South Shore Health
Published
March 22, 2021
Location
55 Fogg Rd, South Weymouth, United States of America
Category
CRNA  
Job Type
Industry
CRNA
State
MA

Description

With our competitive compensation plan, now is a great time to join the team!

At South Shore Health, we come together to improve the health of our family, friends and neighbors by bringing people, caregivers and excellence in medicine together As One.

South Shore Hospital is a vibrant 400 bed community hospital located 17 miles south of Boston, providing superb care to the people of Southeastern Massachusetts.

We provide excellent anesthetic care in a team model for diverse surgery including big vascular, ortho, general, OB, and pain management. South Shore Hospital is a Level 2 Trauma center and delivers world-class quality care through both our South Shore Health physician groups and through agreements with Boston's teaching hospitals including surgeons from Brigham and Women's Hospital, pediatricians from Boston Children's Hospital, and Oncologic services through Dana Farber Cancer Institute.

Our Nurse Anesthetists are valued members of the interprofessional care team, utilizing the full extent of their skills and training. We are looking for well trained, enthusiastic, collegial, team-players to join our growing dynamic hospital-based practice. Ideally you are someone who enjoys doing your own procedures and practicing with autonomy in a patient centered collaborative environment.

We offer flexible scheduling recognizing the importance of work-life balance. We provide an excellent compensation package including a competitive salary and comprehensive benefit package.

Weymouth and the South Coast offer a myriad of recreational opportunities (boating, beaches), and sporting venues, while still being within a 30 minute drive of all Boston has to offer.

New graduates welcome to apply

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) are advanced practice nurses responsible for administering anesthesia and monitoring patients during surgeries and other medical procedures. Due to their specialized skill set, they are experts in critical care and airway management.
Job Description

Provides pre-anesthetic preparation and patient evaluation.
Ensures patient identification and obtains appropriate health history.
Recommends, requests, and evaluates pertinent diagnostic studies.
Documents pre-anesthetic evaluation.
Obtains informed consent for anesthesia.
Selects prepares and administers anesthetic agents or other agents administered in management of anesthetic care.
Informs anesthesiologist and/or surgeon of changes in patient’s condition.
Provides anesthesia induction, maintenance, emergence, and post anesthesia care.
Inserts invasive line catheter/devices.
Performs tracheal intubation and extubation, airway management.
Provides mechanical ventilation.
Performs venous and arterial punctures.
Obtains blood samples. Performs and manages regional anesthetic.
Manages patient’s fluid, blood, electrolyte and acid base balance.
Provides perianesthetic invasive and non-invasive monitoring utilizing current standards and techniques.
Recognizes and treats cardiac dysrhythmias through use of perianesthetic electrocardiogram monitoring.
Evaluates patient response during emergence from anesthesia. Institutes pharmacological or supportive treatment to insure adequacy of patient recovery from anesthesia and adjuvant drugs.
Provides post anesthesia follow-up, report, and evaluation of patient’s response to anesthesia and for potential anesthetic complication.
Cleans and sterilizes equipment and notifies supervisor of needed equipment adjustments/repairs.
May perform patient care to the extent necessary to maintain clinical expertise, competency and licensing necessary to fulfill job responsibilities and to direct the provision of care on the unit.

Requirements
Skilled in airway management techniques and chronic pain management.
Must possess superb communication and interpersonal skills.
Solid understanding of current anesthesia practices and techniques.
Strong patient assessment skills
Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in oral communication, written communication, interpersonal relations, customer service, adaptability, and change management
Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in word processing PC applications

Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or relevant undergraduate degree. Graduate of accredited nurse anesthesia program
RN License required
V alid state APRN Recognition preferred

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) required

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