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This position reports jointly to the Clinical Lead CRNA and the Division Chief of Nurse Anesthesia (Chief CRNA). Primary responsibilities are (a) the administration of intravenous, inhalation and other anesthetics to patients in an operating room and (b) observing the physiological condition of patients while under anesthesia. In conjunction with these primary responsibilities (a) evaluates each assigned patientA?s physical state and plans the course of anesthesia, (b) obtains, assembles, operates, and/ or monitors anesthesia equipment and (c) ensures that all necessary supplies, drugs and anesthetic agents are available. Pre:anesthesia Assessment and Case Preparation:Perform and documents timely pre:anesthesia assessments: Review of medical history (including anesthesia, drug and allergy history);Focus physical examination (heart, lungs, airway, ASA classification);Plan for anesthesia careObtains anesthesia informed consentCollaborates and consults with attending anesthesiologist prior to start of case on plan for anesthesia care (general, regional, combined, local, and sedation techniques) when applicableAnticipates key procedures and assures an anesthesia environment (e.g., supplies and equipment including anesthesia machine check, fluid warmers, blood, any A?specialA? ) necessary to carry out anesthetic planOrders and administers pre:anesthetic medications and fluidsIntra:Op Assessment: Selects, applies and inserts non:invasive and invasive monitoring devicesSelects and administers anesthesia, sedation, adjuncts and accessory drugs and fluidsManages patient airway and pulmonary statusDemonstrates understanding of relevant clinical issues, recognizing priorities in clinical situations; aware of own limits; appropriate use of tests and proceduresMaintains effective communication with team (i.e., intraoperative personnel and attending Anesthesiologist) including briefing and debriefing discussionsFacilitates emergences and recovery from anesthesia and transport to recovery area, providing thorough report to receiving unit in a timely mannerPost:anesthesia Evaluation and Management: Implements acute and chronic pain managementPerforms and documents timely post:anesthesia evaluation and discharges patient from recovery area when appropriateProvides a complete report of patientA?s anesthetic course and any pertinent information necessary to accurately transfer care of the patientFacilitate room turnover in a timely fashion (room, medicine and equipment prep, pre:op assessment) Service StandardsProvides Medical service according to the JHM Service Standards to include: Patient Relations Self:ManagementTeamworkCommunications Ownership/ AccountabilityContinuous Performance Improvement


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