Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) | Full-time - Day Shift | Newark, NJ
Nurse Anesthetist, Certified Registered
Newark, NJ

DirectShifts is currently searching for a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) to work as a full-time employee in Newark, NJ. 

Status: Full-Time

Shift: Day

Job Summary

  • The primary purpose of the Nurse Anesthetist (Certified Registered) position is to administer anesthesia related care in four general categories.
  • (1) pre-anesthetic preparation and evaluation (2) anesthesia induction, maintenance and emergence, (3) post anesthesia care and (4) peri anesthetic and clinical support functions.

We offer a great work environment, competitive rates and excellent benefits, including:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision plans
  • 401 (k)
  • PTO
  • Short & Long Term Disability
  • Basic Life & Accidental Death Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Health Care/Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

Essential Functions

  • Performing and documenting a pre-anesthetic assessment and evaluation of the patient, including requesting consultations and diagnostic studies; selecting, obtaining, ordering, or administering pre-anesthetic medications and fluids; and obtaining informed consent for anesthesia.
  • Develops and implements an anesthetic plan.
  • Selecting and initiating the planned anesthetic technique which may include: general, regional, and local anesthesia and intravenous sedation/Monitored Anesthesia Care (MAC).
  • Selecting, obtaining, or administering the anesthetics, adjuvant drugs, accessory drugs, and fluids necessary to manage the anesthetic, to maintain the patient s physiologic homeostasis, and to correct abnormal responses to the anesthesia or surgery.
  • Selecting, applying, or inserting appropriate non-invasive and invasive monitoring modalities for collecting and interpreting patient physiological data.
  • Other duties as needed

Job Requirements

  • Graduate of an accredited Nurse Anesthesia Education Program with a Master s Degree in a related field; or graduation from a program accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Education programs prior to January 1998.
  • Current licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse and Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) {by June 16, 2009} in the State of New Jersey & current certification as a Nurse Anesthetist by the Council on Certification/recertification of Nurse Anesthetists of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists.
  • Successful completion/certification in Basic and Advanced Cardiac Life Support.
  • Sufficient sensory capacity to observe the patient and patient monitors. Able to communicate effectively in both academic and health care settings. Effective written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to work in teams and possess demonstrated ability to exercise good judgment, and effectively function in the face of uncertainties inherent in clinical practice.

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