operating room assistant resume example with 14 years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Professional Summary

Meticulous Operating Room Assistant with 4 years of working alongside physicians and nurses to maintain safe, efficient ORs. Versed in all major procedure protocols to offer predictive assistance to Operating Room Assistant. Tireless provider of quick, accurate technical and manual assistance in stressful situations. Diligent Operating Room Assistant comfortable lifting and pushing over 400 pounds of weight and transporting both patients and specimens. Expertise in setting up surgical rooms and sterilizing instruments prior to surgeries. Results-oriented and hardworking with talents in passing instruments and sponges for each operation. Helpful Patient Transporter with hands-on experience escorting patients throughout medical facilities. Patient-oriented and compassionate with strong attention to patient safety and care. Excellent bedside manner and outstanding verbal and written communication skills.

  • Patient transportation
  • Setting up and operating equipment
  • Waste disposal
  • Specimen Transport
  • Patient Positioning
  • Operating room preparation
  • Supplies management
  • Room turnover
  • Patient Transport
  • Oxygen Supplies
Work History
04/2017 to Current
Operating Room Assistant Hca Columbus, GA,
  • Participated in OR quality initiatives, providing constructive feedback to enhance future performance.
  • Assisted in transporting patients, carts and equipment before and during surgical procedures.
  • Maintained equipment and supplies, confirming sufficient inventory levels prior to procedures.
  • Participated in OR suite turnaround procedures such as cleaning and case cart management.
  • Gowned and gloved staff to help team prepare for surgeries.
  • Quickly responded to emergency situations during procedures with life-saving aid.
  • Maintained operating room's inventory of products and replenished stock, when needed.
  • Cleaned and sterilized room after surgery.
10/2008 to Current
Food Manager Yesway Alliance, NE,
  • Managed ingredients and food product use by assessing availability, customer traffic and popularity of items resulting in 10% food waste reduction.
  • Reviewed pricing and ordered food ingredients, kitchen appliances and supplies.
  • Maintained high standards of food quality by reviewing shipments, overseeing preparation and monitoring food safety.
  • Organized and oversaw food service training to educate employees on various tasks, including resetting tables, relaying orders to cooks and upselling food and beverages.
  • Set schedules for 10 staff by planning and designating shifts and hours.
  • Set and enforced performance and service standards to keep consistent, high-quality environment devoted to customer satisfaction.
  • Limited portion sizes and used garnishes to control food costs.
  • Investigated and integrated enhanced service and team management strategies to boost business profits.
  • Protected business, team members and customers by monitoring alcohol consumption and keeping operation in line with legal service requirements.
  • Inspected preparation and storage equipment regularly to assess and maintain performance for cost-effective, safe operations.
  • Recruited top-notch employees for all positions.
  • Managed employees throughout preparation
  • Oversaw balancing of cash registers, reconciled transactions and deposited establishment's earnings to bank each day.
  • Orchestrated positive customer experiences at all stages by overseeing every area of operations.
  • Assisted team in meeting sales, stock loss, labor objectives and margin goals to increase profitability.
  • Trained staff on proper cooking procedures as well as safety regulations and productivity strategies.
  • Motivated staff to perform at peak efficiency and quality.
  • Purchased food and cultivated strong vendor relationships.
  • Helped general management develop prices based on inventory costs and portion sizes.
  • Oversaw food preparation and monitored safety protocols.
  • Hired and managed all kitchen staff.
  • Verified prepared food met all standards for quality and quantity before serving to customers.
  • Coordinated and organized all restaurant inventory.
  • Maintained kitchen cleanliness and sanitation through correct procedures and scheduled cleaning of surfaces and equipment.
  • Maintained effective supply levels by monitoring and reordering food stock and dry goods.
  • Maximized quality assurance by completing frequent checks of line.
05/2007 to 08/2020
Food Server Guest Services, Inc. Glen Burnie, MD,
  • Supervised restocking of salad bar and buffet for lunch and dinner service.
  • Garnished dishes and quickly delivered items to customers, minimizing wait times.
  • Conferred with cooks to produce accurate orders, verifying accuracy prior to delivery.
  • Collaborated with bar staff to complete alcoholic beverage orders for guests in all dining areas.
  • Monitored guests for intoxication and immediately reported concerns to management, contributing to safe and welcoming environments for all patrons.
  • Asked diners about meals to assess satisfaction and collect vital feedback to improve operations.
  • Completed efficient table resets by wiping down surfaces and refilling condiments.
  • Kept register accurate through correct billing, payment processing and cash management practices.
  • Greeted incoming guests and managed accurate seating based on customer desires and server loads.
  • Collected credit card, cash and gift certificate payments and dispensed change for cash transactions.
  • Created orders, documented special requests and followed up with kitchen personnel to foster top-quality service and minimize complaints.
  • Enhanced operational efficiency by using slow periods to restock employee and customer supplies, including ice, condiments, utensils, napkins, trays and delivery bags.
  • Promoted efficiency by removing empty dishes, glassware and silverware to shorten bussing times.
  • Organized and replenished supplies at food stations to optimize team performance.
  • Kept updated knowledge of menu and promotions, recommending specific items according to preferences and food allergies.
  • Checked identification to enforce age regulations for alcoholic beverages.
  • Helped customers place orders, explained menu items and suggested appropriate options for food allergy concerns.
  • Greeted and maintained relationships with regular customers.
  • Elevated customer satisfaction through followup and enthusiastic customer service.
  • Replenished food items and other supplies, which included paper products and canned goods to keep pantry well-stocked during busy periods.
  • Arranged tables for customers, following established preparation procedures to provide guests with excellent experiences and foster repeat business.
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High School Diploma:
Dublin Coffman High School - Dublin, OH

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School Attended

  • Dublin Coffman High School

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  • Operating Room Assistant
  • Food Manager
  • Food Server


  • High School Diploma

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