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Intensive Care Nurses provide care in intensive care units and monitor critically ill patients. These professionals take care of patients diagnosed with cardiac disease or brain injuries, accident victims, or patients recuperating from complex surgeries. Intensive Care Nurse resume samples highlight assets such as the ability to use complex equipment, emotional strength, stamina, decision-making skills, and bedside manners. Successful resumes for this position mention an Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree and state nursing license. Intensive Care Nurse certification may be required by some employers.

1

Cardiovascular Intensive Care Nurse

Served as a specialty nurse caring for critical patients directly from the operating room following open-heart, vascular and thoracic surgeries. Monitored hemodynamic stability using Swan-Ganz catheter and arterial line data. Titrated multiple vasopressors, inotropes, and other cardiac supportive drips to maintain hemodynamic stability. Cared for patients with multiple chest tubes, epicardial pacemakers, intra-aortic balloon pumps, and on ventilatory support, requiring constant and close assessment. Using independent and critical thinking intervened when patients were not progressing and in need of volume replacement and immediate corrective action. Progressed patients through ventilator weaning and extubation and transition to the progressive care unit. Served as a preceptor for nurses new to critical care and as charge nurse for the CVICU and step-down unit.

  • Utilized critical thinking in a dynamic setting to ensure the safety of every patient
  • As a charge nurse, worked to help foster an environment of team work and support amongst the small number of skilled nurses on the unit and provided clinical expertise
  • Selected as one of two nurses to attend specialized training in Michigan at the commencement of our VAD program, and developed a bedside reference tool for the post-op care of Heartmate II patients.
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Human Biology
BS
Nursing
2

Intensive Care Nurse

Administered medications intravenously or orally, using gastric tubes or other means necessary.

  • Advocated and provided emotional support for the needs of patients and their families.
  • Administered blood products, monitoring patients for symptoms related to transfusion reactions.
  • Monitored fluid intake and output to detect emerging problems such as fluid and electrolyte imbalances.
  • Collaborated with healthcare professionals to develop, implement and revise treatment plans based on needs and assessments.
  • Evaluated patient's psychosocial status addressing areas such as sleep patterns, anxiety, grief, anger and support systems.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
AAS
Nursing
BS
Nursing
3

Intensive Care Nurse

Provided critical care to patient to foster their safety and total care to including thorough patient assessment, cardiac monitoring, medication administration and titration.

  • Synthesizes organizational goals and critical thinking, evidence based research, empathy to ensure patient safety.
  • Served as a leader to both clinical and ancillary staff to ensure effective patient care.
  • Collaborated with other clinical and ancillary departments to ensure seamless care of patients.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
C
Certificate
BS
Nursing
MA
Management
4

Surgical Intensive Care Nurse

I completed a four month internship to the intensive care. Cared for patients with both acute and chronic illnesses. Received new admissions from the emergency department, Cath Lab and Operating Room. Initiated care plans that were appropriate for the patient's condition. Cared for patients in the immediate post-operative period; CABG, thoracotomy, craniotomies, heart valve replacement, vascular surgeries and other large surgical procedures. Operated Prisma, Intra-aortic balloon pumps and ventricular assist devices.

  • Monitored hemodynamics and identified changes in patient condition.
  • Charge nurse on an as needed basis.
  • Worked with and mentored student nurses.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Nursing
5

Pediatric Intensive Care Nurse

Served as RN in the Children's Hospital. Working in the various settings: pediatric intensive care, pediatric intermediate care, and general pediatrics.

  • Actively participated in development and implementation of individual treatment plans for patients with broad range of health issues
  • Reliable, ethical healthcare provider with ability to stay calm and intervene during emergency situations, and caring for critically ill patients and their families while collaborating with multidisciplinary team members
  • Ensured that doctor's orders were effectively carried out, including testing, medical procedures, medication administration, consultations and stat orders
  • Responded to numerous emergencies and intervened appropriately with life saving measures, earning the respect of physicians and coworkers
  • Selected as a preceptor responsible for training new graduate nurses and student nurse externs
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BSN
Nursing
Nursing
6

Intensive Care Nurse

  • Used assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation for patients according to ICU unit standards
  • Collaborated with professional team members to provide well rounded patient care
  • Created care plans for critical patients and provided education
  • Documented patient care and drug administration using the EPIC system
  • Worked effectively with team members
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
BS
Nursing
7

Intensive Care Nurse/nurse Supervisor

Worked in the intensive care department and provided care to critically ill patients

  • Supervised nurses for multiple departments, including Pediatrics, Emergency, Obstetrics, and Medical/Surgical
  • Performed Infection Control Surveillance
  • Placed IVs and performed phlebotomies as part of Intravenous Team
  • Reviewed patient charts and spoke with insurance case managers for approval of inpatient hospitalizations
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
Anatomy And Physiology
8

Intensive Care Nurse

Responsible for providing service to patients suffering from critical diseases.

  • Assisted and coordinated with doctors and physicians.
  • Responsible for monitoring patient's condition regularly and charting utilizing "Horizon Expert Documentation" (hed)
  • Responsible for providing special care to patient's undergone critical surgery.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
3
months
at this job
AAS
Nursing
9

Intensive Care Nurse

  • Provided critical care to patients experiencing heart failure, chronically ill, or severely injured patients
  • Managed complex medication and treatment regiments to severely injured or sick patients
  • Tracked and recorded vital signs, symptoms, and concerns of patients and their family members
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
HS
Intensive Care Nursing
BA
National Education System
Health Care Teaching
10

Intensive Care Nurse

Full time Neuro intensive care unit.

  • Floated to other areas as needed (CCU, MICU, Telemetry)
  • Provided care for patients and families who were experiencing actual of potential life threatening illnesses
  • Obtained several certifications in ICP monitoring, post heart catheter removal and cardiovascular accidents
  • Charge Nurse on a rotating basis, supervised and delegated to 4-5 RNs and care for up to 11 patients
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
BA
Psychology
BS
Nursing
MS
Nursing

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