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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

Performing as a circulating nurse I worked outside the sterile field. Brought equipment and supplies needed during the operation, obtained medications or intravenous solutions, and communicated with family members during surgery.

  • Take corrective action whenever information from monitoring equipment shows adverse symptomatology
  • Observe, check and monitors all equipment used during surgery to confirm they are running smoothly
  • Handle all patient documentation
  • Provide for accurate care in handling of specimens
  • Assist in positioning, responding to the comfort/safety of the patient
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
AS
Nursing
BSN
Nursing
32

Operating Room Nurse

Working alongside physicians, track patients' vital signs during operations and supervise the others in the room, including surgical technologists and medical assistants.

  • Monitor patients for signs of complications and provide education to patients and their families about the recovery process.
  • Interacts with other departments regarding patient care.
  • Educates and provides nursing colleagues with needed information to circulate in surgical cases involving complex surgical equipment.
  • Assess patient status and notify physicians and supervisors of clinical changes and needs.
  • Evaluate staffing requirements for surgical cases.
  • Order and maintain surgical inventory and supplies.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
AS
Nursing
BS
Nursing
33

Operating Room Nurse/med-surg

Circulated cases for General Surgery, Orthopedics, Thoracic Vascular Surgery, and Neurosurgery.

  • Monitored patients during local anesthesia.
  • Scrubbed general surgery cases, including machine set-up, instrument set-up, and maintain sterile technique.
  • Preceptor for new OR interns, demonstrating all facets of peri-operative care
  • Med-Surg nurse responsible for 7-8 patient load. Duties included assessment and evaluation of patients, IV and medication administration, and charting.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Nursing
34

Operating Room Nurse

Responsible for client's safety and general well being throughout operative experience

  • Recording and maintaining accurate documentation of operative procedures
  • Knowledge base of variety of operative procedures in the scrub and circulator role.
  • Developed rapport with surgeons, anesthesiologists, vendors, technicians, and staff.
  • Assess and monitor clients during Local Operative procedures.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Nursing
35

Operating Room Nurse - Main O.r

Instrumental in learning and subsequently teaching for all General, GYN, and Bariatric Laparoscopy cases.

  • Excellent resource abilities for precepting new staff.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with doctors and staff.
  • Capable to adapt easily to emergent traumas.
  • Responsible to circulate and scrub for all O.R. services.
  • Participated in weekend seminars for specific GYN procedures.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job
C
Medical Tattooing
36

Operating Room Nurse

Circulate and scrub for orthopedic, plastics, upper extremities, trauma services, spine, and various other general surgeries

  • Work on the Level 1 trauma unit that receives trauma's from all over Missouri and other states where patient's are helivaced to our facility
  • Experienced with total joint replacements (shoulders, hips, and knees)
  • Specialize as an ortho spine circulator and scrub
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AS
Biology
BA
Bachelor of Arts
BS
Science And Nursing
37

Operating Room Nurse/ Preoperative Holding Area Nurse

Responsible for preparing patients for surgery and reporting any changes in patient's status that could alter the surgery schedule.

  • Assembles chart and information viable to the Operating Room staff before surgery.
  • Provides professional nursing care to patients undergoing surgery.
  • Prepares and maintains operating room for all surgical procedures.
  • Assembles the type and quantity of material and special equipment needed for daily procedures and possible emergencies.
  • Circulates and scrubs for surgical procedures. Responds to surgical emergency requirements such as cardiac, pulmonary, or respiratory failure and hemorrhage.
  • Specialized in Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery, VATS, Thoracic Procedures, General Laparoscopic and, Gynecological Procedures.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
BS
Biology / Biotech
MS
Nursing Management
38

Operating Room Nurse Manager

Directing and supervising assigned personnel delivering patient care while in surgical suites and promoting collaboration with all team members.

  • Responsible for corporate compliance and infection control education.
  • Facilitating day to day operations for out- patient surgery center.
  • Surgeon, Teammate and Patient satisfaction.
  • Team Leader, Growth Team, Total Joint Team, and, Member of Medical
  • Cost effective outcomes for shareholders.
  • Education Coordinator.
Candidate Info
37
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
39

Operating Room Nurse

Maintained optimal standards of nursing care and practices through preoperative and postoperative assessment planning, implementation, and evaluation of patient care/safety

  • Used established techniques in preparing for and assisting with surgical procedures
  • Provided and set up necessary instruments, supplies and equipment for different types of operations, according to established procedures and instructions of the surgeon
  • Observed patients during surgical procedures to detect possible complications and/or breaks in sterile technique
  • Furnished emergency equipment and supplies to mitigate fatality
  • Anticipated surgeon's needs for instruments, sponges, sutures, suction tubes and other items
  • Maintained open communication lines with surgeons, operating room staff, and other necessary departments to provide for total needs of the patient
  • Maintained concise and complete records and reports
  • Floor representative for Employee Council to communicate needs and concerns to and from the department with upper management
  • Audited trauma training for the department staff to maintain hospital credentials
  • Member of Association of PerioOperative Registered Nurses
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Nursing
40

Operating Room Nurse

Scrubbed /circulated in all surgical specialties.

  • Precepted new RNs.
  • Maintained inventory of specialty equipment and supplies.
  • Substituted as charge nurse frequently.
  • Resource person for difficult surgical procedures and complex O.R. equipment.
  • Revised surgeon preference cards, O.R. policies, and instrument sets.
  • Presented multiple in-services.
  • Obtained insurance pre-authorization for ambulatory surgery procedures.
  • Scheduled working hours for over 80 staff members.
Candidate Info
33
years in
workforce
21
years
at this job

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