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Operating Room Nurses are certified to assist surgeons during operations. Their resumes show such skills as preparing lab specimens to be analyzed, assessing a patient's condition pre-op and ongoing through surgery, and ensuring that instrumentations and implants are available for a patient's surgery. An undergraduate degree in the field of nursing is required, though sample resumes of Operating Room Nurses show perioperative specialty nursing certificates or degree programs as well, which may be preferred by some employers.

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Operating Room Nurse

Assist in the preparation and care of patients undergoing surgical intervention, and oversee the maintenance/sterilization of OR supplies and equipment. Anticipate needs of surgeons and surgical teams, and assist in operative procedures.

  • Ensured OR readiness by maintaining stringent quality standards and safety precautions.
  • Planned and executed guided imagery program for use with local urology patients. Expanded to use during pre-induction for all operative patients.
  • Researched and compiled monthly on patient safety data regarding administration of pre-operative antibiotics.
  • Participated in ongoing quality assurance (QA) program that met or surpassed hospital/JCAHO standards for patient and staff safety.
  • Transitioned from Main OR to newly opened state of the art same day surgi center. Played key role in developing efficient patient flow patterns and quick room turnover times.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
AS
Nursing
2

Operating Room Nurse

Circulate, scrub, and assist on a variety of cases, including trauma cases
Clinician of ENT, Pediatric, Ophthalmology, Plastic, and Burn Surgery

  • Circulate, scrub, and assist on a variety of cases
  • Educated and trained staff and students
  • Planned the capitol budget for the services
  • Coordinated the surgical schedule with charge nurse, reps, surgeons, and staff
  • Ordered and maintained specialty supplies and equipment
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
AS
Nursing
BA
Nursing
MA
Nursing
3

Operating Room Nurse

Provide patient care to include patients in all age groups within the OR. Monitored numerous patients, prioritizing care in collaboration with surgeon. Accurately documented patient assessments and followed all established safety procedures. Assigned OR personnel and ensured operating room is thoroughly cleaned and prepared with all necessary equipment.

  • Performed the role of Circulating Nurse allowing facilities to recruit "best fit" staff
  • Administered medications and pain management in accordance with care plan instructions
  • Implemented patient care in accordance with established policies and procedures
  • Delivered thorough patient evaluations, collecting and prioritizing data
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
AS
Nursing
BS
Nursing
4

Operating Room Nurse

Served in mobile field hospital in medical surge units and Operating Room, designed for homeland and combat missions. Performed specialized duties in all phases of the operative process. Awarded additional duty as the Nuclear, Biological and Chemical (NBC) Officer, responsible for the overall NBC deployment readiness for a Combat Support Hospital.

  • Additional duties included Safety Officer, Field Sanitation, Antiterrorism Officer, and Radiation Protection Officer.
  • Authored the Tactical Standard Operating Procedure (TACSOP) on NBC operations (Annex I).
  • Organized and led Patient Decontamination teams comprised of over 40 personnel.
  • Mobilized, 2003 for Operation Enduring Freedom. Fit and tested 520 soldiers with gas masks to deploy to Afghanistan.
Candidate Info
23
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
BS
Nursing
MA
Emergency And Disaster Management
5

Operating Room Nurse

Assessed, planned, implemented, evaluated, and coordinated the total care of patients

  • Continuously monitored, analyzed, and helped improved the performance of clinical activities
  • Performed all the duties and functions of an Operating Circulating and Scrub Nurse
  • Assisted in preparing surgery schedules and planning the perioperative care for surgical patients
  • Ensured all medications are administered and charted according to established policies and procedures
  • Maintained supplies and assured cleanliness/sterility of surgical area
  • Cared for specimens and cultures as directed by set policies and procedures
  • Participate in identifying and resolving of nursing practice and unit problems
  • Completed AORN periOperative Course
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
C
Clinical Research And Trials
BS
Nursing
MS
Biomedical Science
6

Operating Room Nurse

Provide preoperative and intraoperative care to patients in a hospital setting.

  • Responsible for scrub and circulating
  • Able to provide assistance during various surgical procedures (ENT, Orthopedic, and General)
  • Managed data, reviewed labs, and updated charts using the CERNER and SIS Computer Systems
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
AS
Applied Science
7

Operating Room Nurse

School Nurse Pre-Admission Urgent Care

  • Cared for a variety of surgical patients in a 10-suite surgical unit.
  • Managed both episodic and chronic conditions within my scope of practice in school health clinic.
  • Provided nursing service for over 1700 high school students and 16 profoundly mentally handicapped students.
  • Instructed and certified high school faculty and volunteers in basic first aid, CPR, and the use of the AED.
  • Administered medical acute and emergency care to 10 - 20 clients daily in an urgent care facility.
  • Functioned as a preadmission nurse completing health histories, physicals, ECGs, and lab draws for 8 - 10 patients daily.
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
16
years
at this job
BS
Nursing
MS
Master of Science
8

Staff Operating Room Nurse

Circulated in an 8-room surgery department with responsibility for providing age and culturally appropriate
care, comfort and support to preoperative patients

  • Served as the primary coordinator of an interdisciplinary team, ensuring superior patient care
  • Maintained asepsis and aseptic practices, monitored records and communicated patient condition as appropriate
  • Oriented and mentored new staff members
Candidate Info
28
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
BS
Nursing
9

Operating Room Nurse

Assisted in performing surgical procedures.

  • Maintained collegial/working relationships with nursing staff and physicians to ensure quality patient care and communicated effectively with patients, patients' families and all members of the patient care team.
  • Functioned as a mentor/resource to incoming nursing staff, nursing students and LPN/PCA staff.
  • Participated in various quality control activities.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
C
Certificate
Bsc
10

Operating Room Nurse

Circulating nurse in operating room for all specialties

  • Scrub nurse for all specialties
  • Learned ophthalmic specialty when introduced to this establishment, including retinal and corneal surgeries
  • Promoted to coordinator and preceptor in all specialties
Candidate Info
26
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AS
Nursing

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