Jan 30, 2023

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) - Anesthesia Department

  • Upstate Nursing
  • Syracuse, NY, USA

Job Description

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) - Anesthesia Department

Job no: 341004
Department: Various Departments
Employer: Upstate Community Medical
Payroll Title: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, L6
Bargaining Unit: N/A
Work type: Full-time
Location: Syracuse
Categories: Registered Nurses

Job Summary / Position Responsibilities

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Evaluation - Evaluate patients' pre-anesthesia condition, history and physical examination, laboratory, x-ray and ECG reports, nurses’ notes and records of previous hospitalizations and anesthetics prior to surgery as documented in pre-anesthesia record; perform pre-anesthesia patient interviews; request additional medical examination or consultation when indicated
  • Peri-Anesthesia Care - Gather supplies and check safety and proper function prior to initiation of anesthetic procedure; assist in positioning of patient on operating table; apply, attach or insert devices for monitoring patients' vital; induce anesthesia with an anesthesiologist; monitor and support life functions during peri-operative period at all times.
  • Post-Operative Care - Continuously evaluate patient during transport to the Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU); perform patient re-evaluation on admission and discharge from post-anesthesia; work collaboratively with PACU team during the recovery period.
  • Coordinate with Anesthesia attendings, nursing and surgical staff to ensure that the daily operating room schedule runs efficiently.
  • The successful applicant will be a member of an interdisciplinary team and will work collaboratively to support Surgical Services.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • NYS license
  • ACLS & BLS required
  • A Master’s Degree from a Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA) accredited Nurse Anesthetist Program.
  • Initial certification and continued recertification by the National Board for Certification and Recertification of Nurse Anesthetists.

Position Shift:

Full Time including evening and weekend call coverage

Compensation & Benefit Package

  • Competitive salary
  • Health, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Paid Time Off
  • 401 (k) Plan
  • Annual CME Benefit
  • Professional Liability Coverage
  • NYS License Reimbursement