Acute Care Nurse Resume Examples & Templates

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By Kellie Hanna, CPRW, Career Advice Expert Last Updated: August 25, 2022
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Acute Care Nurse Resume Example Jt


Jane Doe
123 Fake Street, City, State, Zip Code, Cell:000-000-000,

Professional Summary
Dedicated healthcare professional with more than 40 years of comprehensive hands-on experience as a nurse in acute care hospitals and medical center environments. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects to produce results that exceed expectations and drive patient goals and nursing plan objectives. Seeking to leverage background and experience to successfully transition back into the workforce and take next career step in healthcare.

Core Qualifications

  • Direct Critical and Acute Care Nursing
  • Case Management
  • Nursing Plan Development
  • Team Leadership
  • Telemetry
  • Medical-Surgical
  • Medication Administration
  • Patient Care and Education

Patient Care

  • Provide comprehensive care to patients with cardiovascular, urological, neurological, pulmonary, and other life-threatening complications.
  • Evaluate patients, conduct admissions assessments to determine patient needs, and create individualized plans of care based on physical, psychosocial, and safety concerns.
  • Administer medications, IV therapies, immunizations, and apply sterile dressings.
  • Document clinical status, medications, procedures, and patient conditions.
  • Prepare equipment and assist physicians during examinations, treatments, and procedures.

Patient Education and Counseling

  • Provide individualized education and training to patients and caregivers to manage diseases and injuries; explain medication regimens and preventative care to maximize well-being.
  • Offer patients and caregivers realistic home treatment plans and counseling.
  • Ensure residents are aware of and have access to services available to them; encourage patients to participate in activity programs.


  • Plan and direct activities to ensure patient needs are met; align nursing plans with physician and hospital administrative practices.
  • Supervise, schedule, and train RNs, nursing assistants, medical assistants, and students participating in University of Connecticut resident and fellowship program to certify competency of procedures, policies, and federal regulations.
  • Coordinate patient care between external healthcare providers, clinics, and rehabilitation services to provided quality continued care.

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