NICU Staff Nurse Resume Samples

A NICU Staff Nurse provides focused care to babies born prematurely in a NICU care setting. The job description includes providing nursing care to seriously ill patients, interacting with parents in providing nursing care to babies. The following duties mentioned on the NICU Staff Nurse Resume are carried out on a general basis – providing round-the-clock care to premature and severely ill newborn infants, caring for the basic needs of infants, performing medical procedures, inserting IV lines, performing tests, and administering medications; assisting the NICU physicians in medical procedures and treatments; adjusting specialized medical equipment, and offering support to parents and family members and educating them on the at-home care of their newborn.

Apart from normal nursing skills, the following abilities are expected from applicants applying for this specialty Nursing role – excellent written and verbal communication skills, the ability to offer emotional support to parents, and guardians, working knowledge of NICU specialized equipment; the ability to work in a team, and the ability to offer comfort to ill newborns. A bachelor’s degree in nursing and a Registered nursing license is mandatory to qualify.

NICU Staff Nurse Resume example

NICU Staff Nurse Resume

Summary : Highly dedicated and caring NICU Nurse with an exceptional record of quality health care service. Skilled at functioning well in an extremely high-stress fast-paced working environment. Core Qualifications Strong acute care nursing experience Superior knowledge of clinical setting patient care routines and medical terminology Exceptional skills in preparing maintaining and updating complete and concise medical reports and documentation Excellent interpersonal and verbal and written communication skills Experience in caring for children/neonates who are acutely, chronically and critically ill.

Skills : Pediatric trach/ vent population management, Discharge planning for the medically complex. Delivery of family centered care.

Description :

    1. Managed all phases of the critical care cycle in a 14-bed Level III NICU Provided complex care including PICC/UAC/UVC and endotracheal intubation.
    2. Completed admissions into the NICU after deliveries.
    3. Attended high risk deliveries and resuscitation of newborn infants.
    4. Administered medications via IV, Enteral, Endotracheal and oral.
    5. Provided support, comfort and education to families, building solid and trusting relationships by fostering one-on-one communication.
    6. Maintained medical records using EPIC documenting system.
    7. Collaborated with physicians and NNP's while implementing appropriate protocols, documentation and care plans.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science In Nursing


NICU Staff Nurse Resume

Objective : Dedicated and compassionate Registered Nurse with a B.S.N. and 12 years of nursing experience concentrated in nursery. Background in pediatrics, mother/baby interaction, adult home care, patient care program management, staff supervision, and NICU level II. Proven ability to develop and implement highly effective patient care, with the ability to work with interdisciplinary teams as well as independently.

Skills : Management Experience, Marketing, Payroll, Payroll, Patient Care.

Description :

    1. Supervised and managed a 10-bed unit, responsible for the care of premature cardiac and respiratory compromised infants, assisting the neonatologist with intubation management and post-care.
    2. Responsible for understanding and reporting abnormal lab values, the care and management of UVA and UVC lines, and the administration of intravenous fluids.
    3. Attended high-risk deliveries and C-sections.
    4. Initiated and managed infants undergoing phototherapy.
    5. Educated new mothers on breastfeeding.
    6. Provided care to critical ill infants.
    7. Coordinated care involving other departments; i.e. respiratory, radiology, occupational therapy, physical therapy.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science In Nursing


NICU Staff Nurse Resume

Summary : To use my extensive NICU experience and skills to work as a Neonatal Health Coach. Interacting with all levels of staff in a variety of departments, physicians, patients, families and external contacts, such as employees of other health care institutions, community providers and agencies, concerning the health care of the patient. Interacting with other health care providers in numerous settings in order to report and ask for or clarify information.

Skills : Experienced In Working With Families In Stressful Healthcare Situations. Clinical Related To Care Of Critically Ill Infants.

Description :

    1. Acuted, emergency, and supportive care at a Level III facility for single and multiple newborns.
    2. Educated and taught to parents of these high risk newborns.
    3. Provided resources and referrals to outside agency.
    4. Provided counseling to parents' facing end of life decisions for newborns.
    5. Coordinated care for members.
    6. Involved in developmental care of infants.
    7. Identified/taught parent's educational needs and promoting safe infant care upon discharge.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science In Nursing

NICU Staff Nurse Resume

Objective : To apply my qualitative nursing experiences to an acute clinical setting. Contributes to society through activities that lead to excellent patient outcomes through timely, effective, efficient, equitable, and safe care. Actively participating in the improvement of national nursing quality indicators and outcomes. Such activities may include participating in professional organizations

Skills : Nicu, Nursing.

