CRNA will function as part of a team approach to the preparation of patients for anesthesia, its administration, and the post-operative care for adults and children in stimulating clinical setting including: Orthopedics, General and Vascular, ENT, Thoracic, Obstetrics, Neurosurgery & Same-day Pediatrics.
• Care for patients before, during and after a medical procedure or surgery • Performing point-of-care testing • Select, order and administer pre-anesthetic medications • Providing acute, chronic, and interventional pain management services • Utilizing anesthetic techniques such as ultrasound, fluoroscopy, and other technologies to improve diagnosis and care delivery and improve patient safety and comfort • Select, prescribe and administer post-anesthesia medications or treatments • Evaluate patients post-surgical and post-anesthesia responses
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:
• Must have a strong understanding of pre-anesthesia medications and post-anesthesia medications • Ability to make sound judgements of analytical, physical and manual dexterity functions of a patient • Ability to work harmoniously in a collaborative environment • Must have strong oral and written communication skills
• Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing and an accredited school of nurse anesthesia • New graduates are encouraged to apply, student loan repayment available • 2-3 years of experience as a CRNA preferred but new graduates will be considered • Registered Nurse Anesthetist Certification required • Current Massachusetts RN license required • ACLS preferred
If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, or would like to apply, please contact:
Ian McCarthy, Physician Recruitment Specialist, Steward Health Care
All inquiries will remain confidential.
Steward Health Care is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.