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Atrium Medical Center - Wound Care Nurse Resume Example

Madison Rivera
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Professional Summary

Dedicated Wound Care Coordinator proficient in wound care and leadership. Passionate and motivated, with a drive for excellence. Twelve years in Nursing and ten years as a wound care specialty nurse. Patient advocate, loyal and team oriented.Thrives on challenges to propel wound care career into new heights. 

Experience
Wound Care Nurse, Wound Care Coordinator August 2012, 07/2010 to Present
Atrium Medical Center Corinth, Tx
  • Manage Wound Care Program and wound care team of four nurses for inpatient and outpatient services in a LTACH setting.
  • Proficient in multiple wound care modalities to include; negative pressure wound therapy, MIST therapy, fistula ostomy management, and pulsatile lavage.
  • Participate in hiring process and new hires of wound care nurses to include; interviews, salary requirements, orientation, training and competency check offs.
  • Oversee all interventions, assessments, documentation, treatment assessment sheets, wound photograph templates, Bates-Jenson outcomes, correct wound staging and wound classification.
  • Conduct chart checks for skin/wound assessments for accuracy and timely documentation.
  • Complete monthly and quarterly Quality Reports on wound improvement indicators.
  • Input/Oversee data entry into LTRAX outcome tool and report data.
  • Responsible for attending weekly/monthly manager meetings as well as complete daily wound care responsibilities in direct patient care with wound care team.
  • Participate in marketing wound care program with marketing team to conferences/physician offices to increase inpatient/outpatient referrals.
  • Monitor supply and rental costs, ordering of wound care equipment, accuracy of invoices for equipment. 
  • Conduct annual skills lab and education for wound care department to all clinical staff
  • Plan and conduct wound committee meetings under supervision of wound care physician.
  • Assisted wound care physician program director in building wound care program resulting in overall increase of wound care patient volume from  20% to 90-95%.
Wound Care Nurse, 07/2007 to 01/2011
Gulf States of Texas LTACH Dallas, Tx
  • Under supervision of wound care physician, helped build wound care program at newly opened LTACH.
  • Wound care program expanded and evolved into wound care team where responsibilities included; new admit and weekly patient wound/skin assessments, wound dressing changes, and implementation of skin/pressure interventions.
  • Responsible for wound/skin assessment documentation to include; wound measurements, wound photos, wound staging, identify wound types, Braden Scale, PUSH Tool and wound treatment sheets.
  • Knowledgeable with many different wound care dressings, their uses and suggest changes to wound care physicians when necessary.
  • Communicate with multiple wound care physicians and accompany them on their routine rounds
  • Ability to complete the following wound therapies; negative pressure wound therapy (wound vacs), MIST therapy, Misonex therapy, fistula ostomy management, pulsatile lavage and assist with HBO dives.
  • Assist with training new wound care nurse hires to all above therapies
  • Participate with maintaining wound care, care plans 
  • Participate with IDT, Interdisciplinary Team to help manage patients during hospital stay
Wound Care Nurse, 06/2005 to 06/2010
Kindred Hospital Dallas, Tx
  • Provide specialized direct and indirect care to inpatients in an LTACH setting in wound care.
  • Participated on a wound care team under a WOCN coordinator and with wound care technician.
  • Responsible for new admit/weekly wound care assessments, documentation into Kindred computer system, photo printing onto templates, and inputting new wound care orders into computer system.
  • Attended rounds with wound care physicians and assisted with bedside procedures.
  • Knowledgeable in many wound dressings, negative wound pressure therapy, fistula ostomy management, pulsatile lavage and compression wraps. 
  • Knowledgeable in pressure intervention surfaces to include; alternating low air loss surface, Dolphin surface, Clinitron Rite Hite surfaces and their specific vendors. 
  • Participated in monthly wound care committee meetings and weekly patient care conferences.
Med Surg Floor Nurse, 08/2003 to 06/2005
Kindred Hospital Dallas, Tx
  • Provide direct patient care or treatments, measure and record patients' vital signs, such as height, weight, temperature, blood pressure, pulse, and respiration., dressing wounds, giving enemas or douches, or performing catheterizations.
  • Administer prescribed medications or start intravenous fluids, noting times and amounts on patients' charts.
    • Record food and fluid intake and output.
    • Help patients with bathing, dressing, maintaining personal hygiene, moving in bed, or standing and walking.
    • Observe patients, charting and reporting changes in patients' conditions, such as adverse reactions to medication or treatment, and taking any necessary action.
    • Monitor surgical patients after surgery care.
    • Manage respiratory patients on ventilator, suctioning and tracheostomy care. 
    • Maintain and/or change ostomy appliances.
    Home Health Aide CNA to LVN, 01/1998 to 08/2004
    25th Hour Home Health Allen, Tx
    • Check patients' pulse, temperature, and respiration.
    • Provide patients with help moving in and out of beds, baths, wheelchairs, or automobiles and with dressing and grooming.
    • Care for patients by changing bed linens, washing and ironing laundry, cleaning, or assisting with their personal care.
    • Plan, purchase, prepare, or serve meals to patients or other family members, according to prescribed diets.
    • Accompany clients to doctors' offices or on other trips outside the home, providing transportation, assistance, and companionship.
    Education
    Licensed Vocational Nurse, Aug 2003 North Texas Professional Career Institute - Dallas, Tx
    Political Science, Southwest Texas State University - San Marcos, Tx
    September 1987 to May 1991
    Computer Information Systems, Devry University - Irving, Tx
    May 1990 to December 1991
    Nursing , Dallas County Community College - Dallas, TX
    January 2012 to December 2014
    Nursing LVN to RN Bridge Program, Excelsior College - Albany, NY
    Expected graduation date December 2016
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    Previous Companies:

    • Atrium Medical Center
    • Gulf States of Texas LTACH
    • Kindred Hospital

    Previous Job Positions:

    • Wound Care Nurse
    • Wound Care Coordinator August 2012
    • Med Surg Floor Nurse
    • Home Health Aide CNA to LVN

    Schools:

    • North Texas Professional Career Institute
    • Southwest Texas State University
    • Devry University
    • Dallas County Community College
    • Excelsior College

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