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Nurse Anesthetist (PT) - Corpus Christi Endoscopy Center

Company: SCA Health
Location: Corpus Christi
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

US-TX-Corpus Christi# of Openings: 1Category: Registered NurseSystem ID: 20729Group Name: EPICOverviewSurgical Care Affiliates (SCA) is transforming specialty care in our communities. We relentlessly create value by aligning physicians, health plans and health systems around a common goal: delivering exceptional care and healing to our patients and communities we serve. We are driven to achieve the quadruple aim in health care: high quality outcomes and a better experience for patients and providers, all at a lower total cost of care. As a national leader in surgical care, SCA's 10,000 teammates operate more than 250 surgical facilities that serve nearly 1 million patients per year. For more information on SCA, visit www.scasurgery.com.Why join SCA? Consider the following fantastic benefits...Positive work cultureCareer growth opportunitiesComprehensive medical, vision and dental insurance - eligible on Day 1 of employmentPaid time off plus 8 paid holidaysMaternity/paternity/adoption benefitsEmployer-paid life and short- and long-term disability insuranceExcellent 401(k) Plan Accountabilities / ResponsibilitiesSkills and Abilities:Ability to correlate clinical data with patient's medical and nursing care.Ability to set priorities.Ability to provide direction to others that is clear, concise and promotes efficiency throughout the clinical areas of the facility.Ability to communicate well with patients, families, Teammates, physicians, other healthcare workers, etc.Recognizes legal and policy limits of individual practice. Clinical Quality:Assesses, plans, and evaluates and ensures the implementation of the patients care to achieve identified outcomes and delivers safe patient care according to facility policy and procedure.Assesses patient status on admission and on an ongoing basis.Implements appropriate standards of care based on assessment data and patient's own goals. Goals are mutually set with the patient and the family.Coordinates interventions to enhance achievement of expected outcomes and to ensure readiness for discharge.Ensures provision of patient care daily in an organized and timely manner.Adheres to all facility policies and procedures when providing patient care.Demonstrates ability to direct and provide for patient care in emergency situations.Transports patients to procedure room, apply necessary monitors on patient, and transport patient to recovery and give a complete report to the recovery nurse.Assist with pain management, under the direction of the anesthesiologist/physician.Assumes a leadership role in the provision of quality nursing care for patients receiving care.Analyzes anesthesia care provided in the facility related to the established standards of care.Participates on Quality Council/Performance Improvement Committee to facilitate improvement of nursing care and achievement of mission of the facility as applicable.Participates in developing standardized patient education programs as requested.Demonstrates continued competence in assessing, treating, and caring for individuals based on age-specific needs utilizing developmental perspective.Displays an understanding of each patient's cognitive, physical, emotional and chronological maturity in the assessment, treatment and care undertaken.Appropriately modifies approach to the patient based upon patient age utilizing a developmental perspective.Provides appropriate interventions related to safety issues.Participates in the monitoring and evaluation of anesthesia care provided.Demonstrates ability to coordinate the nursing care provided in the facility.Demonstrates appropriate and continued knowledge and competence of designated skills identified for position.Administer anesthesia under the direct supervision of the anesthesiologist/credentialed physician.Consults with anesthesiologist/physician regarding anesthesia care plan.Teamwork/Accountability/Integrity:Utilizes time effectively.Follows established facility policies and procedures with regard to attendance.Maintains attendance according to guidelines and policy established by facility.Adheres to tardiness policy.Provides notification for unscheduled absences or tardiness in accordance with established departmental procedures as noted by supervisor.Requests scheduled time off according to procedure as noted by supervisor.Completes all documentation to ensure the availability of accurate and up to date information in accordance with established standards.Maintains accurate records of controlled substances.Documents nursing anesthesia care and physicians orders according to facility policy and best practice guidelines.Adheres to established facility safety requirements and procedures to ensure a safe working environment.Demonstrates to competent usage of proper body mechanics in all activities.Identifies potentially unsafe situations and notifies supervisor.Completes all Teammate/patient event and Variance documentation in a thorough and timely manner, as required by policy.Demonstrates complete understanding of established emergency procedures for facility.Practices infection control, standard precautions and universal precautions as instructed or trained.Maintains work area and equipment in a neat, organized manner.Completes appropriate financial management responsibilities.Provides input re: equipment needs/supply needs.Demonstrates sound cost containment techniques.Performs all other duties as assigned by management.Continuous Improvement:Maintains and evaluates own clinical expertise and clinical practice.Attends unit-based staff meetings and demonstrates review of minutes for any meetings missed.Provides in-services as requested by managementParticipates in scheduled performance appraisals and demonstrates dedication to ongoing performance improvement.Responsibly demonstrates and the importance of continuing education to the performance of facility responsibilities and growth in profession.Maintains and displays appropriate knowledge of professional developments through printed material or other sources.Attends professional training seminars when appropriate for job development and shares information with other Teammates.Attends and participates in all applicable facility training and development workshops scheduled by the facility.Maintains work area and equipment in an organized and clean mannerMaintains dress and appearance according to standards as observed by managementMaintains up-to-date knowledge of job description, role, and responsibilities through continuing education activitiesMaintains certification requirements and submits required evidence of certification to facility management for teammate fileStrives to be professional, courteous, helpful and cooperative.Performs all other duties as assigned by management.Compliance:Upholds and practices the principles and policies of the SCA Compliance program.Demonstrates the safe operation of equipment and machinery and follows procedures for reporting and correcting an unsafe situation.Service Excellence:Communicates patient information to assure confidentiality and continuity of careDocuments all patient information according to established standards of care, policies and proceduresProvides a report to oncoming personnel which is accurate, concise and pertinent to the Patient's condition and response to careProvides pertinent patient information to the physician, family and other members of the multidisciplinary teamDiscusses patient information with other health team members in an appropriate environmentDocuments patient's/significant other's response to teaching interventionsInteracts with all patients, families, visitors and fellow employees in a mature, responsible manner to ensure a positive and professional facility environmentDisplays a caring and responsive attitude and conducts all activities respecting patient, family and employee rights and expectationsMaintains confidentiality of all facility and patient information as required by facility policyFosters a positive and professional facility environment by interacting with all persons in a considerate, helpful and courteous manner and by participating as a team memberDiffuses/resolves conflict by appropriately communicating with those involvedAccepts constructive criticism and gives suggestions in a professional mannerConsiders age specific needs in communicationMaintains dress and appearance according to standards as observed by managementDemonstrates the safe operation of equipment and machinery and follows procedures for reporting and correcting an unsafe situationStrives to be professional, courteous, helpful and cooperativeDemonstrates understanding and puts into practice the SCA value of Service ExcellenceFinancial Skill:Completes appropriate financial management responsibilities.Provides input re: equipment needs/supply needs.Completes patient costs in accordance with facility procedure/keep preference cards updated.Demonstrates sound cost containment techniques.Participates in periodic inventory count as assigned by leadership. QualificationsHas successfully completed the program at an accredited school of nursing with a current state nursing license. Graduate of an accredited School of Anesthesia for nurses. Board certification (recertification) by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Council on Recertification. Prior experience in an ambulatory surgery center is preferred.Current certification in Basic Life Support (BLS)/Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) is preferred, must have Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification. Practicing CRNA with appropriate continuing education recertification.PI187419165

Keywords: SCA Health, Corpus Christi , Nurse Anesthetist (PT) - Corpus Christi Endoscopy Center, Healthcare , Corpus Christi, Texas

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