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wound care registered nurse resume example with 1+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Summary

Multi-talented [Job Title] with [Number] years of experience administering treatment to wound care patients. Highly talented at caring for patients with various stages and types of wounds. Additional expertise in [Area of expertise]. Maintained communication with physicians and other staff to propel continuum of care.

Skills
  • Treatment Preparation
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Medication Administration
  • Medical Procedure Preparation
  • Critical Thinking
  • Accurate Documentation
  • Clear Patient Communication
  • Patient Care Oversight
  • Immunizations and Vaccinations
  • Blood Draw and Sample Collection
  • Instrument Sterilization
  • Monitoring Vital Signs
  • Attention to Detail
  • Decision Making
  • Patient Examination
  • Medical Supply Management
  • Care Coordination
  • Patient Care Assessment
  • Medical Recordkeeping
  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Complex Wound Care
  • Pain Management
  • Rehabilitative Care
  • Infection Control Process Coordination
  • Test Interpretations
  • Delegation and Motivation
  • Treatment Plan Modification
  • Alternative Treatments
  • Diagnostic Test Ordering
  • Microsoft Office
  • Infection Control
  • Infection Control Procedures
  • Student Precepting
  • Treatment Recommendations
  • Group and Individual Instruction
  • Direct Patient Care
Experience
Wound Care Registered Nurse, 01/2021 - Current
Corizon Health Nampa, ID,
  • Communicated with [Job title] when starting or adjusting treatment.
  • Educated patients, family members and caregivers on condition management.
  • Conducted wound assessments for patients and documented information.
  • Measured wound depth to support treatment methods and monitor healing.
  • Minimized patient skin breakdown by devising and carrying out skin care plan.
  • Continually assessed patient pain levels and applied appropriate pain management techniques.
  • Coordinated care with charge nurse and other staff through daily communication.
  • Viewed electronic health system records to evaluate patient wound care history, other relevant medical information and prescription medications.
  • Administered medications based on clinical condition and patient age.
  • Classified wounds using staging system based on visual evaluation of affected tissue.
  • Alerted physician of diagnostic study results and changes in patient condition.
  • Worked with healthcare teams to assess patients, manage wounds and monitor healing.
  • Educated patients and family members on cleaning and dressing wounds and identifying signs of infection.
  • Developed individualized rehabilitative care to facilitate patients returning to productive lifestyle.
  • Cared for patients with various wounds caused by injuries, medical treatments and diseases.
Charge Nurse, 01/2021 - Current
Westminster Village North Indianapolis, IN,
  • Audited patient charts in real-time, verifying accuracy and completion of information.
  • Distributed assignments to RNs, LPNs and resident advisors, guided work and delivered training to promote proper care standards for patients.
  • Assessed and assisted patients with diverse range and comorbid chronic diagnoses.
  • Trained and mentored new RNs on best practices, hospital policies and standards of care.
  • Coordinated and performed patient admissions, transfers and discharges.
  • Complied with OSHA programs, maintaining safe and clean working environment.
  • Advised, coached and mentored experienced and student nurses on medical issues, crisis management and appropriate nursing interventions.
  • Supported physicians and consultants with tests and procedures.
  • Organized and delegated tasks during rapid response and high-pressure code situations.
  • Coordinated, tasked and supervised nurses and ancillary staff based on staffing requirements.
  • Reviewed staffing patterns and census of nursing units, meeting staffing needs and budgetary controls.
  • Met with administrator to discuss patient care status, issues and information.
  • Oversaw medication administration, monitored distribution and documented responses.
  • Directed unit staff and promoted quality care for diverse patients.
  • Built and maintained strong working relationships between nursing department and other disciplines.
  • Educated patients, caregivers and families on diagnoses, treatment and disease prevention.
  • Collaborated with multidisciplinary healthcare specialists to devise, implement and modify plans of care defining patient outcome goals
  • Monitored diet, physical activity, behaviors and other patient factors to assess conditions and adjust treatment plans.
  • Helped patients and families feel comfortable during challenging and stressful situations, promoting recovery and reducing compliance issues.
  • Delivered information regarding care and medications to patients and caregivers in comprehendible terminology.
