RN Circulator Resume Samples

An RN Circulator is a registered nurse who is responsible for assisting surgeons and other healthcare professionals during surgical procedures. A well-written RN Circulator Resume mentions the following duties – ensuring a clean and sterile environment, prepping for operations, monitoring surgical staff, recording surgery proceedings, and managing the delivery of samples and specimens. Other duties are listed on the resume as – supervising charge nurses and informing them of their duties, acting as an advocate for the patient before, during, and after surgery, monitoring and recording the patient’s pre-operation; advising the surgical team on potential harm to the patient during surgery, and accounting for all tools used during the procedures.

These nurses need a combination of medical and administrative knowledge to complete their job duties effectively. Some of the common skills that are necessary to complete daily responsibilities include – patient advocacy, the ability to interact with patients, strong interpersonal skills, and health assessment skills. A nursing degree and being registered as a nurse is commonplace among job applicants.

RN Circulator Resume example

RN Circulator Resume

Summary : To better understand the duties of this RN Circulator position, and learn more about the responsibilities and techniques used to create a positive and rewarding atmosphere for patient, co-workers and myself.

Skills : Detail oriented, Able to connect with people to build a trusting relationship, Very sharp assessment , Great with communication with clients and providers.

Description :

    1. Worked in the main OR as a circulator.
    2. Cross trained in Pre-op and Pacu.
    3. Demonstrated professionalism at all times.
    4. Did all the pre admit calls which included getting updated history and physicals, lab work , and medical clearance when needed according to our policy.
    5. Did most of the quarterly QA reports.
    6. Responsible for assisting in creating the Spine Program Responsible for providing orientation/training into the Spine Program.
    7. Facilitated smooth transition inbetween cases by helping with room turnovers.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
AS Degree In Nursing


RN Circulator Resume

Headline : RN Circulator direct patient care needs and communicates appropriate information to physicians, patients, family members, and personnel in other departments as well as team members.

Skills : Office Work, Understanding Patient.

Description :

    1. Ensured that the three R's are observed Right Patient, Right procedure and Right site.
    2. Assessed the patient's physical and psychological condition before the procedure.
    3. Reviewed patient's chart to ensure there are no inconsistences with procedure, that patient understands the procedure, and that he/she has signed the appropriate authorisations.
    4. Ensured that lab work is current, verify the existence of allergies, diabetes, heart disease, etc.
    5. Prepared surgical suite according to appropriate standards and discuss with the surgeon(s) foreseeable needs for the procedure.
    6. Anticipated the needs of the surgeon and all assisting personnel before, during, and after the procedure.
    7. Maintained sterility in the surgical field to include observing and working with all personnel during all procedures to be certain that precautionary processes are carried out.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Nursing


RN Circulator Resume

Summary : Circulator assesses the patient condition before, during, and after the surgical operation, and plans the intraoperative care plan which is continually evaluated on an ongoing basis to provide the optimal outcome for the patient.

Skills : Detail oriented, Able to connect with people to build a trusting relationship, Very sharp assessment , Great with communication with clients and providers.

Description :

    1. Worked in the main OR as a circulator.
    2. Cross trained in Pre-op and Pacu.
    3. Demonstrated professionalism at all times.
    4. Did all the pre admit calls which included getting updated history and physicals, lab work , and medical clearance when needed according to our policy.
    5. Did most of the quarterly QA reports.
    6. Responsible for assisting in creating the Spine Program Responsible for providing orientation/training into the Spine Program.
    7. Facilitated smooth transition inbetween cases by helping with room turnovers.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
AS Degree

RN Circulator Resume

Summary : Seeking a full-time RN Circulator position with insurance benefits. Also, increase and broaden experience, knowledge, and salary potential. Enjoyed working with geriatric population approximately two years in long-term care facility, specifically Medicare wing.

Skills : Case Management, Citrix, Microsoft, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint. Admissions, Oasis-C, Home Health And Hospice,.

Description :

    1. Able to work independently and with others, meeting and maintaining all required nursing, as well as ethical, standards of care.
    2. Confirmed surgical details, including history/physical, signatures, patient understanding, insurance types, noting other medical services currently utilized by the patient along with post-surgical needs.
    3. Assisted CRNA with intubation/and extubation, safe positioning/grounding during procedure and cautery use.
    4. Acted as consistent sterile conscience of the room.
    5. Reported all relevant patient information in conjunction with anesthesia personnel to recovery room nurse during hand-off.
    6. Assisted PACU nurse with patient as needed before going back to OR.
    7. Assessed patient prior to entering surgical suite, position and prepare patient for surgical procedure, maintaining safe and sterile environment in OR.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
RN In Nursing

RN Circulator Resume

Headline : Seeking a RN Circulator position to provide patients with much deserved care and respect, participates as a team member in support of the total perioperative process.

