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Engaging Post Anesthesia Nurse enthusiastic about caring for post-operative patients recovering from general, local and regional anesthesia. Patient first perspective with logical compassion for patients in various stages of post-surgical pain. Responsible and diligent in provision of care consisting of monitoring, ongoing assessment and intervention as appropriate.
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Post Anesthesia Nurse, August 2009 – Present
University Healthcare of California – New Cityland, CA
Provide post-operative care to patients recovering from various forms of anesthesia within a 24 bed surgical unit of a major university hospital.
Monitor patient vitals and status using ECGs and other equipment, administer medication and extubate.
Perform assessments to determine patient readiness for transfer to private room from recovery unit.
Enter patient data and recovery notes into EHR with efficiency and accuracy.
Post Anesthesia Nurse, April 2005 – August 2009 CapriCare Health System – New Cityland, CA
Provided post-anesthesia care for approximately eight surgical patients per day, within the craniofacial and maxillofacial surgical center of a large health system.
Used standard equipment and monitoring devices to assess patient recovery from surgery, extubated, administered pain medications and other physician ordered drugs.
Determined patient transfer timing according to recovery from anesthesia, vitals and general readiness for return to the primary unit.
2005 Bachelor’s of Science, Nursing Methodist University of California – New Cityland, CA2005 Registered Nurse Certification State of California