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Joining MidMichigan Health as an intern gives you the opportunity to work hands on in a professional environment. This new internship opportunity is open in Midland, MI. The CRNA Intern positions are expected to be filled soon, so apply soon.
Job: CRNA Intern
Company: MidMichigan Health
Location: Midland, MI
Any Shift: CASUAL; Hours per schedule
Weekend & Holiday Rotation: Per schedule
Pay Grade: 14
Under the supervision of and direction of an anesthesia provider, the incumbent participates in the implementation and assurance of high quality patient care, evaluation and documentation preoperatively, intraoperatively, and postoperatively. The intern will assist the CRNA or Anesthesiologist with pre- /post-operative assessments. Accurately monitor patients and perform Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), ventilation or life support measures during emergencies needed. The incumbent will ensure operation and monitoring of equipment. Assure that adequate supplies are available for perioperative cases. The intern will assist the anesthesia provider with preparation of blocks, point of care laboratory testing, provide Nursing care for recovery and transport as needed. Participate in other departmental/professional duties as requested by anesthesia leadership including educational and experiential opportunities toward becoming a licensed CRNA.
(50%)* Under continuous supervision by a licensed CRNA, participate in the plan of care during procedures while keeping patient safety a priority. Under continuous supervision of the licensed CRNA, assist with post-anesthesia care and evaluation. Assist operating room RN staff within the scope of practice of a licensed RN as requested. Provides assistance in performing physiologic monitoring.
(30%)* Assemble equipment and supplies for procedures. Monitor the sterile field.
(20%)* Participate in staff development by attending in-services, educational meetings, staff meetings, and other meetings/seminars as requested by anesthesia leadership.
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Perform point of care laboratory testing.
Assist anesthesia provider during intubations.
Maintains immediate availability to assist in routine and emergency procedures. Assists with preparation of equipment for regional blocks in the pre-operative holding area.
In the performance of the regular job duties, it is appropriate for this job code to have access to the medication room and supply room for the purpose of stocking.
Troubleshoots invasive lines and anesthesia equipment.
Ensures anesthesia equipment is properly disinfected and cleaned after use per medical center infection control policy.
Education equivalent experience:
BSN in nursing required at the time of hire or transfer to position along with a minimum period of 6 months in an accredited CRNA program.
Basic Life Support
Advanced Cardiac Life Support
State of Michigan
Credential equivalent experience:
BLS required at the time of hire or transfer to position.
ACLS required at the time of hire or transfer to position.
EXPERIENCE, TRAINING AND SKILLS:
Bachelor of Science in Nursing and currently enrolled with a minimum period of 6 months in an accredited CRNA program.
Interpersonal skills needed to communicate successfully with individuals and groups and interact with people at all levels to communicate ideas and concepts in a clear and understandable manner.
One year of critical care nursing experience either in the intensive care unit (ICU) or emergency department required.
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) preferred.
MidMichigan Health is a technology driven organization and employees need to demonstrate competency in Microsoft® Windows. An employee may be required to participate in further learning opportunities offered by MidMichigan Health.
Physical/Mental Requirements and Working Conditions
Exposure to stressful situations, including those involving public contact, as well as, trauma, grief and death.
Able to wear personal protective equipment that includes latex materials or appropriate substitute if required for your position.
Is able to move freely about facility with or without an assisted device and must be able to perform the functions of the job as outlined in the job description.
Overall vision and hearing is necessary with or without assisted device(s).
Frequently required to sit/stand/walk for long periods of time. May require frequent postural changes such as stooping, kneeling or crouching.
Some exposure to blood borne pathogens and other potentially infectious material. Must follow MidMichigan Health bloodborne pathogen and TB testing as required.
Ability to handle multiple tasks, get along with others, work independently, regular and predictable attendance and ability to stay awake.
Overall dexterity is required including handling, reaching, grasping, fingering and feeling. May require repetition of these movements on a regular to frequent basis.
Physical Demand Level: Light. Must be able to occasionally (0-33% of the workday) lift or carry 11-20 lbs., frequently (34-66% of the workday) 10 lbs. and or Walk/Stand/Push/Pull of Arm/Leg controls.