Acute Care Nurse Resume Samples

The basic job description for this role is to provide advanced nursing care to patients who are suffering from acute conditions such as – heart attacks, shock, and respiratory distress syndrome. The other tasks mentioned on the Acute Care Nurse Resume emphasize on the following – providing formal and informal education to other staff, coordinating billing activities, participating in practice protocols, performing administrative duties, participating in patient care meetings, assessing patient needs, referring patients to specialty consultants and performing emergency medical procedures.

As this role is a most important role in the healthcare industry, the following qualifications are expected from the Acute Care Nurses – a high level of physical stamina and energy, strong first aid skills, quick thinking abilities, and the ability to calm feelings of panicking patients. To become an Acute Care Nurse, students should have completed successfully the Nursing Degree and also be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council.

Acute Care Nurse Resume example

Acute Care Nurse Resume

Objective : Assiduous, motivated, and dedicated advanced practice registered nurse with nine years of direct patient care experience. Personal strengths focus on providing care that is accessible, comprehensive, patient-centered, coordinated, compassionate, and culturally effective. 

Skills : Wound care, Ventilator experience, Medication drip experience.

Description :

    1. Monitored and provided direct care to medically complex patients.
    2. Ensured doctors' orders are effectively carried out, including testing, bedside procedures, mental and physical assessments, counseling, lab work, patient/ family education, patient admissions, discharges, and transfers.
    3. Monitored and utilized PICC-lines, total parenteral nutrition, tube-feedings, colostomies, wound-vacs, bladder volume measurement scans (monitoring), peritoneal dialysis, foley catheters, ventilators, titration of vasoactive drugs, and set up equipment for bedside procedures, as well as, assisting the physician.
    4. Experienced in the care of patients with cardiovascular, endocrine, pulmonary, gastrointestinal, genitourinary, psychiatric, and neurological disorders; end of life (comfort care) measures, pain management; as well as, postoperative care (including post general, cardiac, thoracic, gastric, or medical, with rehabilitation).
    5. Provided care to post-trauma, including the spinal cord, head injury, cerebral hemorrhage, or orthopedic complications; wound care, long term antibiotic therapy, renal failure, malnutrition, cancers, congestive heart failure, sepsis, uncontrolled diabetes, and/or multi-system complications.
    6. Proficient in all aspects of documentation, computer and written form, and hospital policies.
    7. Consistently followed patient care and FGH policy, procedures, and standards of care in performing duties.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Master's


Acute Care Nurse Resume

Summary : To continue nursing career in the office setting, but at this time looking for PRN to work on weekends. Look forward to help patients and families in promoting healthy life styles and educating patients so they can live a fulfilling life as healthy and pain free as possible while continuing to be a positive and successful wife and mother.

Skills : Computer,  ECG, Phlebotomy,  Emergency Room.

Description :

    1. Demonstrated thorough, concise, and timely documentation, shift reports, and verbal communication.
    2. Communicated pertinent patient information to all health care team members.
    3. Maintained own clinical skills staying current in skills, ongoing competencies, equipment, and certifications to include telemetry monitoring and Basic Life Support certification.
    4. Performed all technical skills required for each units population by rendering professional care including obtaining blood sugars, restraints, suicide precautions, bathing, dressing, ambulating, and feeding patients.
    5. Demonstrated technical aptitude for working, troubleshooting, and assisting the nurse with multiples pieces of equipment used for patient care including but not limited to telemetry monitoring devices and blood glucose monitoring.
    6. Demonstrated the aptitude for safely positioning and/or assisting the nurse to safely position the patient using a variety of devices such as but not limited to abduction pillows, splints, slings, braces, neck collars, walkers, crutches, immobilizers, and specialty beds.
    7. Communicated effectively with others in an appropriate and timely manner. Adhered to and promotes established values of the organization, i.e. customer service, safety, infection control, and compliance standards.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
AS


Acute Care Nurse Resume

Objective : Acute Care Nurse involved in the implementation phase of the nursing process and is organizationally accountable to the Patient Care Manager.

Skills : Charge Nurse, Telemetry, Ventilator Management.

