Under the supervision of an anesthesiologist, the Nurse Anesthetist (NA) will perform safe anesthesia care, consisting of the following: pre-operative assessment, writing of appropriate pre-op orders as specified by approved standard procedure, administration of all types of anesthetic and techniques, patient monitoring intra-operatively, provides for intra-op course and emergence and assists as necessary in post-operative care. You may be assigned to a combination of 8, 10, or 12 hours shifts, including evening, nights, weekends, and holidays totaling 40 hours per week as well as on call shifts. Work will be assigned to various OR’s.
· Valid California RN and CRNA license- required · Graduated from an accredited Master’s or DNP program for Anesthesia -required · At least 2-3 years experience in high acuity/academic setting, working full time- required · Current certification/re-certification by the Councils of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists -required · BLS and ACLS certifications -required
Ability to perform thorough pre, intra-, and post-operative assessments, formulate safe anesthesia care plan. Demonstrates safe airway management and interpretation of physiological monitoring. Ability to interpret physiological data (ECG, BP, vital signs, PCWP, SVR) and adjust intervention to optimize patient safety. Working of current anesthesia techniques and drugs (MAC, general and regional) for care of critically ill, trauma, neurological, vascular and pediatric patients. Interpersonal skill to function as a team member to relate professionally and diplomatically with patient surgeons, anesthesiologists, and CRNA’s. Knowledge of current clinical and theoretical education and research techniques as evidenced by experience, academic credential degree, and license.
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