A qualified Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist shall be involved in the administration of anesthesia and related services in the Operating Room and Non-Operating Room setting. Incumbent would work in a team care model of practice to provide care for patients undergoing a variety of surgical procedures. Duties include but are not limited to: Performing anesthetic history and physical assessment of patients and documenting in CPRS and/or the Preanesthetic Evaluation and Anesthetic record. Developing and implementing an anesthetic plan in discussion with an anesthesiologist and documenting in the CPRS patient file and on the Preanesthetic evaluation and Anesthetic record. Initiating the anesthetic technique which may include general, regional, local and sedation. Provide direct professional observation and resuscitation until the patient has regained control of his/her functions. Performing the postoperative evaluation and physical assessment of postoperative patients and documenting in CPRS and Anesthetic Record. Performs other duties as assigned. Work Schedule: Required to work nights, weekends, holidays and on-call to meet the needs of the Service. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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