Cardiac Nurse Resume

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Career Objective:

Dedicated and committed cardiac nurse with over 5+ years of experience caring for cardiac patients. Ability to assist surgeons in diagnosing, and treatment of cardiovascular porblems. Skilled in operating electrocardiograms, and defibration machines. Proficient in offering preliminary nursing care and stabilizing patients until doctors’ arrival.

Summary of Skills:

  • Sound knowledge of cardiovascular system, diagnosis, and treatement procedures

  • Ability to use electrocardiogram, advanced cardiac life support system, and telemetry monitoring

  • Proficient in assisting cardiac surgeons with lumbar puncture, chest tube placement, aorta replacement, and heart transplants

  • In-depth information about human anatomy, cardiac anatomy, ETT intubations and physiology

  • Capable of giving advice to patients having high cholesterol issues and promoting healthy lifestyle

  • Outstanding in handling machines and maintaining equipment used in cardiac procedures

Work Experience:


Cardiac Nurse

Ocala Regional Medical Center, Ocal, FL

December 2016 – Present

  • Administering IV drips, hydration therapy, and antibiotics for cardiac patients

  • Monitoring blood infusion in patients undergoing postoperative care, and regular dialysis

  • Assisting cardiac surgeons with devices like pacemakers and implantable cardiovascular defibrillators (ICD’s) for complicated heart cases

  • Monitoring patients’ condition post surgery, and telemetry response for heart conditions

  • Contacting blood banks for blood required in surgery

  • Checking heart rate and other vital signs of patient in cardiac care unit after every 2 hours

  • Assisting surgeons to carry out procedures like angioplasties and valvuloplasties

Assistant Cardiac Nurse

Kindred Hospital, Ocala, FL

October 2014 – November 2016

  • Assisted cardiovascular surgeons in patient surgeries related to bypass, angioplasty or pacemaker

  • Provided extensive care by including all activities like bathing, nursing wounds, feeding, therapy tests, and charting responses for patients

  • Coordinated with other nurses to give healthcare services for open-heart surgery patients and monitoring their improvements

  • Collaborated with cardiologists to perform angioplasty and bypass surgeries on patients

  • Promoted healthy lifestyle to patients with high cholesterol levels, and educated their family about the precautions to be taken

  • Administered sedatives to patient during the surgery in the OT if required

Nurse Trainee

Kindred Hospital, Ocala, FL

August 2012 – September 2014

  • Prepared case paper by noting medical history, daily routine, physical activity, blood pressure, and past cardiac tests

  • Monitored patients with acute chronic diseases like diabetes, hypertension, and gave timely medications as prescribed by the physician

  • Performed stress tests, vascular examination for patients coming for yearly checkups, developed their reports, and scheduled appointments with heart specialists

  • Administered oral and IV medication to patients as needed

  • Interacted with patients and their families suffering from pain, shock or grief to give necessary support

  • Provided pre and post operative care for cardiac patients

Internship:

Nursing Intern

The Vines Hospital, Ocala, FL

March 2011 – June 2012

  • Checked blood glucose levels every 2 hours for more than 30 patients and maintained charts about response to medication

  • Assisted specialist doctors on regular rounds to note down vital stats of patients

  • Collaborated with other interns and nursing staff to provide care for patients

  • Researched about the latest medical treatments available for bypass surgeries and prepared reports on them

  • Attended to needs of 10 and more open-heart surgery patients in alternative shifts as required

  • Learned about the postoperative cardiovascular activities like home needs, nutrition and diet plans or required physical therapies

Education:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing

    University of Florida College of Nursing, Gainesville, FL

    2011

Certification:

  • Registered Nurse, 2011

    Cardiac Vascular Nursing Certification, 2012

Reference:

On request.

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