Operating Room Nurse Resume Samples

The role of an Operating Room Nurse is confined mostly to the Operation Room duties, these Nurses ensure that proper nursing care is provided to the patient’s pre and post-operation. Following is the description for this job title – preparing the patient before, and after the operation, assisting surgeons during operations, preparing and sending specimens for examination, assessing the patient’s condition, ensuring availability of instrumentation and implants are stocked for surgery and administering scheduled IV medications. Assisting in post-operational tasks like bandaging, stitching and transporting patients are also mentioned in the Operating Room Nurse Resume.

Essential skills highlighted on the resume include – the ability to understand and follow instructions, familiarity with standard sterilization protocols and patient-need analysis, and scrubbing in surgeries if needed. Operating Room Nurses have a degree in Nursing and a valid RN certification to practice. Preference is given to those having a perioperative specialty nursing certificates.

 

Operating Room Nurse Resume

Headline : Vast Cosmetic and Upper Extremity knowledge and experience as an Operating Room RN, secure a position with a forward thinking Surgical Health Care provider whose values include Quality Patient Care, dependability and the ability for continuous learning.

Skills : Robotic Surgery, Orthopedics, ENT, Neuro and Spine Surgery, Urology, General Surgery,.

Description :

    1. Responsible for the overall coordination and supervision of the patient's care, primarily in the role of circulating nurse.
    2. Initiated and reviewed care plans based on the patient's assessments and the surgeon's need for a safe patient outcome.
    3. Assisted with pulling and reviewing all required instrumentation, supplies, and pretested all equipment needed prior to surgery.
    4. Responsible for pulling required instrumentation and supplies, sending for the patient, calling in the post-op team.
    5. Ensuring all required paperwork was in a chart before surgery and ensuring the successful outcome for each surgery.
    6. Learn about all of the instrumentation and being able to anticipate what instrument the Surgeon would require next.
    7. Assisted with departmental goals yearly by observing cost containment, improving quality and safety performance.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Nursing


Operating Room Nurse/ Executive Resume

Objective : A passionate and motivated individual devoted to providing high quality patient care in the hospital setting. Goals include attaining core characteristics that define a successful nurse, expanding knowledge with a lifelong commitment to learning.

Skills : EPIC Superuser, BLS Certified, NC Infection Control Liason.

Description :

    1. Ensure the proper equipment, OR table, instrumentation, etc is set up and ready for the case.
    2. Assist in opening sterile instruments and setting up the OR room for the surgical procedure.
    3. Check the patient into the operating room upon arrival, ensure the patient's correct side is marked, ensure the informed surgical consent is signed.
    4. Responsible for taking specimens and cultures to the correct place, sending for the next patient, and communicating with the surgeon regarding the plan for the day.
    5. Maintain the sterile field and ensure others do not contaminate the field or instruments. Perform surgical counts with the circulating nurse.
    6. Contributed to organizational growth initiatives as an active member of patient education and procedural committees.
    7. Customer service Collaborate with multidisciplinary team members such as physicians, nurses, technicians and administrators to formulate,
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Nursing


Operating Room Nurse I Resume

Objective : Highly qualified Operating Room Nurse with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and excel in the collaborative environment on company prides itself.

Skills : Computer Literate. Strong Leadership And Skills.

Description :

    1. Prepares Operating rooms and surgical instruments and equipment for use.
    2. Communicate with surgeon and Anesthesiologist, OR team, continuously and as needed about patient condition.
    3. Maintain sterility of the area Obtains supplies and equipment readiness for individual cases.
    4. Monitors, positions and assists patient during the procedure.Experience, Knowledge, and Exposure to different emergency cases in the Operating room.
    5. Demonstrate critical thinking and priority setting in complex patient care conditions.
    6. Provides and sets up necessary instruments, supplies, and equipment for different types of operations, according to established routines.
    7. Transfers patients from the operating room to the recovery room, and performs related duties as required.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS

Operating Room Nurse II Resume

Headline : Registered Nurse with over 3 years of experience providing outstanding surgical care to patients in the operating room; Able to maintain positive attitude in stressful environments; Strong interpersonal skills, Ability to quickly establish rapport.

Skills : Strong IV skills, CSRN, Certified BLS, Certified ACLS, Strong interpersonal skills.

