Wesley Long Hospital, AnesthesiologyCITY:
FTE: 1.0 (40 hours/week)
Schedule: Rotating, 8hr & 12hr shifts, includes weekends and nights, frequent blocks of 6 days off (which includes weekend)
On Call: yes, infrequent (Backup call 1-2 weekends annually)JOB SUMMARY:
Administer anesthesia services to patients of all ages (mostly adult) and physical conditions for a variety of surgical and medically related procedures.
Wesley Long is a community hospital with 175 beds; 11 state-of-the-art operating rooms
Focus includes orthopedic, general surgery, bariatrics, robotics, urology, endocrinology, IR, rare pediatrics. EDUCATION:
Required - Graduate from School of Nursing and School of Nurse AnesthesiaEXPERIENCE:
Required - Graduation from School of Nurse AnesthesiaLICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRY/LISTING:
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).
AHA Health Care Provider BLS (CPR)
PALs or NRP per campus recommendation
If driving Cone Health vehicle, must have 5 years of driving experience and MVR must be approved by Risk Management.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
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.
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.
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 relationships.
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 of equipment.
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.
Maintains knowledge base for population served. Proactively enhances knowledge base for the anesthetic care of all patient populations served. Maintains certification as appropriate. CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
* Maintain licensure/certification/registry/listing
* Annual mandatory requirements (e.g., flu shot, education, employee health)
If you require assistance with our online job submission process, please contact:
Danielle LaMorte, MD
Cone Health Physician Recruitment Consultant
Cone Health is an equal opportunity employer.