Emergency Department Nurse Resume Samples

An Emergency Department Nurse works with the critical care emergency facility and assists doctors with emergency medical technicians to help people in pain or who require emergency treatment like life-threatening trauma. While duties vary with every patient case, the following are certain core tasks seen on the Emergency Department Nurse Resume – monitoring the health condition of the patient, administering medicines, using medical equipment, performing minor medical operations; advising patients and their family members; quickly assessing patient’s needs, and managing multiple cases simultaneously.

The most sought-after skills for the post include the following – knowledge of patient care, being able to work well even under the heat of an emergency; bedside mannerism, compassion and empathy towards patients; and critical thinking skills. At the qualifications front, a degree in nursing, current nursing license, BLS, CPR, and ACLS certifications are needed.

 

Emergency Department Nurse Resume example

Emergency Department Nurse Resume

Objective : 10 years of nursing experience providing exceptional patient-centered care and promoting a positive customer service atmosphere, seeking a full-time position.

Skills : EHR/EMR Software Microsoft Word, Excel, And PowerPoint, Solid Business And Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Provided direct patient care at a level 1 trauma center in accordance with provider's orders and standards of nursing practice.
    2. Performed patient care assessment, taking vital signs accurately and documenting them electronically, notifying the health care provider about patient's signs and symptoms.
    3. During my assessment, listened and observed closely to gain a complete picture of what resources would be necessary and beneficial to improve the patient's health status.
    4. Assisted the provider with procedures and treatments.
    5. Protected patient privacy, utilized tact and diplomacy, and worked with others to produce a working environment that delivered optimal quality patient care.
    6. Documented all findings and continued care and comfort measures until either discharge or admission.
    7. Kept patients informed of their plan of care and answered questions appropriately.
    8. Utilized preprinted instruction sheets to teach patients/family and documented that instructions were given.
    9. Kept all assigned rooms stocked with linens, supplies, and forms; assisted with testing and reporting malfunctioning equipment Maintained education and training requirements per guidelines and insured infection control and safety standards were met.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Associate Of Applied Science In Nursing


Emergency Department Nurse Resume

Summary : Exceptional knowledge of accreditation standards. Strong review skills Ability to maintain performance improvement initiatives, productivity, achieve goals, and provide quality health care. Utilizes exceptional interpersonal skills in communicating with physicians, staff, and patients. Strategically views issues and solves problems with a task-oriented perspective on outcomes resolution.

Skills : ACLS, BLS, Certified Ambulatory Surgery Administrator.

Description :

    1. Responsible for the delivery of patient care through the nursing process of assessment, nursing diagnosis, planning, implementation, and evaluation.
    2. Responsible for directing and coordinating nursing care for patients based on nursing practice standards.
    3. Collaborate with other healthcare professionals to provide quality, cost-effective, and efficient care to achieve the best possible patient outcome.
    4. Carry out prescribed medical treatments/procedures, initiate catheters / IVs.
    5. Monitor and chart patient's condition / vital signs, administer IV fluids/medications.
    6. Communicate with family to apprise them of patient's status and answer questions.
    7. Supervise and mentor novice nurses through the preceptor program.
    8. Act as a charge nurse, distribute patient care assignments, and notify nursing supervisor of staffing issues.
    9. Communicate patient updates to physicians and incoming charge nurses.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS In Nursing


Emergency Department Nurse Resume

Objective : Highly qualified FNP-C with a broad scope of knowledge across the life span. Dependable and passionate registered nurse possessing the ability to remain calm and critically think, with 14 years of clinical experience.

Skills : Spanish Interpreter.

