Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) - PRN
Company: UNC Health Care
Posted on: September 9, 2023
Job DescriptionDescriptionBecome part of an inclusive
organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is
to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we
serve.Summary:The Certified Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) administers
anesthesia under the supervision of the Attending Anesthesiologist,
administers local, inhalation, intravenous and other anesthetics
prescribed during surgery, deliveries or other medical procedures.
Institutes resuscitative procedures throughout the hospital,
including the recovery room, and is available at all times while on
duty.UNC Health Wayne is seeking PRN CRNAs. Apply here for an
opportunity to join the team at UNC Health Wayne!Details about the
position:1. Hours include 8's 10's and 12 hour shifts as needed.2.
Required to work at least one shift every 90 days3. Flat rate
$150/hr4. Some weekend call may be available5. Monday, Thursday,
and Friday shifts frequently available6. Summer shifts are
especially appreciatedHow does the application process work?Step 1:
ApplyStep 2: Your application will be reviewed by our HR team.Step
3: Your application will be sent over to the hiring manager for
review!Responsibilities:1.Performs complete pre-anesthesia
assessment including laboratory and diagnostic studies. Includes
important aspects of patient history and physical. Aware of and
fully comprehends history, physical, and laboratory data.
Establishes good rapport with patients. Anticipates needs and
possible problems. Consults with NP/MD as indicated.
2.Appropriately prepares for case management. Assembles all
essential equipment in an orderly manner. Has equipment ready and
in working condition to safely administer anesthesia. Demonstrates
knowledge of anticipated needs. Prepares patients for anesthesia to
include explaining procedures and positioning patient on the
surgical table. 3.Develops plan of care for anesthetic management
in a systematic manner based on assessment, interpretation and
anticipated procedure. Recognizes patient difficulties.
4.Demonstrates professional competence in administering and
managing anesthetic techniques including regional anesthesia
(subarachnoid, epidural, upper and lower extremity blocks, local
infiltration, topical, transtracheal blocks), intrascapular,
sedation and monitored anesthesia care techniques, CPR, invasive
and noninvasive monitoring, airway management techniques,
mechanical ventilation/oxygen therapy, fluid, electrolyte acid base
management, blood, blood products, plasma expanders, peripheral
intravenous/arterial catheter placements.5.Exhibits technical
ability to keep patient safe and comfortable at all times.
Recognizes problems and takes appropriate corrective action
including seeking consultation. Adapts with composure to changing
situations and demonstrates good judgment in emergency situations.
Remains alert and is aware of surgical events taking place. Keeps
accurate records of pertinent information. Coordinates with
appropriate health care providers.6.Responsible for post anesthesia
care, discharge and handoff reporting. Documents all nursing
actions and care appropriately.7.Orients and evaluates new CRNAs as
directed. Mentors and evaluates nurse anesthesia students as
directed.8.Completes continuing education, professional development
and in-service programs to meet regulatory and job requirements.
Keeps current on trends and developments in area of
practice.9.Responds appropriately in emergency situations.10.Keeps
leadership informed of any problems or concerns.11.Participates in
performance improvement activities, departmental committees and
other operational projects as assigned.12.Promotes a safe, clean
environment.13.Presents and promotes a professional demeanor at all
times, establishes high standards of customer service, supports
responsibility, pride, and teamwork, remains calm under pressure,
and offers reasonable solutions for problems. 14.Demonstrates
appropriate interaction with and provides recommended care and
services to all patients. 15.Ensures the delivery of age
appropriate, culturally sensitive, and ethical care for patients.
16.Applies knowledge of principles of standard precautions.
Routinely uses PPE to avoid risk of exposure to self and others.
17.Takes appropriate care of material resources and
equipment.WAYNEOther information:Education Master's degree from a
school of nurse anesthesia approved by the State Accrediting Agency
and the Council on Accreditation of the American Association of
Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)
required.Licensure/Certification---Currently certified as a CRNA by
the AANA.---Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of
North Carolina.---Certified in ACLS, BLS and PALsExperienceAt least
one year experience as a CRNA desired.Knowledge, Skills and
Abilities ---Able to pay keen attention to details at all
times.---Must display a high level of understanding and patience
when dealing/working with patients.---Able to build positive
relationships with providers, teammates and also patients who may
have limitations due to their disease process or mental capacity.
Excellent communication, interpersonal and customer service skills.
---Able to coordinate different activities simultaneously and
manage stress appropriately.---Able to work independently and as
part of a collaborative team. ---Able to work effectively in an
environment notable for complex, sometimes contradictory
information. ---Good organizational abilities.---Able to read,
write and communicate effectively in English.---Proficient with
Epic and able to learn new software rapidly.Valid NC Driver's
License: NoIf driving a Wayne UNC Vehicle, must be 21 years old and
MVR must be approved by Risk Management.ANES-14101.7080.ANES-141Job
DetailsLegal Employer: Wayne HealthEntity: Wayne UNC Health
CareOrganization Unit: AnesthesiaWork Type: Per DiemStandard Hours
Per Week: 4.00Work Schedule: VariableLocation of Job: WAYNE
MEDExempt From Overtime: Exempt: No
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