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Perioperative Nurses work in emergency operating rooms assisting surgeons while also helping patients remain comfortable during surgery. Sample resumes of Perioperative Nurses show such responsibilities as ensuring patients are adequately cared for before and after surgical procedures, and ensuring that patients' airways are maintained at all times and that their pain is adequately controlled. Nursing school is a must for those interested in becoming Perioperative Nurses, as are specialized courses. Employers also look for applicants who can show perioperative training on their resumes.

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Perioperative Nurse

Circulated and scrubbed during various minimally invasive spinal surgical procedures for pain management.

  • Initiated IVs and administered sedation for minimally invasive procedures under the supervision of an anesthesiologist.
  • Assessed and interviewed patients in pre-op, performed EKGs and acquired blood specimens.
  • Monitored patients in PACU.
  • Participated in maintenance of AAAASF accreditation.
  • Responsible for organizing laboratory logistics.
  • Responsible for medical supplies for two ambulatory surgery offices.
  • Succeeded in negotiating superior rates with suppliers of medical equipment.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Nursing
BS
Nursing
2

Perioperative Nurse

Performed and completed pre-operative assessments.

  • Performed pre-operative testing as ordered by physicians.
  • Obtained 12 lead EKG's and vital signs prior to surgery.
  • Established intravenous access and administered medication as ordered.
  • Provided education to the patient relevant to the procedure being performed.
  • Identified emergency measures and performed accordingly.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Nursing
MA
Master of Arts
Nursing Program
3

Perioperative Nurse

Security Clearance Officer for Det S/T/U

  • Previously served as Training Officer for Det S/T/U
  • Previously served as Clinical Coordinator ensuring efficient clinical operations during drill weekends
  • Promoted to LCDR 1 Oct 2008.
  • One of five RNs in U.S. Navy certified as SANE-A.
  • In Sept 2009, was personally selected by NOSC Wilmington, NC, Commanding Officer to conduct thorough review of NHCL's forensic nursing program
  • Served as Admin Officer for OHSU Det N
  • Supported Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune's Operating Room on drill weekends.
  • Authored the "Handbook for New Reservists" for Operational Health Support Unit Detachment N
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Nursing
MS
Nursing
Nursing
4

Licensed Registered Nurse, Perioperative Nurse

Developed and managed nursing care plans through preoperative, intraoperative and postoperative phases. Conducted initial and ongoing assessments. Prepped and positioned patient, positioned instruments, maintained sterile area, and assisted physicians. Maintained instrument and sponge counts.

  • Circulated among surgical team; coordinated communication and advocated for patients.
  • Provided PACU care, monitoring airway, vitals and pain levels. Responded promptly to adverse indications and distress to stabilize patient and prevent emergent conditions.
  • Performed discharge planning and extensive patient education on wound care, sterile procedures, medication and therapy regimens, adverse indications and follow up procedures.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Nursing
BS
Nursing
5

RN I, Perioperative Nurse

Following AORN standards, provided professional care to patients in a level 1 trauma center during the perioperative experience in the following surgical specialties: general, gastrointestinal, ENT, urology, gynecology, ophthalmology, dental, interventional radiology, neurology, plastics and orthopedic.

  • Maintained the sterility of equipment and instruments in the operating room suite.
  • Documented patient's progress during surgery in Epic in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Started peripheral IVs and placed foley catheters in the pediatric population.
  • Participated on a multi-disciplinary team to provide professional patient care by facilitating patients entering the operating room, anticipating surgeon's needs, delivery of medications, drawing of lab tests and meeting patient needs.
  • Maintained competency on equipment used during surgery and ensured equipment to be in good working order before use.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
C
Nursing Education, Expected August 2015
BS
Biology
MS
Nursing
6

Perioperative Nurse

Nursed and provided patient care in ambulatory settings

  • Gathered, assessed and evaluated patient data for surgical purposes
  • Performed nursing functions in accordance with physician's orders
  • Provide pre-operative and post operative care for orthopedic, ophthalmology, otolaryngology, orthopedics, urology, endoscopy, general surgery, GYN, pain management, podiatry and plastic and reconstructive surgeries.
  • Work in collaboration with an interdisciplinary team of surgeons, OR nurses, and nurse managers in achieving maximum care for our patients
  • Delegated tasks and supervised the activities of other licensed and unlicensed care providers
  • Effectively and safely treated and followed up with surgical patients to achieve a healthy outcome
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
BS
Nursing
7

Perioperative Nurse

  • Implemented proper prepping techniques for incision sites utilizing sterile technique
  • Ensured proper operation of operating room equipment
  • Kept written documentation of procedure: medication administered, blood loss, etc.
  • Utilizing office automation, scheduled surgeries as needed
  • Maintained confidentiality of all patient information
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
C
Surgical Technology For The Operating Room Nurse Program
BS
Nursing
8

Perioperative Nurse

Operating Room/Circulator

  • Managed multiple projects simultaneously
  • Provided and directed the nursing care while supervising paraprofessional personnel in the operating room
  • Dependable, detail oriented, and skilled problem solver with the ability to collaborate with people with diverse backgrounds
Candidate Info
23
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
AS
Nursing
9

Perioperative Nurse

Performing as a full-time perioperative nurse in 586-bed acute care setting.

  • Administering care for patients immediately before and after the surgery.
  • Identifying potential surgical complications quickly and acting decisively with advanced knowledge of appropriate implementation.
  • Administered IV fluids and medications including antibiotics, narcotics and etc. and monitored reactions closely looking for potential side effects and adverse effects.
  • Exceptional proficiency and confidence in usage of electronic medical records and high-tech equipment.
  • Ability to make intelligent, independent decisions, respond to urgent/emergency situations and initiate appropriate action with calm and organized attitude.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AS
Nursing
10

Perioperative Nurse II

Assisted in OR within a fast-paced, high volume level 1 trauma center in a variety of cases.

  • Functioned in both scrub and circulator role in various cases.
  • Prepared operating room instruments and supplies required for all surgeries.
  • Coordinated with OR staff to verify exact instruments required for cases.
  • Maintained a comfortable and safe environment for the patient.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
Nursing

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