Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) | Full-time | Multiple Shifts | Providence, RI
Nurse Anesthetist, Certified Registered
Providence, RI

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

Shifts: Multiple Shifts Available

Compensation And Benefits

  • We offer a competitive compensation package that includes Health, Dental, Life, Malpractice, 401k/Profit Sharing, and CME stipend. Paid Time Off, Sick days, and CME days. Relocation assistance available and potential Sign on Bonus!

Responsibilities

  • Performs pre-anesthetic and post anesthetic assessment and evaluation of the patient and documents findings. This includes obtaining an informed consent from the patient, requesting consultations and /or diagnostic studies and ordering pre-anesthetic medications.
  • In collaboration with the anesthesiologist, determines the appropriate anesthetic plan of management, manages all aspects of anesthesia care to include preoperative, perioperative and immediate postoperative care.
  • Maintains complete and accurate documentation of care for all procedures.
  • Provides airway management and/or intubations for emergent, and non-emergent and resuscitation situations throughout the hospital.
  • Provides consultation for ventilatory care throughout the hospital.
  • Checks all equipment and agents to be used in the administration of the anesthetic to be sure it is in safe working order. Reports all malfunctioning equipment to the appropriate personnel.
  • Checks all resuscitative anesthesia equipment prior to the beginning of the first surgery of the day. Any malfunctioning or missing equipment will be reported to the appropriate personnel.
  • Records all pertinent events taking place during the induction of, maintenance of and emergence from anesthesia, including the dosage and duration of all anesthetic agents, other drugs, intravenous fluids and blood or blood components on all patients that have received anesthesia care.
  • Insures safe transport of patient to PACU and provides complete report to PACU RN.
  • Maintains currency of clinical privileges, RN license, state specialty certification, ACLS and CRNA re-certification.
  • Assumes some teaching responsibilities for medical students and nurse anesthesia students.
  • May be assigned other responsibilities by the Chief and Assistant of Anesthesia, the Anesthesiologist in Charge and/or the CRNA Site Manager.

Requirements

  • Graduation from an accredited school of nursing, with current licensure to practice in Rhode Island as a Registered Nurse in the expanded role of nurse anesthetist.
  • Graduation from a school of anesthesia accredited by the AANA.
  • Certification to practice as a Nurse Anesthetist and maintenance of that certification as required by guidelines established by the Council on Recertification of the AANA and by the State of Rhode Island.
  • Ability to make sound judgements, analytical and physical abilities and manual dexterity to function as an anesthesia care provider
  • Ability to administer all types of anesthetics, using a variety of techniques and function with minimal direction and guidance.
  • Ability to work harmoniously in a collaborative situation with anesthesiologist, CRNA’s, other health care providers and office staff.

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