Description :

    1. Performed total patient assessments; including neurological, cardiovascular, respiratory, gastrointestinal, and genitourinary.
    2. Monitoring and management of chest tubes, ostomies, and ventilators.
    3. Educated patients and their families on disease processes, medical-surgical procedures, therapeutic regimens, including medication and non-medicated pain management techniques.
    4. Prioritized multiple patients, tasks, and treatments to maintain patient flow.
    5. Followed all aseptic procedures, universal precautions, and isolation guidelines per protocol.
    6. Administration of oral, intramuscular, subcutaneous, and intravenous medications.
    7. Insertion, extraction, and management of intravenous lines, urinary catheters, port catheters, and NG tubes.
    8. Provided emergency treatments of patients including chest pains, respiratory difficulties, traumas, and other acute conditions with life-saving interventions and ACLS protocols when necessary.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Associates In RN

Emergency Department Nurse Resume

Headline : Looking to obtain a position in the field of public health (esp. community education program planning) in an effort to promote health locally, nationally, and internationally.

Skills : Inpatient Nurse Case Manager, Staff Nurse.

Description :

    1. Observe, record, and report to the physician the patient's condition or injury, the treatment provided, and reactions to drugs or treatment.
    2. Comfort and reassure patients.
    3. Operate equipment, such as electrocardiograms (EKGs), external defibrillators, or bag valve mask resuscitators, in advanced life support environments.
    4. Assist physicians with a wide variety of procedures.
    5. Blood draws specimen collection per standard protocol, based upon patient presentation.
    6. Placement of various invasive tubes/catheters.
    7. Take the phone and verbal orders.
    8. Patient/family education.
    9. Delegation of appropriate tasks to techs.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS In Nursing

Emergency Department Nurse Resume

Objective : Driven, organized, and detail-oriented person who possesses a strong work ethic focused on achieving excellent patient satisfaction.

Skills : Emergency Department Nurse.

Description :

    1. Evaluating and treating patients in a fast-paced environment.
    2. Stabilizing critical patients, while working with interdisciplinary team members.
    3. Assessing patients for changing needs, and providing care in a compassionate manner.
    4. Working to provide excellent care to patients and their families.
    5. Monitoring the patient status and reporting significant changes in patient status to a physician.
    6. Providing emotional support to patients and family members while in Emergency Department.
    7. Educating patients and their family members, to help improve their health status.
    8. Enjoy caring for their needs, and providing care and education to the patients and their family members.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS In Nursing

Emergency Department Nurse Resume

Objective : Experienced professional seeking a full-time opportunity in the manufacturing/production industry where skills and abilities will be used to assist others all while accomplishing the task/s at hand. Seeks to secure a full-time opportunity as a Family Nurse Practitioner.

Skills : Cerner, Customer Service, Type 60 Wpm.

Description :

    1. Performed triage while considering physical and psychosocial elements.
    2. Collected current symptoms and detailed patient history.
    3. Collaborated with health care team members to carry out patient care plans.
    4. Performed emergency medical stabilization, including Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), and other condition stabilizing interventions.
    5. Initiated corrective action whenever information from monitoring equipment showed adverse symptomology.
    6. Worked directly under physicians, assisting them during exams, diagnostic testing, and treatments.
    7. Prepared and administered (oral, topical, subcutaneous, intramuscular, intravenous) medications per physician's orders.
    8. Monitored for therapeutic and/or adverse reactions to medications or treatments in accordance with department policy.
    9. Maintained proper supplies and appropriate medical equipment to care for patients.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MS In Nursing

Emergency Department Nurse Resume

Objective : Seeking a position as a Registered Nurse in a clinic or home care setting Diligent, energetic individual who adapts easily to change in stressful environments, as well as flexible work schedules. Maintain consistent, professional observation, assessment, and intervention skills essential to providing competent patient care.

Skills : Epic, Powerpoint, Billing.

