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operating room staff registered nurse resume example with 16+ years of experience

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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Professional Summary

Certified Operating Room Nurse with over 17 years of surgical experience. Expertise in areas of circulating, scrubbing, team leading, and surgical services management. Meticulously detail oriented, observant, self starter, and proactive. Main OR experience and training at LEVEL 1 Trauma Center , management experience at two different Level 1 Trauma Centers, and CNOR certified since 2013.

Skills
  • Safety Protocols
  • Critical Thinking
  • Accurate Documentation
  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Asepsis Standards
  • Patient Positioning
  • Medical Procedure Preparation
  • Clear Patient Communication
  • Patient Advocacy
  • Gynecological Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Surgical Counts
  • Patient Charting
  • EMR Systems
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Infection Prevention
  • General Surgery
  • Student Precepting
  • Emergency Diagnostics
  • Sterile Procedures and Techniques
  • Surgical Equipment
  • Infection Control Procedures
  • Healthcare Personnel Supervision
  • Pre and Post-Procedure Inventories
  • Equipment and Instrument Sterilization
Work History
07/2016 to 04/2022 Operating Room Staff Registered Nurse Tractor Supply | Lawrence, KS,
  • Provided direct support to surgical team during procedures including GYN, General , Plastics, ENT, Orthopedics, Podiatry with an extensive background in GYN and General Surgery services. Including circulating nurse, scrub nurse, and some charge nurse and running of the surgical board.
  • Collected, labeled and transported specimens and delivered to lab for testing.
  • Observed surgeon's body language, movements and demeanor during operations to anticipate needs.
  • Prepped operating rooms daily to comply with environmental asepsis standards.
  • 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.
  • Used Vision software to process patient information and provide access to relevant data for licensed practitioners.
  • Kept optimal supply levels in operating rooms to meet typical patient loads.
04/2015 to 07/2016 Surgical Services Manager Veterans Health Administration | Gaylord, MI,
  • Recruited, hired and oversaw training of all staff, providing direct supervision, ongoing staff development and continuing education to employees at the nation's first Level 1 ocular trauma center .
  • Developed and updated policies and procedures, maintaining compliance with statutory, regulatory and local, state and federal guidelines relating to HIPAA, benefits administration and general liability.
  • Direct day-to-day administrative and operational functions for perioperative services, providing guidance and leadership to employees across multiple departments including direct working relationships with manager of anesthesia services, and Central Sterile / Supply Coordinator.
  • Designed and introduced leadership development, coaching and team management model, resulting in promotion of employees into increased levels of responsibility.
  • Developed policies and procedures for effective pharmacy management. Established and updated facility with coordination with pharmacy from a cart based medication system to an electronic Pyxis machine for safer handling, dispensing and better cost saving initiatives regarding opthalmic medications.
  • Collaborated with staff to maintain daily operations. Including par levels with supply chain initiatives, and staffing and call schedules.
  • In charge of capital budget for all Main OR purchases and was involved in the building phase of the new OR suites.


06/2010 to 04/2015 Team Leader Uab Hospital | City, STATE,
  • Mentored and guided employees to foster proper completion of assigned duties. Maintained staffing schedule for team and OR assignments daily . Also maintained adequate after hours staffing for team ,and provided the breaks and lunches often for team members.
  • Conducted training and mentored team members to promote productivity, accuracy and commitment to friendly service. Handled in-services regarding any new OR equipment or new skills training for GYN team members. Established working rapport with sales representatives to keep up with newest technology in the most cost effective manor to best serve our patient population .
  • Established capital budget lists for purchases to maintain par level of supplies needed for surgical suites. Helped maintain rounding on OR equipment, and emergency carts daily.
  • Established open and professional relationships with team members to achieve quick resolutions for various issues. Worked closely with surgeons and with surgical staff schedulers. I helped to maintain all patients arrival times and was the liaison for any service recovery needed to help limit wait times for our surgical patients.
  • Led team of 15 nursing staff members , and 50 plus surgeons . Was the team leader for GYN oncology, Urology Gynecology, Reproductive and Infertility specialist, and General GYN surgical services.
05/2005 to 06/2010 Registered Nurse - Operating Room UAB Hospital | City, STATE,
  • Monitored surgical patients and delivered quality level of care during operations to promote positive outcomes. Including roles as circulating RN and scrub RN in Main Operating Room Level 1 Trauma Center.
  • Kept count of all surgical instruments and sponges used during operations and procedures.
  • Collaborated with members of patients' healthcare team to deliver appropriate level of care.
  • Collected, labeled and transported specimens and delivered to lab for testing.
  • Prepped operating rooms daily to comply with environmental asepsis standards.
  • Used Cerner charting system to process patient information and provide access to relevant data for licensed practitioners.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols as an OR preceptor.
Education
Expected in 05/2005 to to Bachelor of Science | Nursing University of North Alabama , Florence, AL , GPA:
Certifications

Certified Nurse Operating Room : 2013-Present

BLS CPR Certified

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School Attended

  • University of North Alabama

Job Titles Held:

  • Operating Room Staff Registered Nurse
  • Surgical Services Manager
  • Team Leader
  • Registered Nurse - Operating Room

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science

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