• Nurse Anesthetist

    Job Locations US-NC-Fort Bragg | US-NC-Fayetteville
    Posted Date 9 months ago(10/18/2017 9:11 AM)
    Job ID
    2017-1175
    Category
    Healthcare
    Overseas Travel Required
    No
    Security Level
    NACI
  • Overview

    Ansible Government Solutions, LLC (Ansible) is currently seeking multiple Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) to support the Womack Army Medical Center (WAMC) at Fort Bragg, NC. All positions are full-time and support the 24-hour operations of WAMC. Multiple positions are available. The services enhance our Nation’s security by ensuring a healthy military force capable of providing the full range of military operations. Exceptional salary and benefits packages are available.

     

    Ansible Government Solutions, LLC (Ansible) is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) providing Federal customers with solutions in many arenas. Our customers face wide-ranging challenges in the fields of national security, health care, and information technology. To address these challenges, we employ intelligent and committed staff who take care of our customers’ success as if it is their own.

    Responsibilities

    • Anesthesia services shall be performed primarily in the area of obstetrical anesthesia, 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, 365 days per year, to include weekends and federal holidaysThe remaining services shall be performed as necessary to provide anesthesia services in the operating room, or elsewhere as specified and scheduled.
    • Perform and document pre-anesthetic assessments, including request for and evaluation of consultations and diagnostic studies. Select, order, and/or administer pre-anesthetic medications and fluids. Counsel patients on anesthetic options and risks, and obtain informed consent for anesthesia.
    • Develop an anesthetic plan. Select and administer anesthesia for patients of all ages and ASA Physical Status categories undergoing all types of surgical procedures. Initiate and manage all types of anesthetic techniques, including general anesthesia, regional anesthesia, and sedation.
    • Select and administer anesthetic agents, adjuvant drugs, accessory drugs, and fluids necessary to manage the anesthetic, to maintain the patient's physiologic homeostasis, and to correct abnormal responses to the anesthesia or surgery.
    • Select, initiate and manage all types of non-invasive and invasive monitoring modalities, including arterial and central venous catheters. Collect, interpret, and appropriately act on data obtained from these monitors.
    • Manage a patient's airway and pulmonary function using endotracheal intubation, the latest modalities of mechanical ventilation, pharmacological support, and respiratory therapy techniques.
    • Manage emergence and recovery from anesthesia by selecting, ordering, and/or administering medications, fluids, and ventilatory support to maintain homeostasis, to provide relief from pain and anesthetic side effects, and to prevent or manage complications.
    • Discharge patients from the post-anesthesia recovery area. Provide post-anesthesia follow-up evaluation and care related to anesthesia side effects or complications.
    • Order, initiate or modify pain relief therapy, utilizing intravenous analgesia and/or regional anesthetic techniques.
    • Respond to emergency situations by providing airway management, administration of emergency drugs or fluids, and/or basic and advanced cardiac life support techniques.
    • Act as adjunct faculty of the U.S. Army and/or Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences Programs in Anesthesia Nursing: Precept student nurse anesthetists in the provision of anesthesia nursing care, and accept responsibility for that care. Participate in graduate education related functions, including morning meetings and conferences. Provide verbal and written critique of student nurse anesthetist performance to the student and faculty. Discuss the student's plan for anesthetic care of upcoming cases during after-duty telephonic conferences.
    • Collaborate with staff anesthesiologists in the provision of anesthesia care per AR 40-68 and WAMC Department of Anesthesia Services SOPs.
    • Certificates shall be maintained in a current status at all times while performing services under this contract.  If at any time during the contract, a provider does not renew any of the required certifications prior to the expiration date, they will not be allowed to work.
    • Maintain inpatient and outpatient medical records in accordance with [IAW] AR 40-60 and current MEDCEN policy. Medical records will be subject to review by the Medical Care Evaluation Committee, Quality Assurance Committee, and designated representatives of the Commander, U.S. Army Medical Department Activity.
    • Have and maintain a thorough knowledge of documentation requirements and hospital policies regarding the release of information to outside agencies; prepare correspondence and summaries to a variety of requestors, such as the Veterans Administration Hospitals, Social Security Administration, and Insurance Companies.  Employee must abide by the Privacy Act to determine what types of patient information can be released. The provider shall not release any medical or personal information on a patient without first receiving written approval from the government.
    • Armed Forces Longitudinal Technological Application (AHLTA) and Clinical Information System (CIS). CRNAs will use the AHLTA and CIS for keeping records, ordering of ancillary procedures, ordering of medications, writing Anesthesia orders, and performing other required patient functions. The government will provide training to providers. Access to such patient data systems is an "Automated Data Processing Sensitive" position requiring compliance with AR 25-2 and AR 380-67.
    • Ensure cleanliness and maintenance of anesthesia equipment and supplies.
    • Indicate responsibility for the contents and correctness of all prepared reports/forms by affixing his own signature to the documents and validating their contents.
    • Attend and participate in MTF professional staff conferences and other appropriate professional activities as follows: (1) Professional staff meetings, (2) Surgical services meetings, and (3) Anesthesia service meetings as mandated by the Chief, Department of Surgery, the Chief, Anesthesia and Operative Service, and the Chief, Anesthesia Nursing.  Meetings are held during scheduled work hours.

    Qualifications

    • Possess a current Advanced Practice Registered Nursing license in any state or the District of Columbia at all times
    • Hold current certification from the Council on Certification/Re-certification of Nurse Anesthetists
    • Shall have, and maintain, current certification on Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advance Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
    • Have a minimum four years of clinical experience in the delivery of general and regional anesthesia for all ages of patients and all types of surgical procedures, including, but not limited to, major vascular, neuro-surgical, and thoracic procedures
    • Experience with complex cases involving placement of invasive monitoring and management of vaso-active infusions, and administration of anesthesia outside the main operating room
    • Have experience in the delivery of, and monitoring of, all types of anesthesia utilized in the delivery of obstetrical anesthesia (general endo-tracheal, sub-arachnoid block, and epidural)
    • Within the past 12 months, full-time obstetrical anesthesia CRNA must have documented experience of at least six months providing epidural anesthesia (labor epidurals) in support of obstetrical anesthesia with a delivery rate in excess of 200 births per month

    EEO Statement

    Ansible Government Solutions, LLC is committed to providing equal opportunity in employment to all employees and applicants for employment. Ansible will not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment based on a person’s race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, medical/physical status or disability, or military status.

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