2330 Anesthetist

Recruitment #PBT-2330-106249

Introduction

2330 Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)

 

This recruitment may close at any time, but no sooner than July 17, 2020.

Interested parties are encouraged to apply immediately.

 

This is a Position Based Test conducted in accordance with Rule 111A of the Civil Service Commission Rules.

 

General Job Description:

Under general supervision, administers various types of anesthesia to render patients insensitive to pain during operations, deliveries and other therapeutic and diagnostic measures; observes anesthetized patients for adverse reactions and takes remedial action; and maintains records of anesthesia administered and condition of patient prior to and throughout anesthesia.

 

The 2330 Anesthetist requires responsibility for: carrying out established methods and procedures in administering anesthetics; achieving moderate economies and/or preventing moderate losses through efficient handling of equipment, materials and supplies; making responsible contacts with physicians, surgeons and nursing staff on specialized matters; preparing detailed medical and technical records relative to anesthetics administered and patients’ reactions.  The nature of work involves sustained physical effort and manual dexterity with some exposure to health and accident hazards and disagreeable elements.

 

Essential duties include:

 

1.      Administers various types of anesthetics by inhalation, intravenous injection, epidural, spinal and block methods;

2.      Checks anesthesia machines to assure proper working order; checks resuscitation equipment;

3.      Orders, assembles and sterilizes all special equipment used in connection with administration of anesthetics for special types of surgery; orders all drugs used in anesthesia procedures; checks all narcotics used in surgery by surgical staff;

4.      Directs the preparation of all spinal and epidural sets for sterilization;

5.      When patient arrives in surgery: checks patient; evaluates pre-operative condition; makes entries in anesthesia record; administers various drugs with oxygen, as necessary for each particular operation; gives blood transfusion to replace loss due to operating procedures; checks blood pressure, pulse and respiration frequency; discontinues anesthesia at conclusion of operation; AND

6.      Accompanies patient to recovery room and reports condition to recovery room nurse.

 

The 2330 Anesthetist performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

1.      LICENSE: Possession of a valid permanent/temporary (including interim permit) California Registered Nurse License; AND

2.      CERTIFICATION: Valid certification as a Registered Nurse Anesthetist in the State of California.

 

Applicants must meet the minimum qualification requirement by the final filing date unless otherwise noted.

 

Desirable Qualifications:  The stated desirable qualifications listed below may be used to identify job finalists at the end of the selection process when candidates are referred for hiring:

 

Willingness to uphold/abide by ZSFG’s ICARE (I-Introduce, C-Connect, A-Ask, R-Respond, E-Exit) philosophy for employee and patient interactions.  For more information on ICARE, please visit https://zuckerbergsanfranciscogeneral.org/about-us/

 

As of October 14, 2016, in order to place you at the appropriate salary step your application must contain verifiable Registered Nurse and Anesthetist employment history for up to 21 years. A resume cannot substitute for the need to fully complete your employment application.

Information regarding salary placement

 

Verification of Experience: http://sfdhr.org/getting-job#verification  Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point during the recruitment and selection process.

 

Verification of Education: If education verification is required, information on how to verify education requirements, including verifying foreign education credits or degree equivalency, can be found at http://sfdhr.org/how-verify-education-requirements

 

Note: Falsifying one’s education, training, or work experience or attempted deception on the application may result in disqualification for this and future job opportunities with the City and County of San Francisco.

How To Apply

Applications for City and County of San Francisco jobs are only accepted through an online process. Visit www.jobaps.com/sf to register an account (if you have not already done so) and begin the application process.

 

         Select the desired job announcement

         Select “Apply” and read and acknowledge the information

         Select either “I am a New User” if you have not previously registered, or “I have Registered Previously”

         Follow instructions on the screen

 

Computers are available for the public (from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday) to file online applications in the lobby of the Dept. of Human Resources at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor, San Francisco.

 

Applicants may be contacted by email about this announcement and, therefore, it is their responsibility to ensure that their registered email address is accurate and kept up-to-date. Also, applicants must ensure that email from CCSF is not blocked on their computer by a spam filter. To prevent blocking, applicants should set up their email to accept CCSF mail from the following addresses (@sfgov.org, @sfdpw.org, @sfport.com, @flysfo.com, @sfwater.org, @sfdph.org, @asianart.org, @sfmta.com, @sfpl.org, @dcyf.org, @first5sf.org).

 

Applicants will receive a confirmation email that their online application has been received in response to every announcement for which they file. Applicants should retain this confirmation email for their records. Failure to receive this email means that the online application was not submitted or received.

