Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) - PRN in
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Job Locations US-MS-Hattiesburg Job ID 2020-1130 Category Nurse
Anesthetists Type PRN Overview In addition to his/her routine
clinical duties as a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA),
he/she is responsible for promoting high quality, cost-effective
anesthetic care in a collaborative environment.
About the Facility: 211-bed acute care community hospital
offering diagnostic and surgical facilities as well as numerous
Case Mix: OB, endoscopy, gynecology, urology,
ophthalmology, orthopedic, general, cardiovascular, neuro spine. No
Call Requirements :Negotiable
Preferred Skills: Epidurals, Spinals, Peripheral Nerve
Blocks, Pediatric Experience
Required Certifications: ACLS, BLS, PALS
Professional Liability will be covered by LifeLinc.
LifeLinc Anesthesia has emerged as one of the top, comprehensive
anesthesia management providers in the country. Since 2003,
LifeLinc has centered its mission on "Changing the Status Quo" of
healthcare through innovative solutions and excellent clinical
quality. We recognize that an exceptional anesthesia team enhances
patient safety and experience. This is why we enable our providers
to serve as leaders in the perioperative setting, maximizing their
potential and fostering long-term employment relationships. Come
join a team committed to provider growth and continuing innovation
Responsibilities Clinical Duties
The CRNA scope of practice includes, but is not limited to, the
Performing and documenting a pre-anesthetic assessment and
evaluation of the patient, including requesting consultations and
diagnostic studies; selecting, obtaining, ordering, or
administering pre-anesthetic medications and fluids; and obtaining
informed consent for anesthesia.
The day to day responsibility of the CRNA for this position will
be to perform conscious sedation/MAC anesthesia on outpatient and
Managing a patient's airway.
Managing emergence and recovery from anesthesia.
Releasing or discharging patients from a post-anesthesia care
area, and providing post-anesthesia follow-up evaluation and care
related to anesthesia side effects or complications.
Responding to emergency situations by providing airway
management, administration of emergency fluids or drugs, or using
basic or advanced cardiac life support techniques.
Additional nurse anesthesia responsibilities which are within
the expertise of the individual CRNA.
Must be able to read and write English.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules,
operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and
small group situations to supervisors, patients, patient's family
and other employees of organization.
Able to work in a team-oriented environment.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of
concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization
exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in
written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
Ensures and adheres to strict confidentiality when handling
patient information, according to the HIPAA Privacy Act and
hospital policy and procedure regarding confidentiality.
Complies with all information security practices.
Takes annual HIPAA compliance exam.
Qualifications Education and experience equivalent to:
The Nurse Anesthetist shall be a Graduate of an approved school
of nursing and a graduate of a nurse anesthesia educational program
accredited by the AANA Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia
Educational Programs or its predecessor. The CRNA will have
successfully completed the American Association of Nurse
Anesthetists (AANA) Council on Certification or its
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