travel registered nurse nicu resume example with 8 years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Compassionate and highly competent Neonatal/Pediatric Registered Nurse with over 15 years of clinical nursing experience. Dedicated to providing high-quality patient care focusing on safety and using evidence-based practices to improve treatment outcomes. Works well with diverse patient and staff populations and fosters trusting relationships to improve outcomes. Efficiently coordinate with healthcare professionals to advance patient care. Skilled in quickly building connections with NICU patients and their families to build trust and rapport in stressful situations.

  • High-Risk Deliveries team
  • Resuscitate and assisted intubation
  • Pre and post op cares
  • Medication and IV administration
  • Ventilator care & oxygen therapy
  • High acuity cares
  • Work collaboratively
  • Blood Transfusions
  • Psychosocial Analysis
  • Withdrawal management
  • Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
  • Sedation Management
  • Standards Administration
  • Discharge Planning
  • Multitasking & prioritizing
  • Friendly, positive attitude
  • Organizational skills
  • Lab draws
  • Maintaining PIV, umbilical, and PICC lines and dressings
  • Wound and Ostomy care
  • Breast feeding assistance/knowledge, bottle and gavage feeding
  • Chest tube maintenance
Travel Registered Nurse, NICU, 01/2023 to 03/2023
Robert Wood Johnson University HospitalCity, STATE,
  • Floating to Pediatric Intensive Care (PICU), Pediatrics, and Newborn Nursery (NBN) and managed full assignment including patients teenagers, trach and vented, G-t tube, chest tubed, fractures, acute and chronic illnesses, isolation, respiratory infections
  • Delivered exceptional care to neonatal ICU patients in a Neonatal hospital setting 50 bed Level IV as a out of state travel assignments including new admissions, transfers, post op, and high acuity babies.
  • Utilized valuable communication skills to deliver information to family members regarding patient treatment, care and medical options.
  • Communicated concerns regarding patients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors and medical team.
  • Provided emotional support and guidance to patients and family members to help cope with emotional challenges of illness.
  • Assessed, evaluated, and cared for neonate and pediatric patients.
  • Followed policies, procedures and hospital regulations for protocol compliance and patient safety.
  • Assisted physician with examinations, tests, and procedures.
  • Provide various forms of newborn care such as a nasal cannula, gavage feeding, and intravenous therapy
  • Evaluate babies' readiness for discharge by conducting car seat testing, bottle- and breast-feeding quality, and assess, document, and report brady, desaturation, and apnea episodes to the providers.
  • Collaborate with doctors and charge nurses on babies readiness to prevent SIDs and hospital readmission.
  • Admit and transfer babies to newborn nurseries and external facilities.
  • Discharge babies home and provide discharge teaching to parents on newborn care such as safe sleep, feeding, diaper changes, pediatrician appointment, etc.
Staff Registered Nurse, NICU, 08/2017 to 12/2022
Memorial HealthcareCity, STATE,

  • Delivered exceptional care to neonatal ICU patients in a 84 bed Level IV setting.
  • Highly skilled NICU neonatal nurse with over 6 years of experience at a Level IV NICU caring for 2-3 babies per shift which includes providing optimal care for sick newborns and maintaining active parent and family communications.
  • Demonstrate strong collaboration with nursing teams, providers, and other healthcare staff.
  • Attended high-risk OB deliveries and assisted with intubation and resuscitation of babies as young as 22 weeks.
  • Check and set up OR and NICU room bed for admitting, complete admission of babies under 35 weeks within one hour (IVH protocol) to reduce brain hemorrhage.
  • Implements and documents the plan of care in collaboration with other disciplines and services to assure safe and efficient care. Communicates the patient's progress including critical findings, and changes in the patient's condition to the physician and/or disciplines involved in the care of the babies.
  • Managed patients with rare congenital birth defects, post-surgical, and septic newborns
  • Worked with babies that require extensive respiratory support on nasal cannula, CPAP, mechanical, jet ventilation, and oscillator
  • Initiate and maintain drips like pressors, insulin, and sedation for unstable babies
  • Provided round-the-clock nursing care to premature infants or babies with serious birth defects, delivery complications, and other life-threatening conditions.
  • Performed medical procedures such as inserting intravenous lines, collect specimen for diagnostic testing, and administering medications.
  • Assisting the NICU physicians in medical procedures such as lumbar punch, umbilical line insertion, and set up for bedside emergency surgical procedures.
  • Attended multi-disciplinary patient rounds, orient parents to the NICU, and educate parents on the baby's health conditions while supporting families during their most difficult and emotional time.
  • Monitored patient vitals post-surgery, managed medical equipment and administered medications and IVs in the neonatal setting.
  • Instructed patient's families and caregivers on diagnoses, chronic disease management and medication management upon discharge from NICU.
Staff Registered Nurse - PEDIATRIC, 01/2015 to 07/2017
Children's Hospital Of WisconsinCity, STATE,
  • Medical surgical nurse with 2 years of experience caring for patients with Trauma (MVC, gunshot, and falls), Orthopedic (scoliosis, fractures), Hematology, Oncology, Plastics, and ENT diagnosis (cleft lips and plate) at a level I trauma center and teaching facility.
  • Provide treatment to patients in a 24-bed pediatric care unit, conduct patient assessments, monitor vital signs, and interface with patients and families to obtain the medical history and provide education on diagnosis and treatment plans.
  • Coordinate with physicians and multidisciplinary teams to develop and implement individual care plans based on patient needs and hospital policies.
  • Manage electronic medical records (EHR) and create reports for physicians on symptoms, pain levels, vital signs, and changes in patient conditions.
  • Holistically managed and prioritized care for multiple patients with complex diagnoses and cultural backgrounds.
  • Completed assessments, admissions, discharges, and teachings at different levels.
  • Demonstrated effective time management and prioritization skills to provide the best and safest patient care.
  • Precept nursing students
Education and Training
Master of Science: Family Nurse Practitioner, Expected in 08/2022 to Chamberlain University - Chicago, IL,
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 12/2014 to Alverno College - Milwaukee, WI

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Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) | State of FL #11025370

Exp. 07/2024

Registered Nurse (RN) | State of FL # 9455062

Exp. 07/2024

Basic Life Support (BLS) | American Heart Association

Exp. 02/2025

Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) | American Heart Association

Exp. 03/2024

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) | American Heart Association

Exp. 11/2024

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) | American Heart Association

Exp. 11/2024

Additional Information
  • Advance Pathology and Physiology study monitor - Alverno College
  • Daisy Award Nominee - 2015
  • Compact Nursing License
  • Covid vaccinated and booster

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School Attended

  • Chamberlain University
  • Alverno College

Job Titles Held:

  • Travel Registered Nurse, NICU
  • Staff Registered Nurse, NICU
  • Staff Registered Nurse - PEDIATRIC


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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