ICU Nurse

Writing a great icu nurse resume is important because it is one of the first things a potential employer will see when they are considering you for a position. It is your opportunity to make a good first impression and sell yourself as the best candidate for the job.

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Betti Kreitzberg | (721) 634-2657 | Springdale, AR


I am an ICU nurse with over three years of experience working in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment. I have a strong passion for helping others and providing top-notch patient care. In my previous roles, I have excelled at managing multiple patients simultaneously while maintaining the highest standards of care. My skills include excellent critical thinking abilities, superb bedside manner, and expert knowledge of advanced medical procedures and treatments. I am confident that I can provide the best possible care to any patient under my supervision and would be an asset to any healthcare team


ICU Nurse Manager at Arkansas Children's Hospital, ARMar 2022 - Present

  • Led a team of 20 nurses in providing care for critically ill patients.
  • Implemented new protocols that improved patient outcomes by X%.
  • Reduced hospital-acquired infections by Y%.
  • Increased staff satisfaction by Z%.
  • Decreased length of stay for ICU patients by W%.

ICU Staff Nurse at Washington Regional Medical Center, ARAug 2019 - Mar 2022

  • Provided direct patient care to a caseload of up to 8 patients per shift.
  • Monitored and assessed vital signs, intake and output levels, and blood glucose levels for all patients.
  • Administered IV medications according to physician orders.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary team members on the development and implementation of individualized patient care plans.
  • Provided emotional support to family members during times of crisis.


Associate Degree in Nursing at Henderson State University, ARSep 2015 - May 2019

The skills I've learned while studying Associate Degree in Nursing are: critical thinking, problem solving, teamwork, effective communication, and professional nursing practice.


  • Critical care nursing
  • Cardiac monitoring
  • Ventilator management
  • Intravenous therapy
  • Medication administration
  • Patient assessment
  • Documentation

Elvera Tubergen | (212) 399-1724 | Portland, ME


I am an experienced ICU nurse who has worked in the field for over 3 years. I have a strong knowledge of critical care procedures and protocols, and am able to provide excellent patient care in high-pressure situations. I have superb organizational skills and can effectively manage multiple patients at once. I am also proficient in using EHR systems and have experience working with a variety of medical equipment. In addition to my clinical skills, I possess excellent communication abilities which allow me to effectively communicate with patients, families, and other members of the healthcare team.


ICU Nurse Manager at Central Maine Medical Center, MEApr 2022 - Present

  • Led ICU team of 20 nurses and 4 nurse practitioners.
  • Achieved 97% patient satisfaction rating.
  • Reduced length of stay by 15%.
  • Decreased hospital readmissions by 10%.
  • Increased staff retention by 5%.
  • Implemented new evidence-based practice to decrease ventilator associated pneumonia rates by 25%.

ICU Staff Nurse at Maine Medical Center, MESep 2019 - Mar 2022

  • Handled a total of 20 patients in the ICU, with an average patient load of 3-4.
  • Monitored and managed all vital signs and medications for each patient according to their individualized plan of care.
  • Demonstrated expert knowledge in managing ventilators, chest tubes, Swan Ganz catheters, Foley catheters, NG/OG tubes.
  • Led daily interdisciplinary rounds with doctors and other members of the healthcare team to ensure comprehensive communication about each patient’s status.
  • Acted as primary nurse liaison between families and medical staff during times of crisis or end-of-life decisions.
  • Assisted in training new nurses on policies & procedures specific to the ICU.


Associate Degree in Nursing at Kennebec Valley Community CollegeAug 2015 - May 2019

Some skills I've learned are critical thinking, time management, teamwork, and effective communication.


  • Nursing
  • Critical care nursing
  • Patient assessment
  • Airway management
  • Cardiac monitoring
  • IV therapy
  • Medication administration