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Rn Critical Care resume example with 5+ years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
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Professional Summary

Dedicated and compassionate Registered Nurse (RN) with progressive career history in direct patient care and care coordination in fast-paced environment. Proven ability 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.

Skills
  • EPIC software
  • Adaptable and Flexible
  • Critical Thinking
  • Reliable and Responsible
  • Patient Advocacy
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal and Written Communication
Education
Walden University Minneapolis, MN Expected in 08/2018 Bachelor of Science : Registered Nurse - GPA :
Certifications

RN Licenses

Pennsylvania: RN664790

New Jersey: 26R19842500

ACLS

BLS

Accomplishments
  • Daisy Award recipient for the best customer service for my patients and their families
Work History
Cleveland Clinic - RN, Critical Care
Louisville, OH, 06/2020 - Current
  • Work with intubated and ventilated patients, monitor and report on conditions to maintain stats within optimal levels.
  • Operate critical care equipments to keep patient airways open and promote recovery.
  • Maintain critical medications and drips to keep patient stable
  • Confer with various physicians and other multidisciplinary care teams including pulmonologists, cardiologists, internists, endocrinologists, gastroenterologist, urologists, respiratory therapists to develop, nutritionists, social workers to develop, and implement or initiate, manage, modify individualized plans of care .
  • Document patients signs and symptoms, medication administrations, treatments and other provided information from families/POA (Power Of Attorney).
  • Assess critical patients and report critical conditions to internists/doctors
  • Respond rapidly to critical codes to coordinate stabilization treatments and restore vital functions.
  • Collect lab specimens, ordered testing and interpret results to diagnose patients.
  • Protect critically ill patients from unnecessary risks by liming visitors, requiring every person entering patient's room to gown up using proper PPE and proper handwashing.
  • Contribute substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation by consistently operating to highest standard of care.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Sustained quality standards by performing routine medication audits and upholding internal and industry best practices.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
Ardent Health Services - Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit
Owasso, OK, 12/2015 - Current
  • Utilized EPIC and QCPR software to document data related to patient care such as medications, interventions and patient responses.
  • Performed emergency medical procedures such as BLS, ACLS and other condition stabilizing interventions.
  • Manage patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating chest tube care, wound care, ostomy care, pressure prevention and pain management.
  • Administer medications as ordered ensuring highest safety
  • Accurately document all elements of nursing assessments, including treatments, oral medications and intravenous medications.
  • Coordinate plan of care with interdisciplinary team including social workers, physical, speech and occupation therapists.
  • Collaborated with leadership to devise initiatives for improving nursing satisfaction, retention and morale.
  • Educate patients, families and their caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle changes to prevent rehospitalization
  • Implemented interventions, including medication and IV administration, catheter insertion and airway management.
  • Precepted new nurses, providing guidance on unit functions and individual roles, hospital policies and procedures and nursing best practices.
  • Led teams in driving successful patient outcomes by prioritizing standard of care and best practices.
Hunterdon Medical Center - Registered Nurse, Cardiology Unit
City, STATE, 07/2017 - 07/2020
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Managed care for pre/ post-operative patients from Cathlab recovery through discharge.
  • Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented progress of individuals participating in clinical trials.
  • Informed patients and families of effective treatment options and at-home care strategies, enhancing long-term outcomes.
  • Leveraged feedback and process improvement opportunities to create safer and healthier environment and increase patient satisfaction.
  • Collected blood, tissue and other laboratory specimens and prepared for lab testing.
  • Supervised professional and paraprofessional nursing staff and delegated tasks to maintain continuum of care.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare personnel to meet patients' personal, physical, psychological and cognitive needs.
  • Promoted professional development opportunities to encourage nurses to pursue continuous training.
  • Partnered with physicians, social workers, activity therapists, nutritionists and case managers to develop and implement individualized care plans and documented all patient interactions and interventions in electronic charting systems.
  • Addressed disruptions in patient care, including delays in discharge, postponed procedures and discharge equipment unavailability.
  • Taught patients how to improve lifestyle choices, dramatically reducing chance of symptom reoccurrence.
  • Delivered outstanding care to patients with various diagnoses and managed care from treatment initiation through to completion.
  • Educated patients, families and caregivers on diagnosis and prognosis, treatment options, disease process and management and lifestyle options.
  • Equipped patients with tools such as pacemakers, home heart monitors and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Walden University

Job Titles Held:

  • RN, Critical Care
  • Registered Nurse, Medical-Surgical Unit
  • Registered Nurse, Cardiology Unit

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science

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