Administers anesthesia and anesthesia related core under the direction of a physician. Monitors and supports life functions. Acts as the patient's advocate while the patient is under anesthesia.
• Demonstrates ability to administer or assist with all types of anesthesia. • Sets up the operating room with anesthesia-related drugs and equipment prior to each procedure. • Inspects the anesthesia machines and other equipment prior to each case to ensure proper working order. • Reviews findings of each patient's preoperative examination, all appropriate lab values, and consultative information to choose the best anesthetic for the patient in collaboration with the Anesthesiologist. • Maintains an accurate anesthesia record. • Assists with problems requiring airway maintenance expertise anywhere in the hospital. • Works with students and provide training as needed. • Responsible for integrating continuous, quality improvement into department and institution operations, and demonstrate a commitment to the process. • Support and assist employee participation in the continuous, quality improvement processes. • Reinforce employee understanding of work integration with other departments throughout the institution. • Develops, implements, and documents an Anesthesia Plan of Care prior to proving an anesthetic. • Performs an assessment immediately prior to induction of anesthesia of the patient and document on the anesthesia record. • Supervision of the SRNA during all phases of anesthesia care: pre-operative assessment, intraoperative administration of and management of anesthesia, and patient evaluation and care in the postoperative period. • Supervision of the SRNA in all anesthesia related activities, such as, but not limited to: documentation in the medical record and response to urgent/emergent situations throughout the clinical facility. • Discussion of the development of and the rationale behind the anesthetic plan of care. • Provision of appropriate learning opportunities for the SRNA. • Promote a clinical educational environment conducive to learning for SRNAs. • Evaluation of and participation in constructive discussion regarding the SRNAs clinical performance. • Encouragement of the SRNA to: initiate open dialogue about anesthesia care, critically think, and develop independent actions. • Serve as a first line resource for the SRNA in the event a matter related to clinical instruction or clinical evaluation occurs. • Informing the Site Clinical Coordinator or Charge CRNA of pertinent SRNA performance.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
1. Maintain and document all applicable required education. 2. Demonstrate positive customer service and co-worker relations. 3. Comply with the company's attendance policy. 4. Participate in the continuous, quality improvement activities of the department and institution. 5. Perform work in a cost effective manner. 6. Perform work in accordance with all departmental pay practices and scheduling policies, including but not limited to, overtime, various shift work, and on-call situations. 7. Perform work in alignment with the overall mission and strategic plan of the organization. 8. Follow organizational and departmental policies and procedures, as applicable. 9. Perform related duties as assigned.
- Basic Life Support (Required) Within 30 days of hireWithin 30 days of hire
Work Schedule: Varies
Status: Per Diem
Location: General Hospital
Location of Job: US:WV:Charleston