registered nurse intensive care unit resume example with 7+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 05/2023 to University of South Florida - Tampa,

This degree is currently in progress.

Associate of Science: Nursing, Expected in 06/2019 to South Florida State College - Avon Park, FL
Bachelor of Science: Health Sciences, Expected in 05/2013 to University of South Florida - Tampa, FL,
Professional Summary

Ambitious and compassionate Board Certified Registered Nurse. Trained in all aspects of patient care with success in working with multidisciplinary teams to create care plans focused on helping patients recover from acute-intermediate illnesses or progressing through chronic ailments. Works well with a diverse patient population and fosters trusting relationships to improve outcomes. Efficiently coordinates with healthcare professionals to advance patient care.

  • Multistate Registered Nurse - RN9516630
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
  • Applying ICS to Healthcare
Work History
Registered Nurse, Intensive Care Unit, 04/2021 to Current
Veterans Administration, , Sebring, FL
  • Participated in an ICU training program, StaRN ICU, that trained nurses on particular knowledge and skills necessary for success in the intensive care unit from April through May 2021.
  • Provided patient care in a 16-bed ICU unit serving individuals with medical or surgical ailments and the COVID-19 virus.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Responded to and documented sudden condition changes in patients with moderate to severe COVID-19 symptoms.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Explained health care issues and ramifications to patients and families in a compassionate way to promote informed medical care choices.
  • Maintained quality care and comfort for patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, end-stage renal disease, and many other conditions.
  • Recorded patients' medical status and treatment details in electronic charts to accurately document medical care.
  • Supervised new employees and student nurses to promote adherence to established patient care standards and practices.
  • Provided care to high-acute patients needing complex care such as ventilator management, extensive wound care and rehabilitation.
  • Monitored patients' respiratory status and ventilator operation and made adjustments to promote stabilization.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Developed and implemented patient care plans for patients with terminal conditions and provided end of life care.
Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit, 09/2019 to 04/2021
Adventist Health System, , Sebring, Florida
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution and crisis intervention by redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities to prevent further disability.
  • Administered medications and treatment to patients and monitored responses while working with healthcare teams to adjust care plans.
  • Updated patient charts using MEDITECH with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Performed tasks such as sterile catheterization, IV insertion, blood draw, collection and assessment of vital signs, tracheostomy suctioning, nasogastric tube insertion and care, transfusion of blood products, and parenteral nutrition administration.
  • Utilized the nursing process to provide thorough and compassionate care to patients with COVID-19
Student Nurse, 08/2017 to 06/2019
Mclaren Health Care, , Sebring, Florida
  • Worked alongside experienced nursing professionals to learn new procedures.
  • Maintained comfort and safety of each patient through careful monitoring and knowledge application.
  • Researched different diagnoses to become familiar with presentation and treatment protocols.
  • Collaborated with nurse preceptors and other medical staff to achieve quality patient outcome goals.
  • Completed 96 supervised clinical hours shadowing in the Intensive Care Unit at Highlands Regional Medical center.
  • Obtained 288 supervised clinical hours on a Medical Surgical Unit.
Medical Assistant /Receptionist, 03/2015 to 06/2017
GMS Florida Westcoast Inc., ,
  • Documented patient medical information, case histories and insurance details to facilitate smooth appointments and payment processing.
  • Coordinated patient scheduling, check-in, check-out and payments for billing.
  • Carefully transcribed phone messages and relayed to appropriate personnel within 10 minutes of each call.
  • Communicated with insurance companies, as needed, to verify service coverage
  • Performed initial assessment of patients which included collection of vital signs and a brief interview process.
  • Administered intramuscular injections and performed venipuncture to draw blood products
  • Assisted healthcare providers Pap exams
  • Documented patient results using an Electronic Medical Record system
  • Preventative Health
  • Infection Control and Aseptic Procedures
  • Sensitivity Training for those with Disabilities
  • Elderly Patient Handling
  • Trained in MEDITECH
  • Empathetic
  • Compassionate
  • Organized
  • Honest and works well with others
  • Strong Clinical Judgment

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School Attended

  • University of South Florida
  • South Florida State College
  • University of South Florida

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse, Intensive Care Unit
  • Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit
  • Student Nurse
  • Medical Assistant /Receptionist


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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