PACU Nurse Resume

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Kristine Alexander

3796 Stroop Hill Road

Atlanta, GA 30318



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.


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

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