Chenega Corporation Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) in Fort Hood, Texas

AMERICAN HOSPITAL SERVICES GROUP

Company Job Title:

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)

Clearance:

NACI / Background

Location:

Fort Hood, Killeen TX

Reports To:

Program Manager

FLSA Status:

Exempt, Full Time, Regular

Prepared Date:

09-10-2015

Approved Date:

09-10-2015

Summary: This is a personal services contract for a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) . The majority of contract CRNA duties will be performed in the area of obstetrical anesthesia; to include, but not limited to epidural anesthesia for elective, non-elective, and emergency obstetrical procedures. The remaining hours of service shall be performed as necessary to provide anesthesia services in the operating room and other areas of the hospitalThe provider may be required to interface with other network personnel. Each CRNA will follow all MTF policies, procedures and those of the Joint Commission, OSHA and all state and federal regulations including those that regulate the healthcare industry and the Radiology profession.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:(Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position):

  • Epidural and Axillary Block, and other regional anesthesia, and general anesthetics; monitoring patient reactions to anesthesia and surgery, managing fluid therapy, and performing post-operative evaluations.

  • Advising anesthesiologist or attending physician of adverse reactions necessitating non-delegated medical decisions;takes appropriate actions as directed or required.

  • Maintain all required records.

  • Use the composite health care system for keeping records, ordering of ancillary procedures, ordering of medications, entering orders, and performing other required patient record functions.

  • Adhere to the Centers for Disease Control guidelines concerning universal precautions and the MTF infection control program at all times while providing services under this contract.

  • Ensure cleanliness and maintenance of anesthesia equipment.

  • Indicate responsibility for the contents and correctness of all prepared reports/forms by affixing his/her own signature to the documents and validating their contents.

  • Attend professional staff conferences/meetings and other appropriate professional activities as requested by the Chief, Anesthesia Services. Meetings will be held during scheduled work hours.

  • Serve as a resource person and assist with the training of other staff personnel, act as clinical adjunctive faculty for student nurse anesthetists in their clinical phase, to include phase II anesthesia students, in vein puncture and intravenous therapy, respiratory care, and anesthesia.

  • Prepare service reports and collect data.

  • Participate in government Quality Assessment and Improvement Activities

  • Participate in special studies on quality of care within the Anesthesia Service

Non-Essential Duties:

· Other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities:

· NONE

Minimum Qualifications:(To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

  • Be a graduate of a National League of Nursing accredited school of nursing.

  • Be a graduate of an approved anesthesia program accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthetists.

  • Have and maintain certification by the Council on Certification of Nurse Anesthetist.

  • Possess and maintain current certification in basic cardiac life support (BCLS). BCLS certification must be obtained through an American Heart Association approved training program.

  • Have and maintain a valid, unencumbered state license, with no limitations, stipulations, or pending adverse action, in any state in the United States, District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, or the U.S. Virgin Islands.

  • Have experience in the delivery of and monitoring of all types of anesthesia utilized in the delivery of obstetrical and surgical anesthesia (general endotracheal, subarachnoid block and epidural, and IV regional techniques).

  • Have current experience (a minimum of 3 months or more in the past 12 months) providing epidural anesthesia (labor epidurals).

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Epidural and IV Anesthesia skills

  • Endotracheal and subarachnoid block

  • Assurance of maintenance of continuing education for certifying and credential requirements

  • Obstetrical and Surgical knowledge of Anesthesia

  • The ability to maintain all licenses

  • Computer skills and Customer Service Skills

Diversity:

· Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Educates others on the value of diversity; Promotes a harassment-free environment; Builds a diverse workforce.

Ethics:

· Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.

Physical Demands:

· The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

· While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment :

· The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

· The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.

· During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Native preference under PL 93-638.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

Minimum Qualifications:(To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

  • Be a graduate of a National League of Nursing accredited school of nursing.

  • Be a graduate of an approved anesthesia program accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthetists.

  • Have and maintain certification by the Council on Certification of Nurse Anesthetist.

  • Possess and maintain current certification in basic cardiac life support (BCLS). BCLS certification must be obtained through an American Heart Association approved training program.

  • Have and maintain a valid, unencumbered state license, with no limitations, stipulations, or pending adverse action, in any state in the United States, District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, or the U.S. Virgin Islands.

  • Have experience in the delivery of and monitoring of all types of anesthesia utilized in the delivery of obstetrical and surgical anesthesia (general endotracheal, subarachnoid block and epidural, and IV regional techniques).

  • Have current experience (a minimum of 3 months or more in the past 12 months) providing epidural anesthesia (labor epidurals).

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Epidural and IV Anesthesia skills

  • Endotracheal and subarachnoid block

  • Assurance of maintenance of continuing education for certifying and credential requirements

  • Obstetrical and Surgical knowledge of Anesthesia

  • The ability to maintain all licenses

  • Computer skills and Customer Service Skills

Job: Medical Services

Organization: American Hospital Services Group (AHSG)

Title: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)

Location: Texas-Fort Hood

Requisition ID: 1700001985