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DEPARTMENT Operating Department
EMPLOYMENT TYPE Full-time
QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to provide all general and regional anesthesia services required by all patients of the hospital on a scheudled, as needed, and emergency basis. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accomodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE – Graduate of a nurse anesthesia educational program accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs – Five years of current experience required
RESPONSIBILITES **This is not an all-inclusive list and is subject to change, elimination and addition of responsibilities. – Perform and document the preanesthesia assessment and evaluation of the patient – Review and request laboratory/diagnostic studies as needed to ensure safe anesthesia administration – Obtain informed consent for anesthesia and related services – Develop and implement an anesthesia care plan, individualized to each patient – Work with and communicate with hospital physicians and surgeons to ensure each patient is properly cared for – Select, obtain, prepare, and use equipment, invasive and non-invasive monitors, supplies, and drugs for the administration of sedation, anesthesia, and pain management services – Provide postanesthesia follow-up evaluation and care – Manage emergency situations by assessing, stabilizing, and determining disposition of patients, including providing airway management, administration of emergency drugs and fluids, and using basic and advanced cardiac life support techiniques – Perform and document preoperative/preprocedure evaluation, anesthesia care, pain management care, and postoperative/postprocedure evaluation in a thorough, consistent, and timely manner. Committees – Continuous Quality Improvement Program (CQIP) – Department Managers – Peer Review – Medication Error Reduction Program – Medical Executive Data Collection and Reporting – Ongoing Professional Practice Evaluation – CQIP indicators Additional Responsibilities – Develop, review and maintain Anesthesia Department policies and procedures – Review and respond to anesthesia-related Quality Review Reports – Ensure proper completion and timely submission of patient billing reports – Develop and maintain Anesthesia Department staff schedule
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS – Holds current active status licensure as a registered nurse and Nurse Anesthetist in the State of California – Current certification by the National Board of Certification and Recertification for Nurse Anesthetists – Current American Heart Association certifications in Basic Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support, and Pediatric Advanced Life Support
I hereby certify that I have been informed of the duties of the position that I am applying for and that the information of this application is correct and complete to the best of my knowledge. I agree to have any of the statements checked by the Mountains Community Hospital unless I have indicated to the contrary. I understand and agree that, if offered a position, I will be required to take and pass a physical examination including drug testing before I will be allowed to commence work. Further I understand that falsification or omission of any material information on this application may be considered sufficient cause for immediate termination. I agree that, if employed, I will abide by and observe all policies, procedures, rules and regulations established by Mountains Community Hospital and understand that my employment is at will, if hired.