rn manager intensive care unit resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Caring Nurse with 27 years of experience in Critical Care Unit with the last 4 years Managing a Critical Care Unit. Dedicated to best-in-class patient services through effective critical care planning and management. Master in Science of Nursing with a study in Leadership and Management. Proven leader with great multitasking skills, a fantastic eye for detail, and excellent problem solving ability.

  • Detail-Oriented
  • Reliable and Responsible
  • Adaptable and Flexible
  • Healthcare Team Collaboration
  • Emergency Interventions
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Problem Solving
  • Complex Information Interpretation
  • Decision Making
  • Protocol and Procedure Improvement
  • Analytical Thinking
Work History
RN Manager Intensive Care Unit, 04/2017 to Current
Unitypoint HealthWaterloo, IA,
  • Expanded cross-functional organizational capacity by collaborating across departments on priorities, functions and common goals.
  • Controlled costs and optimized spending via restructuring of budgets for labor, capital assets, inventory purchasing and technology upgrades.
  • Reviewed performance data to monitor and measure productivity, goal progress and activity levels.
  • Performed annual reviews assessing each employee's performance and developed improvement plans.
  • Reduced workflow inconsistencies by recruiting and hiring capable staff members.
  • Adjusted job assignments and schedules to keep pace with dynamic business needs, factoring in processes, employee knowledge and customer demands.
  • Set, enforced and optimized internal policies to maintain efficiency and responsiveness to demands.
  • Hired, trained and mentored staff to maximize effectiveness.
  • Cross-trained existing employees to maximize team agility and performance.
  • Onboarded new employees, including training, mentoring and new hire documentation.
  • Demonstrated new products, procedures and techniques to employees.
  • Delivered feedback to decision-makers regarding employee performance and training needs.
  • Evaluated employees' strengths and assigned tasks based upon experience and training.
  • Trained and guided team members to maintain high productivity and performance metrics.
  • Applied strong leadership talents and problem-solving skills to maintain team efficiency and organize workflows to meet any daily demand.
RN, Critical Care, 02/1994 to 03/2017
Northern Arizona HealthcareShow Low, AZ,
  • Operated critical care equipment to keep patients stable and promote recovery.
  • Administered medications to treat patients' symptoms and address underlying disease progression.
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews concerning symptoms, medications and prior treatment.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Leveraged feedback and process improvement opportunities to create safer and healthier environment and increase patient satisfaction.
  • Accurately documented all elements of nursing assessment, including treatment, medications and IVs administered, discharge instructions and follow-up care.
  • Managed needs of chronically ill and acute patients with well-coordinated treatment strategies.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare personnel to meet patients' personal, physical, psychological and cognitive needs.
  • Monitored patient condition, including interpreting and tracking EKG readings, identifying irregular telemetry readings and updating team members on changes in stability or acuity.
  • Worked with intubated and ventilated patients, monitoring and reporting on conditions to maintain stats within optimal levels.
  • Collaborated with physicians to quickly assess patients and deliver appropriate treatment while managing rapidly changing conditions.
  • Managed patients recovering from medical or surgical procedures, including facilitating wound care, ostomy care, pressure ulcer prevention and pain management.
  • Responded rapidly to critical codes to coordinate stabilization treatments and restore vital functions.
RN Staff Nurse, 06/1992 to 02/1994
TouroLaplace, LA,
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Educated patients and answered questions about health condition, prognosis and treatment.
  • Managed elements of patient care, from admission to discharge or transfer to other units, using nursing expertise to conduct assessments, administer medications, initiate nursing and emergency interventions, contribute to care plan development and educate patients.
Master in Science of Nursing: Leadership And Management, Expected in 05/2019 to Western Governors University - Salt Lake City, UT
Bachelors Science of Nursing: Nursing, Expected in 06/1992 to University of Wisconsin Oshkosh - Oshkosh, WI,
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/1988 to Coleman High School - Coleman, WI,

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School Attended

  • Western Governors University
  • University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
  • Coleman High School

Job Titles Held:

  • RN Manager Intensive Care Unit
  • RN, Critical Care
  • RN Staff Nurse


  • Master in Science of Nursing
  • Bachelors Science of Nursing
  • High School Diploma

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