 

All work experience, education, licenses, certifications, other documents, training and other information substantiating how you meet the minimum qualifications must be included on your application by the filing deadline. Information submitted after the filing deadline will not be considered in determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications.

 

Applications completed improperly may be cause for ineligibility, disqualification or may lead to lower scores.

 

If you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact the exam analyst, Emma Perez, by telephone at 415-554-2918, or by email at Emma.Perez@sfdph.org.

Selection Procedures

Minimum Qualification Supplemental Questionnaire (Weight: Qualifying)

Candidates will be prompted to complete a Supplemental Questionnaire as part of the online employment application.  This Minimum Qualification Supplemental Questionnaire is designed to obtain specific information regarding an applicant's experience in relation to the Minimum Qualifications for this position.  Applicants must also complete the official application.  It is essential that applicants provide complete information in identifying their education, experience and training.  The Minimum Qualification Supplemental Questionnaire will be used to evaluate if the applicant possesses the required minimum qualifications.

 

Training and Experience Evaluation (Weight: 100%)

Candidates will be prompted to complete a Supplemental Questionnaire as part of the online employment application. The Supplemental Questionnaire is designed to measure knowledge, skills and/or abilities in job-related areas that have been identified as critical for satisfactory performance in this position. All relevant experience, education and/or training must be included in the application to be reviewed during the scoring process. Candidate responses on the Supplemental Questionnaire cannot be changed once submitted. Candidates will be placed on the eligible list in rank order according to their final score on the Supplemental Questionnaire. The department may administer additional position-specific selection procedures to make final hiring decisions.

 

Certification:

The certification rule for the eligible list resulting from this examination will be Rule of Ten Scores.  Additional selection processes may be conducted by the hiring department prior to making final hiring decisions.

 

Eligible List/Score Report:

A confidential eligible list of applicant names that have passed the civil service examination process will be created and used for certification purposes only. An examination score report will be established, so applicants can view the ranks, final scores and number of eligible candidates. Applicant information, including names of applicants on the eligible list, shall not be made public unless required by law. However, an eligible list shall be made available for public inspection, upon request, once the eligible list is exhausted or expired and referrals resolved. The eligible list/score report resulting from this civil service examination process is subject to change after adoption (e.g., as a result of appeals), as directed by the Human Resources Director or the Civil Service Commission.

 

The duration of the eligible list resulting from this examination process will be of 6 months and may be extended with the approval of the Human Resources Director.

 

Upon approval of the Human Resources Director (See Civil Service Rule 111A.26.5), the eligible list/score report resulting from this announcement may be used by other departments that also use this classification or a similar classification.  To find Departments which use this classification, please see https://sfdhr.org/sites/default/files/documents/ASO-Level-Chart.pdf?documentID=21246.

Conviction History

As a selected candidate for a job, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction (or arrest, in limited circumstances) conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you are a selected candidate. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances, such as:

 

  • Candidates applying for positions with the Unified School District and the Community College District may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under the California Education Code.
  • Candidates applying for positions with the Recreation and Park Department may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under California Public Resources Code 5164.

Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with the City.

If you are a selected candidate, the hiring department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment.

Disaster Service Workers

All City and County of San Francisco employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.

Conclusion

Statement on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion: At the City and County of San Francisco, we share a commitment to a diverse, inclusive and equitable community. Each member of our organization is responsible and accountable for what they say and do to make San Francisco an inclusive and equitable place to live and work by employing fair and just practices to and for all.

 

Licensure/Certification/Registration:

Valid licensure/certification/registration as a requirement to perform the job must be kept current throughout length of employment. Failure to demonstrate/show proof of possession of required valid licensure/certification/registration may result in dismissal and/or termination of employment.

 

If appointed, eligibles possessing interim permits or temporary licenses must present full and unrestricted California Licensed Vocational Nurse licenses prior to completion of the probationary period.

  • Information regarding California Registered Nurse (RN) licenses may be obtained from the California Board of Registered Nursing, 400 R Street, Suite 4030, P.O. Box 944210, Sacramento, CA 94244-2100, telephone: (916) 322-3350. Web address: http://www.rn.ca.gov/
  • Information regarding Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) Certification can be obtained from National Board of Certification and Recertification of Nurse Anesthetists (NCBRNA) at http://www.nbcrna.com/Pages/default.aspx

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certificate Requirement / Provision:

Possession of a valid Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certificate issued by the American Heart Association is required as a provision to employment for all positions. Candidates who do not possess such a certification may participate in this examination process and be appointed to a position(s), but will be required to obtain the certificate within two (2) weeks of hire date and maintain validity throughout length of employment. A photocopy of the valid Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certificate must be provided to the appropriate supervisor of the appointment within the allotted time frame. Failure to demonstrate/show proof of possession of valid certification within two (2) weeks of hire date and throughout length of employment may result in dismissal and/or termination of employment.

