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Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist - Clearlake, California
Location: Clearlake, California
Internal Number: 106069026
Adventist Health Clearlake (AHCL) is a 25-bed critical access in Clearlake, CA.
The anesthesia service is currently covered by 2 full-time CRNAs dedicated to AHCL and a pool of part-time CRNAs from other hospitals.
In addition, the service has an MD anesthesiologist 1-day per week.
The cases are routine ("bread and butter") and there is an OB service with ~180 deliveries per year.
There is minimal after-hours work. Contracted 1099 position.
We're looking for someone to join our team as a Certified RN Anesthetist who:
Provides anesthesia services to surgery and other patients, including administering anesthesia to patients. Maintains responsibility for patient safety during surgical procedures. Communicates clearly and effectively with surgeons and the surgical support team, as well as with patients and their families.
Evaluates the patient pre-operatively through interviews and examinations. Assesses patient data and selects appropriate anesthetics. Reviews medical history. Evaluates patients and determines proper methods of anesthesia.
Measures and monitors the level and speed at which anesthesia is administered. Administers anesthetics, in adherence with delineated clinical privileges, conditions or restrictions.
Monitors, interprets and evaluates intraoperative information derived from monitors for patients varying in age and physical status. Protects patient life functions and vital organs. Monitors patient's vital signs to ensure safety.
Performs medical non-surgical procedures, like IV insertion, intubation, hemodynamic and electrolyte balance and airway management in routine and acute medical situations. Attends to patient's needs before, during and after surgery. Oversees patient recovery from anesthesia.
Prepares drugs and maintains anesthesia equipment in safe, operating conditions.
Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
Qualifications - External
You'll be successful with the following qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree: Preferred
Experience in an acute care facility: Preferred
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) or Basic Life Support (BLS) certification: Required
Advanced cardiovascular life support (ACLS) certification: Preferred
Registered Nurse (RN) licensure in state of practice: Required
Adventist Health is committed to the safety and wellbeing of our associates and patients. Therefore, we require that all associates receive all required vaccinations, including, but not limited to, measles, mumps, flu (based on the seasonal availability of the flu vaccine typically during October-March each year), COVID-19 vaccine (required in CA and HI) or the option of COVID-19 vaccine or weekly testing (required in OR), etc., as a condition of employment, and annually thereafter. Medical and religious exemptions may apply.