Anesthetist Job Description

Anesthetist Job Description

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Anesthetist provides administration of general anesthesia, neuraxial anesthesia, regional anesthesia and monitored anesthesia care to appropriate patients.
Anesthetist Job Description

Anesthetist Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Ensures sterile technique is preserved and work area is free of obstacles
Perform preoperative patient evaluation and coordinate the anesthetic plan in consultation with the anesthesia faculty physician
Perform clinical anesthesia duties as assigned by the Anesthesia Clinical Director or designee, including assigned call at night, on weekends and holidays
To assist faculty physicians in providing for educational needs of residents, medical students and nurse anesthesia students
To attend continuing education conferences and seminars in order to maintain biannual re-certification through the Council on Re-certification of Nurse Anesthetists, the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists
To assist in quality improvement activities as designated by the Department Head or designee
To share responsibilities of all Department members regarding equipment and supplies, their maintenance and proper use
Models and promotes systems change across campus to promote professional conduct and behavior of the highest integrity, exhibiting utmost respect for all members of the University community
Establishes policies and programs that demonstrate a commitment to an inclusive environment that attracts and retains a diverse workforce and nurtures a culture where every employee feels valued and is able to function at his/her best
Communicates expectations and provides support and resources that are in alignment with the vision and strategic planning of the University to foster creativity and innovation in the workplace

Anesthetist Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Anesthetist

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: BLS, ACLS, CRNA, NCPS, NCCAA, PALS, CALAS

Education for Anesthetist

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the anesthetist job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Master's and Bachelor's Degree in Nurse Anesthesia, Nursing, Education, Education Program, Science, Graduate, Education Programs, School of Nurse Anesthesia, Medical Science, Medical

Skills for Anesthetist

Desired skills for anesthetist include:

Customer service
Skill in interpersonal relations
Adaptability and change management
Techniques
Anesthesia modalities
Anesthesia pharmacology
Technology
Anesthesia equipment
Anatomy and physiology

Desired experience for anesthetist includes:

The unit is air-conditioned
The potential for exposure to blood borne pathogens, body fluids, or potentially infectious material is at a moderate risk level
The employees are provided with personal protective materials and are offered hepatitis B screenings and immunizations
The Highest Quality Patient Careby placing the needs of the patient first
Variety and Exposure that is second to none
Creates a culture of continuous learning through strategic planning, shared governance, innovative best practices, and the promotion of knowledge development

