registered nurse icu resume example with 3+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Qualified New Jersey and Hawaii Board-Certified Registered Nurse experienced in delivering high-quality care to patients in acute care medical settings who is currently working in New Jersey but is prepared for relocation. Proven leader when working to unite and guide nursing teams toward achieving care goals, improving patient satisfaction and adapting to continuous health system changes. Experienced in multiple nursing fields such as Intensive Care, Medical-Surgical, Step-Down, and Telemetry Units. Highly driven to further education and knowledge that can help improve patient experiences and outcomes.

  • Emergency Interventions
  • Vital Sign Monitoring
  • Fluent in Epic (EHR)
  • IV, NG/OG, Foley insertion
  • Telemetry/ECG Interpretation
  • Head-to-toe Assessment
  • Fluid Intake and Output Monitoring
  • Shock Symptom Identification
  • Protocol Implementation (ACLS/BLS, Stroke, Sepsis, Therapeutic Hypothermia, etc)
  • Specimen Collection
  • Ventilator care and troubleshooting
Work History
Registered Nurse, ICU, 03/2020 - Current
Community Medical Ctr Missoula, MT,
  • Provided care for a 10-bed Medical Intensive Care Unit / Primary Stroke Center
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Administered titratable IV medications including, but not limited to, vasopressors, anticoagulants, antiarrhythmics, sedatives, and insulin.
  • Initiated and carried out stroke protocols for newly admitted and/or emergent hemorrhagic/ischemic stroke patients. This includes administration of thrombolytic medications such as alteplase (TPA) and preparing eligible patients for neurosurgery.
  • Experienced in initiating and performing ACLS/BLS protocols and initiating/carrying out therapeutic hypothermia protocols for eligible candidates throughout cooling and rewarming phases of care.
  • Experienced in the care of ventilated patients, as well as assisting the performing doctor with planned/rapid sequence intubation.
  • Experienced in IV, foley, and nasogastric/orogastric tube insertion.
  • Experienced in telemetry interpretation and planning/communicating with the doctor the next course of action.
  • Communicated with patients/families and endorsed questions out of my scope of practice to the appropriate doctor.
  • Experience with assisting the surgeon with bedside chest tube/ central line insertion as well as managing the tubes and lines post-insertion.
  • Fluent in navigating and documenting within Epic (Electronic Health Record)
  • Experience in stabilizing patients post-operatively who required immediate transfer to the ICU instead of PACU.
  • Experience as Charge Nurse for the ICU, step-down/progressive care, and medical/surgical units.
  • Experienced in thoroughly and accurately documenting events throughout the shift.

Registered Nurse, Med-Surg/Telemetry Float, 08/2019 - 03/2020
Hca Washington, DC,
  • Managed care from admission to discharge.
  • Performed emergency medical procedures such as BLS, ACLS and other condition stabilizing interventions.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Prepared and educated patients (Within my scope of practice) for surgery
  • Stabilized and cared for patients throughout the pre-op and post-op phases of care.
  • Experience in infection control and donning/doffing appropriate personal protective equipment.
  • Experience in administering titrateable IV cardiac medications within the telemetry unit.
  • Experience in caring for patients with tracheostomy tubes.
  • Reviewed post-operative orders and continuously monitored patients' post-operative vitals, set up PCA and fluids and oriented patients to unit.
  • Collaborated with team members to aid in the discharge process, including setting up follow-up appointments.
  • Experience as Charge Nurse for the medical/surgical unit.
  • Assisted in the collaboration/implementation of new processes that increased yearly satisfaction scores, including improvements in areas related to patient falls, infection occurrence, and pressure injury reduction.
  • Oversaw delivery of care for patients on medical-surgical unit, providing direct care, delegating nursing assignments, and supervising team comprised of nurses, LPNs, technicians and unit clerks.
  • Educated patients/ families on discharge medication instructions and for technology-dependant patients.
Registered Nurse, Rehabilitation, 09/2018 - 07/2019
Genesis Healthcare System City, STATE,
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Cared for a 90-bed Sub-acute/Rehab facility including caring for patients and residents through their rehabilitation process.
  • Collaborated with physical therapist and speech pathologists to tailor care to each individual patient.
  • Provided wound care for post-operative patients, as well as pre-operative trauma patients.
  • Provided education on medications throughout inpatient care and for discharge.
  • Experience with documentation and communication with other facilities for patient transfers.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 06/2020
Ramapo College of New Jersey - Mahwah, NJ
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Associate of Applied Science: Nursing, Expected in 05/2018
Bergen Community College - Paramus, NJ
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Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

Basic Life Support (BLS)

Intravenous Therapy


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School Attended

  • Ramapo College of New Jersey
  • Bergen Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse, ICU
  • Registered Nurse, Med-Surg/Telemetry Float
  • Registered Nurse, Rehabilitation


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Applied Science

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