rn critical care micu resume example with 13+ years of experience

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South Carolina State Board Certified Registered Nurse with 10 years of experience delivering high-quality care to patients in ICU and Orthopedic care units. Highly organized and proactive in managing patient needs. Demonstrates ability to perform with speed and accuracy to assess patients, deliver treatments and delegate tasks. Proven history of advocating for patient needs and fostering top-quality care. Offering excellent clinical knowledge and judgement combined with strong documentation, vitals monitoring and problem solving ability.

  • Patient monitoring
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Maintaining feeding pumps
  • Flow sheet charting
  • Monitoring vital signs
  • Life-sustaining machines
  • Staff Development and Precepting
  • IV drug therapy management
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Cerner
  • Ventilator care
  • Medical assessment
  • Gastrostomy tube care
  • IV and venipuncture certified
  • Psychiatric and Mental Health Care
  • Removing stitches and staples
  • Critical care
  • Seizure management
  • ELNEC training (End-Of-Life-Care)
  • Family and patient support
  • Catheters
  • Checking oxygen levels
Education and Training
Florence Darlington Technical College Florence, SC, Expected in 05/2010 Associate of Science : RN - GPA :
Francis Marion University Florence, SC Expected in 05/2001 Bachelor of Science : Psychology - GPA :
  • Minor in Mass Communications
  • CPR certified through American Heart Association
  • ACLS certified through American Heart Association
Baptist Health South Florida - RN, Critical Care MICU
Wellington, FL, 2013 - Current
  • Responsible for the care of 1-2 critically ill patients per shift including Covid positive, Septic, Ventilated, Surgical, COPD, HIV, Alcohol/Drug withdrawal, and End stage renal/Dialysis patients, continuous cardiac monitoring, and critical care drips.
  • Critical care drips including antiarrhythmics, pressers, sedative, antihypertensive agents, heparin, diuretics, narcotic analgesics, benzodiazepine, PCA infusions, insulin drips, and IV fluids.
  • Assistance to physicians in bedside procedures: intubation, bronchoscopy, chest tube placement, arterial and central lines.
  • Successfully run CRRT (Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy) on ICU patients.
  • Responsible for maintenance and care of Peg/NG tubes, foley catheters, IV's, arterial and central lines, chest tubes, ventilators, IV infusions, wound drains, wound/ ostomy care, suture removal.
  • Demonstrates proper blood/blood product administration including consent and product administration and discontinuation to include packed cells, fresh frozen plasma, platelets, and albumin. Demonstrates ability to identify and act following hospital policy on transfusion reaction.
  • Blood collection from central lines, implanted ports and peripheral sticks.
  • Ability to place urinary catheters using sterile technique. Demonstrated ability to initiate and maintain continuous bladder irrigation (CBI).
  • Coordinates care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Updates physicians on patient test results and assists in developing care plans.
  • Conducts patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.
  • Administers oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitors responses.
  • Maintains composure and efficiency during rapid response situations and emergency codes.
  • Trained new RN hires and ancillary staff members to meet patient service goals, champion standards of care and improve patient overall satisfaction.
  • Counsels caregivers and families on end-of-life planning and educates on patient care options.
  • Served as Charge Nurse for 20 bed Medical ICU.
Belk - Orthopedics Registered Nurse
Cornelia, GA, 08/2010 - 2013
  • Treated injuries and illnesses affecting muscles and bones, developed individualized health care plans and educated patients and families about self-care and available support systems.
  • Collaborated with orthopedics treatment team, including physical and occupational therapists, case managers and physicians during treatment, examination and testing.
  • Delivered array of direct nursing care services such as cleaning and dressing wounds and coordinated discharge planning for patients with fractures, arthritis and osteoporosis.
  • Instructed patient and family on proper use and care of bandages, braces, splints and prostheses and verified patient and family readiness before discharge.
  • Administered oral, IV and intra-muscular medications and monitored patient reactions.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
  • Administered scheduled medications and therapies intravenously, rectally, orally, subcutaneously and via intramuscular injections while overseeing pain management plans.
  • Monitored post-op vitals, set up PCA, fluids, reviewed post-op orders and assimilated patients to unit.
  • Participated in leech therapy following physician orders.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.
Belk - Estee Lauder Counter Manager
City, STATE, 2005 - 2008
  • Determined cosmetic needs based on customer's personal features and preferences.
  • Senior makeup Artist and instructor to new hires.
  • Attended trainings and seminars to gain product line proficiency.
  • Devised, implemented and managed promotions to enhance store profits and drive customer engagement.
  • Ordered merchandise with accuracy by verifying back stock and maintaining inventories.
  • Maintained detailed and accurate accounting records by overseeing documentation of sales, purchases and requisitions.
  • Supervised successful, well-supplied and highly organized establishment thanks to consistent oversight and regular cleanliness inspections.
  • Organized and updated schedules to optimize coverage for expected customer demands.
  • Taught junior employees how to meet operational and sales goals with proactive strategies.
  • Mentored employees and instructed on management of complicated sales, complex issues and difficult customers.
  • Applied makeup to clientele to cover imperfections and create new looks.
  • Suggested personalized skin care routines for clients, keeping skin type and skin conditions in mind.
  • Awarded Top Performer Award three years in a row selling over $250,000 for Estee Lauder.
  • Conducted job interviews, led employee performance evaluations with constructive feedback and rewarded top sales performers to attract and retain top-quality personnel.
  • Recognized as Mcleod Health Role Model Employee 2017 and 2018 for outstanding performance and team contributions.

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School Attended

  • Florence Darlington Technical College
  • Francis Marion University

Job Titles Held:

  • RN, Critical Care MICU
  • Orthopedics Registered Nurse
  • Estee Lauder Counter Manager


  • Associate of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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