Skills : IV Therapy, Wound Care, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Assessed the patient's condition before, during and after the operation to ensure an optimal outcome for the patient.
    2. Coordinated the needs of the surgical team with other care providers necessary for completion of surgery.
    3. Observed the surgery and surgical team from broad perspective and assists the team to create and maintain a safe and comfortable environment for the patient.
    4. Able to anticipate the scrub nurse's needs and be able to open sterile packs, operate machinery and keep accurate record.
    5. Used Critical thinking, time management, multi-tasking.
    6. Gained patient trust.
    7. Responsible for patient safety during operative procedures by assuming the role as patient advocate.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
B.S. In Nursing

RN Circulator Resume

Summary : Had 10 years of experience as a licensed practical nurse, during this time worked in a long-term care setting. Nursing position that would allow me to give back to the community and expand my knowledge.

Skills : Proficient In Coding And Oasis, Nursing Assessment.

Description :

    1. Circulated in operating room in general surgery, plastics and OB-GYN.
    2. Did pre-op and post-op.
    3. Assisted in emergency room when needed.
    4. Oversaw or managed all the necessary care inside the surgery room, assisting the team in maintaining and creating a comfortable, safe environment for the patient and observing the team from a wide perspective.
    5. Ensured all surgical team members perform in a unified effort.
    6. Sedated or anesthetized and so, they are powerless to decide on their own.
    7. Initiated the development of the plan of care based upon the nursing assessment, the medical diagnosis and clinical information gathered from the patient, family and other health care providers.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Associate In Nursing

RN Circulator Resume

Summary : Delegates activities appropriate to the abilities of available staff members. Considers cost containment by using supplies economically and in effective turnover time. Assists with supply, drug, and equipment inventories to maintain stock level and availability.

Skills : Surgery Management, Risk Management, Risk Management, Perioperative Management, Perioperative Management.

Description :

    1. Assessed patient condition and discharge planning needs.
    2. Documented patient history and physical status and obtain information by other health care team members.
    3. Monitored diagnostics and laboratory data and report abnormal results to the physician's and other appropriate caregivers.
    4. Completed assessment and reassessments according to patient need and as outlined in policy.
    5. Directed daily scheduling of staff for surgery operations and ensured staff assignments matched surgeon preference.
    6. Oversaw cancellation and scheduling of cases with oversight of 4 RNs and 3 Surgical Technicians.
    7. Provided training and mentoring for RNs and Surgical Technicians on specific surgical procedures and techniques.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
MS In Nursing

RN Circulator Resume

Summary : RN Circulator supervises and directs patient care in a single operating room. Plans, implements and evaluates care for all age patients in operating room. Provides care within nursing standards of practice and the policies of the Center.

Skills : Profient In Coding And Oasis, Nursing.

Description :

    1. Assessed the patient's condition before, during and after surgery to ensure an optimal outcome individualized for the patient.
    2. Assisted anesthesia with patients as needed pre/during/post operatively.
    3. Initiated and maintained continuous counts of sponges and instruments throughout case.
    4. Evaluated the patient's actual and/or potential response to the disease process, interventions, and the outcomes of nursing care and multidisciplinary health care services.
    5. Incorporated evidence-based research in the delivery of professional nursing services.
    6. Established and maintained positive interpersonal relationships and promotes effective teamwork with patients, families, coworkers and the community to meet customer service goals.
    7. Considered safety principles and practices to address unit-based issues related to the quality of care and services provided the appropriate use of technology, and the efficiencies of service delivery. 
                    Years of Experience
                    Experience
                    10+ Years
                    Experience Level
                    Level
                    Senior
                    Education
                    Education
                    Associate In Nursing

                    RN Circulator Resume

                    Headline : As a RN Circulator, addresses patient needs during admission to the operating room, with attention to requirements specific to the outpatient setting. Transports patients to the operating room observing policies/procedures, safety requirements, and patient needs.

                    Skills : Excel, Ms Word, Phone Etiquette, Interpersonal, Work Well Under Pressure, Ethics, MS Office, Written Communication.

                    Description :

                      1. Set up the operating room.
                      2. Assessed and interviewed patient before surgery.
                      3. Ensured maintained sterility in operating room.
                      4. Worked with anesthesia.
                      5. Procured any extra supplies needed during surgery.
                      6. Assessed and interviewed patient before surgery.
                      7. Ensured maintained sterility in operating room.
                    Years of Experience
                    Experience
                    5-7 Years
                    Experience Level
                    Level
                    Executive
                    Education
                    Education
                    Associate Of Science

                    RN Circulator Resume

                    Headline : Dedicated RN Circulator seeking employment. Reliable, ethical healthcare provider with ability to work in multiple areas. Proven ability to build positive relationships with patients, family members, physicians and other medical professionals.

                    Skills : Rn supervisor experience, Hospice, Home care.

                    Description :

                      1. Responsible for daily patient care in surgery.
                      2. Cases consisted of Podiatry, Dental, Cataracts, Urology, General Cases, and Endoscopy.
                      3. Learned new dental cases, improved in endoscopy.
                      4. Get along well with staff and physicians.
                      5. Used All nursing skills.
                      6. Worked with entire surgical team to ensure patient safety.
                      7. Assessed patient in pre-op Provided patient/ family education about surgery Managed patient safety and reassurance during The surgery.
                    Years of Experience
                    Experience
                    5-7 Years
                    Experience Level
                    Level
                    Executive
                    Education
                    Education
                    AAS