Under the supervision of an anesthesiologist, the Nurse Anesthetist (NA) will perform safe anesthesia care, consisting of the following: pre-operative assessment, writing of appropriate pre-op orders as specified by approved standard procedure, administration of all types of anesthetic and techniques, patient monitoring intra-operatively, provides for intra-op course and emergence and assists as necessary in post-operative care.
Valid California RN and CRNA license. Graduated from an accredited Master's program for anesthesia. Ability to perform thorough pre, intra-, and post-operative assessments, formulate safe anesthesia care plan. Demonstrates safe airway management and interpretation of physiological monitoring. Ability to interpret physiological data (ECG, BP, vital signs, PCWP, SVR) and adjust intervention to optimize patient safety. Working of current anesthesia techniques and drugs (MAC, general and regional) for care of critically ill, trauma, neurological, vascular and pediatric patients. Interpersonal skill to function as a team member to relate professionally and diplomatically with patient surgeons, anesthesiologists, and CRNA's. Knowledge of current clinical and theoretical education and research techniques as evidenced by experience, academic credential degree, and license.