Onward Healthcare Skills Checklists

Congratulations on your decision to apply for a travel nursing position with Onward Healthcare! Before we can offer you a nursing employment opportunity, an electronic skills assessment must be completed. From the nursing skills checklist below, please locate the list that matches your specialty and complete the online form. Be sure to review your information thoroughly before clicking the submit button. Thank you!


PACU Skills Checklist

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This profile is for use by healthcare professionals in this discipline and specialty.  It will not be a determining factor for the program.
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WORKSETTING
 
My experience is in the following setting
 
Yrs. Inpatient PACU
 
Yrs. Outpatient/Ambulatory PACU
 
Yrs. ICU
 
Yrs. Pre/Post Op
 
Yrs. Pain Management Department
 
Yrs. PEDI-PACU
 
Please mark your level of experience
1. No theory and/or experience
2. Limited experience/need supervision and/or support
3. Experienced/minimal support needed to perform
4. Proficient/can perform independently
 
CARDIOVASCULAR
1 2 3 4
 
Open Heart Recovery
 
AAA Repair
 
Vascular Surgery
 
Pacemaker-Permanent & Temporary
 
Cardioversion
 
AICD Insertion
 
Cardiac Arrest
 
Cardiac Tamponade
 
CHF/Pulmonary Edema
 
Abnormal Heart Sounds/Murmurs
 
Pulses/Circulation Checks
 
PULMONARY
1 2 3 4
 
Ventilator Management
 
Fresh Tracheostomy
 
Thoracotomy/Lobectomy/Pneumonectomy
 
Pneumothorax/Hemothorax
 
Laryngospasm
 
Pulmonary Embolism
 
COPD
 
ABG Interpretation
 
NEUROLOGIC
1 2 3 4
 
Post Craniotomy
 
Anterior/Posterior Spinal Fusion
 
Carotid Endardarectomy
 
Spine Surgery
 
CVA
 
Stroke Scale
 
Glascow Coma Scale
 
Spinal Precautions
 
Hypothermia Protocol
 
Hypo/Hyperthermia Blanket
 
Sedation Scales/Levels
 
GASTROINTESTINAL
1 2 3 4
 
Pancreas/Liver Transplant
 
Colon Surgery
 
Colostomy/Ileostomy
 
ERCP
 
G Tube/J Tube Management
 
T Tube Management
 
RENAL/GENITOURINARY
1 2 3 4
 
Renal Surgery
 
TURP
 
Arteriovenous Fistula/Shunt
 
Nephrostomy Tubes
 
Endocrine Metabolic
1 2 3 4
 
Diabetes - Hypo/Hyperglycemic Crisis
 
IV Insulin Protocols
 
ORTHOPEDIC
1 2 3 4
 
Laminectomy
 
Total Joint Replacement
 
Amputation
 
Open Reduction/Internal Fixation
 
General Orthopedic Surgeries
 
CPM/Traction
 
Circulation Checks
 
WOUND MANAGEMENT
1 2 3 4
 
Surgical Drains
 
Wound Vac
 
Surgical Wound Assessment
 
Skin Assessment for Breakdown
 
Staging Decubitus Ulcers
 
MEDICATIONS
1 2 3 4
 
Procedural Sedation
 
Anesthesia Medications
 
Anti-Arrhythmics
 
Anticoagulants
 
Anti-Hypertensives
 
Anti-Seizure Medications
 
Benzodiazepines
 
Emergency Medications
 
Insulin
 
Narcotics/Opioid Analgesics
 
Nitrates
 
Non-Opioid Analgesics
 
Reversal Agents
 
Steroids
 
Automated Medication Dispensing (i.e. Pyxis, Omnicell)
 
IV THERAPY
1 2 3 4
 
Starting IVs
 
Central Line Blood Draws
 
Central Line/Implanted Line Care
 
Blood Product Administration
 
CARDIAC MONITORING & EMERG. RESPONSE
1 2 3 4
 
Malignant Hyperthermia
 
Dysrhythmia Interpretation
 
Dysrhythmia Management
 
12 Lead EKG
 
PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
1 2 3 4
 
National Patient Safety Goals/Core Measures
 
Fall Risk Assessment/Prevention
 
Pressure Ulcer Risk Assessment/Prevention
 
Age Specific/Population-Based Care
 
Pain Assessment & Management
 
Charge Experience
 
Interpretation and Communication of Lab Values
 
Specialty Beds
 
EMR
1 2 3 4
 
Epic
 
Cerner
 
Eclipsys
 
McKesson
 
Meditech
 
Other Computerized System
 
Computerized Physician Order Entry
 
Bar Coding for Medication Administration
 
 
EMR Conversion
 
CERTIFICATIONS
 
BLS
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ACLS
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PALS
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Certification: CAPA or CPAN
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Other:Specify 
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Other:Specify 
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PACU Skills Checklist, version 5

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