Cardiac ICU Nurse Resume Samples

Cardiac ICU Nurse provides specialized care to patients who are critically ill due to cardiovascular disease. These nursing professionals monitor vital signs and medical equipment, administer medications, provide direct patient care and education, and collaborate with other healthcare professionals to ensure the best possible clinical outcomes. The following duties mentioned on the Cardiac ICU Nurse Resume are carried out on daily basis – monitoring patient vital, and medical equipment such as ECG machines, EKG machines, and ventilators; documenting patient care, communicating with other healthcare professionals, and providing emotional support to patients and their family members.

To carry out the assigned tasks, the Cardiac ICU Nurses should be knowledgeable about cardiovascular diseases, and be able to treat and diagnose cardiac-related symptoms. Other needed skills are – excellent communication and critical thinking skills, knowledge of cardiac medications, procedures, and treatments, and medical knowledge. Most Cardiac ICU nurses have a bachelor’s degree in Nursing and are licensed Registered Nurses.

Cardiac ICU Nurse Resume example

Entry Level Cardiac ICU Nurse Resume

Objective : As an Entry Level Cardiac ICU Nurse, Provided entry-level professional nursing care to patients in varying states of health and illness. Worked closely with the preceptor during the initial orientation period, the Staff Nurse I functions as an essential member of nursing and multidisciplinary teams providing direct care to patients and families, teaching, and preparing for continuing care after discharge.

Skills : Advanced Cardiac Life Support (Acls), Cardiac Anatomy, Cardiac Physiology.

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Description :

  1. Supported the transition from advanced beginner to competent RN.
  2. Developed effective clinical decision-making and Provided clinical leadership at the point of care.
  3. Formulated an individual professional development plan and Incorporated evidence from research into practice.
  4. Followed established procedures and policies including hospital, safety, and universal precautions, and learns new procedures as required.
  5. Performed supply inventory and assist in unpacking and verifying incoming supplies.
  6. Performed diagnostic tests such as electrocardiograms (EKGs), echocardiograms (ECHOs), stress tests, Holter monitors, and other tests to evaluate heart function.
  7. Educated patients about their condition and treatment options and Coordinated care with other healthcare providers, including physicians and surgeons.
                            Years of Experience
                            Experience
                            0-2 Years
                            Experience Level
                            Level
                            Entry Level
                            Education
                            Education
                            Bachelor's degree in nursing


                            Cardiothoracic ICU Nurse Resume

                            Summary : As a Cardiothoracic ICU Nurse, Provided timely feedback to providers regarding clinical documentation opportunities for improvement and successes. Ensured effective utilization of Midas or Optum CDI 3D Technology to document all verbal, written, electronic clarification activity. Utilized only the Optum360 approved clarification forms. Proactively developed a reciprocal relationship with the HIM Coding Professionals.

                            Skills : Cardiac Monitoring And Interpretation, Organizational Skills, Obtained certification in cardiovascular nursing (CVRN).

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                            Description :

                            1. Conducted daily follow-up communication with providers regarding existing clarifications to obtain needed documentation specificity.
                            2. Provided expert-level leadership for overall improvement in clinical documentation by providing proficient level review and assessment, and effectively articulating recommendations for improvement, and the rationale for the recommendations.
                            3. Actively communicated with providers at all levels, to clarify information and to communicate documentation requirements for appropriate diagnoses based on the severity of illness and risk of mortality.
                            4. Performed regular rounding with unit-based physicians and provided DRG lists to Care Coordination.
                            5. Provided face-to-face educational opportunities with physicians daily. 
                            6. Provided complete follow-through on all requests for clarification or recommendations for improvement.
                            7. Managed acute and implantable mechanical circulatory devices and Administered intravenous medications or performed other nursing duties to assist in the treatment of patients with cardiac problems.
                            Years of Experience
                            Experience
                            7-10 Years
                            Experience Level
                            Level
                            Management
                            Education
                            Education
                            Master's degree in nursing


                            Cvicu Nurse Resume

                            Summary : As a Cvicu Nurse, Delegated appropriately and coordinates duties/activities of health care team members. Evaluated effectiveness of care given by team members. Demonstrated knowledge of and applies safety principles as identified by the institution. Performed efficiently in emergency situations following established protocols, remaining calm, informing appropriate persons, and documenting events.

                            Skills : Critical Thinking, Problem-Solving Abilities.

