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Emergency Room Nurses assist doctors and emergency medical technicians in critical care emergency facilities in order to help those who have suffered potentially life-threatening traumas. Skills shown on example resumes of Emergency Room Nurses include administering medications, maintaining patient care records, and providing patients with knowledge for self-care at discharge. In addition to licensure, the resumes of Emergency Room Nurses also reflect a Bachelor of Science or Associate's degree in the field of nursing. Other requirements may be expected as well, depending on the state.

1

Emergency Room Nurse

Provided initial assessment and safe care to stabilize patients in a fast-pace, 52-bed Level II trauma center

  • Administered critical IV medications such as Cardizem, Dopamine, Insulin, Nitroglycerin, and Adenosine
  • Assisted in the care of multiple traumas, cardiac arrests, stroke codes, sexual assaults and conscious sedations
  • Provided care to people across the lifespan with different conditions from infants, children, pregnant women, and the elderly
  • Assisted in the completion of 2 rape kits and sexual assault examinations
  • Independently maintained safe and effective care to patients with different acuity levels in a time-restricted and demanding environment
  • Constantly communicated and collaborated with physicians and other healthcare professionals to ensure optimal care was given to patients in a timely manner
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
AS
Nursing
BS
Nursing
2

Emergency Room Nurse

Serve as member of interdisciplinary healthcare teams in providing critical care and performing life-saving interventions.

  • Closely monitored E.R. patients, alerted Physicians/Charge nurse with any changes in patients status.
  • Interaction with patient and family members often from pain, stress, shock or grief.
  • Efficiently and knowledgeably provided RN care for all ER patients, handled intubations, defibrillations, auto transfusions, Medlock insertions, splinting, conscious sedation and hypothermia protocol.
  • Leverage interpersonal communication strengths to establish rapport and build trust with patients and families.
  • Reacted effectively in emergency scenarios, demonstrating sound decision making that helped save patients lives.
  • Supervised LPN's, CNA's and served as a preceptor/mentor to new nursing staff.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Nursing
3

Emergency Room Nurse/charge Nurse

Assessed, planned, implemented, evaluated and documented nursing care for soldiers experiencing life-threatening problems requiring complex assessment, high intensity therapies and interventions in a 50 bed Emergency Services Department

  • Collaborated with all members of interdisciplinary team, therapists, social workers, doctors and pharmacists
  • Acted as Team leader, supervising 25 nurses and 25 medics daily
  • Managed and evaluated medics in there daily performance
  • Managed the planning and implementation of interventions
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Nursing
MA
Master of Arts
4

Emergency Room Nurse

Worked efficiently in high stress situations of 70 bed emergency department while ensuring patients were treated with dignity; provided, coordinated, documented and inputted patient care data in computer; applied strong commitment to quality control by ensuring cohesiveness through effective communication among care staff; served as liaison between patient and doctor.

  • Decisively and confidently made judgments on patient conditions based on vital signs, patient presentation, and initial assessment; triaged to appropriate zone; activated specialized team when indicated (cath lab, trauma team, rapid response stroke team, etc.)
  • Applied expertise in data analysis by monitoring laboratory results, blood work, urinalysis, and performed sterile procedures including catheterization, IV starts and dressing changes.
  • Leveraged compassion in facilitating pain management and completing prescribed treatments and reassessing effectiveness of therapy.
  • Merged empathy and strong interpersonal skills by ensuring both physical and emotional needs of patients and families were maintained.
  • Effectively assimilated, interpreted and reported changing patient data to ensure optimum care.
  • Demonstrate exemplary documentation skills by accurately maintaining nurses' notes and promoting sufficient communication among care staff.
  • Administered IV fluids and medications including antibiotics, packed RBC's, TPN, and narcotics, while carefully monitoring for side effects or any adverse reactions.
  • Ensured follow through of interdisciplinary referrals (speech evaluations, physical therapy, respiratory therapy, etc.)
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
5

Emergency Room Nurse

Responsible for 73-bed emergency services unit at a Level I trauma and regional burn center

  • Assessed, planned, implemented, and evaluated patient care
  • Evaluate episodic and acute responses to broad classifications of physical or psychosocial
  • Manage the planning and implementation of interventions
  • Ensure the quality of emergency medical nursing care to patient
  • Provided the orientation and training to new staff, medical students and nursing students
  • Handle the queries and problems regarding medical or health
  • Monitored the patients throughout the hospital processes
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Health
BS
Nursing
6

Emergency Room Nurse

Assessed and treated a wide variety of illnesses and injuries, ranging from a fever to a heart attack, from burns to broken bones.

  • Administered medication, cleaning lacerations, taking blood work, foley catheter insertions, inserting peripheral IV's and assisting physicians in and out of the emergency room along with many other tasks related to their field.
  • Prevented further injuries from life-threatening conditions.
  • Analyzed client ABGs, CBC/metabolic profiles, radiological results, and EKG readings.
  • Collaborated with nurse and rapid response team for patient transfers to ICU or Tertiary Hospitals.
  • Facilitated admissions and transfers, chart/care plan note preparation and other documentation, and interdisciplinary team participation.
  • Multitasking and prioritizing responsibilities based on patients conditions in timely manner maintaining confidence in critical situations.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Nursing
7

Emergency Room Nurse

Worked under the supervision of an MD providing bedside care, treatment and clinical documentation for patients experiencing life-threatening and non-life-threatening emergencies at a free-standing emergency care center

  • Implemented patient call-back
  • Assessed patient status and notify physicians of clinical changes.
  • Interacted with departments regarding patient care.
  • Educated patients/families on health care needs, conditions, options etc.
  • Provided the department with the nurse monthly schedule.
  • Maintained patient standard of care and confidentiality
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
MS
Nursing-nurse Practitioner
Nursing Magna
8

Emergency Room Nurse

Assessed patient conditions and nursing needs, using the nursing process.

  • Ensured that patient direct care needs are met.
  • Performed patient and family education.
  • Collaborated with team in patient care.
  • Provided care appropriate to the age and specific needs of the patients.
  • Implemented infection control techniques in all patient interactions.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Nursing
BA
Art,psychology
9

Charge Nurse/emergency Room Nurse

Applied specialized care to diverse patient population in critical-care environment.

  • Supervised, trained and coordinated 10+ personnel to achieve maximum performance.
  • Implemented strict safety, sanitation and quality control policies and procedures.
  • Liaison between patients and family members to facilitate care plan and health relationships.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AA
Science
Leadership
10

Emergency Room Nurse

Managed the care of multiple critically ill patients within a busy Level I Trauma Center, with approximately 70,000 patient visits per year.

  • Proactive in coordinating care of stroke patients; utilized a standardized stroke scale to assess neurological changes thus reducing delays in care and TPA initiation.
  • Coordinated quality and timely care of patients presenting with a STEMI to ensure their safe and expedient transfer to the Cath Lab for further intervention.
  • Monitored patient telemetry for rhythm and heart rate changes, collaborating with the physician as needed.
  • Provided safe care of psych patients - collaborating with social work, providing community resources/referrals and coordinating transfer as necessary.
  • Member of the code team - assisting with rapid sequence intubation, ventilator management and initiation of critical drips per hospital protocol.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AAS
Air Transportation Management
BS
Nursing
MS
Nursing

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