Anesthesiology Assistant Under administrative direction, evaluates, interviews and examines patients; administers anesthesia to patients; monitors patients; prepares anesthetic drugs; maintains anesthesia equipment.
Nurse AnesthetistÂ CRNA Under general direction, the Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) assists with administering anesthetics and/or monitors the anesthetized patient during surgical, obstetric and radiological procedures.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Personal Characteristics:
Knowledge of anesthesia equipment
Knowledge of medical technology
Ability to learn and apply institutional policies and procedures
Interpersonal/human relations skills
Ability to adapt to work environment changes
Ability to maintain records
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Administers anesthetics in accordance with clinical privileges delineated with conditions or restrictions; utilizes appropriate monitors during administration of anesthetic agents; performs non-surgical procedures.
Maintains accounting of controlled substances; performs other duties as assigned
Anesthesiology Assistant Masters degree; supplemented with one (1) year of related experience. Must be licensed as an Anesthesiologist Assistant.
Nurse AnesthetistÂ CRNA Graduation from an approved RN program; supplemented with two (2) years related experience. Missouri RN License and certification as a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA).
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