Operating Nurse

Writing a great Operating Nurse resume is an important step in your job search journey. When writing your resume, be sure to reference the job description and highlight any skills, awards and certifications that match with the requirements. You may also want to include a headline or summary statement that clearly communicates your goals and qualifications.

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Malik Rabb
Fort Worth, TX | (123) 456-7891 | mrabb@email.com
Summary
Methodical and adaptable Operating Room Nurse with 15+ years of experience ensuring patient safety and comfort before, during, and after operations.
Education
NORTHWEST VERMONT UNIVERSITY
Current - Current
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Experience
CLOUD CLEARWATER, Perioperative Nurse
Jul '19 - Current
  • Ensure efficient progression of operations by managing pre-op, transport to operating room, documentation of surgery, and post-op care
  • Start IV, record vitals, and assess mental status of patients before surgery
  • Work as circulator in OR to maintain sterile environment, conducting regular sponge counts and limiting room to essential personnel
  • Monitor patient status in recovery room and manage transfer to ICU
RIVER TECH, Operating Room Nurse
Aug '15 - Jul '19
  • Maintained patient safety through preparation of sterile surgical tools
  • Documented procedures in Epic EMR system
  • Communicated patient condition and needs with surgeons, critical care nurses, and family members
RIVER TECH, Registered Nurse
Jan '13 - Aug '15
  • Monitored status of ER patients and administered medication efficiently
  • Communicated patient status effectively to physicians from several departments
  • Calmed worried family members while prioritizing patient safety and treatment
  • Assisted with trauma care
Skills
  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • CNOR Certified
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification

Resume samples

Malik Rabb
Fort Worth, TX | (123) 456-7891 | mrabb@email.com
Summary
Methodical and adaptable Operating Room Nurse with 15+ years of experience ensuring patient safety and comfort before, during, and after operations.
Education
NORTHWEST VERMONT UNIVERSITY
Current - Current
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Experience
CLOUD CLEARWATER, Perioperative Nurse
Jul '19 - Current
  • Ensure efficient progression of operations by managing pre-op, transport to operating room, documentation of surgery, and post-op care
  • Start IV, record vitals, and assess mental status of patients before surgery
  • Work as circulator in OR to maintain sterile environment, conducting regular sponge counts and limiting room to essential personnel
  • Monitor patient status in recovery room and manage transfer to ICU
RIVER TECH, Operating Room Nurse
Aug '15 - Jul '19
  • Maintained patient safety through preparation of sterile surgical tools
  • Documented procedures in Epic EMR system
  • Communicated patient condition and needs with surgeons, critical care nurses, and family members
RIVER TECH, Registered Nurse
Jan '13 - Aug '15
  • Monitored status of ER patients and administered medication efficiently
  • Communicated patient status effectively to physicians from several departments
  • Calmed worried family members while prioritizing patient safety and treatment
  • Assisted with trauma care
Skills
  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • CNOR Certified
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification
Ebony Moore
Austin, TX | (123) 456-7891 | emoore@email.com
Summary
Skilled Operating Room Nurse with 3+ years experience closely monitoring patients in critical situations to ensure high-quality care. Demonstrated experience adapting quickly to complications while advocating for patient needs.
Education
HAWAII WESTERN
Current - Current
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Experience
CRANE & JENKINS, Perioperative Nurse
Jul '19 - Current
  • Monitor patient vitals before, during, and after operation
  • Take patient medical history and assess mental and physical readiness for surgery
  • Ensure operating room is properly stocked with necessary sterile instruments and sponges
  • Maintain sterile environment throughout operation to prevent infection
  • Carefully document patient condition and transcribe operation in EMR
  • Manage recovery of patients post-op, including IV and medication administration
  • Closely monitor patient for signs of surgical complications in recovery room
RIVER TECH, Registered Nurse
Aug '15 - Jul '19
  • Closely monitored ER patients and notified physicians of complications
  • Administered critical medications
  • Reacted quickly in emergency situations in order to ensure high-quality patient care and reduce errors
Skills
  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • CNOR Certified
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
  • Electronic medical records
  • Multitasking
  • Adaptability

Common Skills

  • Active Listening

  • Instructing

  • Interpersonal skills

  • Learning Strategies

  • Long-Term Care

  • Physiology

  • Planned Healthcare Treatment

  • Science

  • Systems Evaluation

Common Certifications

  • APTA

  • CAPTE

  • CCVT

  • CFMT

  • CPR and First Aid

  • ECS

  • FSBTE

  • MPTE

  • PTA

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