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Certified RN Anesthetist

Company: Lifespan
Location: Providence
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Job Description:

Summary:
Under direction of a Physician Anesthesiologist the Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) administers any number of agents in order to provide anesthesia for a variety of procedures. During the administration of anesthesia the CRNA continuously monitors the patient and provides appropriate care under a care team model. Patients are continuously monitored until they are stable and care has been transferred to the PACU.

Responsibilities:
Under the supervision of a physician anesthesiologist administers monitors and manages patients care during and immediately after anesthesia.
Assess the patients medical history and how it might affect the patients response to anesthesia.
Provide anesthesia as appropriate for the procedure.
Monitor the patients response during and immediately after anesthesia.
Initiate emergency measures as needed.
Keep detailed records.
Assist in the resuscitation of critically ill or severely traumatized patients.
Keep knowledgeable about new drugs and techniques as they become available.

O ther information:

BASIC KNOWLEDGE:
A masters degree from a Nurse Anesthetist Program Program must be accredited by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) council on accreditation of nurse anesthesia programs or its predecessors or successors and which has its objective preparation of nurses to practice Nurse Anesthesia.
Certification and recertification as applicable required by the AANA council on certification of Nurse Anesthetists.
Maintain current license as professional registered nurse in the State of Rhode Island or in the nurses primary state of legal residency if that state is a member of the Nurse Licensure Compact.

WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
CRNAs are on their feet for long periods of time.

Fine finger movements walking and occasional running is required.
There is limited twisting/bending/stooping and reaching above shoulder level.
Must be able to push/pull including but not limited to all varieties of beds (stretchers gurneys) and incumbent pumps/IV setups/monitoring devices for patients across all spectrum of body habitus.

Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds occasionally and up to 20 pounds frequently.

Lifespan is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race color religion sex national origin age ethnicity sexual orientation ancestry genetics gender identity or expression disability protected veteran or marital status. - - Lifespan is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Location: Lifespan Physician Group Inc. USA:RI:Providence

Work Type: Full Time
Work Schedule: 7AM-3:30PM

Shift: Shift 1

Union: Non-Union

Keywords: Lifespan, Providence , Certified RN Anesthetist, Healthcare , Providence, Rhode Island

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