Description :

    1. Helped with difficult deliveries of premature babies, participate in the resuscitation of premature babies, daily care and feeding for premature babies,.
    2. Worked as a LPN in the Neonatal Intensive Care providing care and treatment of neonates.
    3. Cared for sick infants with oxygen administration,iv therapy, gavage feedings.
    4. Cared for mothers and infants post delivery.
    5. Had admission nurse responsibilities including diagnosis of the just born neonate and actions for the critical period when the neonate is just born.
    6. Learned computer competency and charting using the Carelink System.
    7. Responsible for nursing care of critical neonates.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Masters In Health Care

NICU Staff Nurse Resume

Headline : NICU Staff Nurse is Providing care based on the best evidence available and may participate in research activities within clinical practice. Participating in unit or facility shared leadership. Interacts and participates in the education, role development, and orientation of facility personnel, patients, students, families and visitors. Promoting/supporting growth of others through precepting and mentoring when appropriate.

Skills : Planning, Nursing, Interpersonal Skills.

Description :

    1. Used Time management, IV therapy, and assessment skills.
    2. Assisted in development, implementation, and evaluation of standards of care and nursing professional practice in collaboration with the interdisciplinary care team and in accordance with institutional policies and regulatory agency requirements.
    3. Assessed and evaluated patient needs for, and responses to, care rendered and applies sound nursing judgment in patient care management decisions.
    4. Provided direct, continuous care for a specific caseload of patients through application of the nursing process - based upon theory, research, and approved Department of Nursing and institutional standards.
    5. Coordinated patient care activities, based on established priorities, including teaching, rounding, counseling, and discharge planning, and directs/delegates appropriately to members of the health care team.
    6. Performed timely troubleshooting and minor repairs or facilitates major repair with designated vendors of all equipment within the department, as well as coordinating timely maintenance of the physical facility with Plant Services.
    7. Served as first line resource to physicians and staff for equipment troubleshooting in all department specialties, general, ortho, ENT, neuro, peds, robotics, etc.
                                          Years of Experience
                                          Experience
                                          5-7 Years
                                          Experience Level
                                          Level
                                          Executive
                                          Education
                                          Education
                                          Masters In Health Care

                                          NICU Staff Nurse Resume

                                          Headline : NICU Staff Nurse is Providing care based on physician orders and the nursing plan of care, in compliance with policies and procedures, standards of care, and regulatory agency requirements. Delegating appropriately, and provides nursing supervision in the provision of care to patients by other licensed nurses and other personnel. Promoting continuity of care by accurately and completely communicating to other caregivers the status of patients for whom care is provided.

                                          Skills : Staff Nurse, Training, Documentational Skills, Developing Skills.

                                          Description :

                                            1. Functioned as part of the OR patient care team in running the cell saver, laser, image guided equipment, video and microscope (balancing, exchanging lenses). 
                                            2. Possessed an in-depth knowledge of specialized equipment through certifications.
                                            3. Maintained appropriate documentation and databases for equipment repairs. 
                                            4. Communicated to management, including physicians and staff members, as to the status of the equipment within department on a weekly basis.
                                            5. Performed safety checks on all equipment prior to patient use. 
                                            6. Assured proper electrical load distribution when multiple pieces of equipment are utilized for a surgical procedure in order to ensure safe patient care.
                                            7. Proactively determined continuing education needs related to new equipment or procedures for all department staff and assists the nursing educator in meeting these educational needs.
                                                                  Years of Experience
                                                                  Experience
                                                                  5-7 Years
                                                                  Experience Level
                                                                  Level
                                                                  Junior
                                                                  Education
                                                                  Education
                                                                  MS

                                                                  NICU Staff Nurse Resume

                                                                  Objective : NICU Staff Nurse with 4 years of experience in Planning care in collaboration with members of the multidisciplinary team. Reviewing and revising the plan of care to reflect changing patient needs based on evaluation of the patients status. Implementing the plan of care through direct patient care, coordination, delegation and supervision of the activities of the health care team.

                                                                  Skills : Health Care Team, Care Assistant.

