• Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)

    Job Location US-NY-West Point
    ID
    2018-4484
    Category
    Health Services
    Division
    Katmai Health Services
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    FLSA Status
    a non-Exempt
  • Overview

    Employee will provide anesthesia and related services, in accordance with hospital regulatory, licensing and credentialing policies, and with the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) Guidelines for Nurse Anesthesia Practice and Code of Ethics.  Complies with current standards of anesthesia practice and care and provides anesthesia care that is within the scope of practice, as determined by demonstrated competency, licensure, and clinical privileges delineated by the MTF.

    Responsibilities

    CRNA includes administration of anesthesia by inhalation, endotracheal intubation, regional (including ultrasound guided), intravenous, topical and administration of all levels of sedation for pediatric and adult patients; this includes pre-, intra, and postoperative evaluation, treatment and the support of life functions and vital organs under stress of anesthetic, surgical and other procedures. CRNAs provide pain management and consultation. The CRNA may provide consultation, collaborative management or referral to other health care providers as indicated by the health status of the patient.

     

    Diagnosis and Management

    • Prescribes medication in accordance with Military Treatment Facility pharmacy and therapeutics
    • Mechanical ventilator management (invasive and noninvasive)
    • Central Venous pressure monitoring
    • Initiation and management of patient controlled analgesia intrathecal and epidural

     

    Procedures

    • Arterial catheter placement
    • Endotracheal intubation
    • Central venous catheter insertions
    • Ultrasound guided Nerve blocks for upper and lower extremity surgery and/or pain control
    • Epidural/spinal placement for labor or surgical management

     

    Anesthesia

    • General anesthesia
    • Spinal and/or epidural anesthesia
    • Topical and local infiltration anesthesia
    • Emergency cricothyroidotomy
    • Peripheral nerve block anesthesia
    • Regional nerve block anesthesia
    • Ultrasound guidance for vascular access and regional anesthesia

     

    Procedure Advanced privileges

    • Advanced nerve block techniques.

    Qualifications

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    • Be a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) (Copy of certification required) with at least 3 years experience.
    • (Homeland Security Presidential Directive) HSPD-12 is required.
    • Graduate of a school of professional nursing, approved by a legally designated state accrediting agency and hold current registration as a registered professional nurse. Copy of certification and license required.
    • Be a graduate of an approved program of nurse anesthesia accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Education Program and Schools or its predecessor.
    • Licensure: possess current, active, valid, unrestricted license in at least one U.S. State, District of Columbia, Commonwealth, Territory, or jurisdiction.
    • Prior to the expiration of their CRNA certification, be re-certified by the Council on Re-certification of Nurse Anesthetists.

     

    SPECIAL SKILLS

    • Ability to effectively read, write and speak English in order to communicate with all patients and other healthcare providers.
    • Possess evidence of continuing nursing education which maintains skills and knowledge in the nursing specialty.
    • Shall possess current certification in American Heart Association for Healthcare Providers Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support(ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) at the time of employment.  Certifications shall be maintained in a current status at all times.

    Supervisory

    None

    Physical Demands

    Frequent sitting, standing, walking, lying down or to be or remain in a position or state of inactivity. Occasional lifting of up to 10 lbs. It is Katmai’s business philosophy and practice to provide reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities.

    Work Environment

    Work is performed primarily in a hospital setting.  Employee will be exposed to a wide variety of people in differing functions, personalities and abilities.

    Work Schedule

    40 hours a week. On-call for weekends, holidays and night/evening. 

    On-call hours as follows: 540 on-call night hours, 45 on-call holiday/evening hours.

    Compliance

    To be considered for this position, all applicants must apply on the company website,  http://www.katmaicorp.com/careers.

    We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor

    We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

     

    Preference will be given to Ouzinkie Shareholders in accordance with Title 43 U.S. Code 1626(g) and Title 42 U.S. Code 2003 - 2(i).

     

    Executive Order 11246, as amended, protects applicants and employees from discrimination based on inquiring about, disclosing, or discussing their compensation or the compensation of other applicants or employees.

     

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