at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chica in Lake Forest, Illinois, United States
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago provides superior pediatric care in a setting that offers the latest benefits and innovations in medical technology, research and family-friendly design. As the largest pediatric provider in the region with a 140-year legacy of excellence, kids and their families are at the center of all we do. Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago is ranked in all 10 specialties by the U.S. News & World Report.
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LocationAnn & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates the peri-procedural care and anesthetic plan for pediatric procedural and surgical patients. Monitors and manages the patient physiologic response to anesthesia, sedation and procedures, and communicates changes to attending anesthesiologist. Works within the multidisciplinary clinical team to provide individualized patient care and patient/family education. Promotes evidenced based practice by conducting or participating in research and academic activities. Provides support to the nursing and leadership staff in order to promote the advancement of the nursing profession at the Hospital and in the community-at-large.
Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates the peri-procedural care and anesthetic plan for pediatric procedural and surgical patients. Works in a multidisciplinary anesthesia care team model. Monitors and manages the patient's physiologic response to anesthesia, sedation and procedures. Works within the multidisciplinary clinical team to provide individualized patient care and patient/family education. Promotes evidenced based practice by conducting or participating in research and academic activities. Provides support to the nursing and leadership staff in order to promote the advancement of the nursing profession at the hospital and in the community-at-large.
Essential Job Functions:
Area Specific Job Accountabilities:
1. Perform and document the preanesthesia assessment and evaluation of the patient.
2. Review, request, and order laboratory/diagnostic studies.
3. Obtain informed consent for anesthesia and related services.
4. Select, obtain, order, and administer preanesthetic medication or treatment.
5. Develop and implement an anesthesia care plan.
6. Select, obtain, prepare, and use equipment, invasive and non-invasive monitors, supplies, and drugs for the administration of sedation, anesthesia, and pain management services; perform safety checks as needed.
7. Select, order, obtain, and administer analgesic and anesthetic agents, adjuvant drugs, accessory drugs, fluids, or blood products necessary to provide anesthesia services.
8. Perform all aspects of airway management, including fiberoptic intubation and video laryngoscopy.
9. Select appropriate intraprocedural monitors based on anesthesia standards, patient specific conditions, and surgical requirements.
10. Obtains peripheral or central venous and arterial access as appropriate for the case and the patient condition.
11. Administers intravenous crystalloid, colloid and blood products as necessary to maintain intravascular volume and blood pressure during surgical intervention.
12. Administers the proper dose of anesthetic, anesthesia-related and emergency drugs necessary to maintain appropriate insensibility to pain and hemodynamic stability, adequate perfusion of body tissues and normal oxygenation.
13. Documents accurately on the anesthesia record.
14. Reports any anesthesia complications via proper reporting structures and obtains consultations and follow-up for patient safety.
15. Facilitate emergence and recovery from anesthesia by evaluating patient response, and selecting, ordering, and administering medications, fluids, and ventilator support to maintain patient stability during transfer.
16. Initiate and administer post-anesthesia pharmacological or fluid support of the cardiovascular system.
17. Initiate and administer respiratory support to ensure adequate ventilation and oxygenation in the postanesthesia period.
18. Evaluate the patient's response to anesthesia and surgery; take appropriate corrective action during the postanesthesia period.
19. Provide postanesthesia follow-up evaluation and care.
20. Implement acute pain management modalities.
21. Manage emergency situations by assessing, stabilizing, and determining disposition of patients, including providing airway management, administration of emergency drugs and fluids, and using basic and advanced cardiac life support techniques.
22. Place and manage regional and neuraxial anesthetic techniques.
23. Use and interpretation of ultrasound for regional anesthesia and vascular access.
24. Provides expert clinical care, education, consultation, advocacy, research, leadership and mentorship.
25. Promotes the advancement of the nursing... For full info follow application link.