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Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist - CRNA

Company: MLee Healthcare
Location: Fort Collins
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist - CRNAFull-Time Monday-FridayDay Shift Job Summary Responsible for administering anesthesia and monitoring patients vital signs. Oversees patient recovery from anesthesia through minimally invasive procedures. Ensures smooth recovery after procedures. Essential Duties Performs and documents a pre-anesthetic assessment and evaluation of the patient by obtaining an appropriate health history. Administers anesthesia and monitors patients during outpatient procedures. Implements, monitors and adjusts patient's physiologic condition as appropriate for the type of anesthesia and specific patient's needs. Transfers the responsibility for the care of the patient to other qualified providers post-operatively to assure continuity of care and patient safety. Supports Minimally Invasive Diagnostic Center procedures. Initiates the anesthetic technique which may include: regional, local, and sedation. Selects, obtains, and administers the anesthetic, adjuvant and accessory drugs and fluids necessary to manage the anesthetic. Selects, applies, and inserts appropriate non-invasive and invasive monitoring modalities. Manages a patients airway and pulmonary status. Implements acute and chronic pain management modalities. Responds to emergency situations by providing airway management, administration of emergency fluids and drugs, and using basic or advanced cardiac life support techniques. Acts as a resource to pre-anesthesia and post-anesthesia nurses. Other Duties Accepts additional responsibilities which are within the expertise of the individual CRNA and appropriate to the practice setting. Competencies Accountability: Accepts full responsibility for self and contribution as a team member; displays honesty and truthfulness; confronts problems quickly; displays a strong commitment to organizational success and inspires others to commit to goals; demonstrates a commitment to National Jewish Health. Ethics: Practices ethically; Integrates the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements to guide practice; demonstrates compassion and respect for the inherent dignity, worth and unique attributes of all people; advocates for healthcare consumers rights to informed decision-making and self-determination; maintains therapeutic relationships and professional boundaries; safeguards privacy and confidentiality of healthcare consumers, and their data and information [Standard of Professional Performance (SPP) 7]. Informing and Communicating: Clearly conveying information and ideas through a variety of media to individuals or groups in a manner that engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message [SPP 9]. Collaboration/Teamwork: Cooperates with others to accomplish common goals; works with employees and across his/her department to achieve shared goals; treats others with dignity and respect and maintains a friendly demeanor; values the contributions of others [SPP 10]. Professional Development: Actively identifies in a new area with preceptor learning opportunities and unit-specific competencies; regularly creating and taking advantage of learning opportunities; using newly gained knowledge and skill to enhance contribution to the organization [SPP 12, 15]. Evidence-based Practice and Research: Integrates evidence and research findings into practice; Articulates the values of research and its application relative to the healthcare setting; identifies questions in the healthcare setting and practice that can be answered by nursing research; uses current evidence-based knowledge, including research findings, to guide practice; incorporates evidence when initiating change in practice [SPP 13]. Quality of Practice: Contributes to quality nursing practice: Ensures practice is s

Keywords: MLee Healthcare, Fort Collins , Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist - CRNA, Healthcare , Fort Collins, Colorado

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