pre post circulating nurse operating room resume example with 6 years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor

Highly motivated and compassionate Registered Nurse with a strong foundation in nursing theory and a commitment to providing exceptional patient care. Skilled in applying nursing policies and procedures within controlled patient care settings. Seeking to leverage limited nursing experience to further develop clinical skills, knowledge, and abilities while delivering routine direct patient care.

  • HIPAA Compliance
  • Patient Charting
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Critical Thinking
  • Patient Needs Assessment
  • Patient Advocacy
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Infection Control
  • Clear Patient Communication
  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Attention to Detail
  • Procedure Room Preparation
  • Medication Administration
  • Treatment Plan Modification
  • Infection Control Process Coordination
  • Infection Control Procedures
Education and Training
International College of Health Sciences Boynton Beach, FL Expected in 01/2023 Associate of Science : Nursing - GPA :
De Anza College Cupertino, CA Expected in 04/2014 Associate of Arts : Nursing - GPA :
  • Licensed Registered Nurse
Dignity Health - Pre/Post/Circulating Nurse, Operating Room
Sacramento, CA, 04/2023 - Current
  • Prepared operating rooms to uphold strict asepsis standards.
  • Observed, checked and monitored equipment used during surgery to confirm proper operation.
  • Transferred patients from operating room to recovery room on stretchers and in wheelchairs.
  • Assessed patients prior to surgical procedures by asking questions and detailing medical histories.
  • Counted surgical instruments and sponges used in procedures upon completion of operations.
  • Performed nursing tasks to deliver high level of care and comply with procedures and regulations.
  • Assisted with nursing duties in short-staffed areas.
  • Delivered exceptional care to patients throughout the entire surgical lifecycle to support positive health outcomes.
  • Performed comprehensive assessments to identify patient needs, devise care plans, modify care solutions and support patient rights.
  • Collected, labeled and processed patient specimens carefully and accurately for testing.
  • Educated patients and families on medical and surgical procedures, medication regimens and pain management.
  • Collaborated with multidisciplinary healthcare professionals to administer therapies and maintain continuum of care.
  • Administered treatments, therapies and medication according to prescribed methods and protocols.
  • Discussed surgical patients with healthcare team to address and resolve concerns.
  • Built relationships with pre- and post-surgical patients with compassion and positive attitude.
  • Prepared operating room for patient procedures and assisted with clean up after procedures.
Aledade - Student Nurse
Clinton, LA, 07/2021 - 01/2023
  • Observed and communicated changes in patient's condition to registered nurse on duty.
  • Maintained safe and comfortable environment for each patient.
  • Operated under direction of licensed nursing professionals and pursued opportunities to learn new skills.
  • Monitored patient status and reported update to senior medical staff.
  • Cared directly for patients by assisting with daily living activities and mobility needs.
  • Completed clinical work in different units to achieve degree standards and build nursing knowledge.
  • Read and understood patient assignment list and reviewed charts to check for special conditions.
  • Observed medical procedures to advance nursing knowledge and prepare for more challenging experiences.
  • Investigated diagnoses to learn more about mechanism, action, peak and onset of each.
  • Verified menu and current diet order to deliver meal trays and snacks to patient.
  • Documented information about patient care, vitals and condition markers in computer system.
  • Supported personal hygiene needs of patients and monitored fluid input and output for permanent records.
  • Observed quality and comfort services delivered by nursing staff and expanded patient care abilities.
  • Delivered culturally sensitive care to unit patients for optimal outcomes.
  • Administered oral, IV and intra-muscular medications and monitored patient reactions.
  • Maintained strict patient data procedures to comply with HIPAA laws and prevent information breaches.
  • Utilized computerized Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS) and Electronic Health Record (EHR) system.
  • Helped patients and families feel comfortable during challenging and stressful situations, promoting recovery and reducing compliance issues.
  • Assessed patient conditions, monitored behaviors and updated supervising physicians with observations and concerns.
  • Observed strict safety measures, including checking medication dosages before administration to patients.
  • Coordinated with healthcare team to establish, enact and evaluate patient care plans.
  • Collaborated with health groups to plan or implement programs designed to improve overall health of communities.
  • Referred patients to specialized health resources or community agencies to furnish additional assistance.
  • Delivered information regarding care and medications to patients and caregivers in comprehendible terminology.
  • Achieved departmental goals and objectives by instituting new processes and standards for in-patient care.
  • Interpreted and evaluated diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient's condition.
  • Responded to emergency situations with speed, expertise and level-headed approaches to provide optimal care, support and life-saving interventions.
  • Advocated for patient needs with interdisciplinary team and implemented outlined treatment plans.
Arista Networks, Inc. - Medical Receptionist
Phoenix, AZ, 12/2017 - 05/2020
  • Checked patients in and out for appointments and collected co-payments.
  • Scheduled and followed up on patient appointments, collected and processed patient payments and maintained patient files.
  • Managed office phone lines by checking voicemail, returning calls and directing messages to team members.
  • Carried out daily tasks by professionally communicating with physicians, nursing staff, technicians and medical assistants.
  • Called patients to confirm scheduled appointments and obtain additional details.
  • Entered insurance, demographics and health history into patient database.
  • Answered multi-line phone system and directed callers to requested personnel and departments.
  • Protected patients by observing strict HIPAA guidelines.
  • Retrieved faxes and uploaded documents to patient charts to assist clinical staff.
  • Took messages from patients and promptly relayed to appropriate staff.
  • Photocopied insurance cards, documented details and verified patient coverage for upcoming procedures or appointments.
  • Scheduled appointments, optimizing patient satisfaction, provider time and treatment room utilization.
  • Processed patient payments and scanned identification and insurance cards.
  • Greeted patients and visitors to answer questions or refer inquiries to appropriate personnel.
  • Maintained patient accounts by obtaining, recording and updating personal and financial information.
  • Greeted each patient pleasantly and offered desk sheet for easy sign-in.
  • Trained new staff on office procedures, insurance processes and medical terminology.
  • Applied knowledge of medical terminology and insurance processes to support office administration productivity.
  • Informed patients of financial responsibilities prior to rendering services.
  • Straightened up waiting room to maintain neat and organized space.
  • Conducted patient intake interviews to collect medical information and insurance details.
  • Compiled physical and digital documents, charts and reports.
  • Gathered, transcribed and typed medical information into charts.
Patriot Environmental Laboratory Services - Lab Administrator
City, STATE, 01/2016 - 11/2017
  • Optimized team productivity by effectively managing equipment and supply inventory.
  • Remained calm and professional in stressful circumstances and effectively diffused tense situations.
  • Completed thorough opening, closing and shift change functions to maintain operational standards each day.
  • Resolved customer inquiries and complaints requiring management-level escalation.
  • Provided leadership, insight and mentoring to newly hired employees to supply knowledge of various company programs.
  • Reviewed completed work to verify consistency, quality and conformance.
  • Assigned work and monitored performance of project personnel.
  • Interviewed prospective employees and provided input to HR on hiring decisions.
  • Held regular one-on-one meetings with employees to review performance and priorities and provide feedback.
  • Evaluated individual and team business performance and identified opportunities for improvement.
  • Planned and led team meetings to review business results and communicate new and ongoing priorities.
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School Attended

  • International College of Health Sciences
  • De Anza College

Job Titles Held:

  • Pre/Post/Circulating Nurse, Operating Room
  • Student Nurse
  • Medical Receptionist
  • Lab Administrator


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  • Associate of Arts

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