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Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist

Company: Acuity Eye Group/ Retina Institute of California
Location: Lancaster
Posted on: November 17, 2022

Job Description:

At Acuity Eye Group, our vision is to create the largest network of vertically integrated ophthalmic service clinics in the US, physician-owned and professionally managed. We are committed to helping retina specialists, ophthalmologists, and optometrists realize their full potential while providing best-in-class patient care to those in need. Per Diem - Full-time or Part-time Flexible schedule 8 hours a day NO Weekends, Holidays, or Calls - Only Monday to Friday The Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) The Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) manages all aspects of perioperative care, including pre-operative assessment, initiation and maintenance of general anesthesia and sedation, airway management, emergence, and post-anesthesia care. Responsible for preparing and administering anesthetic agents to surgical patients and to reversibly depress bodily functions or otherwise desensitize a patient to permit the performance of medical or surgical procedures. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily, with or without accommodation. The requirements listed below represent, but are not all-inclusive, the required knowledge, skill, and/or ability. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions. Prepares and administers anesthetic agents to patient to desensitize them to permit the performance of medical or surgical procedures. Performs pre-anesthesia evaluation of the patient to ascertain physiological and psychological factors which influence the selection of the anesthetic agent and the formulation of the plan of anesthetic management. Monitors the patient in the operating room to maintain the patients in a homeostatic condition and to assure that unnecessary injuries are not inflicted on the patient. Records anesthetic information on the anesthesia chart to provide a permanent record necessary for the care of the patient, to provide material for teaching, for study, and to establish a medical-legal record. Maintains an appropriate professional appearance and demeanor in accordance with Company policies. Actively share ideas in a constructive and positive manner by listening to and objectively considering ideas and suggestions from others. Keep commitments and keep direct supervisor informed of work progress, timetables, and issues. Advocate and assist in maintaining a clean, neat, and cheerful environment where our patients feel comfortable. Maintain strict compliance with State, Federal and other regulations (e.g., OSHA, WC, HIPAA, ADA, FEHA, DOL, HR policies and practices). Other duties as assigned by management. QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES: REQUIRED: Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesia degree from an accredited California Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) program. Experience in an Ambulatory Surgery Center setting. DESIRABLE: Experience in the Ophthalmology Industry with multiple Surgery Center locations. Experience in training of staff. Experience with Regulatory and Accreditation Surveys (AAAHC Accreditation). CERTIFICATES/LICENSES/REGISTRATIONS: Certification as a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist approved and accepted by the State of California Board of Registered Nursing. Valid BLS card (American Heart Association) Valid ACLS card (American Heart Association) KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES/TALENTS: Team player and contributor coupled with excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills. Demonstrates empathy to provide the best patient care. Ability to create and deliver training plans for consistency in the regions. Skills required include use of knowledge of WORD, EXCEL and use of standard office equipment. Ability to respond to common inquiries from customers, staff, vendors, or other members of the business community. Ability to drawvalid conclusions, apply sound judgment in making decisions, and to make decisions under pressure. Ability to interpret and apply policies and procedures. Must address others professionally and respectfully by actions, words and deeds. Detail oriented, organized, process focused, problem solver, self motivated proactive, customer service focused. Displays independent judgment by willingness to make timely and accurate decisions based on available information that is sometimes vague or limited in nature. Ability to multitask effectively and work in a fast paced and sometimes ambiguous environment, without compromising quality of work. Ability to prioritize tasks and projects with limited direction, while understanding and contributing to the success of the assigned region(s). Employment Type: Full Time Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: Acuity Eye Group/ Retina Institute of California, Lancaster , Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, Healthcare , Lancaster, California

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