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Internal APP Agency - Anesthesia

Kennestone Hospital • Marietta, Georgia • Shift • Part Time • JR-7298

Overview

The Internal APP Agency - Anesthesia is a proactive member of an interdisciplinary team of licensed and unlicensed care givers who ensure that patients, families and significant others receive individualized high quality, safe patient care. It is expected that all RN Clinical Nurses – are licensed, knowledgeable and uphold the practice of nursing as outlined by the Georgia Professional Nurse Practice Act and implements the Scope of Practice and Code of Ethics Standards put forth by the American Nurses Association.

  • Part Time
  • Shift
  • 6+ years of experience

Success Profile

Find out what it takes to succeed as a Internal APP Agency - Anesthesia:

  • Collaborative
  • Time Efficient
  • Organized
  • Critical Thinker
  • Attention to Detail
  • Compassionate

Benefits that Reflect Your Contributions

  • Your Pay

    A compensation program designed for fair and equitable pay.

  • Your Future

    Secure your future with plans that also include an employer match. Plans and guidance for the future.

  • Your Wellness

    Traditional healthcare benefits combined with progressive wellness programs to help you be your best self!.

  • Your Joy

    Special and unique benefits and programs ensuring a balanced life and a workplace culture built on trust.

Job Details

Facility: Kennestone Hospital

Job Summary:


AA: Nationally certified and licensed healthcare professional who provides anesthetic care under the supervision of an Anesthesiologist. Anesthetic care may be delivered in a variety of settings including but not limited to hospitals, ambulatory surgical centers, endoscopy and other procedural areas, and pain treatment centers.

CRNA: Registered nurse and nationally certified licensed healthcare provider who provides anesthetic care in a variety of healthcare settings in collaboration or under the supervision of an Anesthsiologist according to an established protocol agreement. Care may be provided in a variety of settings including but not limited to hospital, ambulatory surgical centers, endoscopy and other procedural areas and pain treatment centers.

The CRNA and AA will support the mission, vision, values and goals of the WellStar Health System by focusing on clinical excellence through the provision of quality, consistent, patient-centered care.

Core Responsibilities and Essential Functions:


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Clinical Functions

a.Under the supervision of or in collaboration with an Anesthesiologist the practitioner will administer anesthetics to render patients insensible to pain during surgical, obstetrical and other medical procedures. b.Provider agrees to cooperate with, participate in, and comply with, the quality assurance, risk management and peer review programs, grievance procedures and utilization control mechanisms implemented by the Medical Group and its Affiliates.

Job duties may include but are not limited to the following: a.Administer general anesthetics to render patients insensible to pain during surgical, obstetrical and other medical procedures. b.May initiate advanced life saving techniques as outlined by Anesthesiologist, or by protocol, as indicated by clinical scenario. c.Establishes multi-parameter monitoring of patients prior to, during and after anesthesia or in other cute care situations. This includes ECG, direct arterial pressure, central venous pressure, arterial blood gas determinations, and hematocrit, in addition to the routine measurement of temperature, respiration, blood pressure and heart rate. Also, other monitoring, as may be developed for anesthesia and intensive care will be incorporated. d.Manages “pre” and “post” anesthetic care, including ventilatory support of patients as assigned by Anesthesiologist. e.Manages ventilators and other respiratory care parameters as directed by anesthesiologist or by protocol. f.Assist in research projects as carried out by an anesthesiologist. g.Instructs others in the principles and practices of anesthesia, respiratory care parameters, as directed by Anesthesiologist or by protocol. h.Determine, set up and prepare necessary drugs, supplies and equipment for the administration of anesthetics; assemble gas machine and test to insure proper functioning; ensure availability of proper type blood for emergency use. i.Study patient records to determine probable effects of anesthetic on patient; monitor vital signs during course of procedure; take necessary action to ensure a near normal physiological status of the patient. j.Prepare patients for anesthesia to include explaining procedures and positioning patient on operating room table; record condition of patient and type of anesthetic used on patient's chart. k.Assist in moving patient from operating room to recovery area; check patient periodically and take remedial measures to alleviate unfavorable post anesthesia effects as required. Supervise and instruct student nurse anesthetists in the administration of general anesthetics; assist in evaluating clinical performance and progress; instruct residents, interns and allied health students in the procedures and techniques of anesthesiology. l.Disassemble equipment and clean work area; report necessary equipment repairs and adjustments to proper personnel. m.Maintain records of each anesthetic administered and prepare periodic reports related to activities. Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein. n. Inter-facility Travel required within Wellstar Service Area

Required Minimum Education:


Master's Degree • AA- Successful completion of an Anesthesiologist Assistant educational program accredited by the Commission for the Accreditation of Allied Health Educational Programs Required or
Master's Degree • CRNA Successful completion of nurse anesthesia approved by the Council on Accreditation of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) Required

Required Minimum License(s) and Certification(s):


Cert Anesthesiologists Assist 1.00 Required
Cert Reg Nurse Anesthetist 1.00 Required
Basic Life Support 2.00 Required
BLS - Instructor 2.00 Required
BLS - Provisional 2.00 Required
Advanced Cardiac Life Support 3.00 Required
ACLS - Instructor 3.00 Required
ACLS - Provisional 3.00 Required

Additional Licenses and Certifications:

Required Minimum Experience:


Minimum 1 year Anesthetist expereince Required
Minimum 2 years practice experience Preferred

Required Minimum Skills:


Demonstrated leadership skills and knowledge.
• Strong interpersonal skills with ability to work collaboratively in multi-specialty medical groups.
• Excellent communication skills – verbal, written, listening, and presentation along with the confidence to favorably represent the organization in both formal and informal settings.
• A firm commitment to delivering high quality healthcare services with an unparalleled commitment to customer service as a necessary component for success.
• The ability to operate within an organizational culture which embraces compassion, accountability, respect and excellence to support achieving the goals of the organization.

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