Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) | Full-time | Mineola, NY
Nurse Anesthetist, Certified Registered
Mineola, NY

DirectShifts has an exciting opportunity for Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) in Mineola, NY.

Position Summary

  • In this role, the successful candidate Administers anesthesia under the supervision of the Attending Anesthesiologist, administers local, inhalation, intravenous and other anesthetics prescribed during surgery, deliveries or other medical procedures.
  • Institutes resuscitative procedures throughout the hospital, including the recovery room and is available at all times while on duty.

Job Responsibilities

  • Performs Complete Pre-Anesthetic Assessment. Includes significant laboratory data. Includes important aspects of patient history and physical. 
  • Aware of and fully comprehends history, physical, and laboratory data. Establishes good rapport with patients. Anticipates needs and possible problems. 
  • Takes initiative and functions independently. Review ID upon receiving patient, name and DOB. Respects patients rights.
  • Provides Competent Post Anesthetic Management. Verifies with the PACU RN the patients first and last name on the ID bracelet. Maintains patient airway. 
  • Shows attentiveness to physiological needs. Provides full report to recovery person. Completes all records. Evaluates and resolves patient pain status. 
  • All medication and syringes properly disposed of. Takes care of equipment
  • Demonstrates Professional Competence in Managing Anesthetic. Appropriate airway management. 
  • Exhibits safe and comfortable technical ability. Recognizes problems and takes appropriate corrective action (including seeking consultation). 
  • Demonstrates good judgment in emergency situation. Provides patient with safe and comfortable anesthetic. Aware of surgical events taking place. 
  • Keeps accurate record of pertinent information. Adapts with composure to changing situations. 
  • Coordinates with appropriate health care providers.
  • Appropriately Prepares Anesthetic Management. Plan of care is developed in systematic manner based upon assessment, interpretation and anticipated procedure. 
  • Recognizes patient difficulties. Communicates information clearly and logically with Attending. 
  • Displays knowledge of current anesthetic principles in selecting anesthetic techniques
  • Appropriately Prepares for Case Management. Assembles all essential equipment in an orderly manner. 
  • Has equipment ready and in working condition to safely administer anesthesia. Demonstrates knowledge of anticipated needs. 
  • Uses universal safety precautions. Label and properly store syringes.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • You must have a MS degree.
  • Current NYS RN License, CRNA Certification or GRNA certificate with letter qualifying to sit for the national boards (with confirmation of graduation from the program director). 
  • BLS, ACLS, PALS certification, NYS Infection Control Certificate.

Required Licenses:

  • CRNA-Certified RN Anesthetist, Registered Nurse License-NYS, CRNA-Certified RN Anesthetist, Registered Nurse License-NYS.

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