Description :

    1. Utilized health promotions and health preventions while teaching veterans how to better care for themselves in hopes to decrease the number of hospitalizations.
    2. Did cardiac monitoring, sleep studies, and detoxing veterans off of drugs and alcohol.
    3. Worked with ventilators and would ask for a refresher course before working with vents in the future.
    4. Provided formal and informal education to other staff members.
    5. Coordinated billing activities with supervising physicians.
    6. Participated in the development of practice protocols.
    7. Performed administrative duties that facilitate admission, transfer, or discharge of patients.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
B.S in Nursing

Acute Care Nurse Resume

Objective : Over 5 years of experience as a Nurse responsible to Investigate and analyze medical records of previously denied acute care hospital claims to provide evidence to support the medical necessity of the care provided.

Skills : Patient care, Management, Organizing.

Description :

    1. Conducted medical research and develop an understanding of medical conditions using multiple online resources.
    2. Reviewed documents including but not limited to medical records, provider notes, or explanation of benefits in order to obtain knowledge and understanding of account history and patient treatment course.
    3. Used persuasive written and verbal communication skills to effectively argue on behalf of clients.
    4. Updated patient tracking system with new information and the next steps.
    5. Attended denials meeting to discuss updates/changes such as new hospital procedures or current client issues.
    6. Communicated issues to managers, including but not limited to PTS errors, questions for other departments, or HIPAA questions.
    7. Stayed up to date on state laws governing fee schedules, filling limits, and other statutes.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Nursing

Acute Care Nurse Resume

Headline : To obtain a respective position as a full time CNA with 6 years of experience where can fully utilize skills. Work ethics include but are not limited to, a daily job consistency, hard working in all given tasks, a high level of motivation to complete job duties, dependability and punctuality.

Skills : Full Set of Vitals; Electronic Charting; Assisting.

Description :

    1. Performed various direct patient care activities under the supervision of a Registered Nurse.
    2. Assisted patients in dressing or undressing, bathing, or eating.
    3. Collected non-invasive body fluid specimens or gathers vital signs but does not start or administer intravenous fluids.
    4. Aided physicians and nursing staff members with procedures if needed.
    5. Documented patient interactions as needed.
    6. Relied on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
    7. Reviewed patient medical charts and understands pharmaceuticals, test results, therapy evaluations, pre-existing conditions, and has a general medical knowledge of the patient.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Nursing

Acute Care Nurse Resume

Summary : Committed and motivated professional. Organized, positive & energetic, with strong analytical skills. Direct & willing to expand knowledge base in all aspects of the medical field, always motivated to go the extra mile to get what needs to be done completed. Compassionate yet concise in performance as Medical Professional.

Skills : Vital Signs, Cardiac Rhythms, Life Support.

Description :

    1. Interacted clearly and professionally with patients and families, while gathering additional clinical information and past history.
    2. Conducted thorough patient assessments to identify patients for potential admission into the system.
    3. Completed detailed Pre-Admission Screens, according to facility policies and procedures, KHRS policies and procedures, and payer requirements.
    4. Targeted area research including analysis of like programs and alternative levels of care.
    5. Provided patient updates to physicians, payers, case managers, social workers, and other relevant persons.
    6. Developed educational and community relations plans in consultation with Program Director, Medical Director, and Nurse Manager.
    7. Maintained effective communication with patients, families, healthcare providers, employers, clients, and team members.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
B.S in Nursing

Acute Care Nurse Resume

Objective : As an Acute care nurse over 3 years of experience responsible to maintain care relative to each patient's age, development, prescribed treatment, and other identified needs. The practice is under the general supervision of the NICU Nurse Manager, Director, and Medical Director. Is required to assess the high-risk infants in conjunction with the MD to establish and deliver patient care for level II and level III neonate.

Skills : Patient care, Management, Arterial Lines.

