The Post Anesthetic Care Unit Nurse is responsible for the day to day care of patients that have just went through anesthesia during a medical procedure. Post Anesthetic Care Unit RNs take care of a wide variety of patients, from children to adults and play an crucial role in the recovery of the patient.
As a PACU Registered nurse your duties include:
Assess the health of the patient and administer medications as needed.
Assisting patients with personal needs immediately after their medical procedure as they are helped back to consciousness.
Monitor the patient's vitals and make certain that no complications are found.
Care for the patients post operation wounds and replace dressings as necessary.
One year of experience as a PACU Nurse within the past two years.
Current Nursing License in good standing.
Up to date Basic Life Support from American Heart Association.
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