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Registered Nurse experienced in providing specialized NICU care; Supports parents and families through empathetic communication and optimistic attitude; Builds parent confidence by instructing them in infant care and development; Collaborates with all members of the health care team to ensure effective and efficient patient care; Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing Certification (May 2012); State of Texas Nursing License #123456; BLS/CPR Certified

Clearwater University,
Bachelor of Science, Nursing
Graduated - May 2009
Employment History
Costa Medical Center
NICU Nurse  May 2016- Present 2018
  • Admits newborns into a level III, 36 bed NICU after delivery and partners with physicians and neo-natal nurse practitioners to implement and document care plans
  • Teaches parents about infant care and ongoing medical and developmental needs to promote safe care upon discharge
  • Administers injections and medications, begins and maintaining umbilical or venous IV'S, assesses vital signs, and assists with infant surgery or x-ray procedures
  • Partners with Nursing Practice Council to handle inquiries and troubleshoot issues with electronic charting
  • Develops new NICU nurses by serving as preceptor to through 6 months of orientation
Edgewater Hospital
NICU Nurse  May 2012 - April 2016
  • Handled all phases of critical care in a 30-bed NICU including complex care such as umbilical catheters, PICC lines, and high frequency ventilation
  • Supported and educated families in to provide developmental and kangaroo care while building trusting relationships through empathetic communication
  • Created developmental and physical goals for each patient and provided the most appropriate care to reach those goals
  • Monitored care plan with neonatal physicians and other staff to make changes based on patient status meet the individualized needs of each patient
  • Generated accurate and thorough medical records using the Sunrise EMR System to ensure optimal patient care
Northern Hospital
Registered Nurse  October 2009 - May 2012
  • Collaborated with multidisciplinary team to provide acute care for up to 7 unstable patients in a critical care unit while maintaining patient safety and satisfaction
  • Treated patients with IV medications and followed-up to assess for effectiveness while monitoring for side effects
  • Managed respiratory and ventilator care and provided wound care in compliance with physician orders and individual patient needs
  • Facilitated communication between patients, physicians, and family members to ensure all patient questions or concerns were addressed and treatment plans were understood
  • Championed the review and restructuring of unit supplies resulting in a savings of over $25,000
Professional Skills
Compassion & Empathy:Expert
Newborn Medical Care:Advanced
Medical Technology Proficiency:Expert
Optimistic Attitude & Resilience:Expert
Multidisciplinary Collaboration:Expert
Attention to Detail & Observation Skills:Expert
Effective Verbal & Written Communication:Expert
Ms. Raquel Valdez
NICU Charge Nurse
(222) 456-7890
Northern Hospital