BSN required. ACLS, PALS,BLS certified. Critical Care skills, Post Anesthesia Care Phase 1 & Phase 2 experience, minimum 5 years. Completes patient assessment immediate post operative procedure; identifies patient needs, potential risks, and problems; develops, utilizes resources for safe plan of care, initiates interdisciplinary collaboration with anesthesiologist, medical-surgical providers, members of health care team; sets priorities and assumes responsibility in adapting to patient change in status; implements standards of care according to hospital policies, and procedures; evaluates patient care interventions, and documents patient outcomes. Facilitates patient discharge safely, and efficiently. Provides Handoff communication effectively with the next level of care provider.