Operating Room Nurse with over 22 years experience working in acute care facilities ranging from community hospitals to a level 1 trauma/teaching facility.
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification 1991 to present
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification 2001 to present
California Registered Nurse 1993 to present
Florida Registered Nurse 2006 to present
Alabama Registered Nurse 2014 to present
Nevada Registered Nurse 2004 to 2008
Primarily circulate with some scrubbing on a variety of cardiovascular cases including CABG's, minimally invasive valve repairs/replacements, TAVR, thoracic procedures, endovascular procedures, peripheral vascular cases, and (few) robotic lung procedures. Knowledge of Mckesson computerized charting system.
Scrub and circulate in cardiac and thoracic surgery. Assist anesthesiologists with inserting invasive lines. Support Main OR as needed in circulating for general surgery, head & neck, orthopedics, spine, gynecology, and urology cases. Knowledge of SIS computerized charting system.
Circulate in variety of cases including cardiac, thoracic, general, head & neck, orthopedics and urology. Basic computer knowledge for computerized charting.
Circulate in outpatient surgery center that specializes in general surgery, orthopedics, and plastic surgery.
Circulate in general surgery, orthopedics and gynecology (other surgical services offered but I was assigned primarily to the above specialties). Basic computer knowledge for computerized charting.
Scrub and circulate in plastics, orthopedics, neurosurgery, thoracic, gynecology, head & neck, urology and general surgery.
Scrub and circulate in general surgery, orthopedics, gynecology, and urology.
Scrub and circulate in cardiac surgery on a per diem basis. Hospital caseload during this time period was approximately 500 cardiac cases per year.
Primarily circulate with minimal scrubbing in a level 2 trauma/teaching facility. Types of cases I circulated were general surgery, plastics, orthopedics, head & neck, opthalmology and gynecology.
Trained as a new grad in a level 1 trauma/teaching facility to scrub and circulate in pediatric and adult cardiac surgery, plastics, orthopedics, general surgery, head & neck, urology, opthalmology, gynecology, neurosurgery and endovascular procedures.
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