Description :

    1. Operates a Hybrid suite that allows for cutting edge cardiovascular and endovascular procedures.
    2. Monitors patients' emotional well-being throughout the care while providing a safe environment.
    3. Performs nurse circulator duties as assigned. Relays appropriate hand off communication to PACU staff to ensure continuity of care.
    4. Participates in the anesthesia time-out process if performed in the pre-op area prior to the administration of pre-operative blocks or prior to the induction of anesthesia.
    5. Takes responsibility for careful and accurate handling and/or logging of narcotics, biohazards materials, and surgical specimens.
    6. Built solid, trusting relationships with team members and patient families, resulting in positive patient outcomes through the use of effective communication.
    7. Demonstrate self-confidence, self-control, trustworthiness, conscientiousness, Adaptability, Innovativeness, commitment, Initiative, Optimism, 
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BSN

Asst. Operating Room Nurse Resume

Objective : Seeking a challenging clinical informatics or clinical nurse educator. Or nurse leadership position with a progressive organization which will fully utilize skills, training, and abilities as a Registered Nurse.

Skills : Bilingual- English and Spanish; Cerner PowerChart, SurgiNet, GE.

Description :

    1. Consults and coordinates with health care team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care plans Conducts pre- and post-operative education.
    2. Serves as the communication liaison to the family and members of the operating team. Responds to life-saving situations based upon nursing standards and protocol.
    3. Ensures that operating on the correct patient and the correct procedure is being performed.
    4. Records all care information concisely, accurately and completely, in a timely manner, in the appropriate format, and on the appropriate forms.
    5. Prepare operating room for patient/procedure. Participated in a hospital-wide initiative to become a Magnet facility
    6. Initiates corrective action whenever information from monitoring equipment shows adverse symptomatology.
    7. Monitors patients' physical and emotional well-being throughout the care continuum.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Masters

Associate Operating Room Nurse Resume

Objective : Experienced Registered Nurse for 10 years with strong clinical and people skills.Worked at different area of expertise including OR,PACU,ICU/SICU,Medical and Surgical wards,Nursery/NICU.OR

Skills : Joint Replacements Expertise,Plastic Surgeries ,Endoscopy Nurse.

Description :

    1. The scrub nurse works directly with the surgeon and must maintain sterility throughout the operation.
    2. The scrub nurse passes instruments, sponges or other items to the surgeon; takes them back after use; prepares sutures; and monitors the sterile field.
    3. Obtain medications or intravenous solutions; or communicate with family members during the surgery.
    4. Take the patient to a recovery room and endorse it to the recovery room nurse. Maintained patient charts and confidential files.
    5. Trained new staff on quality control procedures  Monitored fluid intake and output levels.
    6. Assisted doctors with surgeries and non-invasive procedures. sets up operating room according to a type of operation; assists surgeon during operative procedures.
    7. Perform specialized nursing duties in assisting surgeons in the operating room; as a scrub or sterile nurse.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS

Operating Room Nurse/Co-ordinator Resume

Objective : Enthusiastic and dedicated Operating Room Nurse aspiring to utilize bachelor's level nursing knowledge, vast clinical practicum, and extensive surgical experience to provide safe, compassionate, and effective care as a Circulating Nurse.

Skills : Chart by computer using Mckeson, scrub and circulate in open/laparoscopic general surgery, orthopedic, urology, ENT, Bariatric, Spine, Open/Laparoscopic GYN cases, Plastic surgery.

Description :

    1. Proficiently able to navigate the computer charting system SIS on a daily basis including scheduling cases, sending orders and intra-operative charting and charges.
    2. Employs strong prioritization skills when in stressful situations running to gather needed supplies in order of importance for the surgeons.
    3. Implements problem-solving skills effectively in a fast-paced, high-stress environment to find solutions to the various needs of individuals.
    4. Assists anesthesia staff with positioning and induction. Ensures proper positioning, prepping and security of the patient.
    5. Ensures the safety of the patient at all times and acts as a patient advocate.
    6. Demonstrated the following competencies: Leadership - Delegation/supervision of assignments.
    7. Produce excellent results and medical performance with a strong working relationship with the medical staff and patients.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Nursing

Operating Room Nurse/Representative Resume

Headline : Ambitious and compassionate individual aspiring to practice, acquire, and improve skills to promote health across the nursing care continuum.

Skills : Nurse,Ms;office.

