Wound Care Nurse

Writing a great wound care nurse resume is important because it is one of the first things a potential employer will see when they are considering you for a position. It is your opportunity to make a good first impression and sell yourself as the best candidate for the job.

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Renie Stanaland

renie.stanaland@gmail.com | (477) 254-5349 | Cherry Hill, NJ

Summary


A passionate and experienced wound care nurse with over three years of experience working in a fast-paced hospital setting. Skilled in caring for patients with chronic wounds, providing education to patients and families on wound management, and collaborating with other members of the healthcare team to optimize patient outcomes. Committed to providing compassionate care to all patients while promoting healing and optimizing quality of life.

Experience


Wound Care Nurse at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, NJApr 2022 - Present

  • Wrote and implemented a new wound care protocol that decreased the number of patients with unhealed wounds by 25%.
  • Led a team of 5 nurses in providing direct patient care for up to 15 patients each per shift.
  • Trained other staff members on proper wound cleaning and dressing techniques.
  • Provided one-on-one education to patients and families on how to manage their wounds at home.
  • Monitored supplies and equipment, ordering when necessary, to ensure adequate resources were available for optimal patient care.

Wound Care Nurse Manager at Hackensack University Medical Center, NJSep 2019 - Mar 2022

  • Led a team of 15 wound care nurses in providing evidence-based care to 400 patients with chronic wounds.
  • Reduced hospital readmissions for chronic wound patients by 20% over 6 months.
  • Implemented a new electronic medical record system for the Wound Care department.
  • Trained 50 staff members on proper use of the new EMR system.
  • Developed and implemented a patient education program on self-care for chronic wounds.

Education


Associate Degree in Nursing at Rutgers University, NJSep 2015 - May 2019

Patience, critical thinking, and good bedside manner.

Skills


  • Nursing
  • Wound Care
  • Patient Education
  • Infection Control
  • Documentation
  • Time Management

Nikohl Langtry

nikohl.langtry@gmail.com | (254) 742-7296 | Tacoma, WA

Summary


I am a Wound Care Nurse with over 1 year of experience. I have worked in both inpatient and outpatient settings, and have gained a wealth of knowledge in wound care management. I am passionate about providing high-quality care to my patients, and always work to ensure that their wounds heal properly. I am also knowledgeable in the use of various types of wound dressings, and can provide education to patients on how to properly care for their wounds at home.

Experience


Wound Care Nurse at Swedish Health Services, WAMar 2022 - Present

  • Reduced the number of unstageable pressure ulcers by 25% over a 6-month period.
  • Healed 4 out of 5 patients with venous leg ulcers within 12 weeks.
  • Achieved zero preventable hospital-acquired pressure ulcers for 3 consecutive months.
  • Increased patient satisfaction scores related to wound care from 78% to 92%.
  • Decreased length of stay for patients with wounds by an average of 3 days.

Wound Care Nurse Manager at MultiCare Health System, WASep 2021 - Jan 2022

  • Led a team of 10 nurses in providing wound care to patients with chronic wounds.
  • Supervised the implementation of a new electronic medical record system for the Wound Care department.
  • Developed and implemented a quality improvement plan that reduced the rate of hospital-acquired pressure ulcers by 50%.
  • Educated staff on evidence-based best practices for wound care management.
  • Authored an article on effective methods for managing difficult-to-heal wounds which was published in Nursing Management journal.

Education


Associate Degree in Nursing at Bellevue College, WAAug 2016 - May 2021

Patient care, critical thinking, assessment, nursing interventions, and evaluation.

Skills


  • Wound Care
  • Nursing
  • Patient care
  • Communication
  • Documentation
  • Infection control
  • Time management