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                            Description :

                            1. Conducted age-appropriate assessments of patients, including history taking and physical examination consistent with department protocol.
                            2. Performed assessment and data collection in an ongoing systematic manner, focusing on physiologic, psychosocial, cultural, spiritual, and cognitive status; patient/family education, family involvement, and patient advocacy.
                            3. Consulted with supervising physician or other clinicians as dictated by patient need and assessment findings.
                            4. Participated with physicians and other clinicians in the department to assure effective patient care consistent with quality indicators for patients cared for in the designated service.
                            5. Reviewed medical records for follow-up or ordering of diagnostic studies under established protocols.
                            6. Established and maintained communication with other health care providers and departments to ensure operational efficiency and effectiveness and to promote consistency and continuity of care.
                            7. Established effective working relationships with members of the health care team, patients, and families and Acknowledged staff rights and cultural and ethical beliefs.
                                                                          Years of Experience
                                                                          Experience
                                                                          7-10 Years
                                                                          Experience Level
                                                                          Level
                                                                          Management
                                                                          Education
                                                                          Education
                                                                          Bachelor's degree in nursing

                                                                          Cardiovascular ICU Nurse Resume

                                                                          Summary : As a Cardiovascular ICU Nurse, Assisted nursing personnel in responding to various emergency patient situations. Followed all departmental policies, procedures, and objectives; continuous improvement initiatives; safety environmental and infection control standards. Demonstrated sensitivity to patient comfort, privacy, and confidentiality; expressed interest in patient progress. Provided information, answers questions from patients and their families, and explains procedures and processes within the scope of their training/abilities. Maintained confidentiality.

                                                                          Skills : Nursing, Interpersonal Skills, Monitoring.

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                                                                          Description :

                                                                          1. Collaborated and cooperated with care team members to ensure consistency and quality of care and promote productive employee relations among staff members. 
                                                                          2. Demonstrated an understanding of and commitment to the philosophy and objective of continuous improvement, teamwork, and the mission, vision, and values of the DMC, and adheres to the DMC Customer Service Standards.
                                                                          3. Performed a variety of basic patient care activities under the direction of a registered nurse which may include, but is not limited to, performing designated respiratory procedures; maintenance locomotion; maintenance functional activities; dressing changes; performed ECGs; maintaining enteral tubes; suctioning; blood glucose monitoring; assisted with post mortem care. 
                                                                          4. Performed phlebotomy, initiation of peripheral IV lines, and urinary catheterization.
                                                                          5. Assisted the registered nurse by observing and reporting on patient conditions, recording and charting patient information, and interacting with patients and family members. 
                                                                          6. Reported changes in the patient medical and/or emotional condition to the registered nurse. 
                                                                          7. Documented interventions and patient responses according to policy and Provided patient care in an uncontrolled home environment; operated motor vehicles on urban and rural roadways up to 25% of each day (including inclement weather).
                                                                                                  Years of Experience
                                                                                                  Experience
                                                                                                  7-10 Years
                                                                                                  Experience Level
                                                                                                  Level
                                                                                                  Management
                                                                                                  Education
                                                                                                  Education
                                                                                                  Master's degree in nursing

                                                                                                  Cardiac ICU Nurse Resume

                                                                                                  Headline : As a Cardiac ICU Nurse, Performed experimental procedures assuring fidelity to protocols; recorded and consolidated data as directed by Principal Investigator (PI) and project leader. Used techniques of fungal genetics to generate new strains with targeted deletions and fusions. Performed and coordinated animal experiments, including mouse models of candidiasis for assessing pathogenicity and drug treatments. Performed in vivo imaging of Candida albicans ear infection model. Analyzed data. Tracked progress/success of research project. Presented results at lab meetings; developed and monitored quality controls. Collected, tracked, and performed data entry for reports.

                                                                                                  Skills : Data Analyzer, Presentational Skills, Organizational Skills.

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                                                                                                  Description :

                                                                                                  1. Designed and performed research activities based on protocols developed by the principal investigator of the research project.
                                                                                                  2. Assisted in the preparation of manuscripts including the writing of initial drafts of manuscripts and the preparation of figures for publication.
                                                                                                  3. Analyzed literature to develop hypotheses for discussion with other researchers or principal investigators.
                                                                                                  4. Patience and focused to constantly monitor high acuity patients and Developed new protocols in collaboration with the principal investigator.
                                                                                                  5. Troubleshoot and analyzed protocols; proposed modifications to other researchers or principal investigators.
                                                                                                  6. Arranged and planned daily activities to prepare for experimental protocols and Prepared patients for surgery by shaving hair from surgical sites, sterilizing skin, or applying preoperative medications.
                                                                                                  7. Provided emotional support to patients, families, and visitors and Educated the patient and families regarding pain management. 
                                                                                                                          Years of Experience
                                                                                                                          Experience
                                                                                                                          5-7 Years
                                                                                                                          Experience Level
                                                                                                                          Level
                                                                                                                          Executive
                                                                                                                          Education
                                                                                                                          Education
                                                                                                                          BA In Nurse