 

Condition of Employment: Highest Educational Achievement: Due to the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment 1988, all applicants who are selected for a position will be required to provide verification of highest level of education achieved. Applicants must meet one of the following conditions:

 

1. Have earned a doctoral, master's, or bachelor's degree in a chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory science (including nursing), or medical technology from an accredited institution; OR

2. Have earned an associate degree in a chemical, physical or biological science (including nursing) or medical laboratory technology from an accredited institution.

 

Note on Electronic Health Record (EHR): The Department of Public Health (DPH) is implementing a unified Electronic Health Record (EHR) system and DPH employees must demonstrate competency in the use of the system that is appropriate for their classification as a condition of employment.

 

Note on Personal Protective Equipment (PPE):

Some positions in the Department of Public Health will require the use of personal protective equipment (PPE), including but not limited to gloves, gowns, eye and face protection, and face-fitting respirators. The requirement for the use of PPE may come on short or no notice. Facial hair or any condition that interferes with a face-fitting respirator’s seal (i.e. comes between the sealing surfaces of the respirator and the wearer’s bare skin) is not permitted when face-fitting respirators are worn, including during initial or periodic respirator fit-testing. Employees who choose not to shave and do not have either American Disabilities Act (ADA) or Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Accommodations do not have the right to alternate work assignments or the option of using a loose-fitting Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR) in place of a Face Fitting Respirator.

 

Condition of Employment (Security Clearance):

Security clearance as issued by the Sheriff’s Department is required as a condition of employment for all positions at the Jail Health Services. Eligibles who have successfully participated in the examination process, received passing scores and have been selected for hire will be required to obtain the security clearance prior to appointment. A photocopy of the security clearance must be provided to the supervisor on or before date of hire. Failure to demonstrate/show proof of security clearance may result in a dismissal and/or termination of employment.

 

Medical Examination/Drug Testing:

Prior to appointment, at the Department’s expense, applicants may be required to take a TB screening test, and a medical examination.

 

Terms of Announcement:

Applicants must be guided solely by the provisions of this announcement, including requirements, time periods and other particulars, except when superseded by federal, state or local laws, rules or regulations. Clerical errors may be corrected by the posting of the correction on the Department of Human Resources website at www.jobaps.com/sf.

 

The terms of this announcement may be appealed under Civil Service Rule 111A.35.1. The standard for the review of such appeals is ‘abuse of discretion’ or ‘no rational basis’ for establishing the position description, the minimum qualifications and/or the certification rule. Appeals must include a written statement of the item(s) being contested and the specific reason(s) why the cited item(s) constitute(s) abuse of discretion by the Human Resources Director. Appeals must be submitted directly to the Executive Officer of the Civil Service Commission within five business days of the announcement issuance date.

 

General Information concerning City and County of San Francisco Employment Policies and Procedures:  Important Employment Information for the City and County of San Francisco can be obtained at:

http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20

 

Copies of Application Documents:  Applicants should keep copies of all documents submitted, as these will not be returned.

http://sfdhr.org/getting-job#copies

 

Right to Work:  All persons entering the City and County of San Francisco workforce are required to provide verification of authorization to work in the United States.

http://sfdhr.org/getting-job#identification

 

Information on requesting a reasonable ADA Accommodation:  Applicants with disabilities who meet the minimum eligibility requirements for this job announcement can find information on requesting a reasonable ADA accommodation at:

http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20#applicantswithdisabilities

 

Information regarding requests for Veterans Preference can be found at:

http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20#veteranspreference

 

 

Exam Type: E
Issued: July 10, 2020
Micki Callahan
Human Resources Director
Department of Human Resources
Recruitment ID Number: 106249
DHR POS#:
01113470
DPH/EP/415-554-2918

Benefits

All employees hired on or after January 10, 2009 will be required (pursuant to San Francisco Charter Section A8.432) to contribute 2% of pre-tax compensation to fund retiree healthcare. In addition, most employees are required to make a member contribution towards retirement, ranging from 7.5%-13.25% of compensation. For more information on these provisions, please contact the personnel office of the hiring agency.

For more information about benefits, please click here.

 



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