Critical Care Nurses are mostly registered nurses who have specialized working in emergency and intensive care units of hospitals.  Apart from performing regular nurse functions, they are trained to care for comatose patients as well as patients suffering life threatening conditions like burns, terminal cancer, or traumatic injuries that can require life support systems and special or extensive treatment protocols and therapies.

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Greg G. San Mateo

Old Town, San Diego, CA

Phone:  (619)-099-3142


To become part of a team of Critical Care Nurses in a metropolitan or state hospital

Summary of Qualification

  • 13 years of experience as a nurse with the last 5 years specialized in treating severe burn cases and traumatic injuries requiring life support systems
  • High presence of mind with multitasking abilities
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

Career Experience/Job History

2004 – Present: Critical Care Nurse, Burn Unit, Fremont Hospital, CA

  • Prepare all necessary supplies and equipment in the care and medical sustenance of patients confined in the Burn Unit of the hospital
  • Provide standard pain relieving medication and assess response.
  • Administer sedation and stronger anesthetic pain relievers as prescribed by the attending physician.
  • Observe patients regularly for changes in conditions that may require immediate intervention.
  • Administer medication intravenously, orally or through gastric tubes.
  • Administer defibrillators and other life-resuscitating methods as required
  • Administer regular blood transfusion as necessary.


1997 – Present: In-house training on emergency and critical care

1997: passed the National Council of State Boards of Nursing for California

1997: passed the NCLEX to be a Registered Nurse.

1994 – 1997:  BS Nursing, Concorde Career College, San Diego

Professional reference will be furnished upon request