Registered Nurse Icu resume example with 7+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Professional Summary

Passionate and patient-focused, proudly offering more than five years' expertise in critical care environment. A Registered Nurse with a warm personality, great collaboration, critical thinking and mentoring skills. Well-rounded and capable of making split-second decisions to ensure exceptional patient care. Proven ability to remain calm under pressure and skillfully handle challenging patient assignments and high-stress situations. Consistently developing strong relationships with patients and families through empathetic communication, respectful attitude and excellent customer service.

  • Treatment plan monitoring
  • Invasive monitoring
  • Mechanical ventilator management
  • Critical care level titratable IV infusions
  • Gastric tubes and feedings
  • Physical assessments
  • High level of autonomy
  • Precepting
  • Analytical thinking
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Conflict resolution
Work History
Registered Nurse, Emergency Department, 08/2022 to Current
Geisinger, , New London, CT
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Provided direct patient care, stabilized patients, and determined next course of action.
  • Administered medications via oral, IV, and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process, and management and lifestyle options.
Registered Nurse, ICU, 10/2021 to 08/2022
Henry Ford Hospital, , Springfield, MA
  • Monitored patients' respiratory status and ventilator operation and made adjustments to promote stabilization.
  • Recorded patients' medical status and treatment details in electronic charts to accurately document medical care.
  • Delivered outstanding patient care in medical, surgical, trauma, heart and vascular critical care units.
  • Assessed and managed various patient treatments for numerous patient diagnoses from sepsis to acute respiratory distress.
  • Guided and educated patients and caregivers on diagnoses, disease management, preventive measures, medication use and self-care to foster consistency in care administration.
  • Conducted patient assessments, recorded vitals and analyzed records and charts to define care requirements.
Registered Nurse ICU, 06/2016 to 09/2021
Lifespace Communities, , Westerly, RI
  • Provided the highest quality specialized nursing and medical and service, to both patients and families in a 9 bed ICU with 1:2-3 ratio.
  • Provided direct nursing care to critically ill, intubated/ventilated, patients with complex problems included septic, cardiogenic, hypovolemic and anaphalactic shock, ARDS, SARS PEs, post-surgical AAAss, CEA and other vascular surgeries. Including initiating and titrating multiple complex titratable drips at one time.
  • Responded to Code Blue and Rapid Response Team activations assisting, including transporting the critically ill patient back to the ICU. Managed transport of critically ill/ hemodynamically unstable patients various treatment locations and diagnostic
  • Liaised between patients and/or families and physicians to ensure comprehension, that they were well-informed and adequately supported regarding complicated care, tests, medications, procedures and treatment plans.
  • Leveraged expertise to advocate for patients while working closely with medical staff, including unit Intensivist, Hospitalist and consulting physicians accurately reporting patient changes in condition to determine the best individualized treatment for each patient.
  • Participated in clinical team conferences collaborating with interdisciplinary professional teams across the organization to discuss patient progress, develop, implement and make adjustments to formulate an integrated patient care plan, individualizing strategies and methods to improve health and meet recovery goals.
  • Became go-to staff member for inserting peripheral IVs in patients who were found to be difficult in obtaining IV access.
  • Promoted team environment by effectively identifying and assisting needs of co-workers and coordinating with other internal departments to Identify process improvements in day-to-day functioning to keep operations running smoothly and solve both routine and complex problems.
  • Recognized life threatening arrhythmias, hemodynamic trends and means of treatment for critically unstable patients, maintaining A-lines, drawing labs, interpreting and reporting results of ABG's and other labs for proper medical management.
  • Precepted 8-10 new ICU nurses providing guidance and training demonstrating established standards of practice and organizational policies while collaborating with other preceptors to enhance orientee experience.
Registered Nurse Medical-Surgical Unit, 09/2015 to 06/2016
Banner Health, ,
  • Assessed patients and measured vital statistics, using the information to advocate for patients' needs and worked as part of healthcare team to develop, implement and manage individualized plans of care.
  • Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment, and maintained patient flow, effectively prioritized assignments and executing care based on each patient's relative condition and delegating tasks to available personnel to deliver safe and efficient care.
  • Coordinated patient care with hospital standards.
    Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Maintained patient safety, care standards, and confidentiality according to both unit procedure and hospital policy. Administered the prescribed medications, changed dressings,clean the wounds and monitor the body.
  • Started intravenous fluids, administered medications and documented patient charts by recording food and fluid output and intake.
  • Advocated for patients by communicating their care preferences to practitioners, ensuring interventions met their goals for treatment
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare personnel to meet patients' personal, physical, psychological and cognitive needs.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
Director Of Nursing Services, 04/2015 to 09/2015
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  • Established new policies and updated existing policies to improve standard of care for patients.
  • Participated in management team meetings to discuss resident status, census changes and resident complaints or concerns.
  • Established and monitored infection control programs to provide safe, sanitary environment to prevent transmission of disease and infection.
  • Performed rounds to observe care and interview staff, residents and families.
  • Identified department issues to recommend corrective actions.
  • Recruited, hired and trained all staff, providing direct supervision, ongoing staff development and continuing education to employees.
Registered Nurse Case Manager, 08/2014 to 04/2015
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  • Developed care plans based on nursing diagnosis and incorporated therapeutic, preventive and rehabilitative nursing methods.
  • Conducted regular re-evaluations to address changes in needs and conditions, introducing revisions to care plans as needed.
  • Evaluated healthcare needs, goals for treatment and available resources of each patient and connected to optimal providers and care.
  • Effectively communicated with physicians regarding patient needs, performance, medications and changes.
  • Assessed and examined patients and documented history of current and previous conditions, diseases and injuries along with medications currently being taken.
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 2019
University of Rhode Island - Kingston, RI
Associate of Science: Nursing , Expected in 2014
Community College of Rhode Island - Warwick, RI
  • Registered Nurse State of Rhode Island-License Number RN53418
  • Registered Nurse State of Connecticut-License Number 183225
  • Certified American Association of Critical Care Nurses -Acute/Critical Care Nursing -08/1/2020-07/31/2026
  • TCCC - Trauma Certified Registered Nurse
  • ACLS - Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • PALS - Pediatric Advanced Life Support

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School Attended

  • University of Rhode Island
  • Community College of Rhode Island

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse, Emergency Department
  • Registered Nurse, ICU
  • Registered Nurse ICU
  • Registered Nurse Medical-Surgical Unit
  • Director Of Nursing Services
  • Registered Nurse Case Manager


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science

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