Slideshow of PACU Nurses in Action
Children's Hospital Los Angeles PACU nurses are a highly specialized group of nurses dedicated to providing quality, family-centered care to patients who have undergone surgical interventions/procedures under general anesthesia or sedation involving one or more of the following services:
- Bone Marrow Transplant
- Cardiothoracic Surgery/Cardiac Catheterization
- Dental Surgery
- General Pediatric Surgery
- Orthopaedic Surgery
- Plastic Surgery
We care for children of all ages ranging from infants to adults in both our 22-bed main recovery room and our 13-bed ambulatory surgery center recovery room.
Nursing skill level ranges from novice – including new graduates from the RN Residency Program , to expert clinical nurses able to manage the care of critically ill patients while in PACU.