Graduate Registered Nurse Anesthetist (GRNA), Riverside (Full Time)

Location
Riverside, California
Posted
May 01, 2024
Closes
Aug 17, 2024
Ref
63861720000
Specialty
Nurse
Job Summary:

Under the medical supervision of a physician Anesthesiologist, administers general and regional anesthesia for all types of surgical, obstetrical and other procedures that require anesthesia services, to patients of various age groups including: neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric in accordance with hospital and departmental standards of care. Such intervention may include, but not be limited to: airway management; maintenance of fluid balance; homeostasis; monitoring; response to emergencies related to airway management and cardiopulmonary resuscitation; and management of patients on ventilators.

Essential Responsibilities:


  • Administers anesthesia to all age groups.

  • Upholds Kaiser Permanentes Policies and Procedures, Principles of Responsibilities and applicable state, federal and local laws.

  • Complies with organizational rules, policies and procedures (i.e. TJC, Title 22, Regional and Department requirements).

  • Evaluates patients pre-operatively by interviewing and examining patient.

  • Reviews chart for relevant information.

  • In collaboration with MD selects anesthetic for patient based on pre-operative examination.

  • Demonstrates an understanding of the cognitive, physical, emotional and chronological maturation process in delivery of services to patients of each age group served: neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric.

  • Selects anesthetic for patient based on pre-operative examination.

  • Evaluates patients response to pre-medication.

  • Communicates with surgeon and physician anesthesiologist regarding special concerns of patient.

  • Checks anesthesia equipment daily and between cases to assure safe operating condition.

  • Prepares drugs for administration.

  • Administers anesthesia in accordance with delineated clinical privileges and any conditions or restrictions imposed thereof.

  • Monitors the patient intraoperatively.

  • Evaluates operative and post-operative condition of patient and takes necessary action to maintain stability.

  • Evaluates the patients postoperatively (within 24 hours).

  • Maintains an accurate accounting of controlled substances in accordance with departmental guidelines.

  • Maintains equipment and supplies as outlined in department policies and procedures.

  • Complies with organizational rules, policies and procedures (i.e. TJC, CAC Title 22, Regional and Department requirements).

  • Establishes and maintains courteous and cooperative relations when interacting with public, patients, staff and other personnel.

  • May perform other duties within scope of licensure/certification as required.

  • Note: Must be able to work within an Anesthesia team model, work with MDAs, CRNAs and Anesthesia TECHs.

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