CRNA – Sacramento – 32 hour
CRNA – Sacramento – 32 hour
Before surgical procedures, deliveries, or other important medical procedures in a hospital setting, conducts and/or evaluates anesthesia evaluations of patients; consults with anesthesiologists and/or surgeons.
In line with KPs policies and procedures and the departmental policy, examines patient charts, taking into account permits, pre-operative drugs, lab results, and any other noteworthy differences, such as hearing aids, dentures, contact lenses, or other prosthesis.
evaluates patients to spot any obvious airway control issues, etc. makes certain that all pre-anesthesia evaluations are meticulously documented in accordance with the rules and guidelines.
Explains testing, procedures, and disease processes to patients and their families as necessary; informs patients of the principal anesthetic risks as asked; and records that patients have been informed of the risks.
Creates a care plan for the patients they have been given, discusses it with the supervising doctor and gets his or her approval, then implements the anesthesia plan. They start the IV solution, administer the chosen anesthetic, keeping in mind the patient’s safety, the need for the surgery, potential post-operative complications, and the patient’s medical history. and manages the patient in accordance with departmental policy after evaluating them.
participates in a patient safety-focused interface with post-anesthesia care unit staff as patients are transported from the surgical suite.
Monitors the patient’s vital signs, such as blood pressure, and keeps an eye out for any notable bodily changes. She also alerts the anesthesiologist and/or surgeon to the patient’s status and, as needed, performs infant resuscitation.
mixes solutions, such as pentothal, succinylcholine, vasoactive medicines, etc., to the necessary concentrations.
maintains, in accordance with set criteria, a current, accurate, and thorough record of the procedures carried out and the state of the patient just before the administration of anesthesia.
performs tasks that are done outside of the operating room, such as placing arterial lines and intubations, in compliance with policies, standards, and a doctor’s order. records the specifics of the actions taken in the progress notes.
Regular position compensation reviews are done at Kaiser Permanente. Kaiser Permanente has the right to review and alter job descriptions at any time, as well as to convert positions with salaries to hourly compensation. Typically, affected employees are only notified of such changes before they are implemented.
- Graduate of an accredited registered nursing program. Graduate of an accredited school of anesthesia by date of hire. High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
- Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (California) required at hire
- Registered Nurse License (California) required at hire from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
- Advanced Cardiac Life Support required at hire
- Basic Life Support required at hire
- National Provider Identifier required at hire
- Demonstrated understanding of all regulatory requirements and legal consequences of anesthesia care.
- Proven ability to exercise professional prerogatives based on sound clinical judgment.
- Demonstrated track record of following the precautionary and preventive measures in giving patient care.
- Demonstrated ability to work in teams and have proven communication and listening skills.
- Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in interpersonal relations, customer service, adaptability and change management.
- Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.
- Must be eligible for Medicare/Medi-Cal enrollment. Medicare enrollment requires current certification by one of the following organizations: the Council on Certification of Nurse Anesthetists or the Council on Recertification of Nurse Anesthetists.
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