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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, ICU, CICU and Dialysis

Responsible for patients in a complex environment providing care for critically ill patients.

  • Performed hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis with continuous monitoring of patients vital signs, response to procedure and medication.
  • Help patients and families understand physical condition, diseases, therapies and medications
  • Quickly react to change in condition or response to treatment. Collaborate with physicians to recommend modifications.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Applied Science
BS
Biology
32

Critical Care Nurse

Provide care to patients with critical care needs

  • Mange patients on ventilators
  • Respond to Code Blue, Rapid Response, and Code Strokes within the facility
  • Certification in ACLS, BLS, and PALS
  • Provide patient education regarding diagnosis
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Nursing
BS
Nursing
33

Critical Care Nurse

Works closely with the Emergency Critical Care staff including Veterinarians, supervisors and staff from other departments

  • Perform nursing duties including administering medication as well as placing intravenous catheters
  • Assisting in critical care of patients
  • Interpersonal communication with staff members and clients.
Candidate Info
24
years in
workforce
15
years
at this job
BA
Poultry Science
BA
Animal Science
34

Trauma ICU Nurse/ Critical Care Nurse

Provided bedside care to critically injured trauma patients

  • Titrated vassopressers and sedation
  • Experience with mechanically ventilated patients
  • Worked alongside doctors, respiratory therapists, nutritionists, and other members of the healthcare team to provide quality patient care
  • Talked with family during their time of grieving and consulted pastoral care social work
  • Worked with Midsouth Donor and Transplant Foundation
Candidate Info
8
months in
workforce
8
months
at this job
BS
Nursing
35

Critical Care Nurse

Employed as float staff in many different areas.

  • Telemetry-Specialty- Post-op Open Heart patients/Trauma patients.
  • Floated to Coronary Care Unit, Surgical Care Unit, Intermediate Respiratory Care Unit, Emergency Room, Medical Surgical floors and Maternity Unit.
  • Rehabilitation- Patients with Neurological Disorders, Post-op Hip and Knee surgery patients.
  • Considerable amount of time spent working in Psychiatric Unit.
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
18
years
at this job
AS
Nursing
36

Critical Care Nurse

Advanced skills in cardiac monitoring and EKG interpretation.

  • Responsible for maintaining arterial and pulmonary artery lines.
  • Caring for ventilator dependent patients.
  • Initiating peripheral intravenous access and arterial blood gas collection
  • Charge Nurse Responsibilities and preceptor for new nursing hires when assigned.
  • Primary care nursing in a 9 bed Intensive Care Unit and 14 bed Intermediate Care Unit.
  • Interpretation, transcription, documentation, and implementation of physician orders.
  • Recover patients after procedures varying from cardioversion to aortic aneurysm repair.
  • Assist physicians with various procedures at bedside, including bronchoscopy, cardioversion, colonoscopy, temporary pacemaker, upper endoscopy, invasive line insertion-arterial or pulmonary artery, insertion or removal of chest tubes.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
13
years
at this job
AS
Nursing
37

Critical Care Nurse

Manages critically ill patients. Provides care to patients aged 14 to elder.

  • Manages equipment used to monitor physiologic systems, such as ventilators, areterial
  • Completes management of medication and IV therapy and supports patient's vital signs by safely titrating medications,
  • Manages patient care in rapidly changing circumstances and takes action to avoid or minimize patient compromise.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Nursing
38

Critical Care Nurse

  • Responsible for the direct and indirect total nursing care of the patients in the critical care setting.
  • Utilizes the nursing process, hospital policies and procedures, and professional nursing standards in conjunction and collaboration with physicians and other professional disciplines.
  • Demonstrates teamwork, cooperation, and collaboration with co-workers, patients, and other providers throughout department and hospital.
  • Assesses patient's admission needs related to biophysical, psychosocial, environmental, self-care, educational, and discharge planning and documents and interprets data within specific time frames to initiate plan of care.
  • Demonstrates clinical competence consistent with departmental policies, procedures, and protocols.
  • Administers medication safely according to policy and procedure.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Nursing
MS
Nursing
39

Critical Care Nurse - Surgery Intensive Care

Interpret hemodynamic data of critically ill patients and make appropriate adjustments to plan of care.

  • Anticipate advanced needs of patients based upon diagnostic data, physical assessment and relevant medical history
  • Respond to life-saving situations, using nursing standards and protocols for treatment
  • Manage post-operative care of women having a variety of surgical procedures, including gynecologic (cancers and benign) surgery, bladder slings for urinary incontinence, hysterectomy (abdominal, vaginal, laparoscopic), rectovaginal fistulas and pelvic prolapse
  • Closely monitor hemodynamic variances to identify signs of cardiac and other life-threatening complications associated with fluid and electrolyte imbalances
  • Facilitate the recovery process through patient and family education with a focus on pre/post-operative procedures, injury prevention, medication, and pain management strategies.
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AS
Nursing
BS
Nursing
BA
Psychology
40

Critical Care Nurse

Responsible for direct patient care within established standards of care, hospital and department policies and guidelines

  • Provide direct patient care based on physical, psychosocial, educational, cultural, safety and related criteria of the patient
  • Assess the comprehensive nursing needs of all age groups
  • Coordinate the patient and family education process
  • Practice within the scope of the Registered Nurse Practice Act
  • Continuously plan, implement, and evaluate patient care for on-going care
  • Incorporates patient and family into the process of patient care
  • Partner with physicians and other interdisciplinary team members to develop and implement patient and family plan of care
  • Precept/orient new employees to department to grow a healthy, cohesive and competent critical care team
  • Journal Club Member who team studies peer-reviewed, scientific journal materials based on best evidenced based practice to further patient safety and improve nursing practice
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Nursing

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