Sanford Health CRNA - Aberdeen Medical Center in Aberdeen, South Dakota
Job Title: CRNA | Aberdeen Medical Center | Aberdeen, SD
Department : Nursing & Clinical Services - Aberdeen
Job Schedule: Full Time
Hours Per Shift: Other
Responsible for the administration of anesthesia.
Administers anesthesia or sedation to patients undergoing a variety of surgical and non-surgical procedures. Develops and conducts pre-anesthetic plan for the patient as well as write orders before, after, and during procedures appropriately. Works with and collaborates with providers caring for the patient. Communicates with patients, family members and others on the health care team. Evaluates and orders diagnostic tests as needed. Monitors patients, including hemodynamic monitoring, using current techniques to adjust appropriately with the anesthesia plan. Ability to work with growth and development needs of all client populations.
Selects suitable equipment (e.g. electrocardiography, oxygen saturation devices) to complete required procedures. Select and prescribe post-anesthesia medications or treatments to patients. Responsible for promoting a safe environment for patients, families, staff, residents, and visitors and works collaboratively with the multi-disciplinary health care team to provide the best outcomes for patients. Presents a professional image, especially when dealing with customers. Prepares intravenous drugs and intravenous therapy administration equipment. Performing age related patient assessments and nursing interventions. Monitors patients' anesthesia depth and vital signs. Maintains current certifications in specialty and continues education when necessary. Informs patients of their preparatory responsibilities before undergoing anesthesia. Follows all anesthesia protocols (e.g. informed consent, allergen verification, etc.). Evaluate patients' post-surgical or post-anesthesia responses, taking appropriate corrective actions or requesting consultation if complications occur. Delivers written and oral communication, responds to questions and concerns, and produce specific outcomes and impact. Assess patients' medical histories to predict anesthesia response. Uses varying problem-solving approaches and techniques as appropriate.
Bachelor of Science degree required from an approved and accredited educational program in specific area of advanced practice. Masters degree, Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP), or Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) preferred.
Requires current unencumbered licensure to practice as a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) from the State Board of Nursing in the state(s) of practice and/or possess multi-state licensure privileges as required by position. CRNA certification required and maintained through the National Board of Certification and Recertification for Nurse Anesthetists (NBCRNA). Obtains and subsequently maintains required department specific competencies and certifications. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification preferred.
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Job Function: Advanced Practice Provider Job Family Group
Job Schedule: Full Time
Req Number: WD11647