Sample PACU Nurse Resume

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Kristine Alexander
3796 Stroop Hill Road
Atlanta, GA 30318
(111)-788-5437
[email]

Job Objective Bringing years of experience as a PACU Nurse to the hospital along with a breath of fresh air as well with new ideas and implementations.

Summary of Qualifications:

  • Huge experience in a hospital Recovery, Theatre and ICU
  • Good knowledge of Performance Improvement ideology
  • Solid understanding of principles of aseptic technique and their implementation
  • Excellent teaching and communication skills
  • Ability to adapt to change quickly to surgery procedures and management of the surgical patient
  • Ability to care for patients from infancy to geriatrics

Work Experience:

PACU Nurse, August 2005 – Present
United Surgical Partners, Atlanta, GA

  • Implemented nursing care plan and maintained patient’s hospital record.
  • Obtained signatures on consents, implemented physician orders and provided care for patients.
  • Evaluated patients condition, provided patient safety, comfort, and privacy at all time.
  • Assisted physicians with various tasks, conscious sedation.
  • Assessed and evaluated patient condition pre and post operatively.
  • Monitored and communicated to physician and anesthesia personnel any changes in patient status.

PACU Nurse, May 2000 – July 2005
Proctor Hospital, Atlanta, GA

  • Helped in preparing patients for surgery by providing pre-operative and post-operative instructions.
  • Administered to the assessment of physical, pain and emotional needs of patients.
  • Interpreted physician’s orders; reviewed lab values, EKG’s and x-ray reports.
  • Assessed and documented patients’ medical histories, including allergies and other assessment parameters, per policy.
  • Ensured that Standard Universal Precautions and the principles of aseptic and sterile technique are used appropriately.
  • Provided assessment of physical, mental, pain and psychosocial health status of the infant, child, adolescent, adult and geriatric patient populations.

Education

Associate Degree in Nursing, Harrisburg Area Community College, Gettysburg, PA

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