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CRNA

at Covenant Surgical Partners

Posted: 9/2/2019
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: fc8440cd-410e-41f9-ab1d-4c0af1e4c2e0
Keywords: respiratory, nursing

Job Description

Immediate need for a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) at Digestive Health & Associates located in Durango, CO. 

HOURS: Typically from 8 AM - 5 PM

SUMMARY:

The Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) provides professional anesthesia care through assessment, planning, treatment and evaluation of the patient. The CRNA is responsible for delivering safe, knowledgeable, compassionate, educative and individualized nursing care to patients and families.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Performs patient preparation, including but not limited to: review of medical history, acquisition of appropriate consents, administering medications, and setting up appropriate equipment Assists in relieving patient’s apprehension before and during administration of IV sedation or anesthesia.

  • Verifies that essential equipment is functioning properly each day.
  • Evaluates pertinent diagnostic studies.
  • Selects, obtains, orders and administers pre-anesthetic medications.
  • Documents the pre-anesthetic evaluation and obtains comprehensive informed consent for anesthesia and related services.
  • Verifies that essential equipment is functioning properly each day.
  • Evaluates pertinent diagnostic studies.
  • Selects, obtains, orders and administers pre-anesthetic medications.
  • Documents the pre-anesthetic evaluation and obtains comprehensive informed consent for anesthesia and related services.
  • Administers IV conscious sedation.
  • Administers moderate sedation.
  • Administers total intravenous sedation.
  • Administers local anesthesia.
  • Administers general anesthesia.
  • Administers of sedating agents with Monitored Anesthesia Care.
  • Administration of Propofol or any sedative, hypnotic or analgesic drug that does not have a reversible agent.
  • Obtains and maintains airway and respiratory functions.
  • Administers Cardio-pulmonary resuscitation and advanced life support as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 4 years clinical experience in surgery or procedure healthcare including demonstrated knowledge of sterile technique, working with anesthetized patients, and other clinical situations found in a surgical or procedural setting.
  • Must possess a working knowledge of the legal and regulatory environment impacting ASC’s, and the applicable standards of the AAAHC, The Joint Commission, and other regulatory bodies for ambulatory surgery centers. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with physicians and all medical professionals.
  • Holds current RN license from the applicable authority and certification as a CRNA from an approved national accrediting organization.
  • Current certification in CPR and ACLS. 
  • Critical Care, E.R., or recovery experience.