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Trauma Nurses specialize in emergency care, identifying serious problems in trauma cases and stabilizing those patients for further treatment. Sample resumes of Trauma Nurses reflect such tasks as evaluating lab results and reporting abnormal values to providers, and ensuring patient satisfaction by informing them of the plan of care and time frames for testing, imaging and disposition. Trauma Nurse candidates' resumes show all of the typical nursing qualifications with a focus on emergency care. Some also pursue additional certification in the fields of trauma or emergency care, while others stay informed via trade journals, workshops, and memberships in professional organizations.

1

Trauma Nurse

Performed all intake procedures for patients arriving for emergency treatment. Assessed medical symptoms and provided preliminary diagnoses for on-site medical team.

  • Supported medical staff in the provision of immediate care for heart attack and burn victim patients.
  • Operated quickly and efficiently under the direct supervision of the Head Nurse of the Emergency ward.
  • Assessed medical patients for vital signs and initial symptoms of critical injury or illness.
  • Communicated with the medical care support team in order to effectively provide initial support
  • Sterilized all medical equipment and prepared new rooms for patient use in a timely fashion.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
2

Officer in Charge/head Trauma Nurse

Trauma Nurse for the 8th Forward Surgical Team (Airborne) in support of Operation Enduring Freedom

  • Directed all facets of nursing practice leading ancillary staff engaged in patient care by executing, mentoring and training for the healthcare mission with coordination, planning, and evaluation of both training and mission execution
  • Served as a patient movement coordinator for US soldiers to higher echelons of care
  • Acted as a case manager for inpatient services of US soldiers
  • Worked under pressure, multi-tasked, and met tight guidelines
  • Provided leadership, supervision, instruction, and evaluation for 10 service members
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
BA
Nursing
MA
Master of Arts
3

Trauma Nurse

Providing emergency medical care to an average of 30 critically ill patients in a 12 hour shift within a 24 bed Emergency department.

  • Providing emergency trauma care to average of 10 patients in a 12 hour shift in the trauma bay.
  • Ensuring provision of quality emergency medical care to patients requiring emergency treatment in accordance of physician orders, policy and standards of practice.
  • Performing patient assessment and nursing diagnosis.
  • Evaluating episodic and acute responses to broad classifications of physical or psychosocial issues.
  • Managing the planning and implementation of nursing interventions.
  • Coordinating patient referrals and discharge planning activities.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
4

Trauma Nurse

Fulfilled role of trauma nurse with responsibility to care for 4-6 acute care patients under a variety of services such as trauma, surgery, orthopedics, medicine, vascular, pulmonary, and palliative per shift.

  • Acted as patient advocate and implemented all phases of the nursing process while caring for patients in an efficient manner.
  • Participated in discharge planning and consultations.
  • Experience with monitoring and interpreting cardiac telemetry.
  • Fulfilled role of preceptor for registered nurses being oriented to the unit.
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Applied Science
BA
Business Administration
BSN
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
5

Er/trauma Nurse, Clinical Nurse II

Provided emergency nursing care in the 40 bed department, not including a four-bed trauma resuscitation bay and 12-bed midtrack/fast track department

  • Trained to provide care to patients in the level I trauma bay, with the majority of patients sustaining life threatening penetrating trauma
  • Quickly and efficiently collected pertinent medical data to assign a triage class to rapidly arriving patients
  • Worked in the adjacent mid track and fast track departments each involved in the unit wide initiative to improve patient flow
  • Acted as a preceptor, in triage and main emergency department, to new to practice as well as experienced nurses
  • Active unit council member, appointed as Stewardship Council Chair, organized and participated in multiple community service endeavors as well as activities to promote camaraderie amongst nursing and medical staff
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Nursing
MS
Nursing
6

Adult Surgical/trauma Nurse

Responsible for care of patients post-operatively and care for level II trauma patients until discharge on a fast-paced 28 bed unit. Served as charge nurse on night shift.

  • Provided Basic Care Life Support (BCLS)
  • Delivered high quality care, enhancing patient experience and quality of life. Received awards for outstanding patient care.
  • Skillfully coordinate with doctors and other disciplines for efficient patient management and delivery of optimal treatment plans.
  • Educated patients and family members during admission on surgical procedures, tests, wound care, drain care and medications. Kept patients and family informed of plan of care.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Community Health / Health Science
BS
Nursing
7

Trauma Nurse Coordinator

Responsible for implementing the hospital's first Level IV trauma program, coordinating trauma care management for a hospital serving 400+ trauma patients per year

  • Directed the creation, planning and implementation of clinical protocols and practice management guidelines, monitor care of in-hospital patients, and serve as a resource for clinical practice
  • Maintain trauma registry database interfacing with the Alaska Trauma Registry (ATR); record and enter trauma information from multiple sources, identifying and validating trends and reporting on metrics
  • Educational presentations as needed for nursing staff and EMS personnel
  • EMS liaison for trauma, education, and quality improvement initiatives
Candidate Info
28
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Psychology
MS
Nursing
8

Trauma Nurse

Rapid assessment, collaboration with the trauma team, and intervention for critically ill or injured patients of all ages.

  • Plan, implement and evaluate care through use of protocols and collaboration with other members of the Emergency Department team including physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants.
  • Evaluation of lab results and reporting abnormal values to provider
  • Ensure patient and family satisfaction by informing them of the plan of care, and time frames for testing, imaging and disposition.
  • Educate patients and family on tests, procedures, diseases, and health promotion
  • Discharge teaching
  • Relief charge nurse
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
AS
Nursing
BS
Nursing
MS
Nursing
9

Trauma Nurse Coordinator

Collected and analyzed data for the Joint Theater Trauma System.

  • Oversee, implement, and verify Clinical Practice Guidelines for wartime medical care were followed 100% of the time
  • Assisted in the ER/ICU/Patient movement as needed
  • Responded to all mass casualty events.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
10

Trauma Nurse/ Trauma Registrar

Provide direct patient care to critically injured patients

  • Accurately compile and assess data related to trauma
  • Provide statistical information to the State of Kansas
  • Identify and investigate complications related to process and system issues through QA/QI team approach
  • Weekly reporting of case management results and statistical data to medical and management staff
  • Active committee member involving procedures/protocols, outreach, education, research, QA/QI, and patient/customer satisfaction
  • Participated in ACS recertification of Level 1 trauma certification
  • Instructor for TNCC, PALS, ACLS and CPR
Candidate Info
24
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BSN
Medical Training
Nursing
Nursing

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