Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Internal Number: 22009394
Masters prepared specialty anesthesiologist assistant working under the direction of a licensed anesthesiologist. Administers anesthesia protocols to patients and follows-up on after care. The supervising Anesthesiologist shall, at all times, be responsible for the activities of the Anesthesiologist Assistant.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE
Administers anesthesia under the medical direction of an anesthesiologist. Administers the prescribed anesthetic with particular care to the cardiovascular, respiratory and metabolic health of the patient. Utilizes advanced treatment modalities to effect section 1.1 responsibilities , including but not limited to, advanced airway interventions and intubation of the trachea; starting and adjusting doses of vasoactive infusions; administering vasoactive and anesthetic drugs; administering blood; and any other treatment modalities which are prescribed by the supervising anesthesiologist.
Consults with supervising anesthesiologist for the induction of anesthesia, for extubation of the trachea, unexpected or adverse perioperative events or at any time the prescribed anesthetic deviates significantly from its expected course.
Establishes a comprehensive patient database (by chart/medical record review and patient examination and interview) to assist in anesthetic planning. Orders appropriate pre-op evaluations and pre-medications after consultation with the anesthesiologist, who is then responsible for these orders. Develops a patient focused culture that promotes the BEST Patient Care.
Initiates multi-parameter monitoring prior to anesthesia or in other acute care settings. Modalities include, but are not limited to, ASA Standard Monitors, arterial and venous catheters. Accurately manipulates and interprets data from central venous, pulmonary artery and intracranial catheters and other monitors or devices that are indicated.
Assists in the post-operative management of patients. Manages post-op ventilator support and acute pain management in conjunction with existing protocols or the attending anesthesiologist.
KEY SUCCESS FACTORS
Our competitive benefits package includes the following
Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
PTO accrual beginning Day 1
Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level
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