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Pacu Rns are registered nurses working in the post anesthetic care unit and assisting patients emerging from anesthesia. Duties of a Pacu Rn include admitting patients, taking consent from patients, recording patient vitals, monitoring patient condition after surgery, maintaining patient records, developing individualized care plans, and determining when patients can be moved to their rooms. Resume samples for Pacu Rn showcase skills such as nursing expertise, clinical skills, medical teamwork, strong observational skills, stamina, and recordkeeping. Eligible resumes in the field make display of a nursing degree and anesthesiology training.

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Pre-op and PACU RN

Assigned to the Outpatient Vascular Surgical Center and maintain/repair AV Grafts and AV Fistulas, Peritoneal Dialysis Catheters, and Perm-caths; insert/removal of Mediports. Assist with Angioplasties and Thrombectomies performed under fluoroscopy in surgical suites with patients under conscious sedation.

  • Handle admissions intake & prep of patients in pre-op suite; obtain telephonic pre-operative insurance approvals and peri-operative telephonic Case Management.
  • Assist with installation of Anticoagulants (TPA/Heparin); administer IV conscious sedation medications under physician supervision.
  • Use an E-charting applications and ICD coding for billing purposes.
  • Perform post-operative detailed observation utilizing cardiac/respiratory monitors in state-of-the-art PACU Suites.
  • Administer additional pain meds and Intravenous Reversal Agents under ACLS guidelines.
  • Provide post-operative teaching prior to discharge and post-operative follow-ups performed by telephonic reviews one to two days after discharges.
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Nursing
2

Pre-op/pacu RN Team Lead

  • Selected to serve as Pre-op/PACU Charge Nurse: provided training to newly hired RN's, scheduling and assignment for area, and managing work flow (June 2014-May 2016)
  • Patient assessment and prep: obtaining informed consent, a thorough review of health history, IV starts, blood draws, administering pre-op and post-op medications, 12 lead EKG
  • Prioritize care based on phase 1 or 2 acuity, Management of oral-nasopharyngeal airways, monitoring vital signs, site of procedure, LOC, IV narcotics for pain management, provide discharge instructions and teaching.
  • Collaborate with healthcare team
  • As needed help with Pre-admission Testing and Endoscopy procedures (minimally)
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AS
Nursing
3

Pre-operative and PACU RN

  • Assessed and documented clients' medical histories, including allergies and other assessment parameters.
  • Obtained consents, implemented physician's orders, and provided care to patients.
  • Assessed patients pre-op and ordered required labs related to their medical history.
  • Provided next day follow up to all patients and addressed any questions and concerns.
  • Initiated immediate care during post-operative recovery period
  • Communicated changes in patient status to Physician, CRNA, and RN
  • Interpreted physician's orders; reviewed lab values, EKG's and x-ray reports.
  • Provided assessment of physical, mental, pain and psychosocial health status of the infant, child, adolescent, adult and geriatric patient populations.
  • Educated client and responsible guardian of post-operative instruction, including infection, post-operatic complications, preventative measures, and medication administration
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
BS
Nursing

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