Orthopedic Nurse Resume Sample

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Zachary Lowenstein

123 Main Street, San Francisco, CA 94122

Home: 000-000-0000 | Cell: 000-000-0000

Professional Summary

Adroit Orthopedic Nurse adept at assisting with the treatment of diseases and disorders of the musculoskeletal system. Especially proficient in providing external fixation care and continuous motion therapy along with neurovascular status monitoring. Committed to ensuring optimal patient care.

Core Qualifications
• Passed NCLEX-RN licensing exam
• Familiar with continuous passive motion therapy and the use of orthopedic equipment
• Strong knowledge of skeletal injuries and deformities
• Ability to provide cast care instructions and set-up patients in traction
• Exceptional experience with pre-operative and post-operative care
• Solid verbal and written communications skills
• Excellent observational skills
Orthopedic Nurse
7/1/2007 - 5/1/2009

Oceanside Hospital
New Parkland, CA

• Assessed new patients and monitored existing patients.
• Monitored surgical sites and noted any changes.
• Took patient vital signs and updated database of such info.
• Ensured that patients were kept comfortable.
• Administered medications and changed dressings.

Orthopedic Nurse
5/1/2009 - 6/1/2014

Waterfront Health Center
New Parkland, CA

• Prepared patients for traction and ensured that patients were kept comfortable.
• Provided neurovascular status updates as requested by physicians.
• Assisted with treatments for patients with arthritis and osteoporosis.
• Provided patients with information on how to care for their casts.

Orthopedic Nurse
6/1/2014 - Present

New Parkland Memorial Hospital
New Parkland, CA

• Provided patients with self-care and follow-up care instructions.
• Assisted with treatments for fractures and sprains.
• Repositioned patients and administered pain medications as needed.
• Prepared daily assessments of patient conditions.

Bachelor of Science - Nursing

University of California
New Parkland, CA

Certificate - Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy
University of California
New Parkland, CA

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