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       Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist

  •    Houston, TX

Job ID#: 1183

Category: Healthcare

Position Type

Contractor (W-2)

Positions Available

2

Job Description

Job Summary:

We are seeking a highly skilled and dedicated Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) to join our team. The CRNA will be responsible for administering anesthesia and providing care before, during, and after surgical, therapeutic, diagnostic, and obstetrical procedures. This role requires a high level of clinical expertise, compassion, and the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Preoperative Assessment:
    • Conduct thorough pre-anesthetic assessments, including reviewing patient medical histories, conducting physical exams, and determining appropriate anesthesia plans.
    • Educate patients and families about the anesthesia process and address any concerns or questions.
  • Anesthesia Administration:
    • Administer anesthesia (general, regional, and local) to patients in a variety of settings including operating rooms, delivery rooms, and outpatient facilities.
    • Monitor patients' vital signs and anesthesia levels during procedures, adjusting as necessary to ensure patient safety and comfort.
  • Intraoperative Management:
    • Collaborate with surgeons, anesthesiologists, and other medical professionals to manage patient care during surgery.
    • Utilize advanced monitoring techniques and equipment to assess patient status and make real-time adjustments.
  • Postoperative Care:
    • Oversee the recovery of patients from anesthesia, ensuring a smooth transition to postoperative care.
    • Manage pain relief and other postoperative needs, providing patient education on post-anesthesia care.
  • Emergency Response:
    • Respond promptly to anesthesia-related emergencies, utilizing advanced life support techniques.
    • Participate in resuscitation efforts and other critical care situations as needed.
  • Documentation:
    • Maintain accurate and detailed records of anesthesia administration, patient responses, and any complications encountered.
    • Ensure all documentation complies with legal, regulatory, and institutional requirements.


Job Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Education:
    • Master's or Doctoral degree from an accredited nurse anesthesia educational program.
  • Certification and Licensure:
    • Current certification as a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) by the National Board of Certification and Recertification for Nurse Anesthetists (NBCRNA).
    • Active Registered Nurse (RN) license in [State].
    • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certifications preferred.
  • Experience:
    • Minimum of 5 years of experience in anesthesia, preferably in a hospital or surgical setting.
  • Skills:
    • Proficiency in the administration of anesthesia and management of anesthesia-related equipment.
    • Strong critical thinking, decision-making, and problem-solving skills.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team.
    • Attention to detail and ability to manage complex clinical situations.

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