Wound Care Nurse Resume Samples

A Wound Care Nurse many have many names, but the core job description for the Wound Care Nurse Position is to specialize in providing wound care by treating wounds that would have occurred due to an injury, disease or medical treatment side effect. Common tasks mentioned on the Wound Care Nurse Resume include the following – monitoring and treating wounds, providing proper care to the wounded patient, ensuring quick and safe heal of various types of wounds, and monitoring the wound to notice any signs of infection.

To undertake this specialized nursing service, job seekers are expected to possess these skills – the ability to notice symptoms that may need surgical drains or debridement; nursing skills to treat the wounded patient respectfully and delicately and familiarity with pain management. Employers want specialized nursing education and skills for filling this vacancy.

 

Licensed Wound Care Nurse Resume

Objective : Professionally trained Licensed Wound Care Nurse with experience ensuring high standards of competent care for a wide variety of patients with diverse needs. Responsible with excellent communication skills demonstrated by a number of years of experience in healthcare. Team player with a desire to perform my job with a caring and compassionate attitude.

Skills : Microsoft Word, Axxess Medical Software, Documentation, Time Management, Physical Assessment

Description :

    1. Assessed each new admissions skin condition upon arrival to the facility and document characteristics of any impairment such as pressure ulcers, diabetic wounds, new skin graft site, surgical site, and etc.
    2. Worked closely with outside wound group and made weekly rounds with them on nonhealing wounds to ensure that the proper treatment and care was in place and being provided.
    3. Maintained weekly OG that was visible to the corporate headquarters via G-drive, attended weekly QA meetings as well as weekly management team meetings and attended care plan meeting on any patients that had wounds.
    4. Provided education to the nursing staff regarding types of wounds and appropriate treatments as well as signs and symptoms of healing and signs and symptoms of infection, inflammation, or irritation.
    5. Changed all wound vacs every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.
    6. Kept up with all surgical patients new and existing orders from their surgeon.
    7. Completed first state survey where the nursing team did not get any tags or citations.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Associate Of Science


Wound Care Nurse And Charge Nurse Resume

Summary : Compassionate and dedicated Wound Care Nurse And Charge Nurse with eleven years of experience in healthcare. Bringing forth highly regarded skills in providing optimum patient care and carrying out all treatment protocols with sensitivity and precision. Seeking a professional position as a nurse that will challenge and develop my pertinent knowledge and skills in a supportive organization.

Skills : Wound Care, Microsoft Office, Attention to Detail, Critical Thinking

Description :

    1. Supervising and educating healthcare personnel regarding the management of wounds.
    2. Developing treatment plans according to current wound care protocols, explaining dressing rationale, institute preventive measures and monitoring results of care delivered.
    3. Alerting MD on status of wound patients, while performing daily rounds, assisting in the delivery of patient care to accomplish wound care tasks.
    4. Performing head to toe skin assessments on all new admits, writing orders to be carried out by floor nurses.
    5. Demonstrating on dressing techniques to educate and orient in-services nurses, giving hands-on instruction regarding the principles of aseptic technique.
    6. Identifying patients requiring sharps debridement procedures and notifying MD.
    7. Identifying nutritional deficiencies coordinate with Registered Dietician to solve nutrition problems and report results to respective supervisors (RAR report).
    8. Attending wound care education programs designed to enhance the benefits patients can derive from the most recent techniques/procedures available.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Certificate


Wound Care Nurse Manager Resume

Objective : Solutions-oriented Wound Care Nurse Manager highly skilled in patient care management and collaboration. To obtain a position in a professional environment, where I can provide excellent nursing care by utilizing my medical knowledge, emergency room experience, administrative skills and customer relation experience amongst a team of professionals to benefit the patients and the organization as a whole.

Skills : Strong Interpersonal Communication, Administration of medication, Bedside monitoring

Description :

    1. Provided case management to a group of patients providing specific assessments and wound care according to protocols, policies, and procedures.
    2. Maintained compliance in procedural skills, treatments, and patient/caregiver education related to wound care management.
    3. Acted as a patient advocate in the delivery and coordination of care to include managing results of laboratory and radiological tests ordered by the physician to ensure the patient is treated effectively and efficiently.
    4. Managed a number of patients at the same time during clinic hours with high energy, professionalism, and organization.
    5. Collaborated with other health care providers within the clinic and hospital as well as outside home care agencies to ensure all patients needs are fulfilled.
    6. Aided in the organization of the clinic by having supplies readily available for any wound condition that may arise.
    7. Generated an emergency plan for those patients who arrive at the clinic not clinically stable for wound care and who may benefit from a higher level of care.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Associates

Senior Wound Care Nurse Resume

Objective : Senior Wound Care Nurse with over 7 years of experience in public health and wound care nursing with skills in Case Management Medication Administration. Bringing forth the ability to thoroughly and accurately assess the health of patients, and prescribe the proper treatment programs for optimal health moving forward. Adept in working as a collaborative team member to ensure that patients receive the highest level of care possible.

