registered nurse neonatal intensive care nurse resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Efficient Registered Nurse with 22 years of experience. Successful at providing fast and accurate assessments and working calmly under pressure. Collaborates well with doctors to maintain top-notch healthcare practices.

  • Leadership skills
  • Teaching
  • Time management
  • Communication
  • Work ethic
  • Working collaboratively
  • Multitasking
  • Neonatal nursing
  • Staff Development and Precepting
  • Reliable and trustworthy
Registered Nurse/Neonatal Intensive Care Nurse, 03/2021 to Current
Adventist Health NwNapa, CA,
  • Recently I transferred to Spring Valley Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) level 2 to regain my experience and competencies as a NICU nurse.
  • I am able to incorporate my past experiences and skill set I’ve acquired to efficiently assess and manage term and pre term infants and identify signs of sepsis and patient deterioration.
  • I calculate and administer medications safely, through oral, intravenous, and intramuscular routes.
  • Communication skills that I have attained over the years are used to collaborate among team members regarding medical/social and discharge needs of the infant.
  • I utilize my teaching skills to educate parents on care of infants with various ailments and impairments.
  • I also implement developmental care of term and pre term infants.
Registered Nurse, 01/2019 to 03/2021
Henderson HospitalCity, STATE,
  • For the last 2 years I worked at Henderson Hospital in labor and delivery (L&D) as a nursery nurse.
  • My responsibilities included reviewing prenatal records and communicating closely with the L&D nurse to identify risk factors that may affect the newborn at birth.
  • I attended all vaginal and cesarean section deliveries.
  • I would assess, stabilize, transition, and resuscitate newborns as necessary following birth, along with obtain blood from infants by ways of a venous or heel puncture.
  • Infants needing additional respiratory support and interventions along with continuous monitoring would be taken to the nursery and cared for by me.
  • I worked closely with other ancillary staff following birth such as the pediatrician, neonatologist, respiratory therapist, and NICU lead to determine if the infant would need to be transferred to a higher level of care.
  • Because of my positive attitude and job performance, I was often asked to precept many new nurses hired in NICU and teach them my job duties in case they floated to nursery.
  • The other units I rarely floated to were post partum and Nicu level 2 nursery.
  • In post partum I would task and gladly assist the nurses with patient care as needed for mom and baby.
  • In the NICU I cared for stable term and preterm infants.
  • Some of my job duties included assessment, placement and maintenance of nasogastric tubes, administration of enteral feedings, administration of medications, and discharge teaching.
Registered Nurse/ Resource Nurse, 10/2002 to 01/2019
Torrance Memorial Medical CenterCity, STATE,
  • Torrance Memorial, was like a second home to me for several years throughout my nursing career.
  • I worked in post partum but being that I am flexible and adapt very well to different duties in different units I often volunteered to float.
  • I am always eager to learn new things from different nurses in different units, which is another reason I enjoyed floating.
  • My responsibilities in post partum included monitoring new mothers for vaginal/post cesarean delivery complications and newborn assessment as well.
  • I assisted with breastfeeding and instructed new mothers on how to care for their newborn.
  • When I would float to labor and delivery some of my duties included managing postoperative patients for complications and administering medications as ordered.
  • I often was the newborn resource nurse for labor and delivery and post partum.
  • I’d attend vaginal and cesarean deliveries to transition and resuscitate infants if needed.
  • I also obtained blood samples on infants for newborn screens or labs ordered by the pediatrician.
  • When floating to NICU level 2 nursery, I would care for newborn and premature infants.
  • Occasionally, I would float to the pediatric unit and care for older children with respiratory issues or children needing IV antibiotics.
  • During my time at Torrance Memorial for two years I had also worked as a resource nurse.
  • Here I learned how to adapt to different situations in different settings.
  • I was directed by the lead nurse in post partum and assisted wherever I was needed in the various maternal child units, which included labor and delivery, NICU, pediatrics, and post partum.
  • Some of my duties included administration of oral and intravenous medications, admission and discharge of patients, along with relieving nurses for breaks and lunches.
Registered Nurse/Neonatal Intensive Care Nurse, 10/1998 to 01/2007
Little Company Of Mary HospitalCity, STATE,
  • As a new graduate nurse I worked on a very busy medical-surgical orthopedic unit for approximately two years.
  • This is where I developed my time management skills and learned how to delegate.
  • I developed a lot of my skill set in caring for patients recovering from total knee and hip replacements, spinal surgeries, mastectomies and renal failure.
  • I then transferred to the maternal/child/ newborn nursery unit in 2000 and developed my skills in working in women’s health.
  • There I cared for the mother and baby couplet.
  • After about two years, I then transferred again to the NICU level 3 nursery for the next five years where I obtained experience and became adept in the management of premature and critically ill infants with chest tubes and infants on ventilators.
  • Here I learned how to obtain venous access on infants, assist with central line placement, lumbar punctures, and many other procedures.
  • I attended high-risk deliveries and assisted with resuscitation of newborns when needed.
  • I learned to work as a team with the respiratory therapist and neonatologist to stabilize and transport premature infants as young as 24 weeks from one facility to another via ambulance.
  • My leadership skills also began to develop at this time.
  • I was often lead nurse and served as a resource to staff.
  • I oversaw the unit, and prepared for anticipated possible admissions.
  • As lead nurse I also had the responsibility of evaluating and staffing a 15-bed unit according to unit needs, patient acuities, and staff competencies.
  • Utilized valuable communication skills to deliver information to family members regarding patient treatment, care and medical options.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
Education and Training
Associate Degree: Nursing, Expected in 1998 to Harbor College School of Nursing - Wilmington, CA
Bachelors Degree: Nursing, Expected in to University of Texas at Arlington - Arlington, Texas
Summer of 2021
Additional Information
  • Certifications (current) , Basic Life Support (BLS) Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP) Advanced Cardiac Life Support in OB (OB ACLS) Nevada State Nursing License Registered Nurse Certification in Maternal Newborn Nursing (RNC-MNN)

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School Attended

  • Harbor College School of Nursing
  • University of Texas at Arlington

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  • Registered Nurse/Neonatal Intensive Care Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse/ Resource Nurse
  • Registered Nurse/Neonatal Intensive Care Nurse


  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelors Degree

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