care. Experienced in management of pre and post-operative Cardiothoracic Surgery patients, hemodynamic monitoring, and vasoactive medications. Additional experience in providing Hospice and Palliative Care in underserved areas, by supporting needs of culturally diverse patients and families.  Demonstrates strong leadership and communication skills to pursue further advance practice nursing. Possesses a positive, energetic, and professional attitude; while seeking a position in the UCLA School of Nursing Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program for the Fall of 2018. 
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 2012
Wayne State University - Detroit, MI
3.94/4.0 GPA
Graduated Summa Cum Laude
Certifications and Licenses
CCRN (Adult) Acute/Critical Care Nursing (May 2017-present) 
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Certification (2012-present) 
Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers (CPR and AED) (2012-present)
Registered Nurse, California (July 2015-present)
Registered Nurse, Michigan (July 2012-July 2015)
Professional Experience
Registered Nurse, Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit (CTICU), 06/2015 - Current
Promedica Senior Care Midland, MI,

Full-time RN, BSN. Provided high-quality and compassionate care to one or two critically ill patients per shift.

Demonstrated strong prioritization and leadership under a high stress-working environment, while maintaining composure and attention to detail.

Registered Nurse, Hospice, 11/2014 - 04/2015
Hospice Of Michigan City, STATE,
  • Contingent RN for Hospice of Michigan (HOM), while working full time in the CVICU. 
  • Managed a caseload of 4-5 patients with a terminal diagnosis of 6 months or less. 
  • Sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability; consistent with palliative care, symptom management, and end of life interventions throughout the home, facilities, and inpatient settings.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in verbal and nonverbal pain assessments, medications, and death/dying process.
  • Performed outpatient death pronouncement and postmortem care. 
  • Conducted re-certification assessments ensuring compliance with state and federal regulations. 
Registered Nurse, Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU), 06/2012 - 04/2015
Henry Ford Medical Center City, STATE,
  • Full-time RN, BSN. Provided quality nursing care for cardiac specialties: Cardiothoracic Surgery, Heart Failure, Cardiology, Heart and Lung Transplant, and Structural Heart patients.
Nurse Extern, CVICU, 05/2011 - 06/2012
Henry Ford Medical Center City, STATE,
  • Provided direct nursing care under RN supervision. 
  • Developed and utilized a nursing handoff report tool. 
Student Nurse Associate and Nursing Assistant, 05/2011 - 06/2012
Harper University Hospital, Detroit Medical Center City, STATE,
  • Provided basic patient care for up to ten patients in the MICU, SICU, Neuroscience ICU and CVICU.
Skill Highlights
  • Skilled in device management of pacemakers, Left Ventricular Assist Devices (LVADs), Intra-aortic balloon pump, Centrimag, VA and VV ECMO, Impella, Pulmonary Artery Catheter (PAC), CRRT/SLED Dialysis, Tandem Heart Pump, SynCardia Total Artificial Heart, EKOS, Alsius Cool-guard
  • ECG’s and continuous cardiac monitoring
  • Rhythm interpretation and intervention.
  • Management of mechanical vents, trachs, oxygen therapy, and suctioning.
  • Titration of vasoactive medications.
  • Chest tubes and drains. 
  • Procedural skills: Phlebotomy, IV starts, central line (CL) care, ABG sticks, NGT/OGT insertion, urethral catheter and fecal containment insertion, ostomy care, CL and PAC removal, RSI/Code blue, electronic Medical Charting-EPIC system 
DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses, Nomination (August and September 2014)
Wayne State University College of Nursing Dean’s List (2009-2012)
Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (2011)
Margaret Pieper Nursing Memorial Scholarship (2011)
Wayne State University Academic Scholarship (2007-2011)
Phyllis E. Edwards Nursing Scholarship (2010)
Steve Sims Leadership Award (2007)

By clicking Customize This Resume, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

Your data is safe with us

Any information uploaded, such as a resume, or input by the user is owned solely by the user, not LiveCareer. For further information, please visit our Terms of Use.

Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Wayne State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse, Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit (CTICU)
  • Registered Nurse, Hospice
  • Registered Nurse, Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU)
  • Nurse Extern, CVICU
  • Student Nurse Associate and Nursing Assistant


  • Bachelor of Science

By clicking Customize This Resume, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

*As seen in:As seen in: