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