Wound Care Rn Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
  • , , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Caring Registered Nurse and Daisy Award recipient with 4 years experience working on Medical-Surgical unit as well as Emergency Department and Intensive Care Unit. Three plus years of supervisory/ management experience. Six years of wound care experience with two plus years of extensive wound expertise. Maintained a strong reputation for providing excellent patient care, and being a leader among co-workers. Seeking employment that will allow me to efficiently and skillfully improve patient health by utilizing my skills as an RN.

Licenses and Certifications

ADN, Registered Nursing, Snead State Community College, 2013

BLS, ACLS, PALS certified through American Heart Association

Skill Highlights
  • Enthusiastic caregiver
  • Assessment
  • Planning
  • Documentation
  • Training new hired nurses
  • Supervisory experience
  • Wound care expertise
  • Staff development
  • Med- Surge clinical experience
  • ER clinical experience
  • ICU clinical experience
  • Pre/ Post-op clinical experience
  • Acute and rehabilitative care experience
  • IV drug therapy management
  • Excellent communication/ patient care skills
  • Unit supervision
  • Sound decision making
  • Staffing management ability
Professional Experience
Wound Care RN, 07/2019 to Current
Sava Senior Care Alvin, TX,
  • Instructed patients and caregivers on how to clean and dress wounds and how to prevent infections.
  • Collaborated with healthcare team to implement interventions for wound healing and skin breakdown prevention.
  • Implemented plans to prevent pressure ulcers and other wound developments.
  • Maintained comprehensive understanding of genitourinary, gastrointestinal and integumentary systems and provided treatment for wounds impacting them.
  • Prevented skin deterioration against formidable odds using ground-breaking technology.
  • Advised patients on proper nutrition and offered holistic solutions to severe conditions.
  • Treated and carefully tended to vascular and diabetic ulcers.
  • Documented and examined patient recovery and reported progress to doctors for effective management.
  • Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Equipped patients with tools and knowledge needed for speedy and sustained recovery.
  • Observed and documented patient factors such as diets, physical activity levels and behaviors to understand conditions and effectively modify treatment plans.
  • Conferred with physicians to discuss diagnoses and devise well-coordinated treatment approaches.
  • Performed various nursing interventions such as wound dressing, vital sign monitoring and specimen collection.
  • Gathered patient health data through interviews and observation, documenting all data in electronic records.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
Clinical/ Nurse Manager, 08/2017 to 02/2019
Pain Specialists Of Gadsden City, STATE,
  • Introduced new departmental policies and oriented staff to facilitate adoption of changes.
  • Interview applicants and make recommendations to hire staff for clinic.
  • Provided assistance to physician with clinical procedures in the treatment of chronic and acute pain which include: Lumbar Epidurals, Medial Branch Blocks, trigger point injections, Ultrasound guided injections of muscles and joints, etc.
  • Worked in recovery unit providing care for post procedural patients.
  • Educated patients on pre and post procedures, medications, and health diagnoses.
  • Scheduled/ ordered labs and imaging for patients. Obtained pre-certifications for imaging and prior authorizations for prescribed medications.
  • Maintained patient charts, confidentiality, and confidential files.
  • Performed all tasks with a patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments.
  • Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records.
  • Cooperated with other health related agencies and organizations relative to patient care.
  • Provided thorough supervision for day-to-day operations of facility in accordance with set policies and guidelines.
  • Helped physician examine and treat patients by assisting with instruments, injections, assessments, consultations, and procedures.
  • Evaluated nursing notes to confirm that they accurately and completely described care provided and patient responses.
  • Evaluated patient care needs, prioritized treatment and maintained patient flow.
Registered Nurse, Med-Surge primary, 07/2013 to 07/2017
St. Vincent's Blount City, STATE,
  • Stand- in House Supervisor: responsible for all hospital departments during PM shifts including: staffing, patient/ nurse assignments, patient rounds, patient satisfaction, creating shift report for oncoming administration/ charge nurses, assisting other departments with any technical issues, assisting ED, Med-Surge, ICU with admissions, patient care, and implementing orders;
  • Med-Surge RN Responsibilities: Provided and implemented excellent care for patients of all ages with many diverse health issues such as wounds, infectious illnesses, acute medical problems, addiction/ withdrawl, as well as rehabilitative care for post-op patients, and patients with mobility and respiratory issues.
  • Administered PO/ IV medications in a timely manner, wound care, foley catheter care/ insertion, IV insertion/ care as well as PICC/ central line care.
  • Collected ordered lab work. Monitored lab test results.
  • Communicated with MDs, implemented orders via telephone, verbal, and written.
  • Educated patients on plan of care, diagnosis, and newly ordered medications, procedures, and tests.
  • Assisting co-workers with patient loads to ensure patient satisfaction and promote team work.
  • Trained new hired RNs in accordance with hospital protocols and standards.
Registered Nurse, Pre/ Post-op, 05/2015 to 11/2015
Marshall Medical Center South City, STATE,
  • Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics and test results in medical records.
  • Monitored pre/ post-op vitals,
  • Inserted IVs, start/monitor IV fluids.
  • Reviewed pre/post-op orders and orient patients to unit.
  • Administered medications, provided care for pain management post-op.
  • Reviewed labs and notified appropriate MD with results if needed.
  • Educate patients about surgical procedures pre and post procedure completion.
  • Assisting co-workers with patient loads to ensure patient satisfaction/ promote team work.
  • Performed all tasks with patient-centered focus while seeking opportunities for improvement of processes and treatments.
Education and Training
Associate of Applied Science: Registered Nursing, Expected in 2013
Snead State Community College - Boaz, AL

Member of the Student Nurses Association

Publisher for SNA class of 2013 at SSCC

High School Diploma: , Expected in 2000
Douglas High School - Douglas , AL

Member of DHS Choir, Softball, and Track teams.


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School Attended
  • Snead State Community College
  • Douglas High School
Job Titles Held:
  • Wound Care RN
  • Clinical/ Nurse Manager
  • Registered Nurse, Med-Surge primary
  • Registered Nurse, Pre/ Post-op
  • Associate of Applied Science
  • High School Diploma