Description :

    1. Collaborated with a team of nurses and physicians; cared for 40 to 60 patients per shift within a 12-bed Emergency Department Unit, 3-bed Shock/Trauma and Immediate Care Unit, 2-bed Minor Operating Room, 5-bed Pediatric Emergency Room, and a 6-bed Out-Patient Department.
    2. Managed up to 15 patients per shift within a 7-bed PACU; carried out physician's orders.
    3. Performed intravenous/nasogastric tube insertion, blood transfusion, drug administration, catheterization, and treatment of surgical wounds.
    4. Provided support to physicians in splinting, casting, and patient positioning.
    5. Monitored vital signs and assessed adverse effects of anesthesia and surgery; reported to doctor for immediate action.
    6. Measured fluid intake and output, collected specimens, and recorded patient status to assist in the patient examination.
    7. Assisted in intubation of patients, resuscitation, defibrillation, and general post-mortem procedures.
    8. Prepared and transported patients to different departments for medical procedures.
    9. Educated patients and family members on proper post-operative care to facilitate healing.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
BS

Emergency Department Nurse Resume

Objective : Position as a Family Nurse Practitioner making home health calls. Registered Nurse experience of 21 years. Experience in pediatric and adult care in a school setting, hospice setting, home care setting, coronary care and intensive care setting, and emergency department setting. Outstanding interpersonal skills with a track record of establishing positive relationships with customers, peers, medical professionals, and healthcare organizations Respected leader, able to train and manage the diverse patient population to deliver positive customer service.

Skills : Strong People, Interpersonal Skills, MS Office.

Description :

    1. Assess, manage, and treat emergent patients.
    2. Gave medications, treatments, and maintain accurate patient records.
    3. Interact with providers, pharmacy, laboratory, radiology, and social work departments.
    4. Helped develop an ST-elevated myocardial infarction protocol.
    5. Served on a hospital-wide team to revise the performance evaluation process.
    6. Taught TEAMSTEPPS program to hospital employees.
    7. Taught behavior standards to hospital employees.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BSN In Clinical

Emergency Department Nurse Resume

Objective : Independent and self-motivated individual offering 15 years of experience in the health care industry working in various roles to include leadership. Experience in leading staff development and pushing fourth nursing initiatives. Remains calm and poised in high-pressure situations. Also, well organized with excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.

Skills : Customer Support, EMR, IV Therapy, IM, Specimen Collection, Blood Draws, Access, Multi-Tasking, Team Player, Team Building, Computer Literate.

Description :

    1. Quickly assessed patient's illness, injuries, or life-threatening conditions in a Level 2 Trauma ED.
    2. Administered initial triage to trauma patients of all ages.
    3. Collaborated effectively with ED team members to ensure positive patient results.
    4. Performed intubations, initiated IVs, hemodynamic monitoring, administered medications, interpreted EKG, and assessed outcomes of all treatment modalities.
    5. Remained calm, productive, and effective in a high-stress, emotional environment.
    6. Transported patients to other departments and facilitated patient transfers.
    7. Instituted emergency measures for sudden adverse developments including performing CPR as needed.
    8. Reported precisely and succinctly to RN assuming care when the patient was to be admitted for continuous observation.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Associates In Applied Science/ Nursing

Emergency Department Nurse Resume

Summary : Registered Nurse Experienced in critical care. Established in assessments, education regarding medications and treatment, lab work, documentation with a care plan for diagnosis, and administration of treatment procedures Computer skilled, managing heavy daily patient volume including triage. Experienced in all documentation/record maintenance/paperwork to ensure accuracy and patient confidentiality Proficient in all areas of major and minor procedures.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Cerner, Epic.

Description :

    1. Utilized the nursing processes; assessed, planned, provided, and evaluated nursing care based on staff and patient interviews.
    2. Provided and managed goal-oriented patient care by utilizing established nursing processes and principles.
    3. Performed and assisted MD in various medical procedures efficiently as required.
    4. Collaborated with other ER professionals to ensure effective patient care delivery - Identified patients ' conditions and addressed nursing care.
    5. Demonstrated awareness of ongoing ER unit needs to provide other team members with leadership and direction for reaching optimal nursing care standards.
    6. Acted as a team member/leader to perform ER tasks.
    7. Established nursing diagnosis and wrote out a plan for treatment.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Nursing