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PACU charge


What do you look for in a good PACU charge nurse?

What does your current charge nurse do to make you feel supported?

PostOpPrincess, BSN, RN

Specializes in M/S, MICU, CVICU, SICU, ER, Trauma, NICU. Has 19 years experience.

1. Support the bedside PACU RN when he/she says the patient has NOT met criteria.

2. Intervene with doctors, families, when the bedside RN is not able to

3. Be there for emergencies as GOOD support, not someone who freaks out.

4. When giving out beds for OR, balance acuity as WELL AS POSSIBLE.

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