Apr 15, 2021

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) / Cardiac

  • Children's Hospital Los Angeles
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA

Job Description

Work That Matters - Our work is 24 hours a day, 365 days a year

No one has more expertise treating children than Children's Hospital Los Angeles. CHLA is the only children's hospital in California to make the prestigious U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll of "Best" children's hospitals and is nationally ranked in all 10 pediatric specialties. Join a hospital where the work you do will matter—to you, to your colleagues, and above all, to our patients and families. At times, the work may be challenging, but it is always rewarding. We hope you’ll come and find out for yourself.

It’s Work That Matters.

The Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) in Cardiac under the direct supervision of an attending anesthesiologist, administers or assists with the administration of anesthesia for patients of all ages who are undergoing surgery, radiologic procedures, or any procedure requiring anesthesia. CRNAs will be involved in all aspects of perioperative care including pre-operative assessment, initiation and maintenance of general and/or regional anesthesia, sedation, airway management, emergence, and post-anesthesia care.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Graduation from a program of nurse anesthesia approved by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA).
  • Satisfactory completion of the qualifying examination of the Council on Certification of Nurse Anesthetists (CCNA)
  • Current satisfaction of the requirements for recertification by the National Board of Certification and Recertification for Nurse Anesthetists (NBCRNA)

*Prefer previous pediatric cardiac anesthesia experience and/or pediatric cardiothoracic nursing experience.

Licenses certifications required:

  • Current CA RN license; Current CA Nurse Anesthetist certification, PALS and BLS through Amercan Heart Association