  • Observed strict safety measures, including checking medication dosages before administration to patients.
  • Coordinated with healthcare team to establish, enact and evaluate patient care plans.
  • Referred patients to specialized health resources or community agencies to furnish additional assistance.
  • Modified patient treatment plans as indicated by patients' responses and conditions.
  • Collaborated with health groups to plan or implement programs designed to improve overall health of communities.
  • Utilized computerized Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS) and Electronic Health Record (EHR) system.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Prepared medical equipment and tools to aid physician during examination and treatment of patients.
  • Administered oral, IV and intra-muscular medications and monitored patient reactions.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
  • Advocated for patient needs with interdisciplinary team and implemented outlined treatment plans.
  • Interpreted and evaluated diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient's condition.
  • Conducted specified laboratory tests to help detect conditions and determine diagnosis.
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns.
Nursing Supervisor, 01/2021 - Current
Crozer-Keystone Health System Upland, PA,
  • Enforced disease prevention protocols among staff members, patients and visitors.
  • Completed daily rounds of nursing department to verify nursing service personnel performance alignment acceptable nursing standards.
  • Investigated and reported accidents, leveraging new knowledge to improve protections for patients and staff.
  • Initiated and monitored preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures to deliver exceptional care to every patient.
  • Managed cases and oversaw nursing care with strong commitment to offering patients optimal treatments, resources and quality care.
  • Observed nurse administration of oral, intramuscular and IV medications to patients as prescribed, monitoring responses for adverse reactions.
  • Provided patients with direct nursing care during periods of department short-staffing.
  • Answered questions and addressed concerns from employees promptly through email, phone and in person.
  • Participated in patient and family planning processes, provided instructions and addressed questions and/ concerns.
  • Advised, coached and mentored experienced and student nurses on medical issues, crisis management and appropriate nursing interventions.
  • Recruited, interviewed, hired and coached employees and promoted high level of care quality to patients.
  • Created and integrated new nursing protocols designed to improve patient outcomes while minimizing medical errors.
  • Called upon staff members to discuss patient care and treatment.
  • Trained other nurses on patient care and daily tasks, supporting growth and professional development.
IV Nurse, 01/2021 - Current
Chi Health Garrison, ND,
  • Delivered treatments and intramuscular injections per facility protocols to maintain effective client protection.
  • Implemented providers' orders to initiate IVs and access ports and deliver medications.
  • Troubleshot and resolved vascular access issues to successfully complete treatments.
  • Conducted evaluations and obtained vitals prior to administering IV treatments.
  • Educated patients on procedures, benefits and potential negative interactions of different compounds.
  • Coordinated with healthcare team to establish, enact and evaluate patient care plans.
  • Delivered information regarding care and medications to patients and caregivers in comprehendible terminology.
  • Observed strict safety measures, including checking medication dosages before administration to patients.
  • Helped patients and families feel comfortable during challenging and stressful situations, promoting recovery and reducing compliance issues.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Prepared medical equipment and tools to aid physician during examination and treatment of patients.
  • Administered oral, IV and intra-muscular medications and monitored patient reactions.
  • Stocked clinical workstations and procedure rooms with necessary supplies.
  • Modified patient treatment plans as indicated by patients' responses and conditions.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
  • Conducted specified laboratory tests to help detect conditions and determine diagnosis.
  • Interpreted and evaluated diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient's condition.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, Expected in 05/2020
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Southern Illinois University Edwardsville - Edwardsville, IL
GPA:
Status -

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School Attended

  • Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Job Titles Held:

  • Wound Care Registered Nurse
  • Charge Nurse
  • Nursing Supervisor
  • IV Nurse

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science

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