Your resume is the most important tool in th PACU nurse job hunting. Here are some golden rules to keep in mind when writing your resume for PACU nurse position.

● Make a resume which is based on your skills and accomplishments.

Include a core competencies section immediately after summary using relevant terminology

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PACU Nurse Job Description

 

PACU Nurse Resume Sample 1

 

Elizabeth Marshal, RN

833 Claire Ave ● Houston, TX 56463 ● (008) 555-4444 ● elizabeth @ email . com


POST ANESTHETIC CARE NURSE

Drive to achieve the highest level of patient care.

Summary: Top-performing Registered Nurse with 6+ years’ track record of delivering commendable pre and post anesthetic patient care. Demonstrated ability to monitor and document patient’s condition accurately. Current AHA, BLS and CPR along with RN Licensure State of Texas.

• Recovery documentation• Post-surgery care• Medication administration
• Wound care• Surgical assistance• Pre surgery preparation
• Patient communication• Plan evaluation• Patient assessment
• Intravenous monitoring• Respiratory tracking• ER code preps

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

TOPS HEALTH CARE, Houston, TX
PACU Nurse | 12/2011 – Present

• Initiate modifications in the existing post surgical unit inventory format, enhance the accuracy of patient recovery up till 80%
• Provide exemplary patient care which paid off in terms of two ‘best nurse of the year’ awards in 2013 and 2015
• Research data for prep and discharge protocols applicable on post surgical patients and implemented the same in the newly set surgical recovery unit proactively
• Assess patient’s condition before surgery and monitor post surgical recovery
• Document the procedure, pre and post anesthetic condition of the assigned patient
• Assist the surgeon during surgery as integral part of the surgical ward team

ST. CLAIRE’S HOSPITAL, Houston, TX
RN, Recovery Unit | 5/2007 – 12/2011

• Collaborated with United surgical partners on behalf of the hospital to get newly hired nursing staff registered and trained in post anesthetic care.
• Implemented the post surgical treatment schedule
• Ensured availability of all supplies in the OT and recovery room
• Monitored and dressed the surgery wound as and when required

EDUCATION

College of Nursing, Texas University, Houston, TX – 2007
Advance Diploma in PACU Nursing

Trinity University, Houston, TX – 2006
Master of Science in Nursing

 

PACU Nurse Resume Sample 2 (Less Experience/Career Changers)

 

Darla Green

12 Branford Road, Rochester, NY 66663
(000) 999-9209, Email


CAREER OBJECTIVE: An enthusiastic and highly skilled nursing professional looking for a PACU Nurse position with Family Health Hospital. Offering excellence in post operative care with a profound expertise of managing post surgery emergencies.

HIGHLIGHTS OF QUALIFICATIONS
• Over 3 years of experience in the post operative ward of Rochester Family Hospital
• Highly skilled in providing applied care to patients
• In depth knowledge of managing hemodynamic and pain control
• Hands on experience in coordinating consultants with physicians o ensure quality patient care

WORK HISTORY

PACU Nurse | Rochester Family Hospital, Rochester, NY | Sep 2014 – Nov 2015

• Assessed needs of post surgery operations
• Administered medication and identify plan of care
• Coordinated patient care given by others
• Determined discharge needs
• Assisted with preoperative assessments
• Prepared post-anesthesia areas
• Recorded all kinds of patient information including condition analysis

Key Achievements:
• Attained success in managing pain control of three accident patients by employing best nursing practices and knowledge of medication
• Promoted from trainee nurse to a regular position within one year of work

EDUCATION, LICENSURE & CERTIFICATIONS
Rochester City College – Rochester, NY – 2011
Associate of Science in Nursing

New York State RN License – Current

BLS and PALS – Current

ADDITIONAL STRENGTHS AND SKILLS
• Comprehensive knowledge of modern nursing practices
• Able to manage acute emergencies efficiently
• Understanding of aseptic techniques
• Profound ability to work with a diverse population
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills