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infection control wound care rn charge nurse resume example with 17+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

I have been a registered nurse for 17 years. Five of those years were spent at St Dominic on the Post-Partum/Women's Medical Surgical Unit. I very much enjoyed my time at St Dominic and learned a great deal including providing proficient care to patients, coordinating with staff and physicians, performing nursing tasks, and performing as charge nurse when needed. I have worked night shift, day shift, and weekends. This provided me with nursing skills that I continue to use on a daily basis.

I left St Dominic for a more flexible schedule while my daughter was entering pre-school. I started at Sta-Home Health & Hospice October 2010 as a field nurse, providing direct care to patients. I managed patient's medications, coordinated appointments, provided skilled care, as well as worked closely with physicians to maintain patient's continuance of care while at home. After 4 years of field nursing, I was promoted to Clinical Supervisor. I was the supervisor over all visiting staff. I reviewed and sent labs, approved or declined orders, communicated with physicians, and coordinated with field staff regarding patient recertification or discharge.

After 5 years as clinical supervisor at Sta-Home, I received another career opportunity as Infection Control/Wound Nurse/Charge Nurse at Carthage Senior Care. I was in charge of documenting infection cases in the facility and implementing measures to treat/prevent them. I also provided wound care and wound documentation for the facility. I served as charge nurse when needed. That entailed making rounds with physicians, taking orders, skilled documentation, and coordinating care with other clinicians to provide the best care for the residents.

After nearly 2 years of working at Carthage Senior Care, I decided to return to Women’s Health care at Merit Health- Woman’s Hospital lbecause of my love for the field and for family scheduling reasons. This is where I am currently employed as staff RN. I am enjoying my time there but am always interested in furthering my career in Women’s Health. I feel as if St Dominic would be a perfect fit.

Skills
  • Health administration
  • Chronic disease management
  • Patient management
  • Charting and clinical documentation
  • Clinical abilities
  • Patient assessments
  • Direct patient care
  • HIPAA
Work History
Infection Control, Wound Care RN, Charge Nurse, 11/2020 - 05/2022
Ideal Staffing Inc. , , Carthage, MS
  • Collaborated with healthcare team to implement interventions for wound healing and skin breakdown prevention.
  • Monitored nursing care, patient assessment processes and treatment implementations.
  • Implemented quality patient care techniques to align with safety, health and organizational regulations.
  • Set clear policies to improve success of infection control measures in departments.
  • Supervised and managed daily scheduling, tasking and administration.
  • Documented information in patients' electronic medical record, relaying information to clinicians and care providers to facilitate continuity of care.
RN-Clinical Supervisor, 10/2010 - 11/2020
St Joseph School Of Nursing , ,
  • Provide ongoing case management to all patients to ensure implementation of appropriate treatment plan, adherence to quality model and utilization of services needed to achieve optimal outcomes
  • Responded to crisis situations with calm and professional appClaireto optimize support
  • Monitored, analyzed and corrected staff performance and worked with nurse manager to raise standards of practice
  • Assessed patients, determined needs and managed care
  • Worked with nurse manager to develop nursing staff through education, evaluation, performance management and competency improvement
RN Staff Nurse, 06/2005 - 10/2010
Brattleboro Memorial Hospital , ,
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates
  • Delivered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections, monitoring responses to catch and address new concerns
  • Coordinated nursing care on unit through staff assignments, assisting and rounding with physicians, monitoring patient orders and communicating with ancillary departments and assisting staff
  • Assessed patients to determine individual needs and develop care plans in coordination with multidisciplinary healthcare professionals, including physicians, case managers and social workers
  • Supported nursing team in exceeding patient care goals and fostering continuous improvement
  • Directed patient admission and discharge tasks while managing patients and coordinating care
  • Gathered laboratory samples, monitored fluids and read test results to make accurate care decisions
  • Coordinated nursing care for patients and participated in patient and family education
Staff RN, 05/2022 - Current
Merit-Health Woman’s Hospital , , Flowood , MS
  • Administered medications via oral, IV and intramuscular injections and monitored responses.
  • Effectively prioritized assignments, executing care based on each patient's relative condition and delegating tasks to available personnel deliver safe and efficient care.
  • Worked within interdisciplinary health care team to develop, implement and make adjustments to patient care plans, individualizing strategies and methods to improve health and meet recovery goals.
  • Updated patient charts with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
Education
Associate of Science: Nursing , Expected in 05/2005
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East Central Community College - Decatur, MS
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School Attended

  • East Central Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Infection Control, Wound Care RN, Charge Nurse
  • RN-Clinical Supervisor
  • RN Staff Nurse
  • Staff RN

Degrees

  • Associate of Science

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