Company: Covenant HealthCare
Posted on: January 15, 2020
FULL TIME BENEFITED
The Staff CRNA functions as a member of the Anesthesia Care Team in
a medically directed capacity to provide safe, appropriate
anesthetics for a variety of patients.
The Staff CRNA demonstrates excellent customer service performance
in that his/her attitude and actions are at all times consistent
with the standards contained in the Vision, Mission and Values of
Covenant HealthCare and the commitment to Extraordinary Care for
In cooperation with the Anesthesiologist, develops an appropriate
Anesthetic care plan based on the specific needs of the patient and
Assures that an appropriate pre-Anesthetic evaluation of the
patient has been performed, to include proper Anesthetic Record
documentation and informed consent.
Determines the drug, equipment and supply needs for each Anesthetic
and prepares accordingly.
Transports the patient from the POHA to the Surgical Suite.
Assists in proper positioning of the patient in the Surgical Suite,
applies appropriate monitoring modalities.
Induces and maintains Anesthesia at appropriate levels, manages any
intra-operative Anesthetic needs, seeks consultation and assistance
from the Anesthesiologist as appropriate. Records appropriate data
on the Anesthetic Record completely and accurately.
Terminates the Anesthetic when appropriate, assists with transport
of the patient to the PACU area using appropriate monitoring and
airway support adjuncts when required.
Provides an accurate, appropriate report to the nurse accepting
care of the patient post-operatively.
Adheres to established safety precautions and controls to minimize
hazards of electricity, fire, infection, or untoward reactions;
inspects and tests all Anesthetic equipment appropriately before
use for readiness, cleanliness, and working condition. Removes and
sends faulty equipment for repair, or discards if
Attends and participates in Department meetings.
Participates in Department Quality Assurance activities, including
chart audits and Morbidity/Mortality Reviews.
Shares with Department Staff any new techniques and knowledge
obtained at Continuing Education Programs.
Demonstrates effective communication methods and skills, using
lines of authority appropriately.
Develops effective working relationships with all health care team
members, patients and families.
Remains flexible in staffing patterns and resolution of staffing
conflicts to meet the needs of the Department of Anesthesia and
Demonstrates awareness of legal issues in all aspects of patient
care and unit function, and strives to manage situations in a
Demonstrates excellent customer service by respecting and
maintaining the basic human rights, personal dignity, and human
relationships of peers, coworkers and patients.
GRADUATE OF APPROVED BSN PROGRAM
GRADUATE OF APPROVED CRNA PROGRAM
CURRENT STATE OF MICHIGAN RN LICENSE
CURRENT STATE OF MICHIGAN CRNA SPECIALTY CERTIFICATION
CURRENT NB CRNA CERTIFICATION
CURRENT BLS/ACLS CERTIFICATION
UTILIZE ABILITIES LEARNED IN ANESTHESIA TRAINING PROGRAM TO PROVIDE
SAFE, APPROPRIATE ANESTHETICS TO PATIENTS.
ABLE TO PERFORM MULTIPLE TASKS CONCURRENTLY, ALONG WITH ABILITY TO
PRIORITIZE CALMLY AND QUICKLY IN EMERGENCY SITUATIONS.
ABLE TO BECOME PROFICIENT IN READING/DOCUMENTING IN ELECTRONIC
POSSESSES THE MANUAL DEXTERITY TO PERFORM MANIPULATIVE SKILLS
REQUIRED IN DELIVERY OF AN ANESTHETIC (E.G., INTUBATION, AIRWAY
MAINTENANCE, VENOUS/ARTERIAL CANNULATION, OPERATION OF ANESTHETIC
EQUIPMENT, PATIENT POSITIONING, ETC.).
ABLE TO FUNCTION APPROPRIATELY AT ANY HOUR OF THE DAY/NIGHT ON
ASSIGNED / ON-CALL SHIFTS.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS
ABILITY TO MAINTAIN PUNCTUAL ATTENDANCE CONSISTENT WITH THE ADA,
FMLA, AND OTHER FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL STANDARDS
CONSTANT LIFTING UP TO 10 LBS.
CONSTANT SITTING, REACHING, HANDLING, FEELING, TALKING, HEARING,
NEAR VISION, DEPTH PERCEPTION, VISUAL ACCOMMODATION, COLOR VISION,
AND FIELD OF VISION
FREQUENT STANDING, PUSHING, PULLING, STOOPING, TWISTING, AND
OCCASIONAL LIFTING UP TO 50 LBS.
OCCASIONAL WALKING, LIFTING, CARRYING, BALANCING, KNEELING,
CROUCHING, SQUATTING, TASTING, SMELLING, AND FAR VISION.
NOTICE REGARDING LATEX SENSITIVITY IN APPLICANTS FOR
IT HAS BEEN DETERMINED THAT COVENANT HEALTHCARE CANNOT PROVIDE A
LATEX SAFE OR LATEX FREE WORK ENVIRONMENT AT ANY OF ITS FACILITIES.
UNFORTUNATELY, THAT MEANS THAT ANY INDIVIDUAL, INCLUDING AN
APPLICANT OR AN EMPLOYEE, IS LIKELY TO BE EXPOSED TO LATEX WHILE ON
COVENANT S PREMISES. THEREFORE, LATEX TOLERANCE IS CONSIDERED TO BE
AN ESSENTIAL FUNCTION FOR ANY POSITION WITH COVENANT.
Covenant HealthCare is an equal opportunity employer.
Keywords: Covenant HealthCare, Saginaw , CRNA, Healthcare , Saginaw, Michigan
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