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|Organization:||Cedar River Clinics|
|Description:||Position: CRNA (Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist)
Job Type: Health Care
Schedule: 2-3 days/wk
Salary: Hourly Position - DOE - with benefits
Req?d Travel: Yes between Renton and Tacoma clinics
Relocation Covered: Negotiable
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Human Resources Administrator
Cedar River Clinics, Financial Office
106 East E Street, Yakima, WA 98901
Fax: (509) 575-0477
Cedar River Clinics is seeking an Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist to administer conscious or moderate sedation to adult women in an abortion clinic. The successful candidate will provide sedation services in our Renton and Tacoma clinics.
Summary of Major Responsibilities:
-Provide appropriate and effective anesthetic services in a safe and professional manner.
-Practice under established standards of care relative to conscious sedation, analgesia, and anesthesia throughout the facility.
-Performs and documents a pre-anesthetic assessment and evaluation of the patient, selecting, ordering or administrating pre-anesthetic medications and fluids; and obtaining informed consent for anesthesia.
-Develops and implements an anesthesia plan individualized for each patient.
-Consults with the provider on the anesthesia plan for individual patient.
-Selects, obtains, or administers the anesthetic, adjuvant drugs, accessory drugs and fluids necessary to manage the anesthetic, maintain homeostasis, and correct abnormal responses to the anesthetic or surgical procedure.
-Selects, applies, or inserts appropriate invasive and non-invasive monitoring modalities for collecting and interpreting physiological data.
-Manages a patient?s airway and pulmonary status.
-Manages the patient?s recovery from anesthesia by selecting, obtaining, ordering, or administering medications, fluids, or ventilatory support in order to maintain homeostasis, to provide relief from pain and anesthetic side effects, or to prevent or manage complications.
-Releases or discharges clients from a post-operative care area and provides follow-up evaluations and care related to anesthesia side effective or complications.
-Responds to emergency situation by providing airway management, administration of emergency fluids or drugs, or basic or advanced cardiac life support techniques.
-Other duties as assigned.
Summary of Skills:
-Current licensure and certification in the State of Washington.
-Current CPR, ACLS and BCLS.
-Thorough knowledge of and experience as a provider of anesthetic services and airway management, under the general direction of the medical director.
-Bi-lingual Spanish a plus.
Feminist Women?s Health Center is a social change organization that combines direct services (abortion and reproductive health care), with activism (to preserve the right to choose) and community education (to demystify health information and empower health decisions).
VISION: We have a vision of a world where all women freely make their own decisions regarding their bodies, reproductive and sexuality - a world where all women can fulfill their own unique potential and live healthy, whole lives.
MISSION: To achieve reproductive freedom, FWHC provides abortion and birth control so women can decide their own destinies.
To learn more about:
-The clinic or the organization, see: www.CedarRiverClinics.org and www.FWHC.org