Job Description - CERTIFIED REGISTERED NURSE ANESTHETIST
(Waltham/ MA) (3024412)
CERTIFIED REGISTERED NURSE ANESTHETIST (Waltham/ MA) - ( 3024412
GENERAL OVERVIEW AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Reviews patients' medical
history. In collaboration with supervisors determines appropriate
type of anesthetic to be used.
Prepares and evaluates the safety of anesthetic equipment,
supplies and drugs.
Conducts the induction and maintenance of anesthesia under the
direction of appointed supervisor. Administer general (intravenous
/ inhalation) and regional anesthesia.
Monitors the life support functions of patient during period of
anesthesia, or surgery as needed. Assesses, interprets and treats
physiologic responses to anesthesia that include oxygenation,
circulation and ventilation . Keeps supervisor informed of
Records pertinent information concerning anesthetic course on
patients clinical chart .
Provides observation and care in immediate post operative period
until a report of pertinent information has been given to and
responsibility for patient accepted by the RN or MD covering the
appropriate recovery area.
Responsible for supplying documentation of continued
registration as a CRNA.
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists are licensed,
registered, advanced practice nurses who have completed a post
graduate certificate or a master's degree in anesthesia. Nurse
anesthetists must become certified by successfully completing a
national qualifying examination in the specialty of anesthesia. To
maintain their license to practice anesthesia, CRNAs must be
recertified biannually by attending 40 contact hours of continuing
education programs. EEO Statement Massachusetts General Hospital is
an Equal Opportunity Employer. By embracing diverse skills,
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