Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse Resume

Rita Doucette

4734 Rinehart Road

Miami, FL 33179



Job Objective Accomplished Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse with a broad background seeking a position with hospital that is established.

Work Experience:

Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse, August 2005 – Present

Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare, Miami, FL

  • Provided clinical expertise of ostomy in treating wounds.
  • Evaluated patient outcomes on a continuous basis.
  • Identified escalating symptoms and changed treatment plan accordingly.
  • Managed to assume leadership role to define and achieve optimal clinical outcomes.
  • Ensured to collaborate with the multidisciplinary team to develop, implement, evaluate appropriate treatment plan.

Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse, May 2000 – July 2005

Saint Agnes Hospital, Miami, FL

  • Administered patients with ailments such as altered patterns of bowel, urinary elimination, fistulas, draining wounds, and altered skin integrity.
  • Collaborated with the Distribution Department to maintain adequate inventories.
  • Monitored staffs documentation of any wound, ostomy, and continence patients.
  • Recommended changes to the wound ostomy continence practice.
  • Performed to improve the standard of care.
  • Adhered to policy and procedures and clinical guidelines and protocols.

Summary of Qualifications:

  • Vast experience in treating patients with chronic wounds
  • Thorough knowledge of treatment plans of ostomy patients
  • Exceptional knowledge of skin care issues occurring in ostomy
  • Ability to provide comfort and sympathy
  • Ability to put up a pleasant appearance
  • Excellent patience, supportive and educative skills
  • Superior caring and understanding skills


Bachelor of Science in Allied Health Science, Lane College, Jackson, TN

Example #2

Rachel Funk

3235 S Downing St

Wolcott, CT 06705


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Objective Seeking a responsible position as a Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse in a well reputed hospital or clinic where my experience and knowledge are fully employed.

Career Profile:

  • In-depth knowledge of principles of infection control.
  • Excellent ability to clinically assess wounds in clinical settings in order to identify infections.
  • Extensive experience in caring for patients with intestinal and urinary stomas, urinary and fecal incontinence, dermal ulcers, and cutaneous fistula .
  • Sound knowledge of trauma wound management.
  • Comprehensive knowledge in anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, chemistry, biology, principles of nursing, and wound, ostomy, and continence care.

Nursing Experience:

Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse, 2004 to till date

UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

  • Provided care and treated patients suffering from acute and chronic conditions.
  • Cared for patients with pressure ulcers, arterial disease, wounds, abdominal stomas, fistulas, drains, and urinary and fecal incontinence.
  • Developed treatment plan according to current wound care protocols.
  • Responsible for all preventive skin care, dressing changes and wound care.
  • Provided optimum care and educated patients/family with urinary and fecal diversions, pressure ulcers, fistulas, wounds, drains and incontinence.

Academic Background

Certificate Program Wound, Ostomy, & Continence (WOC) Nursing, 2004

Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

B.S in Nursing, 2003

Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

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