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Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)

Company: The Arora Group, Inc.
Location: Jacksonville
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:


Currently recruiting a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) in Jacksonville, North Carolina, to provide care to Active Duty heroes, their families, and retirees at Naval Medical Center Camp Lejeune. Schedule will vary from 4, 8, 10, or 12 hour shifts, Mondays - Saturdays. Services will not be required on Federal holidays.


DUTIES OF THE CERTIFIED REGISTERED NURSE ANESTHETIST (CRNA):

  • Perform the full range of duties of a CRNA within scope of clinical privileges granted
  • Administer anesthesia to any patient undergoing a surgical procedure, as designated by the attending physician.
  • Perform a pre-anesthetic assessment and evaluation of the patient. This includes obtaining an informed consent from the patient, requesting consultations and/or diagnostic studies and ordering pre-anesthetic medications.
  • Develop and implement an anesthetic plan of care.
  • Perform an assessment immediately prior to induction of anesthesia of the patient. Review the medical record with regard to completeness, pertinent laboratory data, time of administration and dosage of pre-anesthesia medication, together with an appraisal of any changes in the patient' s condition from that noted on previous visits.
  • Obtain consultations with a staff anesthesiologist (i.E., patients meeting ASA classification 3 or greater; pediatric patients less than 3 months old).
  • Maintain the patient' s physiologic homeostasis and corrects abnormal responses to the anesthesia and/or surgery.
  • Collect and interpret patient physiological data by selecting, applying or inserting noninvasive monitoring modalities.
  • Manage the patient' s airway and pulmonary status.
  • Manage the patient' s emergence and recovery from anesthesia, remaining with the patient as long as required by the patient' s condition relative to his/her anesthesia status and until responsibility for proper patient care has been assumed by other qualified individuals.
  • Record all pertinent events taking place during the introduction of, maintenance of and emergence from anesthesia; record post-anesthetic visits, including at least one note describing the presence or absence of anesthesia related complications within 48 hours of the procedure.
  • Discharge or release from PACU according to established criteria. Provide follow-up evaluation and care related to anesthesia complications and/or side effects.
  • In his/her observation, if the CRNA feels that an anesthetic will put the patient' s life in jeopardy, then this condition must be discussed with the operating surgeon or the Head, Anesthesiology Department (or designated representative). The CRNA can rightfully and legally decline to administer an anesthetic to a patient in this category without repercussion.


QUALIFICATIONS OF THE CERTIFIED REGISTERED NURSE ANESTHETIST (CRNA):

  • Master' s degree in nursing or higher
  • Graduate from an academic program, approved by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Programs (COA).
  • Certified as a Registered Nurse Anesthetist from the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) or the National Board of Certification and Recertification for Nurse Anesthetists (NBCRNA).
  • Possess 24 months of experience as CRNA within the preceding 48 months.
  • Current ACLS and PALS.
  • Current, unrestricted license from any of the 50 states and U.S. Territories
  • With training, must be able to use automated systems such as CHCS, AHLTA, ADS, Essentris, and Clinical Information System (CIS)
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen (for access to Government computer systems)


COMPENSATION & BENEFITS FOR THE CERTIFIED REGISTERED NURSE ANESTHETIST (CRNA):

  • Competitive pay
  • 10 days paid time off per year plus 7 sick days per year
  • 10 paid Federal holidays
  • Health & Welfare allowance covers the cost of health insurance, long and short-term disability, and life insurance
  • Dental and vision plans offered, 401(k)


ABOUT THE ARORA GROUP:
The Arora Group is an award-winning, Joint Commission-certified nationwide healthcare services company that, for almost 30 years, has provided medical care for the men and women who serve our country in the U.S. Armed Forces. Our mission is to provide world-class care and give our healthcare professionals opportunities to improve their skills, learn from the best, and serve the needs of active duty service members, their families, and veterans.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Keywords: The Arora Group, Inc., Jacksonville , Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA), Other , Jacksonville, North Carolina

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