Registered Nurse Pacu Resume Samples

A Registered Nurse Pacu is a postoperative care unit nurse who assumes the responsibility of patients who are recovering from operations or surgeries. While the duties vary based on the condition of the patient, the following are certain core duties listed on the Registered Nurse Pacu Resume – obtaining and recording vital signs from patients, checking to ensure the vital signs are normal; taking and noting vital statistics of patients and to ensure they are ready for the procedures; meeting discharge criteria, answering to patient’s questions and ensuring patient comfort; and performing intervention duties as needed.

Those interested in entering this career should depict the resume the following skills – nursing expertise, the ability to gather pertinent medical history, advanced knowledge of critical care practice of nursing care, prior ambulatory surgery experience, and strong monitoring skills. Those interested in entering this field should possess a degree from an accredited school of nursing and be licensed as a registered nurse. Nurses having certification in basic and advanced cardiac life support gain an advantage over others.

Registered Nurse Pacu Resume example

Registered Nurse Pacu Resume

Objective : Currently looking for a position as PACU nurse part-time. Seeking an opportunity to drive productivity through safety, quality assurance, and process improvements.

Skills : BCLS, ACLS, PALS, Critical Care certified, Basic Arrhythmias, IV certified, Vent Certified, EMT-B.

Description :

    1. In-service educator for nurses and nurse assistances.
    2. Preceptor for nurses.
    3. Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics, and test results in the medical records.
    4. Delivered high-quality and compassionate treatment to indigent and low-income patient communities.
    5. Monitored post-op vitals, set up PCA, fluids, reviewed post-op orders, and oriented patients to the unit.
    6. Developed and maintained quality care systems and standards, including but not limited to, creating and improving medical protocols/guidelines.
    7. Sound, ethical and independent decision-making ability consistent with medical protocols.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
BS In Nursing


Registered Nurse Pacu Resume

Objective : Dedicated professional Registered Nurse with demonstrated skill and talent in delivering exceptional levels of in-hospital care and emergency service to the community. Outstanding record of applying sound judgment in successfully addressing and resolving routine, critical, and potentially life-threatening situations.

Skills : ACLS, BLS, TNCC, ICU Experience, Ventilators, Arterial Lines, Central Lines, Vasopressors, etc.

Description :

    1. Completed accurate pertinent initial assessment on patients requiring post-anesthesia/sedation/recovery.
    2. Monitored hemodynamic and cardiovascular status of the patient and correctly interprets.
    3. Ability to assess and reassess pain.
    4. Utilized appropriate pain management techniques.
    5. Ensured Crash cart and Defibrillator function has been checked per the protocol and after each uses appropriate items are immediately replaced and indicated by signature on the crash cart checklist.
    6. Reviewed and implemented physicians' orders and keeps physicians informed of patient's status.
    7. Documented evidence of nursing care on the patient's medical record, based upon the nursing process in a legible, concise, timely, and complete manner.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS In Nursing


Registered Nurse Pacu Resume

Headline : Enthusiastic and ambitious professional with over five years of experience in healthcare. Extensive background in post-cardiac catheterization, recovery room, and same-day surgery units.

Skills : Fluent In Spanish, Typing accurately 70wpm, Comfortable.

Description :

    1. Charged Nurse, staff nurse, and preceptor to new hires.
    2. Employed for both day and night shifts, with rotating on-call duties.
    3. Responsible for receiving, stabilizing, managing, and transferring patients in varying states of recovery and acuity.
    4. Adulted and Pediatric population.
    5. High-level acuity and volume unit, requiring efficient time management and teamwork.
    6. Overnight management of Adult and Pediatric ICU patients.
    7. Managed care of patients with advanced airways and multiple critical IV drips.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma In Nursing

Registered Nurse Pacu Resume

Objective : Seeks to obtain a position as a staff nurse, which will utilize achievements, skills, critical thinking, and leadership abilities, in order to enable to consistently provide exceptional patient care.

Skills : Powerpoint, Nursing.

Description :

    1. Pre and post-anesthesia care for an ambulatory surgery department.
    2. Admitted patients for surgery includes reviewing past medical history, current medications, and allergies, obtaining vital signs, performing a primary assessment, IV therapy, and blood draws.
    3. Educated the patient on logistics and managing the patient's expectations.
    4. Postanesthesia care includes recovering patients from anesthesia, maintaining an airway, oxygenation, appropriate vital signs and pain control, educating and discharging the patient with specific instructions regarding their recovery and home care, calling the patient the following day to check on their health status, and answer any questions the patient may have.
    5. Learned new concepts and practices based on scientific evidence.
    6. Used Emergency Department experience to help fellow nurses in IV therapy and managing airways in critical situations.
    7. Wound drained management, bleeding control, neurovascular assessments, and proper documentation.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Associate In Nursing

Registered Nurse Pacu Resume

Summary : Motivated, energetic and personable Registered Nurse. Experienced with excellent care and leadership skills. Accustomed to providing exceptional observation, communication, and interventions in all dimensions of nursing practice. Experienced with providing safe patient-centered care. Flexible and versatile with scheduling and after-hour work requirements.

Skills : Caring, Nursing, Medical Terminology.

