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Intensive Care Unit Nurses are responsible for critically ill patients, such as accident victims, people recovering from complex surgeries, or people diagnosed with cardiac disease. These professionals monitor patients in intensive care units and complete tasks as assigned by doctors. Based on our collection of example resumes for the job, essential skills include medical equipment usage expertise, emotional stability, decision making, bedside manners, empathy, and stamina. The ideal candidate should mention in his or her resume an Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree in nursing, state license, and Intensive Care Nurse certification.

1

Intensive Care Unit Nurse Manager

Manage staffing for 6 bed Intensive Care Unit, and Intravenous Team and strategizes allocation of nursing resources to develop staffing schedules

  • Plans, organizes and schedules educational programs cooperatively
  • Facilitates communication between multidisciplinary health care professions
  • Collaborate with other health care professionals quarterly to review and update policies and procedures
  • Serve as Hospital Administrator when on call/ responsible for the nursing budget and report
  • Developed and initiated a medication verification process that eliminated medication errors for new ICU patients
  • Streamlined and improved the Rapid Response Code process for faster emergency response time which immediately impacted patient outcomes in a positive manner
Candidate Info
27
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Nursing
MA
Management
2

Surgical Intensive Care Unit Nurse Manager

First Nurse Manager to implement the new nurse management model of one nurse manager administering two different patient care areas simultaneously. Initial savings of $70,000.

  • Turned around the Surgical Intensive Care Unit into a cost effective, efficient patient care unit within 9 months of instituting management assessments and evaluations.
  • Utilized patient acuity tracking system. Discovered patient acuity was 2:1 on days and evenings, 1:1 on nights. Staff budget increased and unit operated within revised budget.
  • Facilitated the unit based lung transplant practice committee to define and implement lung transplant nursing practice standards. Achieved consistent high quality patient care and increased patient, physician, staff morale based on management assessments and evaluations.
  • New Nurse Manger hired.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
BA
Business
MA
Business Administration
3

Triage Nurse/ Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit Nurse

Performed psychiatric triage by gathering information, assessing patients, and assisting law enforcement, medical hospitals, and the Board of Mental Health in arranging appropriate treatment

  • Responsible for crisis hotline calls and providing appropriate referrals
  • Administered meds, transcribed doctors' orders, and acted as patient advocate while assisting with doctors' rounds
  • Assisted in developing documentation forms for a new PICU unit, lead patient education groups, lead behavioral codes, performed quality improvement documentation, and participated in the "Standards of Care" committee on eight bed inpatient psych unit
  • Staff trainer responsible for new employee orientation and administering clinical staff proficiency tests
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Nursing
BA
Nursing
4

Neurologic Intensive Care Unit Nurse

Provided care to patients with acute neurological deficits and those with aneurysms, aneurysm repairs, brain tumors, hemorrhagic/ischemic strokes, isolated gunshot wounds to the head, cervical fractures, spinal fractures, and many other neurological related complications

  • Identified and managed life-threatening complications post-operative
  • Responsible for monitoring critically ill patients with arterial lines, central lines, and intraventricular catheters
  • Provided quality care to critically ill, trauma, cardiac, neurological, and orthopedic patients while maintaining strong observational skills, thorough assessments, and skillful intervention techniques
  • Assessed patients conditions using both invasive and non-invasive monitoring such as ICP, CVP, SP02, A-line, and ventilator
  • Educated patients and families on pre/post-operative procedures, medical conditions, and medications
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Nursing
MS
Nursing
5

Intensive Care Unit Nurse

Provided care to critically ill and ventilator patients.

  • Provided care for post-Acute Myocardial Infarction patients.
  • Assessed patient's status closely and notified physicians when necessary.
  • Communicated patient's care plan with fellow nurses and physicians.
  • Educated patients and families on procedures, medications and patient's health needs.
  • Monitored and maintained accurate patient charting.
  • Assisted physicians with bedside procedures, including central line insertions.
  • Communicated with other nursing departments when transferring patients to step-down units.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AS
Nursing
BS
Bachelor of Science
6

Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit Nurse

Delivered safe, dependable and effective care to patients post open heart surgery

  • Consistently communicated effectively and respectfully with patients, family, and other members of the healthcare team
  • Documented the nursing process accurately and in the appropriate format (e.g. computer and clinical pathway)
  • Resource person for staff needing training on caring for post open heart surgery patients
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Nursing
MS
Nursing-informatics
7

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Nurse

  • Level 4 Neonatal intensive care unit
  • Provided assessment and treatment for neonates ranging from pre- to post birth care
  • Stabilized surgical patients requiring mechanical ventilation for "feeders and growers" in anticipation of discharge
  • Monitored and recorded patient progress via paper charting
  • Collaborated with in-house physicians and nurse practitioners regarding patient care and potential goal prognosis
  • Appointed to the charge nurse position; used management and delegation skills
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Instructor
MS
Child Health
8

Intensive Care Unit Nurse

Scope of Job: Intensive care unit nurse responsible for delivering high quality patient care

  • Provide comprehensive medical and emotional care to critically ill patients with varying diagnoses.
  • Super-user for Epic implementation of electronic charting for the unit.
  • Interact with patient families to provide support. Explain medical procedures and treatment, disease and death processes.
  • Ensure two-way communication with physicians regarding patient status. Implement doctors' orders. Discuss test results for patients and families.
  • Serve as patient advocate.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Mechanical Engineering
BS
Nursing
MS
Nursing
9

Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Nurse

  • Enhanced nursing judgment, critical thinking, and overall skill base while caring for unstable children in a critical care setting.
  • Performed routine assessments and made adjustments to plan of care for patients in a constantly changing environment.
  • Responsible for total care of 1-3 patients.
  • Routinely provided nursing care for intubations, sedation, ECMO, plasmapheresis, various procedures, ventilator dependent children, and post-operative patients.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
BS
Nursing
Number
10

Intensive Care Unit Nurse; Team Leader

Charge nurse of a 16 bed unit

  • Assessment of patients' needs/ acuity and staff assignment
  • Participated in multiple hospital committees
  • Helped develop and monitor CQI activities
  • Assisted in revising policies and procedures applicable to the unit
  • Maintained clinical expertise by working in a critical care setting
  • Acted as a resource person for less experienced staff members
  • Liaised between physicians and nursing staff
  • Provided direct patient care of adult patients: trauma, geriatric, surgical and medical patients in crisis
Candidate Info
27
years in
workforce
25
years
at this job
AS
Nursing

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