In the present times of aggressive job competition, there is concept of an ‘all purpose resume’. You need a tailor made resume for every position you apply for; the position of a critical care nurse is no exception.

Before you start crafting a resume for the post of a critical care nurse, gather your experiences and relevant skills, scrutinize your experiences and showcase the ones most relevant to the job description first. Your resume should highlight your nursing skills, ability to work in high stress atmosphere and critical care skills simultaneously.

Seeking professional help for a tailor made resume is a popular option candidates go for. Here is a customizable resume sample for the position of a critical care nurse.


Critical Care Nurse Resume Example


Joy Sanders

213 South Street, Helena, MT 59601, (006) 555-7777, sandersj @ email . com


CAREER GOAL: To seek the position as a critical care nurse at ABC Healthcare utilizing 5+ years’ nursing experience for the benefit of the hospital and patients.

• Compassionate personality, soft spoken and always willing to help others
• Good listener and with a bilingual ability (Spanish and English)
• Knowledge of emergency hospital procedures, critical care unit infection control and hygiene policies
• Hands-on experience in caring for surgical patients
• Proven ability to multitask and work calmly but efficiently in sensitive environment of CCU and ICU
• Demonstrated ability to easily understandable charts

• CCU/ICU standard nursing procedures
• Ventilator Care
• Basic life support
• Intravenous therapy implementation


Jan 2011 – Oct 2013
Critical Care Nurse | Surgical ICU, Campbell Hospital, Helena, IL

• Conducted post surgical monitoring, observed wounds on daily basis to check for infections or any other post surgery complications
• Communicated with patients and doctors regarding the post operational state and recovery of the subject
• Assisted in rehabilitation exercises, medication and dressings
• Maintained charts of surgical patients from the time of admission till discharge and administered medication accordingly
• Supervised a team of nurses and ensured compliance with the standard nursing care procedures

Oct 2008 – Jan 2011
Special Care Nurse | WELCOV Health Care, Montana, IL

• Conducted rounds and monitored all patients in the assigned area
• Assisted resident patients in daily life activities
• Prepared and administered medication according to treatment plan
• Communicated any observed changes effectively to the concerned doctors
• Coordinated staff meetings for hygiene insurance

• Attained employee of the month award thrice in 4 years
• Voted as the best nurse by the old people’s club at WELCOV healthcare, Montana, IL


Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Loyola University of Chicago | 2004

RN License, Montana | 2005