                                                                                                                          Cardiac ICU Nurse Resume

                                                                                                                          Objective : As a Cardiac ICU Nurse, Participated in the development of and maintains established hospital policies, procedures, and objectives, quality improvement, safety, environmental, and infection prevention programs. Lifted objects weighing 80 lbs. or less. Worked requires frequent exposure to minor colds, heat, poor ventilation, or sharp instruments.

                                                                                                                          Skills : Registered Nurse, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (Acls).

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                                                                                                                          Description :

                                                                                                                          1. Created and maintained a climate conducive to healing through being present to the patient and family, identifying and managing discomforts; provided emotional support and information; guided the patient and family through phases of illness and recovery and passage to death and in accordance with the patient's goals and culture.
                                                                                                                          2. Mobilized the patient's strengths and abilities toward participation in recovery and control over the plan of care.
                                                                                                                          3. Obtained accurate and relevant assessment data and interprets the data as normal vs abnormal. 
                                                                                                                          4. Determined nursing diagnosis and Monitored and evaluates data as frequently as needed based on stability.
                                                                                                                          5. Collaborated with the patient, family, and members of the health care team to develop an individualized plan of care and Implemented nursing and medical interventions safely. 
                                                                                                                          6. Evaluated the effectiveness of interventions and monitors patients for adverse responses and side effects.
                                                                                                                          7. Assessed a patient's and family's learning needs and readiness to learn and Recorded medical histories, including family health problems and current medications.
                                                                                                                                                              Years of Experience
                                                                                                                                                              Experience
                                                                                                                                                              2-5 Years
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                                                                                                                                                              Level
                                                                                                                                                              Executive
                                                                                                                                                              Education
                                                                                                                                                              Education
                                                                                                                                                              BS In Nursing

                                                                                                                                                              Cardiac ICU Nurse Resume

                                                                                                                                                              Objective : As a Cardiac ICU Nurse, Assessed, planned, implemented and evaluated patient care needs. Documented patient care in the healthcare record according to established standards. Directed and delegated care to other team members in accordance with their education, and credentials, and demonstrated competence. Ensured own professional effectiveness through education and professional development.

                                                                                                                                                              Skills : Cardiac Nurse, Team Work, Organizational Skills.

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                                                                                                                                                              Description :

                                                                                                                                                              1. Adjusted information and expectations based on responses from patients, developmental levels, physiological and psychological conditions, and cultural variations.
                                                                                                                                                              2. Taught other staff members both incidentally and/or through formal roles such as preceptor or super-user.
                                                                                                                                                              3. Rapidly grasped problem situations and respond quickly and appropriately. 
                                                                                                                                                              4. Identified the need for and activates emergency protocols.
                                                                                                                                                              5. Monitored own practices and assists in monitoring others for practices related to patient and employee safety and compliance with standards and policies. 
                                                                                                                                                              6. Looked for opportunities for continual improvement in patient care and the work environment.
                                                                                                                                                              7. Proven ability to think and react quickly in critical or emergency situations.
                                                                                                                                                                                    Years of Experience
                                                                                                                                                                                    Experience
                                                                                                                                                                                    2-5 Years
                                                                                                                                                                                    Experience Level
                                                                                                                                                                                    Level
                                                                                                                                                                                    Executive
                                                                                                                                                                                    Education
                                                                                                                                                                                    Education
                                                                                                                                                                                    BA In Nursing

                                                                                                                                                                                    Cardiac ICU Nurse Resume

                                                                                                                                                                                    Objective : As a Cardiac ICU Nurse, Followed documented physician/licensed independent provider orders. Practiced within the boundaries of the regulations governing the practice of nursing. Practiced is guided by the ANA Code of Ethics for Nursing and established national nursing practice standards. Demonstrated ability to promote positive interpersonal relationships and patient/family-centered work environment. Supported and interpreted medical center philosophy, policy, and procedures.

                                                                                                                                                                                    Skills : Policy Assistant, Patient Care, Multitasking.