                                                                  Description :

                                                                    1. Oversaw the safe keeping of all surgical equipment to ensure physical security against loss.
                                                                    2. Facilitated efficient OR room turnover by anticipating equipment needs. 
                                                                    3. Communicated to management, including physicians and staff members, as to the status of the equipment within department on a weekly basis.
                                                                    4. Positioned has facility responsibility only. Internal customers are other staff, physicians, patients, visitors, vendors, other facilities and external medical facilities. 
                                                                    5. Required equipment specific certification for proper operation of various pieces of equipment.
                                                                    6. Experienced typically/normally acquired with 1 year of perioperative or procedural services, biomedical, or comparable experience, which includes knowledge of related equipment and supplies.
                                                                    7. Provided patient/family centered care using the nursing process and focusing on the physical, emotional, spiritual, cultural, religious, and environmental needs.
                                                                          Years of Experience
                                                                          Experience
                                                                          2-5 Years
                                                                          Experience Level
                                                                          Level
                                                                          Executive
                                                                          Education
                                                                          Education
                                                                          MS

                                                                          NICU Staff Nurse Resume

                                                                          Objective : NICU Staff Nurse is Providing for the assessment, development of nursing diagnoses, outcome identification, planning, implementation of interventions, coordination of care, health teaching and promotion and evaluation of goals and interventions consistent with the policies of WFBMC. Formulating a plan of care, including the discharge plan, utilizing assessment data and patient, family and health team input. Initiates a plan of care based on patient-specific needs, assessment data and the medical plan of care.

                                                                          Skills : Staff Management, Data Assistant.

                                                                          Description :

                                                                            1. Completed assessment and reassessments according to patient need and as outlined in policy.
                                                                            2. Maintained a safe, therapeutic, and healing environment through ensuring patient privacy and responsive, respectful, accepting, and professional behavior. 
                                                                            3. Utilized and promoted the use of technology and equipment to enhance the safety of patients and staff. 
                                                                            4. Communicated effectively to promote sharing of information throughout the continuum of care and as an effective member of the healthcare team.
                                                                            5. Demonstrated the ability to function in a professional setting through active participation in a professional practice model. 
                                                                            6. Performed and maintained competency for point-of-care testing as assigned, waived and or non-waived, ensuring compliance with WFBH policies and with applicable state and federal regulations.
                                                                            7. Acted as a patient advocate throughout the continuum of care including all patient settings and in the community.
                                                                          Years of Experience
                                                                          Experience
                                                                          2-5 Years
                                                                          Experience Level
                                                                          Level
                                                                          Executive
                                                                          Education
                                                                          Education
                                                                          MS

                                                                          NICU Staff Nurse Resume

                                                                          Objective : NICU Staff Nurse with 2 years of experience in evaluating the patient's and family's response to care and teaching, and revises the plan of care as needed. Evaluating patient progress towards goals and expected outcomes in collaboration with other health care team members. Evaluating patient's response and the effectiveness of patient teaching.

                                                                          Skills : Staff Nurse, Team Work.

                                                                          Description :

                                                                            1. Coordinated the effective and efficient delivery of patient care services through the application of care management principles. 
                                                                            2. Identified clinical priorities and initiates action to improve patient outcomes.
                                                                            3. Demonstrated ability to function in a professional practice model through active participation in shared governance, promotion of a healthy work environment and acceptance of personal responsibility for professional growth.
                                                                            4. Provided direct and indirect patient care Strong interpersonal communication skills.
                                                                            5. Worked collaboratively Solid written and oral communication skills.
                                                                            6. Tolerated moderate to high stress levels Subject to occasional crowded conditions Moderate noise environment.
                                                                            7. Handled emergency or crisis situations Subject to many interruptions and stressful situations.
                                                                              Years of Experience
                                                                              Experience
                                                                              2-5 Years
                                                                              Experience Level
                                                                              Level
                                                                              Executive
                                                                              Education
                                                                              Education
                                                                              MS

                                                                              NICU Staff Nurse Resume

                                                                              Headline : To obtain a NICU Staff Nurse is Documenting assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation in the patient record. Documentation is legible, timely and in accordance with policy. Documenting reflects objective/subjective data, nursing interventions and patients response to treatment. Noting physician orders accurately and in a timely manner.

                                                                              Skills : Order Management, Time Management.

                                                                              Description :

                                                                                1. Regularly exposure to the risk of blood borne diseases, infections and contagious diseases. 
                                                                                2. Contacted with patients, family members, community members, co-workers and medical staff under a wide variety of circumstances. 
                                                                                3. Handled absentee replacement on short notice Required to wear PPE.
                                                                                4. Assessed patient physical, psychological, social, spiritual, educational, developmental, cultural and discharge planning needs. 
                                                                                5. Reviewed patient history and physical with patient/family and assures completion within appropriate timeframe. 
                                                                                6. Reviewed available information obtained by other health care team members. 
                                                                                7. Reviewed diagnostics and laboratory data and reports abnormal results to the physician(s) and other appropriate caregivers
                                                                              Years of Experience
                                                                              Experience
                                                                              5-7 Years
                                                                              Experience Level
                                                                              Level
                                                                              Executive
                                                                              Education
                                                                              Education
                                                                              MS