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OR Nurses take care of surgical patients before, during, and after operation. Their responsibilities include implementing surgery protocols, answering to patient inquiries, making sure the patient has fasted, administering medication, handing in surgical equipment, dressing wounds, and transporting patients to the recovery room. Based on our collection of example resumes for OR Nurses, the most sought-after skills for this role are knowledge of sterilization protocols, the ability to work under pressure, computer competences, and bedside manners. The ideal candidate should showcase in their resumes a Bachelor’s Degree and the completion of a certificate program for perioperative nursing positions.

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or Nurse

Trained as circulator nurse for endoscopy procedures

  • Effectively communicated with surgeons and all staff in the operating room
  • Kept accurate documentation in intra-operative record
  • Ensured patient safety and maintain proper positioning of patient
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Nursing
BS
Nursing
2

or Nurse

Perioperative care of patient population at a busy Ambulatory Surgical Center in a variety of surgical procedures ranging from general, pain management, podiatry, and some plastic and reconstructive cases.

  • Knowledge and expertise in the use and proper implementation of various surgical equipment (i.e. Bovie, anesthesia, tourniquet, laporascopic tower, etc)
  • Experience in caring for patients ranging from pediatric to geriatric.
  • Evaluate, plan, implement, and document nursing care perioperatively.
  • Assist Anesthesiologist in administering nerve blocks to patients prior to podiatry cases.
  • Assess the patient for pain and maintain hemodynamic and neurological stability prior to, during, and post extubation.
  • Knowledgeable in areas of infection control and prevention.
  • Ensure that strict sterilization procedures and protocol is adhered to and maintained at all times.
  • Ensuring patient safety and dignity is maintained at all times.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AA
Nursing
BS
Biology; Pre-med
3

Circulating or Nurse (prn)

Responsible for managing nursing care within operating room

  • Assist in positioning and responding to patient comfort/safety
  • Observe and enforce strict standards of asepsis
  • Assess individual patient needs and anticipate surgeon's preferences during procedures
  • Monitor and assess patient vitals during preoperative, perioperative and postoperative periods
  • Assist with starting IVs, OR patient set-up, administering medications and calling time-outs
  • Verify consent forms, document procedures and vital signs
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AA
Associate of Arts
Sciences

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