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Surgery Nurses, also known as Medical-Surgical Nurses, provide patients with pre-operative, in-surgery, and post-operative care. Sample resumes of Surgery Nurses reflect skills like developing and implementing individual treatment plans for patients with health issues, and ensuring that doctors' orders are effectively carried out, including medicine administration, medical procedures, and testing. Surgery Nurses' resumes highlight Bachelor of Science degrees in Nursing, and RN-to-BSN programs are also available through colleges and universities. All candidates interested in becoming Surgery Nurses must become Registered Nurses first.

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1

Pacu/same DAY SURGERY Nurse

Used the nursing process to provide direct nursing care to pre and post-operative patients ranging from infant to geriatric in a 14 bed PACU and SDSU;

  • Safely monitored patients, administered medication, provide education to patients and caregivers for discharge instructions with a focus on proper use of equipment, safety, infection control, and pain management;
  • Collaborated effectively with a interdisciplinary team of medical and health professionals;
  • developed individualized patient care plans and initiate discharge planning;
  • Educated/mentored new nursing graduates and medical technicians in areas of patient care, policies and procedures
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Nursing
BS
Exercise Physiology
Nursing
2

Skull Base Surgery Nurse Practitioner

  • Coordinated clinical care between head and neck and neurological surgery services for patients undergoing Expanded Endonasal Approach (EEA) for minimally invasive resection of cranial base tumors
  • Obtained problem-specific health histories, conduct focused physical exams, formulate impression and plan in an ambulatory setting
  • Reported pertinent clinical findings to surgeon and suggest differential diagnoses, diagnostic testing, and medical management
  • Performed procedures under supervision including endoscopic endonasal debridement, drain removal, and postoperative wound
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
BA
Chinese
MS
Nursing
3

MOHS Surgery Nurse

Provided complete nursing care within LPN scope of practice

  • Provided pre operation and post operation teaching
  • Assisted in surgeries and surgery prep
  • Assisted in cosmetic procedures such as Botox and various fillers
  • Scheduled patients for in office procedures using Ensight and Cerner
  • Documented using paper charting
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
6
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
HS
High School Diploma
4

Surgery Nurse

Remaining calm and professional during critical times within the OR, fostering a work environment that remained practicable and workable.

  • Maintain a high record of reliability and responsibility using strong clinical judgment and strong medical ethics.
  • Employed and maintained privacy, protecting the importance of patient/family focused care and exercising culturally sensitive environment.
  • Strong expertise in clinical training and mentoring in the OR.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
Nursing
5

Peri-natal Nurse / Post-gynecology Surgery Nurse / Nurse Educator

  • Served as a peri-natal nurse and post-gynecology surgery nurse.
  • Educated gynecology surgical patients in pre and post surgery principles.
  • Instructed labor and post-partum patients in peri-natal education, including topics such as; labor and delivery, breast feeding, newborn care/safety and self-care principles.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BSN
Nursing
Nursing Education / Patient Education
6

Plastic Surgery Nurse Specialist

Plastic Surgery Practice where I have cared for a variety of patients with plastic surgical needs including largely breast reconstructive and skin cancer related issues. Also, consultation and treatment, both surgical and non-surgical, of a full spectrum of cosmetic concerns.
Key Achievements:

  • First Assist in operative setting, including suturing of skin closure.
  • Full-spectrum care for patients including pre-operative consultation, surgical scheduling, assistance in surgical procedure, and post-operative care for extended time frame.
  • Collaboration with physicians and staff at six surrounding hospitals and outpatient facilities to provide perioperative care.
  • Assisted in leukopenia and post-operative infection rate research project and co-authored paper awaiting publication
Candidate Info
47
years in
workforce
20
years
at this job
BS
Nursing
MS
Nursing
7

Veterinarian Technician and Surgery Nurse

Monitored surgeries and anesthesia procedures.

  • Utilized PetWare, a state of the art computer software to manage medicinal records and organize client files.
  • Managed medical equipment that include, but are not limited to Blood Cell Count machines, Internal Organ
  • Worked directly with an average of 20-30 clients per day.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
AS
Arts
BS
Computer Science
8

Same Day Surgery Nurse

Perform physical assessments on patients ages 10 months to adult that are awaiting surgery.

  • Documenting patient assessment, patient medications, health history and past surgeries.
  • Monitoring patients before surgery on an EKG monitor to make sure they are healthy enough to have surgery.
  • Performing interventions on patients when EKG shows signs of an irregular heartbeat.
  • Starting and discharging an IV catheter.
  • Provide education on procedures, treatment and discharge instructions.
  • Perform a recovery assessment on a patient returning from surgery.
  • Performing interventions on patients that require pain medication.
  • Providing written discharge instructions, calling to make follow up appointments and setting the patient up with home healthcare if needed.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
BA
Nursing
9

Cardiac Catheterization/vascular Surgery Nurse for Washington Cardiology

Responsible for the daily pre and post-surgical physical assessment, preparation and documentation

  • Responsible for obtaining and documenting vital signs as ordered.
  • Responsible for the starting and maintaining a patent IV access.
  • Responsible for medication administration as warranted
  • Responsible for recovering the post-op patient.
  • Responsible for the transfer of unstable patients via ambulance.
  • Responsible for the telephonic pre-screening and follow-up post op.
Candidate Info
26
years in
workforce
1
month
at this job
10

Surgery Nurse Manager

Responsible for 24 hour operational management of six to fifteen operating rooms

  • Successfully recruit, manage and develop professional staff of ninety; serve as Chief Retention Officer
  • Develop and maintain salary and operational budget annually
  • Participate in strategic planning and setting of department goals
  • Serve as a role model to staff in leadership skills and professionalism
  • Collaborate with physicians to improve unit efficiency and define inventory needs
  • Assess quality of patient care services by ensuring ongoing PI activities
  • Participate in teaching perioperative nursing courses throughout the year
  • Maintain surgical skills; participate in clinical staff roles as needed
  • Plan, develop and successfully open six new cardiac surgery suites in June 2003
  • Responsible for maintenance and support of perioperative software; serve as a resource to staff for software applications
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
BS
Nursing
MS
Healthcare Policy And Administration

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