registered nurse trauma icu resume example with 6+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

. Dedicated and compassionate Registered Nurse (RN) with progressive career history in direct patient care, triage and care coordination in fast-paced environment. Proven to remain calm under pressure and skillfully handle difficult patients and high-stress situations. Consistently developing strong relationships with patients and families through empathetic communication, respectful attitude and excellent customer service.

  • Patient Condition Monitoring
  • Medical Recordkeeping
  • Care Coordination
  • Accurate Documentation
  • Decision Making
  • Patient Care Oversight
  • Procedure Assistance
  • Monitoring Vital Signs
  • Blood Draw and Sample Collection
  • Patient Care Assessment
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Patient Examination
  • Medication Administration
  • Treatment Preparation
  • Attention to Detail
  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Medical Procedure Preparation
  • Critical Thinking
  • Clear Patient Communication
  • Delegation and Motivation
  • Direct Patient Care
  • Treatment Recommendations
  • Healthcare Personnel Supervision
  • Unit Oversight
  • Student Precepting
Work History
Registered Nurse, Trauma ICU, 08/2020 to Current
Cooper University Health CareSewell, NJ,

Performs RN duties for critically ill trauma patients.
*Provides trauma specific patient care such as stabilizing critical patients, performing mass transfusion and fluid resuscitation, titrating intravenous critical drips by interpretation of non-invasive and invasive hemodynamic monitoring, ACLS, TNCC certified, CRRT educated and able to efficiently run and monitor the CRRT machine, assist physicians and residents with life-saving bedside procedures, wound care, RSI when needed, and following protocols to prevent infections.
*Demonstrates leadership skills by being a reliable resource to other nurses on the unit, serving as a preceptor for new-hire RN's, picking up extra shift when the unit is short and by filling in as a relief charge when needed.

Registered Nurse, Emergency Department, 08/2018 to 08/2020
University Health Care SystemNorth Augusta, SC,

Works directly under physicians, assisting them during exams, diagnostic testing and treatments
• Utilizes nursing process which includes patient assessment, nursing diagnosis, and evaluation of
patient status with accurate documentation in the EHR
• Initiates corrective action whenever information from monitoring equipment shows adverse
• Displays professionalism while completing multiple urgent tasks in a timely manner
• Performs triage, while considering both physical and psychological elements
• Reports adverse reactions to medications or treatments
• Prepares and administers medications (orally, subcutaneously, intravenously) as ordered by the
Emergency Department physician and records the administration in the patient's Electronic Health
Record (EHR)
• Maintains patient confidentiality and retains a positive, friendly and courteous attitude to all patients

Medical Assistant, 01/2008 to 01/2009
Treasure Coast Community Health, Inc.Oslo, FL,

Promoted office efficiency, coordinating charts, completing insurance forms and helping patients with
diverse needs.
• Obtained client medical history, including medication information, symptoms and allergies.
• Updated inventory, expiration and vaccine logs to maintain current tracking documentation.
• Prepared blood, urine, stool and sputum lab specimens for diagnostic evaluation.
• Implemented care and efficiency improvements to support and enhance office operations.
• Performed clerical duties, such as word processing, data entry, answering phones and filing.
• Collaborated with medical and administrative personnel to maintain patient-focused, engaging and
compassionate environment.
• Collected and documented patient medical information such as blood pressure and weight.

Floor Technician, 01/2003 to 01/2005
HcaProvidence, UT,

Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize
treatment planning and care delivery
• Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patient's achieve
nutritional objectives and support wellness goals
• Assisted with patient transfer and ambulation
• Promoted good oral and personal hygiene by aiding patients with shaving, bathing and teeth
• Employed mobility devices and equipment to lift patients from chairs to beds, following all safety
procedures to avoid injuries
• Provided assistance in daily living activities by dressing, grooming, bathing and toileting patients
• Assisted in feeding patients by offering fluids and snacks and recording amounts consumed in
• Documented vital signs to inform nurses and physicians of any changes in patient status

Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 05/2018 to Langston University - Langston, OK,
  • PALS - Pediatric Advanced Life Support
  • ACLS- Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support
  • BLS- Basic Life Support
  • TNCC- Trauma Nursing Core Course
  • CRRT education course

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School Attended

  • Langston University

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Nurse, Trauma ICU
  • Registered Nurse, Emergency Department
  • Medical Assistant
  • Floor Technician


  • Bachelor of Science

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