Registered Nurse Icu resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Hardworking 24 1/2 year Registered Nurse, with 8 1/2 years experience in ICU/PCU who is well-versed in primary care. Treats patients of all ages and specializes in delivering effective quality nursing care. Performs in stressful and crisis situations and interprets and applies policies and procedures with good judgment.

  • Patient monitoring
  • Unit administration
  • Medical screening
  • Palliative and Pain Management
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Diabetes management
  • Ventilator care
  • Documenting vitals
  • Nursing Plan Development
  • SBAR communication
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Electronic Health Records Management
  • Intake and discharge
  • Staff Development and Precepting
  • Critical care
  • Direct and Indirect Patient Care
  • Life-sustaining machines
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification
  • Strong medical ethic
  • Patient Care
  • Patient discharging
  • IV drug therapy management
  • Flow sheet charting
  • Family and patient support
  • Colostomy care familiarity
Registered Nurse, ICU, 09/2016 - Current
Cleveland Clinic Mayfield Heights, OH,
  • Assessed and assisted patients with diverse range and comorbid chronic diagnoses, including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, congestive heart failure (CHF), cerebrovascular accidents (CVA), diabetes, and sepsis.
  • Built and maintained strong working relationships between nursing department and other disciplines.
  • Coordinated and performed patient admissions, transfers and discharges.
  • Oversaw medication administration, monitored distribution and documented responses.
  • Educated patients, caregivers, and families on diagnoses, treatment and disease prevention.
  • Collaborated with multidisciplinary healthcare specialists to devise, implement, and modify plans of care defining patient outcome goals
  • Supported physicians and consultants with tests and procedures.
  • Audited patient charts in real-time, verifying accuracy and completion of information.
  • Organized and delegated tasks during rapid response and high-pressure code situations.
  • Distributed assignments to RNs, LPNs and resident advisors, guided work and delivered training to promote proper care standards for patients.
  • Assessed unit patients continuously from admission to discharge.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Performed IV infusions, intramuscular injections, peritoneal dialysis, IV pushes and oral subcutaneous.
  • Directed unit staff and promoted quality care for diverse patients.
  • Advised, coached and mentored experienced and student nurses on medical issues, crisis management and appropriate nursing interventions.
  • Implemented interventions and strategies to manage chest tubes, nasogastric tubes and G-tubes.
  • Coordinated, tasked and supervised nurses and ancillary staff based on staffing requirements.
  • Prioritized care and assessed needs through skilled triaging of incoming phone calls from ER and inpatient units.
  • Managed central lines, catheters and vascular access devices.
  • Conducted telemetry monitoring on patients, recording cardiac rhythm data.
Registered Nurse, ICU, 03/2013 - Current
Cleveland Clinic Fairlawn, OH,
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care.
  • Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in electronic medical records.
  • Developed care plans complete with effective nursing measures to improve patients' mental and physical health.
  • Communicated effectively with physicians and provided support during surgical procedures.
  • Evaluated patients to develop and update treatment plans while anticipating day-to-day needs.
  • Supervised nurse administration of oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients as prescribed, monitoring responses for adverse reactions.
  • Facilitated transition to home care by providing patients with continued care information and discharge instructions.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.
  • Monitored patient vitals post-surgery, managed medical equipment and administered medications and IVs.
  • Answered patient questions and provided take-home materials for further information.
  • Addressed rapid response and code situations by strategically organizing and delegating tasks.
  • Delivered extensive training to newly hired employees and student nurses, offering insight and assistance related to emergent situations.
  • Advised, coached and mentored experienced and student nurses on medical issues, crisis management and appropriate nursing interventions.
  • Developed and adapted individualized treatment plans according to patient recovery goals.
  • Oversaw patient immunizations against communicative diseases, supporting nurses through vaccine-specific training and supervising administration.
  • Inserted and managed central, arterial and PICC lines.
Registered Nurse, 05/2001 - 03/2013
Beacon Health Management Metter, GA,
  • Bathed and fed newborns and checked vital signs 3 times during each nursing shift.
  • Used effective communication skills to speak with parents regarding daily baby care.
  • Managed care for premature babies by administering medication and fluids and recording details on patient charts.
  • Delivered high level of care to average of 5 neonatal patients daily.
  • Provided parents with compassionate ear during moments of high anxiety and offered insight into care being administered.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
  • 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.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Advocated for patient needs with interdisciplinary team and implemented outlined treatment plans.
  • Observed strict safety measures, including checking medication dosages before administration to patients.
  • Coordinated with healthcare team to establish, enact and evaluate patient care plans.
  • Administered oral, IV and intra-muscular medications and monitored patient reactions.
  • Utilized computerized Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS) and Electronic Health Record (EHR) system.
  • Delivered information regarding care and medications to patients and caregivers in comprehendible terminology.
  • Participated in continuing education programs and breastfeeding workshops to enhance training and nursing knowledge.
  • Maintained infection control logs, streamlined charting process, and improved patient outcomes through training and leadership.
Education and Training
Associate of Science: Nursing, Expected in 05/1996
Southern Arkansas University - Magnolia, AR

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  • Southern Arkansas University

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