Registered Nurse Intensive Care Unit Resume Example

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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary

Diligent and compassionate Intensive Care Registered Nurse with 2 years experience serving in Surgical Trauma and Covid-19 Intensive Care Units at Level I, Magnet-designated teaching hospitals. Service-oriented with organized and proactive nature. Proven experience in handling severe traumas, acute surgical, and Covid-19 patients, often suffering multi-organ system failure, during emergent and time sensitive circumstances. Wide range of knowledge pertaining to procedures, implementation, setup, and maintenance care of critical trauma and surgical procedures. Respected team-player with demonstrated leadership and communication skills involving all members of the healthcare team. Committed to increasing patient satisfaction in successfully advocating patient needs and streamlining procedures with quick diagnoses.

  • Infection Control and Aseptic Procedures
  • EMR: EPIC, Cerner, Meditech
  • Detail-oriented and motivated worker
  • Stamina and Resilience
  • Well versed in Critical Care procedures
  • Medication drips & titration
  • IV therapy
  • Catheters
  • Chest tubes, NG/sump & PEG tubes
  • JP, accordion, EVD drains
  • Ventilator management
  • Effective communication
  • Direct patient care expertise
  • Prioritization & Time Management
  • Emotional stability
  • Autonomous
  • Patient evaluation/intervention
  • Strong clinical judgement
  • Highly dependable & accountable
  • Extremely adaptable
  • Fast Learner
  • Maintain quality assurance standards
  • Effective written and verbal communication
University Of Mississippi University, MS Expected in 05/2017 Bachelor of Science : Dietetics - GPA :
Marian University Indianapolis, IN Expected in 12/2018 Bachelor of Science : Nursing - GPA :
  • Accelerated 16-month second Bachelor's degree program with a satelite campus based out of St. Thomas West Hospital in Nashville, TN.

Registered Professional Nurse; State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation

License #:041491051 Expiration: 05/31/2022

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Provider

Expiration: 09/17/2022

Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider

Expiration: 07/16/2022

Work History
Veterans Health Administration - Registered Nurse, Intensive Care Unit
Tuscaloosa, AL, 05/2020 - Current
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes.
  • 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.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Explained health care issues and ramifications to patients and families to promote informed medical care choices.
  • Followed all HCA ethical values and principles and adhered to HIPAA medical record regulations to promote patients' privacy.
  • Changed out tracheostomies, gastrostomy buttons and catheters regularly to prevent infection or other problems.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare personnel to meet patients' personal, physical, psychological and cognitive needs.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Advised patients and caregivers of proper wound management, discharge plan objectives, safe medication use and disease management.
Aya - Travel Registered Nurse, ICU
Bellevue, NE, 03/2020 - 05/2020
  • Transitioned from traditional ICU to Covid-19 ICU in 1 week and resiliently provided exceptional patient care during an unfamiliar and uncertain time in all of healthcare.
  • Adapted and continually adjusted nursing and hospital protocols upon the Covid-19 pandemic as new knowledge and recommendations were provided following CDC guidelines.
  • Confidently provided insight and effectively collaborated with other nursing personnel regarding plan of care alterations with a change in patient condition when doctors were unavailable due to the overwhelming needs of critical Covid-19 patients.
  • Facilitated therapeutic communication, conflict resolution, and crisis intervention with patients that were not allowed visitors and family members unable to visit or speak with their critically ill loved ones by listening and giving as much attention possible to vent, and redirecting negative behaviors and helping patients regain or improve coping abilities.
  • Successfully provided nursing skills in a drastically underfunded hospital with limited resources, gaining knowledge of alternative techniques when preferred methods were unavailable.
Dean Health - Registered Nurse, ICU
Sappington, MO, 02/2019 - 02/2020
  • Prestigious and continuously awarded for excellence by various highly recognized organizations and reports, Vanderbilt is the only Level I Trauma center in its' region and one of the largest academic medical centers in the southeast. Magnet-designated and known for its highly acclaimed teaching hospital and groundbreaking efforts in electronic medical records
  • Cared for critically ill patients with various medical and surgical diagnoses within a 22-bed Surgical ICU, supporting fellow nurses in delivering outstanding treatment to patients.
  • Educated patients, families, and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Specialized in the acute care of post-operative patients including: thoracic, oncologic, general, plastics, abdominal, ENT, orthopedic, vascular, urologic, and transplant, as well as, overflow Trauma ICU and Medical ICU patients
  • American Nurses Association (ANA)
  • American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN)

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School Attended
  • University Of Mississippi
  • Marian University
Job Titles Held:
  • Registered Nurse, Intensive Care Unit
  • Travel Registered Nurse, ICU
  • Registered Nurse, ICU
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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