Skills : Communication, Critical thinking, Discharge, Emergency room care, Empathy

Description :

    1. Developed and executed action plans to meet department performance expectations.
    2. Served as a liaison between patients, staff, and physicians. Assigned, prioritized and established policies and procedures to ensure timely and cost-effective deliverables.
    3. Trained and developed new associates, nursing students and nurses from outside homecare agencies on best practices policies and procedures in ambulatory wound care.
    4. Maintained knowledge of and compliance with all hospital, JCAHO and OSHA regulations, policies and standards.
    5. Assisted with the maintenance of equipment and reconciliation of inventory and supplies.
    6. Participated in ongoing clinical research projects.
    7. Maintained patient's clinical records and direct placement of homecare services.
    8. Scheduled patient appointments and follow-ups.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelors of Science

Licensed Vocational Nurse/Wound Care Nurse Resume

Headline : Dedicated Licensed Vocational Nurse/Wound Care Nurse with five years of practical experience, now seeking an LVN position. Excellent communication skills, hardworking individual who has Supervisory and leadership experience. Passionate and dedicated Nurse with over six years of healthcare experience in a variety of medical settings, including private family practices, emergency units, ICU, neonatal units, geriatric units, and rehabilitation centers. Vast experience dealing with a very broad range of medical conditions.

Skills : Wound care, Enteral feedings Peg Tubes, TPN, NG, Excellent customer service skills.

Description :

    1. Worked with physicians to facilitate quality patient care.
    2. Maintained up to date techniques and skills for negative pressure wound therapy.
    3. Provided staff education related negative pressure wound therapy (wound vacuum) application and troubleshooting according to facility policy.
    4. Ensured staff compliance with wound prevention and management.
    5. Provided accurate timely documentation of wound staging and POC.
    6. Conducted patient assessments and developed and implemented nursing care plans to aid in quality outcomes.
    7. Interacted on a continuous basis with caregivers and other departments by directing activities towards positive outcomes.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelors Of Science

Wound Care Nurse Intern Resume

Objective : Enthusiastic Wound Care Nurse Intern with excellent people skills and a dedicated work ethic. A level-headed health professional who remains calm and effective in difficult and stressful situations. Focused on providing exceptional patient care and family support.

Skills : Healthcare Management, Patient Safety, Acute Care, Healthcare software, Infection control, Lab testing

Description :

    1. Solely responsible for resident wound care and treatments in a 120-bed Skilled Nursing Facility.
    2. Preformed initial and ongoing weekly assessments of all wounds.
    3. Established treatment plans to reduce the risk of complications and ensure timely healing of wounds.
    4. Consulted and worked with Doctors to develop treatment plans for complex wounds.
    5. Ordered x-ray, Doppler and blood work as per protocol or Doctor's orders.
    6. Lead weekly meetings with unit staff and upper management to ensure continuity of wound care and flag problem areas.
    7. Maintained appropriate documentation on all wound care procedures and patients.
    8. Attended quarterly meetings with resident and family to review treatment, progress and address concerns.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Wound Care Nurse (Contract) Resume

Objective : Nurse Wound Care Nurse with 4+ years of experience providing quality care to a wide variety of patients. Aiming to leverage my experience and knowledge to effectively fill the nursing position at your hospital. To obtain a Registered Nurse position where I can use my clinical knowledge in an environment that will promote educational and career opportunities all awhile being able to maintain compassion and professionalism.

Skills : Wound Care, Customer Service, Pain Management, Physical assessments

Description :

    1. Treated Chronic wounds and skin conditions, including pressure ulcers, arterial ulcers, venous stasis ulcers, abscesses, skin tears, and rashes.
    2. Completed required forms, documents, and observations according to facility requirements and state regulations.
    3. Educated bedside nurses in wound care procedures, skin preventive measures, and wound classification.
    4. Collaborated with multiple departments to assure the best possible outcomes for the patients.
    5. Provided education to the patients and families about wounds, wound treatments, compliance, and preventative measures.
    6. Performed weekly rounds with Wound Care Doctor, relating new information, obtaining new wound care orders if indicated and documenting wounds' progress.
    7. Performed weekly rounds with Wound Care Doctor, relating new information, obtaining new wound care orders if indicated and documenting wounds' progress.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
BSN

Wound Care Nurse Manager Resume

Headline : Wound Care Nurse Manager knowledgeable with standard practices in wound care. Comprehensive knowledge of phlebotomy and venipuncture procedures. Commitment to excellence in wound care. Ability to provide direct treatment of wounds. Amazing ability to document and track all wounds in the facility. Perform work accurately and thoroughly. Quickly adapt to change in the workplace.