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                                                                                                                                                                                    Description :

                                                                                                                                                                                    1. Integrated multiple requests and work expectations by setting priorities, delegating tasks appropriately, and seeking assistance as needed.
                                                                                                                                                                                    2. Contributed to team building through participation in unit programs and meetings; contributed to positive morale, using constructive and effective conflict resolution skills.
                                                                                                                                                                                    3. Learned and utilized the available technology for communication, documentation, and locating information regarding unusual clinical situations, diagnoses, and treatments.
                                                                                                                                                                                    4. Contributed to the knowledge and skill of other members of the nursing staff through one or more activities such as formal or informal teaching, participation in Shared Governance groups, professional publications, and/or presentations.
                                                                                                                                                                                    5. Attained knowledge and competence that reflects current nursing practice. 
                                                                                                                                                                                    6. Demonstrated commitment to lifelong learning and Communicated effectively in a variety of formats in all areas of practice.
                                                                                                                                                                                    7. Assessed and cared for patients in the post-anesthesia period both in the PACU and ICU.
                                                                                                                                                                                            Years of Experience
                                                                                                                                                                                            Experience
                                                                                                                                                                                            2-5 Years
                                                                                                                                                                                            Experience Level
                                                                                                                                                                                            Level
                                                                                                                                                                                            Executive
                                                                                                                                                                                            Education
                                                                                                                                                                                            Education
                                                                                                                                                                                            Diploma In Nursing

                                                                                                                                                                                            Cardiac ICU Nurse Resume

                                                                                                                                                                                            Objective : As a Cardiac ICU Nurse, Provided continuous cardiac monitoring arrhythmia recognition and intervention. Initiated multiple complex cardiac-related infusions at higher doses. Cared for patients with invasive lines i.e.: arterial lines pulmonary artery catheter. Monitored intubated/mechanically ventilated patients acute post-cardiac surgery patients and acute trauma patients.

                                                                                                                                                                                            Skills : Monitoring, Patient Care, & Cardiac Monitoring And Interpretation.

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                                                                                                                                                                                            Description :

                                                                                                                                                                                            1. Demonstrated leadership in the professional practice setting and the profession.
                                                                                                                                                                                            2. Evaluated own nursing practice in relation to professional practice standards and guidelines, relevant statutes, rules, and regulations.
                                                                                                                                                                                            3. Provided nursing care to acutely or critically ill patients with an assigned unit or clinic.
                                                                                                                                                                                            4. Directed and supervised the patient care provided by nursing personnel assigned to the unit.
                                                                                                                                                                                            5. Maintained standard unit activities in the absence of the Head Nurse.
                                                                                                                                                                                            6. Followed the six medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors.
                                                                                                                                                                                            7. Provided critical care to patients with potentially life-threatening heart conditions. 
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Years of Experience
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Experience
                                                                                                                                                                                                      2-5 Years
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Experience Level
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Level
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Executive
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Education
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Education
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Associates Degree in Nursing

                                                                                                                                                                                                      Cardiac ICU Nurse Resume

                                                                                                                                                                                                      Objective : As a Cardiac ICU Nurse, Provided care to patients requiring extensive fluid and electrolyte management. Demonstrated an ability to assist physicians with procedures both in the ICU and other departments. Demonstrated knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and the skills necessary to provide age-appropriate care to the patient population served. Interpreted data about the patient's status to identify each patient age specific needs and provide the care needed by the patient group. 

                                                                                                                                                                                                      Skills : Healthcare, Policy Assistant, Problem Solving.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                      Description :

                                                                                                                                                                                                      1. Monitored the hemodynamic status of the patient and correctly interpreted the results. 
                                                                                                                                                                                                      2. Performed a head-to-toe assessment of all patients and reassessments as per policy. 
                                                                                                                                                                                                      3. Adequately assessed and reassessed pain and Utilized appropriate pain management techniques. 
                                                                                                                                                                                                      4. Performed all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical and health care errors. 
                                                                                                                                                                                                      5. Demonstrated knowledge of cardiac monitoring, identifies dysrhythmias, and treats appropriately based upon age-appropriate ALS protocol. 
                                                                                                                                                                                                      6. Performed diagnostic tests such as electrocardiograms, echocardiograms, stress tests, Holter monitors, and other tests to evaluate heart function.
                                                                                                                                                                                                      7. Evaluated patients physical condition, vital signs, and overall health status.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                          0-2 Years
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Level
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Entry Level
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Diploma In Nursing