Description :

    1. Recovered the patient to a pre-operative state and get them ready for phase two recovery.
    2. Treated post-operative pain and help a patient maintain a tolerable pain level that was closely monitored via pain scale numbers or face scale.
    3. Monitored, recorded, and reported symptoms or changes in patients' conditions.
    4. Maintained accurate, detailed reports and records.
    5. Collaborated closely with the surgeon, interpreted orders, implemented and evaluated diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient's condition.
    6. Modified patient treatment plans as indicated by patients' responses and conditions.
    7. Provided emotional support to all patients and families including pediatric patients and adults.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BSN

Registered Nurse Pacu Resume

Summary : A self-motivated and able to work both independently and as a collaborative team member. Looking to obtain a position where one can further develop skills and knowledge in the customer service industry while working for a company that will allow growing personally and professionally.

Skills : Pre-op, Post-op, Conscious Sedation. PACU Outpatient, Conscious Sedation.

Description :

    1. Recovery of adult patients from local, spinal, mac, and general anesthetics.
    2. Recovery of pediatric patients from local, mac, and general anesthetics.
    3. Responsible for coordinating unit staffing schedule.
    4. Served as a mentor and frequently orient new PACU employees.
    5. Reliefed charge nurse duties.
    6. Responsible for annual quality assurance projects for PACU.
    7. Cared for post-anesthesia patients and helping them awaken.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BSN

Registered Nurse Pacu Resume

Objective : A highly motivated and compassionate nurse with over 15 years of experience. Ability to establish a positive rapport with the patients allowing them to effectively convey a positive healthcare outcome.

Skills : Critical Care Nursing, Open Heart Recovery, Clinical Education, Nursing Education.

Description :

    1. Assisted surgeons and ER MD,s with the care of trauma patients and other patients requiring any type of care. 
    2. Get patients ready for Life Flight or other transfers.
    3. Took call for that unit also did core measures and was house supervisor when needed. 
    4. Steriled technique and could assist in surgery if needed.
    5. In charged of the daily functions of the PACU, which includes, scheduling staff, daily charges/inventory, and supply ordering.
    6. Constanted communication with people that will be caring for the postoperative patient.
    7. Planed the care of the patient, along with other personnel ie; anesthesia, surgeon.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
ADN In Nursing

Registered Nurse Pacu Resume

Objective : Experienced Registered Nurse Leader specialized in Post-Anesthesia Care and Intensive Care providing complex and complete care to critically ill patients. Provides direct leadership over Post Anesthesia Care Unit, Same Day Surgery, Short Procedure Unit, and Pre-Admission Testing.

Skills : Computer literacy, Windows proficient, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel, Bilingual.

Description :

    1. Recovery of patients following a wide range of surgical procedures as well as post-cardiac cath recovery.
    2. Surgeried range from minor procedures through major surgeries.
    3. Monitored and troubleshoot invasive lines, ventilators, and hemodynamic stability.
    4. Pre-op patients Educate patients for discharge.
    5. Educated and mentor PACU staff.
    6. Admited patients for general surgery.
    7. Skilled Nurse assessment and documentation via Epic IV proficient and administration of IV medications and Fluids.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    0-2 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Entry Level
    Education
    Education
    Diploma RN In Nursing

    Registered Nurse Pacu Resume

    Objective : Detail-oriented, enthusiastic team player whose commitment to excellence is only superseded by hard work. Strengths consist of being organized and meeting deadlines, a creative way of thinking, being well-read and well-spoken, working reliably under pressure, having outstanding retention skills, and considered easily adaptable to change.

    Skills : Nursing Skills, Critical Thinking.

    Description :

      1. Critical evaluation of the post-operative patient; emphasis on prevention of complications resulting from anesthesia or operative procedure.
      2. Back-up pre-operative liaison; coordinates all activities through pre-operative/PACU phase of surgical services.
      3. Provided nursing care in accordance with nurse practice act and center protocols to promote a safe, comfortable, and therapeutic environment.
      4. Provided nursing interventions based on knowledge of aseptic technique, surgical procedures, and effects of anesthesia.
      5. Coordinated planned nursing care.
      6. Provided pre and post-operative patient education, assist in the development of policies and procedures.
      7. PACU at a level 1 trauma center.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    2-5 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Junior
    Education
    Education
    Diploma

    Registered Nurse Pacu Resume

    Objective : Seeks to obtain a position within a professional healthcare organization utilizing education, professional experience, and strong office skills. Detail orientated, able to work in a fast-paced environment both independently as well as within a group.

    Skills : Fluent In Spanish, Typing.

    Description :

      1. Managed care for post-operative patients through discharge.
      2. Cared for ICU patients as overnight overflow.
      3. Managed care of postoperative patients as well ICU overflow patients.
      4. Provided nursing care in outpatient PACU.
      5. Ensured safe emergence from anesthesia and assess and treat post-op/post-anesthesia complications.
      6. Worked in procedural sedation administering IV narcotics/sedatives for patients undergoing pain management procedures.
      7. Postoperative duties include the skilled Nurse assessment of patients being received from OR to the first phase of recovery.
      8. Medicated as need for pain, teaching on home care and medication use.
      9. Also teaching family on how to care for their loved on.
      10. Consistently assured that all clinical alarms vital sign monitors, IV pumps, etc.
      11. Followed standard precautions and transmission-based precautions as shown by consistent as well as the proper disposal of sharps.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                2-5 Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Junior
                Education
                Education
                Diploma