rn nicu resume example with 20+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

Quick-thinking Critical Care Registered Nurse with 4 years of experience in NICU specialization. Adept at providing immediate care and working closely with staff to ensure successful practices. Committed to best-in-class departmental communication and accurate triaging.

  • Neonatal care plans
  • Newborn health evaluations
  • Training and Development
  • Parental support
  • Life-sustaining machines
  • Critical thinking
  • Taking vitals
  • Planning
Education and Training
Marywood University Scranton, PA Expected in : Biology - GPA :
Career Technology Center Of Lackawanna County Scranton, PA Expected in 06/2013 : Nursing - GPA :
Marywood University Scranton, PA Expected in 05/2015 Bachelor of Science : Nursing - GPA :
  • Basic Life Support Training - Expires-05/31/2021
  • S.T.A.B.L.E. Training -Expires- 08/2022
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program Training - Expires 09/20/2022
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support Training - Expires 05/31/2021
Ascension (System Office) - Rn NICU
Opp, AL, 08/2016 - Current
  • Utilized valuable communication skills to deliver information to family members regarding patient treatment, care and medical options.
  • Formulated care plans for every individual neonatal intensive care patient, reviewing on daily basis to determine effectiveness.
  • Managed day-to-day routines for newborn babies by administering medication and fluids and checking vital signs regularly.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary healthcare professionals to create, implement and adapt individualized care plans.
  • Instructed patients, families and caregivers on diagnoses, chronic disease management and medication self-management.
  • Assessed patients, documented observations and reviewed patient charts to determine care needs.
Interim Healthcare - Rn Home Health
Marion, IL, 09/2014 - Current
  • Provided home health aide care providers with training, guidance, support and supervision to achieve objectives.
  • Notified physicians of all changes in patients' conditions.
  • Answered patient calls, identified issues and determined how best to provide assistance within parameters established by facility and supervisor.
  • Assisted patients with activities of daily living and functional mobility to increase comfort and quality of life.
  • Addressed patient care needs, collected vitals, dressed wounds and managed catheters.
  • Charted changes in patient conditions and discussed concerns with supervising healthcare provider.
  • Administered compassionate care to patients with debilitating conditions, including back pain, arthritis, fractures, head injuries and strokes.
  • Conducted regular re-evaluations to address changes in needs and conditions, introducing revisions to care plans as needed.
  • Completed initial assessments of patients and family to determine and address individual home care needs.
  • Supported patients with activities of daily living and functional mobility to improve comfort and quality of life and reduce pain.
  • Furnished personal care to clients within private home settings and championed patient independence and well-being.
Medical Search International - RN Floor Nurse
Charleston, SC, 07/2013 - 08/2014
  • Monitored and recorded patient condition, vital signs, recovery progress and medication side effects.
  • Coordinated care with physicians and other clinical staff to prepare for treatment, carry out interventions and enhance continuum of care to deliver comprehensive services.
  • Administered medications, tracked dosages and documented patient conditions.
  • Communicated with primary care physicians or emergency care providers to relay patient needs.
  • Instructed patients, caregivers and families on diagnoses, treatment options and self-management to maintain continuity of care.
  • Oversaw patient admission and discharge processes to coordinate efficient movements and related paperwork.
  • Conducted patient assessments and diagnostic tests to provide physician with important patient health information.
  • Administered oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients and monitored responses.
  • Oversaw nursing operations for staff of 5 in 60-bed facility, providing personnel with guidance and patients with high-quality care.
  • Boosted patient outcomes by prioritizing nursing tasks and assignments and accurately reporting on each patient's status.
  • Oversaw efficient nursing operations in 60-bed long-term care unit.
  • Immunized patients against influenza and pneumonia to protect vulnerable populations from serious illnesses.
Bartell Drugs - General Warehouse Worker
Bellingham, WA, 08/1987 - 09/2011
  • Rotated goods in inventory by following “first in, first out” approach to keep shelves organized and well-stocked.
  • Unloaded cargo with mechanized equipment to enable receipt of pre-ordered inventory.
  • Picked and prepared numerous daily shipments in large warehouse environment to facilitate customer order fulfillment.
  • Utilized pallet jacks to move items to and from different warehouse locations.
  • Communicated with internal staff members and management to facilitate timely product flows.
  • Counted and stocked different types of merchandise to comply with inventory control tag requirements.
  • Stood for extended time periods to perform packaging tasks to complete order fulfillment process.
  • Staged and sorted multiple types of products for loading to comply with preset instructions.
  • Transferred heavy materials from ground level to elevated storage locations to facilitate timely retrieval of items.
  • Prepared inventory for shipment by attaching tags and labels and executing shipment documents to facilitate delivery to proper customers.
  • Unloaded incoming products off trucks, sorted items in staging area and transported items to final storage locations.

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School Attended

  • Marywood University
  • Career Technology Center Of Lackawanna County
  • Marywood University

Job Titles Held:

  • Rn NICU
  • Rn Home Health
  • RN Floor Nurse
  • General Warehouse Worker


  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Bachelor of Science

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