Description :

    1. Tracked and evaluated patient physical assessment and laboratory parameters.
    2. Managed patient care through evaluation, action, and decision to minimize patient compromise, using highly technical equipment and monitoring devices; arterial and venous lines, ventilators, central lines.
    3. Maintained readiness of emergency equipment and supplied in the NICU, stabilization area, and neonatal transport unit.
    4. Attended high-risk deliveries, cesarean sections, and transports both in house and out of the house.
    5. Provided airway management, monitored vital signs and administrated prescribed medications and IV fluids for the compromised neonate.
    6. Documented assessment, treatments, lab, and progress in relation to daily goals in the patients record.
    7. Maintained knowledge of current trends and techniques in the field by reading appropriate journals, books, and other literature and attending seminars, conferences, and the like.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma in Nursing

Acute Care Nurse Resume

Headline : To provide transition level care to patients who while stable, still require a high degree of support. The IMC patient population consists of a wide range of both medical and surgical diagnosis including: Kidney transplant, Diabetic Ketoacidosis, Respiratory Disorders, End of Life Cancer, and Ventilator management with an emphasis on weaning.

Skills : Patient Management, Organizing, Intensive Care.

Description :

    1. Provided knowledgable and caring clinical practice and care coordination through an understanding of patient, family, nurse, and healthcare delivery team.
    2. Consistently provided safe, therapeutic care in a holistic and systematic way.
    3. Incorporated differences into the provision of care. Conducts all patient care in a patient and family-centered manner.
    4. Integrated knowledge, skills, and experiences to meet the needs of patients and families throughout the continuum, including patient and family education. Communicates effectively and works cooperatively with others. 
    5. Used an integrated approach toward patient outcomes.
    6. Served as an empowering body to influence patient empowerment, and successful outcomes of financial and clinical quality, through relationships and access-based knowledge.
    7. Utilized standards, guidelines, and pathways for care delivery. 
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma in Nursing.

Acute Care Nurse Resume

Summary : Under the supervision of the Charge Nurse and/or Nurse Manager, responsible and accountable for individual nursing practice and, when applicable, appropriately delegates and supervises tasks to provide optimum patient care.

Skills : Nursing, Pain Management, Vital Signs.

Description :

    1. Participated in establishing, maintaining, and improving patients' health care goals through patient assessment, planning and implementation of nursing interventions and evaluation of patient outcomes.
    2. Identified and assisted with opportunities for performance improvement activities on the unit and with other service areas.
    3. Accurately and completely documented all aspects of the care given.
    4. Demonstrated fiscal responsibility by taking ownership of time management, decreasing waste (of time and supplies), and promoting cost-effectiveness.
    5. Demonstrated the ability to be an advocate for and strive to protect the health, safety, and rights of the patient.
    6. Interacted with patients and colleagues demonstrate compassion and respect for the inherent dignity, worth, and uniqueness of every individual, unrestricted by considerations of social or economic status or cultural beliefs.
    7. Communicated effectively with other care providers (physicians, nurses, business office, and medical records) to provide for continuity of patient care and to meet the needs of the customers we serve.
    8. Demonstrated the ability to fulfill requirements of attendance, punctuality, and timekeeping practices.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor's

Acute Care Nurse Resume

Objective : As an Acute Care Nurse provides supervision of assigned staff, coordination, and implementation of Full Service School Health Program and Department of Health School Health Program as needed. Supervises activities and meetings relating to performance and functions of the Full Service Program.

Skills : Medical terminology, Management,  Medication Administration.

Description :

    1. Assessed the health needs of students through screening procedures, analysis of records, and examination of students referred by school personnel.
    2. Followed up all referrals to see that needed care is obtained.
    3. Assessed understanding of a health problem or behavior.
    4. Encouraged adequate immunization of all students, assisting school in meeting immunization requirements according to Florida Law.
    5. Initiated and maintained health records for each student referred to. Provided instruction and training to school personnel and students on health matters.
    6. Motivated and trained employees to improve the quality of work performed as measured by supplemental school health services program standards.
    7. Planned assignments and supervises the work of Registered Nurses and support staff in all aspects including workloads, workflows, deadlines, and time utilization.
    8. Evaluated subordinates through the establishment of appraisal criteria by observation and communication with employees.
    9. Assisted in planning and conducting orientation programs and in-service education programs for paraprofessionals, workers, and volunteers.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma in Nursing