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operating room registered nurse resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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Professional Summary

Currently working in the acute intra-operative setting at CMHC (15 + years)

Seasoned hardworking nursing professional offering proven clinical knowledge, natural interpersonal strengths and technical abilitie. Knowledge with Cerner charting, medication administration and interdisciplinary collaboration focused on optimizing patient care and support.

**** STRONG in orthopedics (scrub total joints) but able to do all services


Telephone Triage Nurse with 9 years of experience assessing patient condition over phone. Assists individuals in need of medical attention in understanding urgency of medical conditions. Assessing symptoms and giving medical recommendations.


Operating room nurse with 15+ years of diverse experience in direct patient care, staff supervision and department operations. Skilled at multitasking and prioritizing patient needs in the OR suite. Offering expertise during patients intraoperative phase.

Skills
  • Patient Care
  • Aseptic technique
  • HIPAA Compliance
  • Orthopedics
  • Managed Care
  • Infection Control
  • Patient Information Collection
  • Treatment Planning
  • Perioperative Care
  • Intravenous therapy
  • Sanitation
  • Acute care expertise
  • Trauma recovery
  • Patient and family advocacy
  • Strong clinical judgment
  • Medication Administration
  • EMR / EHR
  • Hana table
Education
Chamberlain School of Nursing Illiopolis, IL, Expected in 06/2012 Bachelor of Science : Nursing - GPA :
Central Maine Community College Auburn, ME Expected in 06/1994 Associate Degree of Nursing : Associate Degree - GPA :
Certifications
  • ACLS Training - through the AHA (expires 2024)
  • BLS Training - through the AHA (expires 2024)
Work History
Cape Cod Healthcare Inc. - Operating Room Registered Nurse
Plymouth, MA, 12/2022 - Current
  • Advocated for and strived to protect health, safety, and rights of patient.
  • Collaborated with members of patients' healthcare team to deliver appropriate level of care.
  • Coordinated with surgeons and staff to deliver safe patient care during operations.
  • Collected, labeled and transported specimens and delivered to lab for testing.
  • Assisted physicians in operating room by providing necessary supplies and equipment.
  • Performed pre-operative assessments to prepare patients for surgery.
  • Sanitized, selected and organizing instruments, equipment and supplies according to surgeon preferences.
  • Provided instruction to patients and family members before and after surgical procedures.
  • Prepped operating rooms to comply with environmental asepsis standards.
  • Provided direct support to surgical team during procedures.
  • Utilized sterile techniques and infection-control guidelines to maintain clean and safe environment.
  • Communicated with healthcare team members to plan, implement and enhance treatment strategies.
  • Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Performed triage on incoming patients and determined severity of injuries and illnesses.
  • Participated in evidence-based practice project implementation, nursing competency development and nursing simulation activities.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
Cape Cod Healthcare Inc. - Call Center Triage RN
Plymouth, MA, 06/2016 - 10/2022

Answering phone call from veterans for primary care.

  • Obtained case history and gathered triage information to determine appropriate avenue for care.
  • Counseled patients via telephone according to established guidelines and protocols, advising on provider-established plans of care.
  • Scheduled appointments for patients not requiring emergency services but needing examination from provider and consulting directly with provider.
  • Suggested appropriate disposition to acting physicians based on assessment.
  • Delivered orientation and training of less experienced clinic staff in specific clinic operations and procedures.
  • Relayed triage information and facilitated communication between provider and patient concerning patient disposition.
  • Participated in evidence-based practice project implementation, nursing competency development and nursing simulation activities.
  • Offered exceptional care and support to individuals recovering from acute incidents and dealing with chronic conditions.
  • Educated family members and caregivers on patient care instructions.
  • Followed all personal and health data procedures to effectively comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
Cape Cod Healthcare Inc. - Operating Room Registered Nurse
Plymouth, MA, 06/2006 - 06/2016
  • Verified patient information to make licensed staff aware of relevant health factors.
  • Coordinated nursing care to be carried out according to facility guidelines and regulations.
  • Prepped operating rooms to comply with environmental asepsis standards.
  • Provided direct support to surgical team during procedures.
  • Kept optimal supply levels in treatment rooms, triage and other areas to meet typical patient loads.
  • Collaborated with members of patients' healthcare team to deliver appropriate level of care.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols.
  • Collected, labeled and transported specimens and delivered to lab for testing.
CMHC - Operating Room Registered Nurse
City, STATE, 06/1994 - 06/2006
  • See operating room skill above

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School Attended

  • Chamberlain School of Nursing
  • Central Maine Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Operating Room Registered Nurse
  • Call Center Triage RN
  • Operating Room Registered Nurse
  • Operating Room Registered Nurse

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate Degree of Nursing

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