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CRNA Epidural Analgesia - Travis AFB (3688)

CRNA's | Fairfield, CA | Contract

Job Description
CRNA Epidural Analgesia - Travis AFB
Work Location: Fairfield, CA

Job Summary/Description
InGenesis seeks an RN with experience in labor epidurals. If you meet the qualifications outlined below and are interested in joining our expanding team, please apply!

Job Duties/Responsibilities/Functions (including but not limited to)
• Manage patient anesthesia experience, perform preoperative evaluations and preparations, administer monitored anesthesia care, regional and general anesthesia, monitor and manage patient reactions to anesthesia and surgery, manage fluid therapy, perform and manage invasive monitoring, and perform post-operative evaluations as privileged by the MTF Credentials Committee.
• Perform a pre-anesthetic assessment and evaluation of the patient. This includes obtaining an informed consent from the patient, requesting consultations and/or diagnostic studies and ordering pre-anesthetic medications.
• Develop and implement an anesthetic plan of care.
• Perform an assessment immediately prior to induction of anesthesia of the patient. This shall include a review of the medical record with regard to the completeness, pertinent laboratory data, time of administration and dosage of pre-anesthesia medication, together with an appraisal of any changes in the patient's condition from that noted on previous visits. This note shall include any previous anesthetic experiences and complications thereof noted in the medical record.
• Maintain the patient's physiologic homeostasis and corrects abnormal responses to the anesthesia and/or surgery.
• Collect and interpret patient physiological data by selecting, applying or inserting noninvasive monitoring modalities.
• Manage the patient's airway and pulmonary status.
• Manage the patient's emergence and recovery from anesthesia by maintaining homeostasis, providing relief from pain and anesthesia side effects and preventing and managing complications through selecting, obtaining, ordering and administrating medications, fluids or ventilator support.
• Record all pertinent events taking place during the introduction of, maintenance of and emergence from anesthesia, including the dosage and duration of all anesthetic agents, other drugs, intravenous fluids, and blood or blood components on all patients that have received anesthesia care.
• Record post-anesthetic visits, including at least one note describing the presence or absence of anesthesia-related complications of the procedure.
• Advise appropriate staff personnel of adverse reactions or situations necessitating assistance or further interventions; take appropriate actions as directed or required.
• Assist with the training of staff personnel and students/residents as needed in venipuncture, intravenous therapy, respiratory care, and anesthesia.
• Indicate responsibility for the contents and accuracy of all prepared reports/forms by affixing his/her own signature to the documents after validation.
• Attend and participate in professional staff conferences and other appropriate professional activities.
• Department quality improvement activities as assigned by the department chief may include, but not limited to:
o Occurrence screening checklist
o Patient care chart audit
o Special studies on quality of care within the Anesthesia Service
• Non-clinical duties will include, but is not limited to:
o Maintaining cleanliness of anesthesia work areas and equipment
o Rotation of stock and removal of supplies nearing expiration
o Reviewing and updating of departmental operating instructions
o Hospital committee representation
o Orientation of personnel

Minimum Qualifications
• Degree/Education: Graduate from an academic program, approved by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Programs (COA).
• Certifications in addition to Basic Life Support: Have and maintain certification as a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) by the National Board of Certification and Recertification of Nurse Anesthetists (NBCRNA); have and maintain current certification in ACLS, BLS, PALS, and NPR.
• Computer Skills Competency Test required- must be able to type 40WPM
• Experience: Have at least 12 months within the last 24 months providing epidural analgesia (labor epidurals). Have experience in the delivery of and monitoring of all types of anesthesia utilized in the delivery of obstetrical anesthesia (general endotracheal, subarachnoid block and epidural).
• Licensure/Registration: Current, full, active, and unrestricted license to practice as a registered nurse anesthetist.

About InGenesis
InGenesis is dedicated to placing people in positions that preserve life, improve lives and inspire others. This does not happen without passionate people, skilled colleagues who are motivated to create innovative solutions and deliver superior service to our clients. Founded in 1998, InGenesis manages thousands of employees, including pioneering healthcare, science, technology and pharma professionals. The workforce solutions company includes almost half of the Fortune 500 in its nearly 300 clients. It is recognized as one of the largest healthcare staffing firms, and InGenesis is the largest minority/women owned healthcare staffing firm in North America.

EEOC Statement
We support a diverse workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer who does not discriminate against employees and applicants for employment on the basis of race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or other classification protected by law.