wound care registered nurse resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Insightful compassionate Registered Nurse of twenty-two years with progressive experience in hospital and outpatient wound and ostomy care services. Develops comprehensive care plans with patients and physicians for quality healthcare delivering safe desired outcomes. Committed to patient education and advocacy. Seeks WOCN certification to enhance wound and ostomy knowledge to deliver current standards of care employing evidence based practice.

  • Extensive wound/ostomy knowledge
  • Case management
  • Hyperbaric Oxygen Operator
  • BLS
  • Preceptor
08/2020 to Current Wound Care Bartow Wound & Hyperbaric Center | City, STATE,
  • Collaborate with physicians to evaluate and treat acute and complex wounds
  • Case management to include patient advocacy, patient education, ordering advanced wound care products and meds, securing insurance authorizations for skin substitutes and HBO initiation, ordering diagnostic testing, ensuring patient compliance
  • Skills performance i.e. ankle/brachial index, NPWT application, compression and casting application, pressure injury staging, Wagner grading scale
  • Educate patients and caregivers on condition management and importance of adherence to plan of care.
  • Maintain competency of advanced wound care products
  • Monoplace Hyperbaric Chamber operator
03/2018 to 08/2020 Wound Care Clinical Nurse Manager Winter Haven Wound & Hyperbaric Center | City, STATE,
  • Oversaw daily clinic operations
  • Managed staff productivity
  • Participated in monthly management meetings
  • Facilitated and managed skill competency for staff
  • Oversaw and ensured adherence to policy and procedure, quality assurance, biohazard education, infection control, emergency drills, chart audits, data integrity, wound product spend, HIPAA and all other departmental regulations in compliance with JACHO and Medicare
  • Championed exceptional customer service
  • Managed vendor relations
  • Ran outpatient ostomy clinic for post surgical stoma complications
  • Delivered all nursing functions as stated in current position held
03/2002 to 03/2018 Enterostomal Therapy Winter Haven Hospital | City, STATE,
  • Trained by and worked exclusively with a WOCN
  • Participated in anal-rectal manometry and 24 hour pH testing
  • Conducted vendor relations
  • Implemented product trials to include specialty beds and mattresses
  • Actively participated in Policy and Procedure implementation, WOCN collaborative, Value Analysis meetings, and research projects
  • Fostered relationships with physicians and team members to promote trust and respect
  • Conducted and documented pressure injury prevention rounds Braden Scale 12 and below daily, 13-15 bi-weekly, 16-18 on admission reporting hospital acquired pressure injuries when discovered
  • Implemented and enforced pressure injury prevention protocols
  • Participated in root cause analysis
  • Ordered and oversaw appropriate offloading surfaces
  • Assessed and implemented a plan of care for patients to include appropriate wound dressings, NPWT, physician and surgical consultations as needed
  • Educated patients and caregivers on wound care and pressure injury prevention measures
  • Provided ostomy marking prior to surgery
  • Provided post-surgery teaching and emotional support
  • Officiated monthly Ostomy support group meetings
  • Provided outpatient Ostomy care for ostomates experiencing difficulties.
  • Held in-hospital health fairs geared toward pressure injury prevention and wound care.
  • Precepted new nursing graduates and nursing students
05/1999 to 03/2002 Medical-Surgical Winter Haven Hospital | City, STATE,
  • Cared for individuals with wide array of medical-surgical issues
  • Delivered physician-ordered treatments, therapies, and medications according to prescribed methods and protocols while monitoring responses to quickly spot complications and side effects
  • Assessed patients using comprehensive evaluation techniques and sound clinical judgment, identifying patient needs, devising care plans , modifying care solutions, and supporting patient rights
Education and Training
Expected in 03/2019 to to Bachelor of Science | Nursing Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, AZ GPA:
Expected in 05/1999 to to Associate of Science | Nursing Polk State College, Winter Haven, FL GPA:
Expected in 06/1982 to to High School Diploma | Winter Haven Senior High School, Winter Haven, FL GPA:

2001 Nurse of the Year

2014 DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses

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School Attended

  • Grand Canyon University
  • Polk State College
  • Winter Haven Senior High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Wound Care
  • Wound Care Clinical Nurse Manager
  • Enterostomal Therapy
  • Medical-Surgical


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science
  • High School Diploma

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