Description :

    1. Perform jobs according to the checklist prepared by doctors. Administered medications and charted them appropriately.
    2. Ensure consent is signed by the patient and doctor before signing as a witness.
    3. Participated as a multi-disciplinary team member to provide professional patient care and complete/fulfill all physician orders.
    4. Performed preoperative and postoperative assessments. Document procedures carried out during all the phases of operation
    5. Experience with surgical procedures such as Radiofrequency Ablation, Colonoscopy, Endoscopy, Arthroplasty.
    6. Monitored vital signs post-surgery and administered medications. Operating Room Nurse Oversaw and assisted the scrub nurse as needed.
    7. Positioned patients, prepared operative area, and adjusted table according to standard policies.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BS

Operating Room Nurse/Analyst Resume

Objective : A registered nurse that is eager and excited to demonstrate clinical skills and professional attitude working collaboratively with an interdisciplinary health care team. .

Skills : Robotic Surgery, Orthopedics, ENT, Neuro and Spine Surgery, Urology, General Surgery.

Description :

    1. Works in collaboration with other health care professionals that include the surgeon, anesthesia provider, surgical assistant, medical device reps and medical students.
    2. Ensure presurgery protocols tests and X-rays. Patients advocate, ensuring quality patient care in the operating room.
    3. Coordinate the needs of the surgical team with other care providers necessary for the completion of surgery.
    4. Assesses the patient's condition before, during and after the operation to ensure an optimal outcome for the patient.
    5. Demonstrate effective communication and interpersonal skills while answering patient queries and explaining the treatment schedule.
    6. Sterilize and arrange surgical equipment and make the operation rooms ready for the procedure.
    7. Performed functions of circulating and scrub nurse when needed.Plan individual pre and post-surgery care for cases.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BSN

Jr. Operating Room Nurse Resume

Objective : Providing broad experience, offering an excellence in patient care with a concentration in nursing across the age continuum, in circulating and charge nurse capacities. Using the nursing process to direct or provide nursing care.

Skills : Detail Oriented, multi tasker, commited to excellence.

Description :

    1. Provided professional nursing care to patients undergoing surgery.
    2. Prepared and maintained operating room for all surgical procedures.
    3. Established and utilize a checklist to monitor the physical plan of the operating room and equipment for conformity to all national standards.
    4. Assembled the type and quantity of material and special equipment needed for daily procedures and possible emergencies.
    5. Circulate and scrub for an array of surgical procedures. Ensuring safety for the patient and all personnel.
    6. Responded to surgical emergency requirements such as cardiac, pulmonary, or respiratory failure and hemorrhage.
    7. Delivery of care to patients in the roles of the circulator, scrub, first assistant, and ambulatory admission, post-operative and discharge care.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Nursing

Operating Room Nurse III Resume

Summary : Results focused dedicated proficient registered nurse with 8 years of experience in a fast-paced clinical experience and well-organized self-motivated individual with ability to rapidly learn new tasks.

Skills : Clinical, Surgical/Operating Room, Orthopedic, Pediatric.

Description :

    1. Performed as an operating room nurse in various surgical units. Ensures that operating on the correct patient and the correct procedure is being performed.
    2. Extensive experience in developing standardized interdisciplinary care plans for specific diagnoses.
    3. Assisted MD during medical-surgical emergencies including Intubation, Invasive procedures, and Exchange transfusion.
    4. Effectively managed newborn babies on the ventilator. Actively participated in ongoing patient and family education, new employee orientation.
    5. Prepared patients for surgical procedures.Collected specimens for pre-op tests and delivery to the lab.
    6. Experienced working in Laparoscopic procedures, Vascular Surgery.
    7. Conducts pre- and post-operative education. Serves as the communication liaison to the family and members of the operating team.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Nursing

Operating Room Nurse Resume

Objective : Highly skilled career professional with 19 years of practical experience in hospital, private practice, and public health A wealth of knowledge and experience in Clinical Research, Pediatrics, Case Management, Nurse Management, and Operating Room.

Skills : Operating Room,Ms-office.

Description :

    1. Assisted in operating room staff development and education. Prepares concise and complete records and reports.
    2. Assisted in supervising personnel and department to provide optimum assurance of a safe environment.
    3. Carried out administrative duties and controlled and maintained supplies and equipment as directed.
    4. Provided continuity of individual patient care and performed circulating duties with efficiency and speed.
    5. Maintained count on sponges, needles, and instruments to ensure no loss of items according to policy.
    6. Supervised and directed patient care in an individual operating room. Supervises central sterile supply activities.
    7. Coordinate with various departments to ensure excellent customer service is rendered to each patient.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Masters