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Critical Care Nurses are responsible for providing health care services to patients who are critically ill. Common work activities mentioned on a Critical Care Nurse resume example are handling medical emergencies, assisting physicians, preparing patients for procedures, administering treatments, and ensuring advanced life support. Those looking to become Critical Care Nurses should demonstrate throughout their resumes nursing expertise, the ability to make quick and sound decisions, teamwork and communication. Eligible candidates are registered nurses and hold at least an Associate's Degree in nursing science.

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Critical Care Nurse

Served in surgical intensive care unit (S.I.C.U)

  • Ensured that life support equipment (ventilators, feeding tubes) functions well
  • Monitored patient's vital signs (temperature, heart rate, blood pressure, and respiration)
  • Administered IVs, medications, and inserted catheters
  • Responsible for the hygiene of patients
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
5
months
at this job
BA
Nursing
MS
Healthcare Management
12

Critical Care Nurse

17 bed CVICU/CCU. Admit and recover high acuity patients with multisystem comorbities.

  • Provide critical care to patients with potential life threatening heart conditions. Observe patients, use advanced assessment skills, analyze data, communicate findings to healthcare team professionals.
  • Proficient at hemodynamic monitoring, vasoactive, and inotropic drip titration.
  • Manage care of ventilators, IABP, CRRT, BIVAD, Arctic Sun per hospital policy and standard of care.
  • Provide emotional support to patients and there families while in the intensive care unit.
Candidate Info
26
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AS
Science
Psychology
13

Critical Care Nurse

  • Assessed, planned, implemented and evaluated nursing care utilizing the nursing process for critically ill clients admitted to the intensive care, cardiac or telemetry units on a per diem or contractual basis at various hospitals in the Washington D.C. Metropolitan area
  • Collaborated with medical staff and other disciplines to provide coordinated and patient centered care
  • Provided health education to patients and families regarding plan of care and discharge instructions
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
AS
Nursing
BS
Nursing
MS
Nursing
14

Critical Care Nurse

Charge nurse for 30 patients.

  • Comfortable with hemodynamic unstable patients, ventilators and medications
  • Audited charts and did monthly reviews of charts for compliance
  • Responsible for staffing and maintaining the flow of the ICU for transfers and discharges
  • Responded to all emergencies in the hospital
  • Care plans were written and customized for each patient.
Candidate Info
29
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AS
Applied Science
15

Critical Care Nurse Educator

  • Taught general education courses including; EKG interpretation, hemodynamic monitoring & BLS
  • Developed & taught an intense critical care course that prepared staff for the certification exam
  • Developed & implemented ACLS certification courses for critical care staff and physicians
  • Worked with the Tennessee Nurses Association to ensure courses met requirements for credit
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BSN
Nursing
MS
Nursing
16

Registered Nurse/critical Care Nurse

Worked as a change nurse in the emergency room department.

  • Worked with physicians, nurses, and corpsmen to ensure a safe and professional work environment for delivery of patient care according to hospital policies and procedures.
  • Worked as a triage nurse documenting patient's medical history and assessment results.
  • Prioritized nursing care based on patients symptoms and illnesses.
  • Worked as staff nurse starting IV's; administering moderate sedation medication, assessing medical ports, administering IV medications, antibiotics, IM medications and PO medications according to hospital procedures and policies.
  • Monitored patients' progress via cardiac monitoring machine as needed and assessed vital signs per hospital policy and procedures.
  • Delivered safe and continuous care to patients while reporting any abnormal vital signs to the attending physician and charge nurse.
  • Trained and oriented new hire nurses to the department per hospital policy and procedures.
  • Participated and maintained required continuing education and training required for the knowledge and use of department equipment.
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
16
years
at this job
AS
Nursing
BA
Nursing
17

Critical Care Nurse

Cared for critical care patients in a combined Medical/Surgical Unit

  • Admitted and monitored patients from various areas with Cardiac, Respiratory, Vascular, GI, Orthopedic Complications
  • Monitored EKG's, mechanical vents, chest tubes, labs and reported significant changes
  • Floated to various areas such as ER and Telemetry as needed
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
AS
Nursing
AS
Occupational Therapy
18

Critical Care Nurse

Responsible for total patient care, including medication, orders and treatments.

  • Assists the physicians in performing special procedures.
  • Closely monitors cardiac and physical status of patient
  • Assists in emergency nursing procedures necessary for prompt control of changes in patient's physical condition.
  • Able to perform the techniques of cardiopulmonary resuscitation accurately and effectively.
  • Keeps abreast of changing techniques in critical care nursing and maintains a high level of expertise in critical care
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BSN
Nursing
BS
Business Administration / Marketing
Nurse Practitioner
19

Critical Care Nurse

Respond to routine, urgent and emergent patient problems appropriately by demonstrating effective decision-making. Provide follow through to ensure problem resolution

  • Advocate for patient and family needs and wishes with regard to health care
  • Formulate and articulate succinct and comprehensive assessments of real and potential problems to the ICU Intensivist's
  • Solve clinical patient problems independently and in a timely manner, communicate unresolved problems to the Intensivist's and assume the monitoring caseload until the situation is resolved
  • Provided one-on-one supervision on patients with psychiatric illness
  • CLABSI Initiative Team Member
  • Member of the CAUTI policy and procedure council
  • Hiring Council Member
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Biology
BS
Nursing
MA
Family Nurse Practitioner
20

Critical Care Nurse

Assess needs, develop and implement plans to maximize delivery of quality patient care. Adhere to policies and procedures to enhance patient care operations.

  • Responsible for the delivery of primary and total patient care services, patients in the immediate post-operative and post-procedural period.
  • Provide special care to patients who had undergone open-heart surgery.
  • Monitor patient conditions and interpreted data for proper care and treatment. Evaluating responses to treatments and interventions.
  • Ensure all diagnostic tests are carried out appropriately.
  • Act as a patient advocate and provide appropriate support family members.
  • Respond to emergency situations in a proactive manner.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Nursing
MA
Healthcare

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