Date Posted
5/15/2019

City
Atlanta

State
GA

Job Type
Contract Full-Time

 
Job Description
Administers general anesthesia and sedation to all types of patients and for all types of procedures at the discretion of the Chief of Anesthesiology. Responsible for pre-anesthetic evaluation, anesthetic management and post anesthetic evaluation of surgical patients and other special procedures. Performs airway and pain management. Operates all equipment involved in anesthesia.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
  • Evaluates patient's physical status and surgical needs.
  • Administers general anesthesia and sedation to patients.
  • Assesses patient's response to agents/drugs administered.
  • Manages airway using standard techniques.
  • Communicates with medical staff on the progress of the anesthetic and maintains a current record of procedures performed on patient.
  • Intervenes to support patient's vital signs.
  • Prepares equipment and drugs according to patient's physical status and surgical needs.
  • Transports patients to the operating room and the Post Anesthesia Recovery Unit or ICU giving a complete and accurate report.
OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS:
  • Participates in department education process and self-directed continuing education.
  • Maintain current proficiency with all Point of Care instruments used in the Operating Room.
  • Assist the department with all initiatives related to maintaining regulatory compliance with all Regulatory agencies.

CERTIFIED REGISTERED NURSE ANESTHETIST:
Graduate of an approved school of nursing with Georgia licensure. Graduate of an approved school of anesthesia for nurses. Certified by an appropriate credentialing process.
PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT ANESTHETIST: Baccalaureate degree and graduate of an approved program of anesthesia for physician assistants. Certified by an appropriate credentialing process.

Hours of Performance:

  • 40 hours/week for a max of 8 weeks (potential extension based on need)
  • Mainly in the OR
Shifts:
  • 1-2 evening shifts per month
  • 8p – 3p
  • 3p – 10a




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