Anesthetist Examples

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Anesthetist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for an anesthetist. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for anesthetist
  • Monitor compliance with all regulatory agencies and take corrective action if necessary
  • Contributes to the development and implementation of policies and procedures that guide and support the provision of services
  • Develops programs for recruitment, retention and development and continuing education of all nurse anesthetist staff
  • In collaboration with the Chief of Anesthesiology, makes capital purchase recommendations to Administrator and assists in capital equipment acquisitions
  • Establishes and maintain standards and ethics of professional practice
  • Oversees statistical data and written reports to assist in management decision making
  • Monitors nurse anesthetist clinical compliance
  • Inserts venous lines, central venous lines and arterial lines
  • Induces anesthesia
  • Maintains anesthesia at the required levels
Qualifications for anesthetist
  • Demonstrate a track record for following the precautionary and preventive measures in giving patient care
  • Demonstrated ability to work in teams and have proven effective communications and listening skills
  • Demonstrated writing skills in order to make entries on anesthesia record
  • Demonstrated speaking and listening skills in order to communicate effectively with patients and staff
  • Must be able to successfully pass the Basic Windows Skill Assessment at 80% or higher rating within 30 days of the date of hire
  • Graduate from a nurse anesthesia educational program that is accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Program (COA) or its predecessor
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for an anesthetist. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for anesthetist
  • Submits meeting agenda items for CRNA group to the Administrative Chief CRNA and will meet at least once per month for their site or location, encourages monthly participation of CRNAS in departmental meetings to include Grand Rounds, and other as indicated by Chairman
  • Participates in training and use of scheduling software to provide an up to date live schedule for CRNA staff that will provide real time scheduling information that is both fair and accurate
  • Provides clinical guidance to medical students and SRNAs in order to contribute to their clinical training
  • Serves on appropriate institutional committees inside of their select location of purview and inside of the Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Service
  • Assists with daily work flow operations by coordinating assignments and staff to assure perioperative services metric measures for performance or enhanced by facilitation of first case starts, safe and rapid turnovers, end of schedule daily collapse that promotes cost effective use of CRNA staff
  • Assistant Chief CRNA will participate in clinical duties as assigned by MDA Board Coordinator
  • Selecting, applying, and inserting appropriate non-invasive and invasive monitoring modalities for
  • Monitors patient continuously throughout the anesthetic with appropriate documentation, recognizes abnormal physiological responses and takes corrective action, requests appropriate tests when needed, and provides emergency care when necessary
  • Selects, apply or inserts appropriate noninvasive and invasive monitoring modalities for continuous evaluation of the patients physical status
  • Documents anesthetic technique, medications used, vital signs and any other significant occurrences during the anesthetic
Qualifications for anesthetist
  • Current Florida Advanced Practice Registered Nurse
  • Proficient in general anesthesia, regional anesthesia and I.V
  • Graduate of an approved school of anesthesia for nurses
  • Certified by an appropriate credentialing process
  • Must be a graduate of a Nurse Anesthesia Program accredited by the Council of Nurse Anesthesia (COA) or its predecessor
  • Must be able to apply good decision making in anesthetic patient care, demonstrate ethical norms of practice, and respect and maintain patient's rights
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Anesthetist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of anesthetist. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for anesthetist
  • Responds to situations requiring Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation, and initiate appropriate resuscitative measures
  • Performs an individualized pre-anesthetic assessment and evaluation of the patient to include review of consultations, history and physical, and relevant diagnostic studies
  • Under the direction of an anesthesiologist, develops an anesthetic plan based on the patient’s physiological response and implements plan in the presence of an anesthesiologist
  • Applies appropriate noninvasive and invasive monitoring modalities for continuous evaluation of the patient’s physical status throughout the perioperative experience
  • Administers and continuously monitors the effects of anesthetic medications, fluids and ventilator support
  • Facilitates emergence and recovery from anesthesia and provides handoff communication to receiving unit postoperatively (PACU, NICU, PICU)
  • Assesses acute and chronic pain modalities individualized to patients in the operative area, pain clinic and on in-patient wards
  • Provides post-anesthesia evaluation and discharges patients from the post-anesthesia care area when appropriate
  • Complies with all aspects of patient safety, infection control and quality care
  • Performs duties of a SRNA as defined in the School of Nurse Anesthesia Student Handbook
Qualifications for anesthetist
  • Must be able to demonstrate good organizational skills and effective written and verbal communication skills in working with a diverse population of physicians, patients, patient's families, and medical staff
  • Prior work as an anesthetist in an acute care setting is preferred
  • Prior work history with cardiac anesthesia is beneficial
  • Current Georgia License
  • Must have demonstrated ability to exercise good judgment and effectively function in the face of uncertainties inherent in clinical practice
  • AA-C or CRNA Certified
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of anesthetist. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for anesthetist
  • Develops a plan of anesthesia care for each patient
  • Meets eligibility requirements for graduation from the program
  • Prepares for the National Certification Examination provided by the National Board on Certification and Recertification of Nurse Anesthetists
  • PERFORMS COMPLETE PRE-ANESTHETIC ASSESSMENT Aware of and fully comprehends history, physical, and laboratory data
  • PROVIDES COMPETENT POST ANESTHETIC MANAGEMENT.Components of Responsibility/Tasks
  • Participate in Anesthesiology Service and Operative Care Division quality and performance programs, infection control and safety practices
  • Regular participation in morbidity and mortality conferences, staff meetings, and any other relevant activities
  • Participate in approved Anesthesiology Service and Operative Care Division research protocols
  • Continuously meet both employee and clinical documentation requirements, including ongoing professional practice evaluation standards and personal continuing education requirements
  • Evaluate the patient’s response to anesthesia and surgery
Qualifications for anesthetist
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in word processing PC applications
  • Special education in Anesthesia which has led to certification as a CRNA
  • Graduate of an accredited school of anesthesia with appropriate licensure and/or certification to administer anesthesia
  • Clinical experience with anesthesia and multi-modal monitoring
  • Familiarity and experience with providing small animal anesthesia to the standard of the American Association of Animal Hospital (AAHA) Guidelines
  • Familiarity and experience providing large animal clinical or field anesthesia in accordance with the American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia (ACVAA) Guidelines
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Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for an anesthetist. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for anesthetist
  • Primary responsibilities include management of the simulation laboratory and participation in didactic and clinical instruction of Doctor of Nursing Practice Nurse Anesthesia students
  • Work collaboratively with clinical and didactic faculty across settings
  • Develop, teach, organize, and evaluate courses and precepted experiences
  • Select, advise, and mentor students
  • Participate in a program of scholarship
  • Participate in faculty shared governance
  • Deliver comprehensive care to surgical patients
  • Ensure the delivery of exemplary care and cultivate an environment that centers on the needs of patients and their families
  • Work a flexible schedule, with varied hours depending on the needs of the department
  • Student Clinical Coordinator OR CRNA Schedule Coordinator, CRNA Operations Coordinator
Qualifications for anesthetist
  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing and a Master's Degree in Anesthesia
  • Certification as a Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) from the National Board of Certification & Recertification for Nurse Anesthetists and the Texas Board of Nursing
  • Prefer Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) or other appropriate baccalaureate degree
  • Graduation with a minimum of a master's degree from a nurse anesthesia program accredited by the Council on Accreditation of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists
  • Managing the anesthetic care of patients in the operating rooms and non-OR procedure rooms/areas and always working in conjunction with Anesthesiologists
  • Performing preoperative review of patients' records, interviewing patients about their anesthesia and relevant medical history, and explaining the planned method of anesthesia to patients

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