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Graduate Registered Nurse Anesthetist

Company: Kaiser
Location: Ontario
Posted on: March 14, 2023

Job Description:

Under the medical direction/supervision of an Anesthesiologist, administers general and regional anesthesia for all types of surgical, obstetrical and other procedures that require anesthesia services, to patients of various age groups including: neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric in accordance w/ hospital and departmental standards of care. Such intervention may include, but not be limited to: airway management; maintenance of fluid balance; homeostasis; monitoring; response to emergencies related to airway management and cardiopulmonary resuscitation; and management of patients on ventilators.--Essential Functions:- Administers anesthesia to all age groups.- Upholds KP's Policies and Procedures, Principles of Responsibilities and applicable state, federal and local laws.- Complies with organizational rules, policies and procedures (i.e., JCAHO, Title 22, Regional and Department requirements).- Evaluates patients pre-operatively by interviewing and examining patient; reviews chart for relevant information.- In collaboration with MD selects anesthetic for patient based on pre-operative examination.- Demonstrates an understanding of the cognitive, physical, emotional and chronological maturation process in delivery of services to patients of each age group served:-- neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric.- Selects anesthetic for patient based on pre-operative examination.- Evaluates patient's response to pre-medication.- Communicates with surgeon and anesthesiologist regarding special concerns of patient.- Checks anesthesia equipment daily and between cases to assure safe operating condition.- Prepares drugs for administration.- Administers anesthesia in accordance with delineated clinical privileges and any conditions or restrictions imposed thereof.- Monitors the patient intraoperatively.- Evaluates operative and post-operative condition of patient and takes necessary action to maintain stability.- Evaluates the patients postoperatively (within 24 hours).- Maintains an accurate accounting of controlled substances in accordance with departmental guidelines.- Maintains equipment and supplies as outlined in department policies and procedures.- Establishes and maintains courteous and cooperative relations when interacting w/ public, patients, staff and other personnel.- May perform other duties within scope of licensure/certification as required.- Notes: Must be able to work within an Anesthesia team model, work w/ MDA's, CRNA's and Anesthesia TECH's.Basic Qualifications:Experience- N/A.Education- Graduate of an educational program in Nurse Anesthesia accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs and Schools.License, Certification, Registration- Valid BCLS card.- Valid ACLS (American Heart Association).- PALS card where required.- Valid and current California RN license.- CRNA eligible and must achieve certification within five (5) months of date of program completion to continue employment.----Additional Requirements:- New Graduate. Experience in anesthesia for major procedures involving extensive monitoring and fluid, blood, and electrolyte replacement for various age group patients.- GRNA's must demonstrate both technical/clinical and professional skill and ability along with all related techniques and procedures within the scope of practice as defined by the State of California Department of Consumer Affairs.- Additional skills are required in charting and documentation, knowledge of equipment and supplies, productivity, job and personal maturity communication, and education and staff development.--Preferred Qualifications:- General and Regional administration, deep sedation, Hemodynamic monitoring, use of all Anesthesia related equipments, communication skills and a team player.Job Schedule: Job Category: Nursing Licensed & Nurse Practitioners

Keywords: Kaiser, Ontario , Graduate Registered Nurse Anesthetist, Healthcare , Ontario, California

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