LV Nurse Anesthetist
St Lukes Hospital
Two Harbors , MN 55616
Posted 1 week ago
JOB SUMMARY The Nurse Anesthetist is responsible for providing anesthesia to and/or assessing/monitoring of the patient pre-, intra-, and post-procedure. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education:
Graduate of accredited registered nursing program and a graduate of AANA accredited program for Nurse Anesthetist. Experience: One (1) year experience in anesthesia care. Licensure/Certification/Registration:
Current license in Minnesota to practice as a Registered Nurse; must complete and pass a qualifying examination/certification as CRNA prior to date of hire. BLS Certification with a designation of either BLS Provider or Healthcare Provider from either the American Heart Association or American Red Cross or Military Training Network. ACLS and PALS certifications upon hire.
Nurse Anesthetists must obtain NRP certification within one (1) year of hire. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Education: N/A Experience:
N/A Licensure/Certification/Registration: N/A KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Knowledgeable in anesthesia machines; work well with Physicians, CRNAs, Surgery and PACU personnel and other Hospital departments. Ability to communicate orally and written.
Maintain good physical and mental health; maintain professional quality and appearance; punctuality. Assign work load to CRNAs; trouble shoot equipment problems; order equipment and supplies as needed; assist with policies/procedures, budget, etc.; attend meetings as necessary. Work with Physicians, CRNAs and PACU as needed; work with Patient Services, Director/Manager of Surgical Services and Chief of Medical Staff. # READING - Advanced:
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquires or complaints. WRITING - Intermediate:
Ability to write routine reports, correspondence, or procedures. SPEAKING - Intermediate:
Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one, small group situations or before groups of customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS - Intermediate Skills:
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals and to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw or interpret bar graphs to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
REASONING ABILITY - Intermediate Skills:
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
AGE SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES - Skilled at assessment and knowledgeable of growth and development. Provides appropriate care respective to the ages of the patients served per clinical environment. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND ENVIRONMENT PHYSICAL DEMANDS Ability to lift up to fifty (50) pounds # Stand
Frequently1/3 to 2/3(2.5 - 5.5 hours) Walk
Frequently1/3 to 2/3(2.5 - 5.5 hours) Sit
Frequently1/3 to 2/3(2.5 - 5.5 hours) Use hands to finger, handle, or feel
ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours) Reach with hands and arms
ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours) Stoop, squat, kneel, or#crouch
OccasionallyUnder 1/3(1-2.5 hours) Bending-repetitive forward
ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours) Talk or hear
ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours) LIFTING REQUIREMENTS Up to 10 pounds
ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours) Up to 25 pounds
ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours) Up to 35 pounds
Frequently 1/3 to 2/3 (2.5 - 5.5 hours) Up to 50 pounds
Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours) WORK ENVIRONMENT Occasional exposure to Laser Vision/Vision Screening. Depth perception (three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and spatial relationships). # Typical Noise Level
Moderate noise (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic)