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ICU Nurses, or Critical Care Nurses, are Registered Nurses who work in intensive care units. Duties incorporated into sample resumes of ICU Nurses include administering medications to patients and monitoring their responses to those medications, and providing health-related counseling to patients and their families on preventing communicable diseases. Training varies with applicants' resumes; some become ICU Nurses when they complete their RN training, while others must take internships in critical care nursing in order to work at certain hospitals.

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ICU Nurse Technician

Collaborated with other healthcare professionals to meet all patient needs effectively.

  • Tested vital signs, glucose, handled I+Os, and provided oral care to intubated patients.
  • Managed transport of patients to treatment locations, and assisted codes as needed.
  • Supplied environmental support and facilitated patient safety at all times.
  • Provided support for the patient and implemented a family-centered model of care.
  • Leveraged expertise with aging process, human development stages, and cultural patterns.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
MA
Medical Assistant
2

ICU Nurse

provides direct patient care in a busy intensive care unit.

  • Assessed, planned, implemented and evaluated patient care and performed patient education in accordance to unit standards for all patient types and age groups.
  • Collaborated with professionals across the organization to formulate an integrated care plan.
  • Devised health care goals using a holistic approach aligned with patient and family needs.
  • Championed changes in documentation and drug administration processes.
  • Promoted team environment by effectively identifying needs of other staff and assisting them.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
AS
Nursing
BS
Nursing
3

Pediatric ICU Nurse

Consulted and coordinated with health care team members to assess, plan and implement and evaluate patient care plans

  • Monitored patient's vital signs and initiated corrective action whenever the Patient displayed adverse symptomatology
  • Followed continuous cardiac and respiratory readings and reported observed changes
  • Administered infusion therapy, including: IV fluids, antibiotics, antifungals, antivirals and electrolytes
  • Prepared and administered and recorded prescribed medications and reported reactions to medications and treatments
  • Assisted treating physicians during examinations, treatments, and procedures including life-saving situations.
  • Analyzed lab results
  • Provided education, information and emotional support to the patient's family and caregivers
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
BS
Nursing
4

ICU Nurse

Care of patients with various types of multisystem trauma patients with an emphasis on neuro trauma and various closed injuries at the ratio of 2:1.

  • Care for patients with various neurological disorders with the emphasis of patients with strokes and aneurysms, vascular malformations, post angio therapy, post tpa (tissue plasminogen activator) treatment, Spinal Cord injuries & traumatic head injuries.
  • Monitored MAP and BP, drawing arterial blood gases and took care of the arterial lines
  • Acted as a Medical Care and Specialized nurse for 20 bed unit for the Patients of anesthetics.
  • Responsible for the recording and reporting values of laboratory with medical treatment.
  • Administered the prescribed medications, changed dressings, clean the wounds and monitor the body.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
5

Newborn ICU Nurse

Cared for premature vent-dependent babies with a wide range of medical challenges.

  • Closely monitored vital signs and perform thorough assessments of patients' conditions.
  • Initiated IV therapy. Created and implemented ongoing care plan.
  • Worked closely with families maintaining communication and support.
Candidate Info
26
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
C
Nursing Assistant
AS
Associate of Science
BA
Bachelor of Arts
6

Neonatal ICU Nurse

Provided care for Level III critically ill neonates in collaboration with seven neonatologists and multidisciplinary management team

  • Attended high-risk delivery with anticipation of resuscitation of neonates
  • Continuous monitoring and bedside care of 23 week to post term gestational neonates
  • Skilled nursing care consisted of respiratory support (HFOV, conventional ventilation, BCPAP,
  • Ongoing assessment, evaluations and management of neonates with cardiac, neurological and gastrointestinal defects / congenital anomalies
  • Proficiently assisted with bedside surgical procedures and interventions
  • Closely collaborated and thorough updating of ongoing patient status with rounding pediatric
  • Served on Preceptor/Leadership team for orientation and training of new RN graduate nurses and newly hired established RNs to the NICU unit
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
14
years
at this job
AS
Nursing
7

Pediatric ICU Nurse

Responsible for the direct patient care of complex patients in the PICU unit

  • Provided special service before and after the surgeries.
  • Maintain and take care of the equipment and devices.
  • Developed and maintained a caring and safe environment for the patients.
  • Worked with the health care team for the provision of development of appropriate care to patient and their families
  • Responsible for the demonstration and educate the staff and families regarding treatment, practice, equipment and dealing children
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
8

ICU Nurse

Provided specialized nursing and medical care in a 25 bed ICU with 1:2 ratio.

  • Worked closely with in house- unit cardiologists with accurate reporting recording of laboratory values with follow up treatment.
  • Recognized life threatening arrhythmias and means of treatment for patients in cardiac monitors , caring for A-lines, monitoring Swan-Ganz catheters, drawing ABG's and other labs, interpreting and reporting results for proper medical management.
  • Provided direct nursing care to critically ill patients, post-surgical including trauma and coronary artery bypass graft cases.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
BS
Nursing
Nursing
9

ICU Nurse

Cared for the critically/acutely ill patients in the Medical ICU.

  • Maintained patient safety, care standards, and confidentiality according to both unit procedure and hospital policy.
  • Provided the highest quality nursing care and service, to both patients and families.
  • Worked as a team member in collaborative manner with nurses, physicians, and other allied health professionals.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration
BS
Nursing
Graduate Studies
10

Eicu Nurse, Full-time

Utilized telemedicine, teleconferencing, and clinical information technology to continuously evaluate intensive and progressive care patients. Proactively identified impending or evolving patient problems and facilitated early intervention to positively impact patient outcomes.

  • Worked collaboratively with the bedside Intensive Care Unit (ICU) staff, Progressive Care Unit (PCU) Staff and eICU staff to increase the safety and quality of care being provided to hospitalized ICU and PCU patients.
  • Continuously monitored patient alarms and electronic records through VISICU and Cerner to identify relevant changes in patients' health status and proactively problem-solve before patients' condition deteriorated to an urgent situation. Communicated assessments to Intensivists. Ensured follow up to problem resolution.
  • Mentored bedside nurses through routine or urgent patient situations to provide guidance, promote critical thinking, and clinical decision making skills. Provided support for problem-solving through VISICU, The Source.
  • Ensured safety procedures are consistently followed and patient alarms are activated appropriately.
  • Completed camera rounds at the beginning of each shift to visually assess patient appearance, confirm vent settings, and ascertain the accuracy of IV pump programming. Repeated camera assessment for any status change.
  • Audited documentation of best practice bundles and quality initiatives to improve patient outcomes and ensure regulatory compliance. Collected accurate data supporting research activities.
  • Served on the Professional Practice Committee in order to analyze work flow and evaluate performance to maximize the use of evidence-based practice and optimal interdisciplinary communication in the eICU.
Candidate Info
52
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
BS
Nursing
Liberal Arts Curriculum

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