Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, CRNA - PRN, Per Diem - McLean

McLean, Virginia
Apr 13, 2024
Sep 10, 2024
Job Summary:

To provide high quality anesthesia care in accordance with KP standards and applicable regulatory laws and under the supervision of an anesthesiologist.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Assist in performing and documenting a pre-anesthetic assessment and evaluation of the patient, including gathering data, requesting consultations and diagnostic studies; selecting, obtaining, ordering, and administering pre-anesthetic medications and fluids; initiating venous access and obtaining informed consent for anesthesia.

  • Develop a comprehensive anesthetic plan in conjunction with anesthesiologist.

  • Implement an anesthetic plan by selecting and administering the anesthetics, adjuvant and accessory drugs, and fluids necessary to manage the anesthetic.

  • Initiate the anesthetic technique which may include: general, regional, local, and sedation.

  • Select, apply, and insert appropriate non-invasive and invasive monitoring modalities for continuous evaluation of the patients physical status.

  • Manage patients airway, cardiac and pulmonary status using current practice modalities and guidelines.

  • Facilitate emergence and recovery from anesthesia by selecting, ordering and administering medications, fluids, and ventilatory support.

  • Implement appropriate post operative pain management.

  • Respond to emergency situations by providing airway management, administration of emergency fluids and drugs, and using basic or advanced cardiac life support techniques.

  • Perform patient assessment to ascertain appropriate recovery room placement.

  • Collaborate with the anesthesia team in developing and periodically reviewing protocols / procedures relevant to department functioning.

  • Participate in monitoring quality of care according to professional standards and established criteria.

  • Performs other related duties as directed and as appropriate to scope of practice.

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