staff nurse operating room resume example with 7+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Determined operating room nurse with experience caring for patients and supporting physicians during procedures. Striving to be an example of compassion as a nursing professional. An ongoing passion to learn and grow within the profession. Detailed oriented, self-motivated team player who believes in providing comprehensive patient care, within diverse clinical settings. Expert at maintaining poise while handling stressful situations.

  • Patient education
  • Patient Care
  • Teaching
  • Surgery
  • Patient Information Collection
  • Surgical patient care
  • Interpersonal and written communication
  • EMR / EHR
  • Family Education
Work History
Staff Nurse, Operating Room, 11/2020 - Current
Kaiser Permanente Santa Monica, CA,
  • Promotion of safety standards and precautions; compliant with aseptic/sterile techniques.
  • Identified patient care requirements by establishing personal rapport with patients and families.
  • Reported patients' status and delegated nurse assignments to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Identified learning needs of patients and families and responded with advocacy and health education.
  • Gathered patient health data through interviews and observation, documenting all data into EMR.
  • Assisted physicians in minor surgeries by keeping instruments sterilized and maintaining inventory.
  • Observed and reported patient condition, progress and medication side effects to accurately document updates.
  • Updated patient charts using Cerner software with data such as medications and implants to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Monitored patients' conditions and reported changes in physical ability, appearance and behavior to discuss treatment with physicians.
  • Ordered, interpreted and evaluated diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient condition.
Operating Room Registered Nurse, 10/2017 - 09/2020
Duke University Cary, NC,
  • Documented patient information obtained from interviews and assessments.
  • Collected, labeled and transported specimens and delivered to lab for testing.
  • Updated patient charts using EPIC EMR with data such as medications to keep records current and support accurate treatments.
  • Trained new nurses in proper techniques, care standards, operational procedures and safety protocols to optimize performance and safety.
  • Assessed team members' workloads and pitched in to help in areas where need was most evident.
  • Collaborated with members of patients' healthcare team to deliver appropriate level of care.
  • Prepared OR by ensuring it met asepsis standards, as well as setting out, organizing and counting all tools and equipment necessary for each procedure.
  • Verified patient information to make licensed staff aware of relevant health factors.
  • Prepped operating rooms by obtaining proper equipment and cleaning to comply with environmental asepsis standards.
  • Coordinated with other healthcare professionals to assess, plan and implement patient care plans.
  • Provided direct support to surgical team during procedures by providing medication, coordinating implants with vendors, and maintaining direct communication with anesthesia.
  • Coordinated nursing care to be carried out according to facility guidelines and regulations.
  • Used first-hand knowledge and clinical expertise to advocate for patients under care and enacted prescribed treatment strategies.
Financial Account Manager, 10/2006 - 06/2010
Intertrust Group B.V Stockholm, ME,
  • A key member of a focus group that, coordinated, analyzed and strategized projects to significantly reduce costs of “at-risk accounts”.
  • Negotiated structured payments, to make immediate decisions for overdue receivables; reconciled discrepancies on accounts.
  • Recorded information regarding financial status of loans and status of collection efforts.
  • Engaged employees in business processes with positive motivational techniques.
  • Resolved escalated customer issues and boosted retention rates by 95%.
  • Met deadlines by proactively managing individual and team tasks and implementing strategic business processes.
  • Protected company assets with strategic risk management approaches.
  • Responded to customer requests for products, services and company information.
  • Delivered exceptional customer service on all calls while maintaining calm and professional demeanor in challenging circumstances.
  • Trained new team members on scripts, company services and performance strategies and provided mentoring.
  • Reviewed accounts for compliance with repayment agreements.
  • Negotiated with account holders to devise repayment plans and minimize collections receivables.
  • Maintained high volume of calls to meet demands of busy group.
  • Contacted customers to discuss payment schedules and set up or immediately process payments.
  • Used skip tracing and other techniques to locate debtors.
  • Achieved performance goals on consistent basis.
  • Documented changes in accounts and on credit reports.
  • Investigated accounts with balance errors using accounting software.
  • Evaluated, researched and resolved discrepancies.
  • Persistently reached out to customers with extremely past due accounts to recover lost revenue.
  • Directed day-to-day collections functions, including recruiting, training and developing high-performing teams.
  • Trained new collections representatives on collections processes and incentivized team members to achieve production goals.
Bachelor of Science Degree: Nursing, Expected in
Oakland University - Rochester, MI
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Bachelor of Arts Degree: Integrated Studies – Human Resources, Psychology, Expected in
Michigan State University - East Lansing, MI
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MSN Candidate: Nursing Leadership, Expected in 08/2022
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor - Ann Arbor, MI
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  • Registered Nurse: Michigan State Board of Nursing # 4704330595.

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School Attended

  • Oakland University
  • Michigan State University
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

Job Titles Held:

  • Staff Nurse, Operating Room
  • Operating Room Registered Nurse
  • Financial Account Manager


  • Bachelor of Science Degree
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree
  • MSN Candidate

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