The Clinical Operations Diplomat, CRNA will work in conjunction with the following team members: Chief Operations Officer, Chief Medical Officer, VP Clinical Operations, Regional Medical Directors, Regional Practice Administrator, Director of Quality, and local leadership (Facility Medical Director and/or Chief CRNA, On-site Administrator) to provide facility management and clinical services for Somnia, Inc. and affiliates anesthesia facility contracts.
Responsible for the delivery of clinical services to assigned contracts as well as leadership and technical clinical training services.
Under direction of the COO, the Clinical Operations Diplomat assumes leadership and clinical responsibility for the CRNA care team operations at accounts throughout our national client base. Serves as onsite clinical member participating in call, enhanced clinical training and daily clinical operations.
The Clinical Operations Diplomat’s will be involved in scheduling, daily staffing, and flexing staffing to match OR volume. Assisting with care team development, recruitment and supporting the Clinical Operations team goals and objectives. This position collaborates with, and evaluates all assigned shift Associates according to hospital, anesthesia and unit philosophy and objectives. Utilizes and acquires knowledge of current and best practices in the specified clinical and management areas of anesthesia practice. This position is essential as it also provides ongoing clinical support to facilities that are starting up or in need of clinical staff or leadership.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, talk and hear, walk; use hands and fingers to feel, handle, or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. In addition, the employee must stand for extended periods of time and adapt to unpredictable work hours. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. The employee must be able to perform fine manipulation, simple grasping, firm grasping and have a steady hand to intubate patients and perform medical non-surgical procedures, such as IV insertion, intubation, induction of anesthesia, emergence of general anesthesia, placement of arterial and central venous access lines, administer anesthetics and various types of anesthetic blocks, maintain fluid and electrolyte balance, administer epidurals and secure airways in routine and emergency situations.
The mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job; work and deadlines may impose pressure on a routine and frequent basis, substantive contacts with people in stressful situations, delicacy, ability to appropriately delegate and unpredictability of contacts routinely may create significant/constant stress.
This job description will be used as the basis for the Clinical Operations Diplomate Performance Evaluation in the practice setting. The appraisal system will be used to reward the CRNAs that excel in the practice and administrative setting and to offer comments to help improve deficient areas of practice or capabilities of the individual. Employees that consistently fail to improve in deficient areas after a given period will be counseled, possibly suspended, or even terminated if unable to perform the duties of the job description.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Management has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time with or without notice.
Adherence to Company Policies and Rules
All employees are expected to adhere to company’s policies and procedures, and Code of Conduct and Ethics policy. All employees are expected to provide services in a manner consistent with the established and accepted standards of the profession and with the laws and regulations that govern its practice and endorsed by the assigned facilities.
Employees are required to sensitive to cultural values, beliefs, and diversity, accepting that the opinions and values of others are as valid as my own. Employees will exemplify and exercise integrity, honesty, and due diligence while carrying out obligations to patients, co-workers, and customers.
Somnia, Inc.and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or other protected classifications as deemed by law.