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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

Performed comprehensive clinical assessments and implement treatment plans per physician's orders.

  • Initiated general pre-operative health practices following physician's orders.
  • Provide direct care and monitoring of post-cardiac surgical patients in cardiac unit.
  • Provide hands on therapeutic interventions to patients in order to achieve prompt recovery and discharge.
  • Fully trained in Advanced Cardiac Resuscitation and Advance Life Support.
  • Supervised nursing assistant assigned to patients in order to ensure proper and quality of care.
  • Provide medical/educational instructions to patients and their families in order for patient to achieve proper care at home.
  • Assertive communication with physicians and care team regarding potential problems with patient care treatment goals.
  • Coordinate with case management safe and effective discharge planning.
  • Ensure proper documentation and justification for treatment provided.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
C
Certificate
Nursing
22

Critical Care Nurse

Planning, implementing, and evaluating care of unstable patients with life threatening medical conditions

  • Monitoring cardiac and physical status of critically ill patients ; recognizing and responding to complications ; administering medications and treatments
  • Assisting with bedside procedures including intubation, central line placement, and surgical procedures
  • Code Blue and Rapid Response Teams
  • Mixed ICU/CCU: Care of patients with cardiac, pulmonary, GI, endocrine, neuro, renal, and multisystem failure, as well as post-surgical care
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Nursing
MS
Nursing / Family Nurse Practitioner Program
Conjunction
23

Critical Care Nurse

Implement challenging care for critical ill patients and help them in their recovery

  • Asses, plan, implement, evaluate and document nursing care of critical patients
  • Assign duties to nursing assistants
  • Educate patients and family about their medical conditions
  • Precepts for new nurses and student nurses to the unit
Candidate Info
34
years in
workforce
21
years
at this job
BS
Nursing
Education
24

ER Critical Care Nurse

Care of critical and unstable patients (GSW, MI, AAA, stroke, drug overdose, vented patients etc.)

  • Medication administration (vasoactive mediations, TPA, etc.)
  • Serves as a preceptor for nurses, EMT, and paramedic students.
  • Care of psychiatric patients (SI, depression, bipolar, schizophrenia, etc.)
  • IV's, NGT/OG tube placement, Foley catheter placement, assistance with ET tube and chest tube placement
  • Care of pediatric and mental health population
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
BS
Nursing
MS
Nursing
25

Critical Care Nurse

Registered Nurse many years of hands on experience in 20+ bed critical care environment. Ability to multitask and deliver care for 4+ critical care patients during a normal 8 hour shift. . Current BCLS certifications.

  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong critical thinking ability
  • Resource person for new grads/employees
  • Telemetry experience
  • Patient advocate
Candidate Info
54
years in
workforce
20
years
at this job
26

Critical Care Nurse Educator

Resourcefully develop and implement Intensive Care orientation program.

  • Serve as Chair of Telemetry Certification Program, Mock Code Program Development, and Early Mobilization of Mechanically Ventilated Patients Initiative.
  • Spearhead low-fidelity monthly simulation project for Intensive Care Unit.
  • Co-chair of Critical Care Specialty Council and member of Nursing Professional Practice Council.
  • Apply keen attention to detail toward performing ICU Safety Event Report evaluation and debriefing.
  • Serve as member of Induced Hypothermia Team.
  • Administer general nursing orientation program to newly-hired personnel.
  • As lead lecturer on sepsis, formally recognized and awarded in 2010 and 2011 for contributions to Learning Resource Center's Advanced Assessment programs.
  • Recipient of 2010 Partners in Excellence award.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Nursing
BS
Biology
MS
Nursing Leadership & Management
27

Critical Care Nurse

Provide care to patient in life-threatening conditions.

  • Complex assessment, high-intensity therapies and interventions and continuous nursing vigilance.
  • Monitor the quality of care the patient receives in accordance with the patient's choice
  • Respect and support the right of the patient or the patient's designated power of attorney (POA) in autonomous informed decision making.
  • Respect the values, beliefs and rights of the patient and create environments that are healing, humane and caring
  • Advocate for patients who cannot speak for themselves in situations that require immediate action and act as a liaison between the patient, the patient's family and other healthcare professionals
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
BS
Bachelor of Science
28

Critical Care Nurse

Patient acuity is critical, including ventilators, tube feeding, hemodynamic monitoring, reading telemetry, and prepared for cardiac / pulmonary arrest

  • Responsible for direct patient care, assessment, medication administration, monitoring, and evaluating treatment therapies
  • Care of Critical patients: Trauma 1-2, Neurology, Post-op, Cardiac (MI's, Pre / Post Catheterization with stent placement, Fem-Pop Bypasses, Carotids), post mortem care, and Medical Surgical procedures
  • Patient / family advocate
  • Distribute medications and monitoring outcomes / side effects
  • Monitor all outcomes
  • Initial assessments, establishing goals, care plans, and discharge
  • Patient and family education.
  • Supervision of support staff assignments.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
29

Critical Care Nurse

Creating a welcoming, caring and safe environment for neonates and their families.

  • Providing direct patient care for neonates.
  • Care and suctioning of infants on artificial ventilation.
  • Strict attention to oxygen administration.
  • Administer and monitor intravenous and enteral feedings.
  • Extensive monitoring of abdomen, girths and bowel movements.
  • Monitor and document intake and output, daily weights.
  • Teaching parents how to maintain health at home.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AS
Nursing
Politics And Economics
Bls, Acls, Nrp
30

Medical Critical Care Nurse

Offers direct patient care to critically ill medical, surgical, and trauma patients

  • Detail oriented assessment, documentation and treatment of patients
  • Coordinates care of critically ill patients with other members of the interdisciplinary team
  • Responds to codes as member of the code team in designated areas
  • Instructor for BLS for professional staff
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
Nursing License
Biological Sciences

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