The PACU RN is responsible for the care of patients that have just undergone anesthesia during a procedures. PACU RNs care for all types of patients, from adults to children and play an important role in the recovery of the patient.
As a PACU RN your duties include:
Assess the patient's health status and supply medications as necessary.
Helping patients with personal needs right after their procedure as they are brought back to consciousness.
Watch the patient's vitals and make sure that no complications come up.
Take care of the patients post operation wounds and change dressings as needed.
One year of experience as a Post Anesthetic Care Unit Registered nurse within the past two years.
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