Altru Health System Clinic
Grand Forks , ND 58202
Posted 7 days ago
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Job Summary The Anesthetist performs a complete preanesthetic assessment and appropriate care according to patient diagnosis and physician orders. This position formulates the plan of care around the patient#s response to the anesthetic.
The Anesthetist provides education and corrective action as needed for the patient. Essential Job Functions # Provides anesthesia care which is appropriate to the patient diagnosis, age and physician orders, following the CRNA Scope of Practice. Performs a thorough and complete preanesthetic assessment according to standard operating procedure. # Obtains informed consent for the planned anesthetic intervention from the patient or legal guardian and documents this on the patient record.
Provides education regarding anesthesia care and evaluates the patient#s response. Formulates, implements and adjusts the anesthesia plan of care to adapt to the patient#s response to the anesthetic, initiating corrective actions as required. Completes all documentation according to standard operating procedure.
Identifies high risk situations and takes appropriate action according to standard operating procedure. Performs pain assessment and takes appropriate action according to standard operating procedure. Performs other duties as assigned or needed to meet the needs of the department/organization.
Demonstrates understanding and follows infection control policies and procedures according to standard operating procedure. Maintains requirements for age specific competencies for the position and demonstrates the knowledge or principles of growth and developments and the skills necessary to provide patient/customer care/services. Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of and compliance with:
All pertinent safety, health and environmental policies, procedures and guidelines. Working safely, without causing harm or risk to self, others or property. The work environment safety procedures and prompt reporting of unsafe practices, procedures, accidents, injuries or other safety violations to the Leader.
The use of all safety equipment and personal protective equipment. # License, Certification # Registration Title Credentialing Body Timeframe When Needed Verified By # Registered Nurse North Dakota Board of Nursing (NDBON) or Compact State Agreement Prior to Start Date HR Primary Sources Advanced Practice Registered Nurse North Dakota Board of Nursing (NDBON) or Compact State Agreement Prior to Start Date HR Primary Sources Registered Nurse Anesthetist - Certified North Dakota Association of Nurse Anesthetists Prior to Start Date HR Primary Sources Basic Life Support (BLS) American Heart Assoc. or American Red Cross CPR for Prof.
Rescue Within 2 Months of Start Date Learning Management System Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) American Heart Assoc. or American Red Cross CPR for Prof.
Rescue Within 2 Months of Start Date Learning Management System Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) American Heart Assoc. or American Red Cross CPR for Prof.
Rescue Within 2 Months of Start Date Learning Management System # Education # Experience # Degree/Diploma Program of Study Required/Preferred # # Master#s Nursing Required # # Experience Required/Preferred # # A minimum of 1 year of related experience Preferred # Knowledge # Skills Title Required/Preferred # Ability to work with several different patient care units and level of care providers. Required