Experienced CNA Resume Sample

Florence Nightingale
Professional Profile
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist with 10 years’ experience in anesthesia and critical care nursing. Skilled
in pediatric and adult anesthesia including ASA 3 and ASA 4 patients and medical areas including
Orthopedics, Gynecology, ENT, Cardiac, Neurology, and General surgery. Supervisory background,
coordinating CRU care in 16-bed unit. Excellent academic and professional credentials.
Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN
Graduate Degree, Nurse Anesthesia
, 2005
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
, 1998
Graduated Summa cum Laude, GPA: 4.0
Professional Experience
Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis, IN 03/2006 – Present
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist
Provide general, spinal, epidural, Mac and regional anesthesia and related services for approximately 25
surgical cases per week, with majority ASA 3 and ASA 4 patient load, presented through Orthopedic,
Gynecology, ENT, Cardiac, Neurology, and General surgery.
Conduct pre-anesthesia evaluations, perform perioperative anesthesia delivery, and post operative care.
Meet with patient and/or family and gather records to conduct evaluations. Counsel on anesthesia
choices and processes, outlining benefits and characteristics of options.
Prepare evaluations for emergency surgeries, rapidly evaluating airway status, disease and medical history
to establish sound anesthetic plan.
Mentor Nurse Anesthetist Interns, providing clinical opportunities for professional development while
supporting with expertise and feedback.
St. Francis Hospital, Indianapolis, IN 06/1998 – 02/2006
Staff Registered Nurse/Charge Nurse, Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit
As Charge Nurse covering 3 shifts per week, assigned and directed 12 to 15 RNs to monitor and provide care
for post-cardiovascular surgical patients in 16-bed unit. Reviewed caseload and upcoming admittances to align
appropriately qualified nurses to cases. Anticipated and secured necessary supplies, records and medicines.
Oversaw staff performance; monitored every patient regularly and consulted with assigned nurses for
updates on condition. Made informed decisions to administer medication and perform procedures based
on parameters pre-established by physicians.
Initiated and implemented tour program to orient patients and family to unit prior to admitting. Program
still in practice. Provided progress updates to families and physicians. Notified surgeons of critical or
rapidly declining patient conditions.
Preceptor to Nursing Interns, establishing professional development plans to provide exposure to diverse
cases and facilitate hands-on practice with broad range of procedures. Evaluated performance,
recognizing areas of growth, providing constructive feedback to refine skills, and planning next steps in
developmental process.
Developed patient education collateral on issues including diabetes, post-cardiovascular surgical recovery
and analgesics.
2222 W. Fourth
Indianapolis, IN 22222
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Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN)
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)


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