Summary
Overview
Work History
Education
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Affiliations
Accomplishments
Certification
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Angela Quinn

Weare,NH

Summary

Compassionate Wound Care Nurse adept in developing treatment plans according to current wound care protocols. Proficient in applying preventive measures and monitoring results on the care being delivered. Proven skills in providing evidence based care and specialize wound care therapies. Bringing 32 years of excellent healthcare service.

Overview

33
33
years of professional experience
1
1
Certification

Work History

Wound Care Nurse

Elliot Hospital
Manchester , NH
2014.10 - Current
  • Assessed and evaluated patients' wound care needs.
  • Collaborated with other members of the health care team to coordinate optimal patient care plans.
  • Ensured compliance with hospital policies and procedures related to wound care standards of practice.
  • Coordinated with healthcare team to establish, enact and evaluate patient care plans.
  • Participated in continuing education activities related to wound care nursing practices.
  • Recommended modifications in lifestyle habits that may help improve healing outcomes.
  • Educated patients and family members on cleaning and dressing wounds and identifying signs of infection.
  • Referred patients to specialized health resources or community agencies to furnish additional assistance.
  • Educated patients on proper wound management techniques including nutrition, hygiene and prevention strategies.

Homecare Nurse

Concord Regional VNA
Concord , NH
1999.08 - 2014.10
  • Advocated for patient needs with interdisciplinary team and implemented outlined treatment plans.
  • Educated family and caregivers about disease processes, treatments options and symptom management strategies.
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns.
  • Performed preventative measures such as immunizations or health screenings as needed per plan of care.
  • Managed multiple caseloads while maintaining a high standard of care for each patient.
  • Developed individualized plans of care for patients based on assessments and established goals.
  • Counseled patients regarding lifestyle modifications required for optimal health outcomes.
  • Provided direct nursing care to patients in their homes, including wound care, medication management and administration, patient education and monitoring of vital signs.
  • Utilized specialized medical equipment such as infusion pumps or ventilators in the home setting.

Staff Nurse

Northeast Rehabilitation Hospital Salem N.H
Salem , NH
1999.04 - 1999.07
  • Coordinated care with charge nurse and other staff through daily communication.
  • Actively participated in interdisciplinary team meetings providing input into decisions that affect quality outcomes for patients under one's care.
  • Observed strict safety measures, including checking medication dosages before administration to patients.
  • Administered oral, IV and intra-muscular medications and monitored patient reactions.
  • Ensured compliance with applicable laws and regulations governing the practice of professional nursing within an assigned area or departmental setting.
  • Advocated for patient needs with interdisciplinary team and implemented outlined treatment plans.
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns.
  • Provided direct nursing care to patients of all ages in a variety of settings including medical and surgical units, critical care, emergency departments, and home health.
  • Coordinated with healthcare team to establish, enact and evaluate patient care plans.

Home Health Nurse

Pawtucket Memorial Hospital
Pawtucket , RI
1994.05 - 1999.03
  • Advocated for patient needs with interdisciplinary team and implemented outlined treatment plans.
  • Delivered information regarding care and medications to patients and caregivers in comprehendible terminology.
  • Provided guidance on community resources available to assist with long-term care needs.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
  • Educated family and caregivers about disease processes, treatments options and symptom management strategies.
  • Recognized by management for providing exceptional customer service.
  • Prioritized and organized tasks to efficiently accomplish service goals.
  • Observed strict safety measures, including checking medication dosages before administration to patients.
  • Ensured compliance with all applicable laws, regulations and professional standards related to home health care services.

Medical Surgical/Registered Nurse, Orthopedic Unit

Pawtucket Memorial hospital
Pawtucket , RI
1992.10 - 1994.04
  • Administered oral, IV and intra-muscular medications and monitored patient reactions.
  • Educated patients on their diagnosis, prognosis, treatment options, medication side effects, lifestyle modifications.
  • Assessed and prepared patients for procedures, performing initial and ongoing patient assessments.
  • Managed multiple tasks simultaneously while providing safe and effective care for all assigned patients.
  • Provided direct care to patients in accordance with established nursing standards and physician orders.
  • Observed strict safety measures, including checking medication dosages before administration to patients.
  • Advocated for patient needs with interdisciplinary team and implemented outlined treatment plans.
  • Utilized evidence-based practice guidelines to provide optimal outcomes for patients.
  • Administered medications and treatments as prescribed by a physician or authorized nurse practitioner.

Collegiate Nursing Assistant

Pawtucket Memorial Hospital
Pawtucket , RI
1990.11 - 1992.10
  • Conducted routine checks on patient vitals, blood pressure, blood sugar and heart rate.
  • Participated in team meetings with other healthcare professionals about individual patient plans of care.
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Played games with patients to boost mood, improve memory and provide light entertainment.
  • Answered patient call signals and signal lights to determine patients' needs.
  • Performed vital signs checks such as blood pressure and temperature readings for patients.
  • Changed bed linens, cleaned patient rooms and assisted with transfers of patients in wheelchairs or beds as needed.
  • Reported any changes in patient condition immediately to the RN or physician on duty.
  • Recorded observations on patient charts regarding activities of daily living, intake and output levels, vital signs.
  • Work responsibilities increased as I proceeded through Nursing School

Education

Bachelor of Science - Nursing

Rhode Island College
Providence, RI
1992-05

High School Diploma -

Bishop Keough High School
Pawtucket, RI
1986-05

Skills

  • Patient Education
  • Quality Improvement
  • Resource Utilization
  • Case Management
  • Family Education
  • Self-Management
  • Healthcare Management
  • Wound Care
  • Complex Wound Care
  • Risk Identification
  • Treatment Planning
  • Intervention Planning
  • Physical Assessment
  • Post-Surgery Treatment
  • Interdisciplinary Collaboration
  • Data Collection

Affiliations

  • Hiking, skiing and weightlifting
  • Time spent with family

Accomplishments

  • Participant in ACE Program
  • Exceeded annual evaluation expectations

Certification

  • BLS
  • CPR

Timeline

Wound Care Nurse

Elliot Hospital
2014.10 - Current

Homecare Nurse

Concord Regional VNA
1999.08 - 2014.10

Staff Nurse

Northeast Rehabilitation Hospital Salem N.H
1999.04 - 1999.07

Home Health Nurse

Pawtucket Memorial Hospital
1994.05 - 1999.03

Medical Surgical/Registered Nurse, Orthopedic Unit

Pawtucket Memorial hospital
1992.10 - 1994.04

Collegiate Nursing Assistant

Pawtucket Memorial Hospital
1990.11 - 1992.10

Bachelor of Science - Nursing

Rhode Island College

High School Diploma -

Bishop Keough High School
  • BLS
  • CPR
Angela Quinn