Aug 26, 2021

LPN- Anesthesia Support

  • Augusta Health
  • Fishersville, VA, USA

Job Description

Description:

The Anesthesia Support LPN will be able to

  • Ability to verify adequate sterilization chemical indicators for all processes including steam, and Steris
  • Demonstrates knowledge of sterilization process- cleaning, decontamination, assembly, wrap | packaging, sterilization, and transport
  • Ability to process instrumentation correctly through flash autoclave and steris
  • Consistently verifying and documenting proper cycle and item sterilized
  • Demonstrate knowledge of event related sterility
  • Prepares all OR rooms at beginning of day for anesthesia
  • Appropriate room set-up to meet needs of anesthesiologist
  • Obtain additional supplies|medications|solutions
  • Assists anesthesia with a variety of techniques including spinals, generals, epidurals, etc.
  • Demonstrates cricoid pressure correctly
  • Assists in collecting and processing labs/blood products as needed
  • Able to assess airway for IV sedation procedures and documents appropriately
  • Knowledgeable of airway maintenance techniques
  • Demonstrates knowledge of code cart/defibrillator/external pacer
  • Knowledgeable of content and use of difficult intubation cart

  • Prepares and communicates individualized PAT assessments, cardiac work-up, labs, etc. in timely manner

  • Paperwork is complete and appropriate for patients age, and history

  • Uses all available resources to gather accurate data in a timely fashion.

  • Able to prioritize data and ask pertinent questions to obtain needed information.

Requirements

  • Must be a Licensed Practical Nurse, eligible to practice in the Commonwealth of Virginia
  • One year of LPN experience preferred
  • Positive attitude, with enthusiasm for caring for our community
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Effective time management skills
  • Must have valid driver's license

Some benefits of working at Augusta Health include:

• Insurance package including health, dental, and vision • Retirement savings helping you to plan for your future • Generous paid time off to promote work life balance • Free onsite parking • 24/7 armed security to ensure your safety • Shift and weekend differentials • Flexible scheduling • Clinical ladder career path program • Shared governance • Tuition reimbursement • Onsite child care • Augusta Health Fitness Reimbursement Program • Individualized orientation with dedicated preceptor • Onsite credit union • Employee discounts including the cafeteria, gift shop, pharmacy, and movie tickets

Equal Opportunity
Augusta Health recruits, hires and promotes qualified candidates for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran or military discharge status, and family medical or genetic information.