Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)

Location US-NY-Brooklyn
ID
2018-3259
Type
Regular Full-Time
Department
Anesthesiology
Hospital
NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island

Overview

In partnership with NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island, our teams accommodate more than 250,000 outpatient visits, more than 89,000 emergency room visits, and with 371 beds, more than 15,000 inpatient admissions annually. The hospital maintains a strong academic affiliation with SUNY Downstate Medical Center and New York College of Osteopathic Medicine in order to maintain its high standards of healthcare delivery.

Responsibilities

The CRNA is responsible, either personally or through delegation, for the following:

  • Under physician supervision, with latitude for individual professional judgment, administers general anesthesia or analgesia to surgical and obstetrical patients to render them insensible to pain during operative procedures.  In addition, responds to calls outside the Operating Room for resuscitative measures, and pain management.
  • Aides the Assistant Director in preparing the monthly CRNA time schedule.
  • Coordinates and reports quality assurance and improvement activities to the Allied Health Professionals Committee.
  • Serves as liaison to assist communication between staff CRNAs and Administration.
  • Responsible for scheduling the CRNA staff to maintain adequate inventory of all anesthesia medications and supplies in all operating theatres.
  • Capable of interviewing patients for pre-operative assessment and evaluation, select the anesthetic agent, technique, and the use of all anesthesia-related medications appropriate to the individual patient.
  • Manage the anesthesia process which includes the induction, maintenance, and the emergence from anesthesia.,
  • Capable of setting up and using all equipment available in the Operating Room and the Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU), used for the management of anesthesia and anesthesia monitoring.
  • Responds to calls outside the Operating Room for endotracheal intubation, cardioversions, and participates in cardio-pulmonary resuscitation.
  • Responsible for checking (once a shift) the proper functioning of the cardiac defibrillator in the Operating Room Suite.

 

 

 

 

 

Qualifications

Required:

  • NYS license
  • CRNA certification

Preferred:

  • Experience in both/or Ambulatory/Surgery procedures and protocols.

 

 

 

 EOE M/F/D/V

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