LOCATION : Moses Cone Hospital, MHC-Anesthesiology
CITY : Greensboro
JOB DETAILS :
Exempt: Yes | FTE: 1.000000 (40 hours/week) | Schedule: varies | On Call: YES
JOB SUMMARY :
Administer anesthesia services to patients of all ages and physical conditions for a variety of surgical
and medically related procedures.
Required - Graduate from School of Nursing and School of Nurse Anesthesia
Required - Graduation from School of Nurse Anesthesia
Required - Current North Carolina Registered Nurse (RN) licensure, Recognition as an Advanced Practice RN
by the NC Board of Nursing.
Certification/Recertification as a Registered Nurse Anesthetist by the National Board of Certification
& Recertification for Nurse Anesthetists (NCBRNA). ADDITIONAL INFORMTATION ON PREFERRED LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRY/LISTING-REQUIRED:
AHA Health Care Provider BLS (CPR)
PALs or NPR per campus recommendation
MAJOR WORK ACTIVITIES:
Completes a pre-anesthetic assessment and formulates anesthesia management
plan. Consistently completes a pre-anesthetic assessment. Collects, reviews, and
evaluates all data pertinent to the patient's medical and surgical history, with
consideration of the planned procedure. Thoroughly documents the assessment data
and anesthetic plan. Collaborates with the care team to formulate an anesthetic plan.
Ensures completion of the Patient Safety Checklist by initiating the complete items.
Weight 20 %
Completes all required documentation. Consistently completes all required
documentation; the Surgical Safety Checklist, the pre-operative assessment, the
intra-operative anesthetic record, and the transfer-of-care note. Accurately completes
anesthesia charges. Consistently labels medication in accordance with accepted
standards. Accurately accounts for controlled substances. Independently completes
incident reporting in the computerized Safety Portal .
Weight 15 %
Demonstrates personal accountability and effective conflict resolution/negotiation
skills. Demonstrates appropriate use of universal precautions and use of personal
protective equipment. Maintains safe environment and responds appropriately to
emergencies and safety hazards. Promotes positive, supportive, and professional
work environment free of disruptive behavior. Practices, in all professional
relationships, with compassion and respect for the inherent dignity, worth and
uniqueness of every individual. Follows Chain of Command for assistance with issues
related to unresolved/problem-solving and/or conflict resolution. Provides, seeks and
receives constructive feedback. Provides peer to peer feedback and seeks mediation
as necessary. Facilitates building and preserving collaborative and respectful
Weight 10 %
Demonstrates use of all supplies and equipment. Anesthetic supplies and equipment
are always inspected and prepared with patient safety as a priority. Consistently
anticipates and utilizes the appropriate equipment and supplies for individual patient
needs. Demonstrates knowledge of the location, use, handling, cleaning, and
maintenance of all equipment and supplies. Rarely needs help with technical aspects
Weight 15 %
Implements and evaluates anesthetic plan. Prepares and administers medications
and fluids in accordance with accepted standards of safe practice. Maintains constant
vigilance with ongoing assessment of airway, depth of anesthesia, fluids status, and
physiologic response to anesthesia. Communicates any change in patient status
appropriately with the care team. Organizes and prioritizes actions efficiently and
effectively. Accurately reports essential information upon transfer of care.
Weight 30 %
Maintains knowledge base for population served. Proactively enhances knowledge
base for the anesthetic care of all patient populations served. Maintains certification
Weight 10 %
PATIENT POPULATION SERVED
Cone Health serves the following patient populations:
Neonate ( Pediatric (1 month to Adolescent (13 years to Adult (18 years to Geriatric (66 + years)
Respirator Fit Testing -Yes
Hear and differentiate low volume sounds in order to make judgments regarding actions needed
Hear alarm bells, verbal conversations, telephone voices and normal volume sounds
Close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less)
Depth perception (three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and spatial relationships)
Color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors)
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
* Annual flu shot
* Annual TB test (if applicable to your job location)
* Annual HLCs (Healthstream, formerly CBL)-Safety at Work and Corporate Compliance
* Maintain licensure/certification/registry/listing (if applicable to your job)
Cone Health is an equal opportunity employer. If you require assistance with our online job submission process, please contact our team at 866-266-3767 to request an accommodation.
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JOB DESCRIPTION ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
I have seen and reviewed the job description in its completed form and understand that I will be required to
perform all functions listed if hired for this position. I recognize that, if hired, it is my responsibility to notify
my manager as soon as possible if I am unable to perform any of the functions of my position for any
This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job.