Skills : Critical thinking, Communication, Interpersonal Skills, Customer service, Teamwork

Description :

    1. Documented patients' medical histories and assessment findings.
    2. Monitored patients' fluid intake and output to detect emerging problems such as fluid and electrolyte imbalances.
    3. Compiled and analyzed data obtained from the monitoring or diagnostic tests.
    4. Documented patients' treatment plans, interventions, outcomes, or plan revisions.
    5. Collaborated with other health care professionals to develop and revise treatment plans based on identified needs and assessment data.
    6. Assessed patients' psychosocial status and needs including areas such as sleep patterns, anxiety, grief, anger, and support systems.
    7. Identified patients who are at risk of complications due to nutritional status.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Associate

Wound Care Nurse And Charge Nurse Resume

Objective : A dependable, dedicated and diligent person. I bring out the best in whatever I do through commitment and team work. Open to growth, very smart and intelligent. Energetic, hardworking and reliable. Knowledgeable with computer office applications such as Word, Excel and the internet.

Skills : Dependability, Problem-solving, Attention to detail, Language skills, Able to multitask, Organized

Description :

    1. Processed monthly reports for department performance.
    2. Oversaw implementation of patient management plans.
    3. Developed patient care plans, including assessments, evaluations, and nursing diagnoses.
    4. Provided necessary health education training for patients.
    5. Monitored patient reactions to drugs and carefully documented the progress of individuals participating in clinical trials.
    6. Acted as a patient advocate and implemented total patient care through a team nursing process covering 8-10 high acuity patients per shift.
    7. Trained 10 staff nurses to provide top-quality patient care.
    8. Contributed substantially to successful department JCAHO accreditation.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
ADN

Wound Care Nurse I Resume

Headline : To obtain a Registered Nurse position where I can use my clinical knowledge in an environment that will promote educational and career opportunities all awhile being able to maintain compassion and professionalism.

Skills : Completion Of License Practical Nursing Program. Pharmacy.

Description :

    1. Identified injuries, wounds, treated, dressed, and performed the subsequent therapy for the wounds to normally heal.
    2. Inspected all new admissions for any skin condition, orders appropriate medication for the admission with the permission of the physician.
    3. Used medicated salves to wounds, injuries, and other similar treatments.
    4. Educated the public and patients about how to properly care about wounds and surgical incisions.
    5. Possessing extensive knowledge in how to properly clean, dress and help the healing to run normally.
    6. Measured, and wrote progress note each week for each wound.
    7. Documented any changes and inform the physician and family.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma In Nursing

Licensed Vocational Nurse/Wound Care Nurse Resume

Objective : Dedicated, service-focused Licensed Vocational Nurse/Wound Care Nurse seeking to transition into healthcare as a nursing assistant. Reliable, service-focused nursing professional with excellent patient-care and charting skills gained through four years of experience as a CNA.

Skills : Critical thinking, Communication, Interpersonal Skills, Customer service, Teamwork

Description :

    1. Assessed new admissions for any current skin issues and evaluated their potential for developing skin issues.
    2. Assessed residents on a daily or weekly basis based on their current skin condition or potential for skin breakdown.
    3. Wound care rounds every two weeks with the wound care MD.
    4. Maintained accurate records of all skin conditions.
    5. Discussed with physician effectiveness of treatment and made changes where appropriate.
    6. Responsible for the training of staff relating to dressing changes and all equipment involved.
    7. Providing effective wound care treatment with positive outcomes.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
AAS

Junior Wound Care Nurse Resume

Objective : Junior Wound Care Nurse offering expertise in pediatric, geriatric, rehabilitative and post-operative care. To obtain an advanced level nursing position in which to apply my present nursing skills and acquire additional experience. Consistently earned praise from patients, family members and supervising clinical directors for delivering excellent nursing care. Eager to secure a full-time LPN position; available for all shifts.

Skills : Patient Care & Safety, Diagnostic Testing, Medical Terminology, Electronic Medical Records, Vital Signs & Patient, Monitoring, Medication Administration

Description :

    1. Treated any abnormalities and problems of the skin.
    2. Responsible for wound staging and initiation of treatment.
    3. Administered wound care and dressing changes as ordered by the physician.
    4. Responsible for follow up wound care with local wound care centers.
    5. Responsible for applications and follow up of wound V.A.C systems.
    6. Advocated for family and resident continuity of care and return to home settings.
    7. Responsible for resident and family teaching relating to wound and skincare post-rehabilitation.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Associate In Education