LOCATION : Moses Cone Hospital -Anesthesiology
CITY : Greensboro
Exempt: Yes | FTE: 1.000000 (40 hours/week) | Schedule: varies | On Call: YES
Administer anesthesia services topatients of all ages and physical conditions for a variety of surgical and medically related procedures.
Required - Graduate from Schoolof Nursing and School of Nurse Anesthesia
Required - Graduation from Schoolof Nurse Anesthesia
Required -Current North CarolinaRegistered Nurse (RN) licensure, Recognition as an Advanced Practice RN by theNC Board of Nursing.
Certification/Recertification as a Registered Nurse Anesthetist by the NationalBoard of Certification
& Recertification for Nurse Anesthetists (NCBRNA).
AHA Health Care Provider BLS (CPR)
PALs or NPR per campus recommendation
Completes a pre-anestheticassessment and formulates anesthesia management plan. Consistently completes apre-anesthetic assessment. Collects, reviews, and evaluates all data pertinentto the patient's medical and surgical history, with consideration of theplanned procedure. Thoroughly documents the assessment data and anestheticplan. Collaborates with the care team to formulate an anesthetic plan. Ensurescompletion of the Patient Safety Checklist by initiating the complete items.
Weight 15 %
Completes all requireddocumentation. Consistently completes all required documentation; the SurgicalSafety Checklist, the pre-operative assessment, the intra-operative anestheticrecord, 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 incidentreporting in the computerized Safety Portal .
Weight 10 %
Demonstrates personalaccountability and effective conflict resolution/negotiation skills.Demonstrates appropriate use of universal precautions and use of personal protectiveequipment. Maintains safe environment and responds appropriately to emergenciesand safety hazards. Promotes positive, supportive, and professional work environmentfree of disruptive behavior. Practices, in all professional relationships, withcompassion and respect for the inherent dignity, worth and uniqueness of everyindividual. Follows Chain of Command for assistance with issues related tounresolved/problem-solving and/or conflict resolution. Provides, seeks and receivesconstructive feedback. Provides peer to peer feedback and seeks mediation asnecessary. Facilitates building and preserving collaborative and respectful relationships.
Weight 15 %
Demonstrates use of all suppliesand equipment. Anesthetic supplies and equipment are always inspected andprepared with patient safety as a priority. Consistently anticipates andutilizes the appropriate equipment and supplies for individual patient needs.Demonstrates knowledge of the location, use, handling, cleaning, and maintenance of all equipment andsupplies. Rarely needs help with technical aspects of equipment.
Weight 30 %
Implements and evaluatesanesthetic plan. Prepares and administers medications and fluids in accordancewith accepted standards of safe practice. Maintains constant vigilance withongoing assessment of airway, depth of anesthesia, fluids status, and physiologicresponse to anesthesia. Communicates any change in patient status appropriately with the care team.Organizes and prioritizes actions efficiently and effectively. Accuratelyreports essential information upon transfer of care.
Weight 10 %
Maintains knowledge base forpopulation served. Proactively enhances knowledge base for the anesthetic careof all patient populations served. Maintains certification as appropriate.
Respirator Fit Testing - Yes
• Hear and differentiate low volume sounds in order to makejudgments regarding actions needed
• Hear alarm bells, verbal conversations, telephone voices andnormal volume sounds
• Close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less)
• Depth perception (three-dimensional vision, ability to judgedistances and spatial relationships)
• Color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors)
I willcreate and engage in conversations of possibility.
o Iwill be open to innovation and creativity.
o Iwill listen to understand.
o Iwill bring ideas for solutions and be open to alternative ideas.
o Iwill be open to constructive feedback.
o Iwill not engage or listen to negativity or gossip.
o Iwill be positive when speaking about Cone Health, my department, and my coworkers.
o Iwill be approachable.
o Iwill focus on behaviors, not the person, during conflict.
I willhonor my word.
o Iwill do what I say when I say I will.
o Iwill "clean it up" when I can't keep my word.
o Iwill honor my work agreement.
o Iwill be "on the court" instead of "in the stands."
o Iwill follow up in a timely manner on commitments and requests.
o I willapologize when someone experiences less than excellent service.
o Iwill take responsibility for my actions, decisions and performance.
o Iwill protect patient safety (best practices: ex - hand hygiene).
I willassume the best of intentions and embrace differences.
o Iwill collaborate and seek other people's input.
o Iwill demonstrate courtesy, compassion, and respect with my tone of voice andbody language.
o Iwill speak positively about Cone Health - managing up coworkers, physicians,departments, patients and visitors.
o Iwill ask the person directly involved when I don't know.
o Iwill include diverse skills, abilities, strengths, and backgrounds to createbetter outcomes.
o Iwill care for myself while also respecting others.
I willown it, solve it, and celebrate it!
o Iwill offer solutions when problems are identified.
o Iwill share my input for decisions by participatingin forums such as shared governance, town halls, employee engagement survey, brownbag discussions, employee councils, staff meetings, or directly with mymanager.
o Iwill take charge and do the right thing at the right time.
o Iwill make decisions keeping a balance of service, quality, and cost in mind.
o Iwill demonstrate Cone Health values.
o Iwill seek opportunities to celebrate and have fun.
o Iwill recognize good work.
JOB DESCRIPTION ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
I haveseen and reviewed the job description in its completed form and understand thatI 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 assoon as possible if I am unable to perform any of the functions of my positionfor any reason. This job description is not intended to be an exhaustivelist of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with thejob.
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