1+ months

Certified Anesthesiologist Assistant (CAA) - Western Sector Locations

Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH 44114

Job Summary:

This posting is for current openings, as well as future opportunities that may become available.

**PLEASE NOTE - Basic Life Support (BLS) AND Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) through American Heart Association (AHA) are required prior to starting.

Administers anesthesia to patients rendering them insensitive to pain during surgery. Monitors the patient's physical reaction to the anesthetic and informs the physician of any adverse condition. Administers emergency measures when complications arise.

 

Job Description

Responsibilities:

  • Obtains a comprehensive patient history and performs relevant elements of a physical exam.
  • Discusses findings and anesthetic plan with supervising anesthesiologist before induction of anesthesia.
  • Reviews the patient's condition with the anesthesiologist immediately prior to the induction of anesthesia.
  • Pretests and calibrates anesthesia delivery systems.
  • Administers blood, blood products and supportive fluids.
  • Other duties as assigned.

    Education:

    • Bachelor's Degree or higher from an institution of higher learning accredited by an organization recognized by the board of regents.

      Certifications:

      • Certification by the National Commission for Certification of Anesthesiologist Assistants.
      • Current, valid certificate of registration.
      • Written practice protocol consistent with section 4760.09 of the Revised Code.
      • Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) through American Heart Association (AHA) are required.

        Complexity of Work:

        • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
        • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

          Work Experience:

          • None required.

            Physical Requirements:

            • Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination.
            • Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time.
            • Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 25 pounds and ability to push, pull, and navigate supply carts weighing up to 200 pounds.
            • Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range.
            • Requires working under stressful conditions of working irregular hours.
            • Requires some exposure to communicable diseases or bodily fluids.

              Personal Protective Equipment:

              • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required for procedures.


                The policy of Cleveland Clinic and its system hospitals (Cleveland Clinic) is to provide equal opportunity to all of our employees and applicants for employment in our tobacco free and drug free environment. All offers of employment are followed by testing for controlled substance and nicotine. Job offers will be rescinded for candidates for employment who test positive for nicotine. Candidates for employment who are impacted by Cleveland Clinic’s Smoking Policy will be permitted to reapply for open positions after 90 days. Decisions concerning employment, transfers and promotions are made upon the basis of the best qualified candidate without regard to color, race, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran or any other characteristic protected by law. Information provided on this application may be shared with any Cleveland Clinic facility.

                Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities",

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Posted: 2019-10-09 Expires: 2020-07-31

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Certified Anesthesiologist Assistant (CAA) - Western Sector Locations

Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH 44114

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