Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist 8/17/2016

The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS

Company
The University of Kansas Hospital
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
28841989
AJE Ref #
575911391
Location
Kansas City, KS
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Whether you are just starting your career or looking to advance your career The University of Kansas Health System is the place to be! Every day our Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) deliver essential healthcare in a care team model. CRNAs work with patients of varied acuity that span the entire spectrum of care. With our team you will experience low call frequency and work in multiple specialties with opportunities in OB and cardiac if desired. The University of Kansas Health System and the Department of Anesthesiology are in an exciting growth phase as we continue to expand in services and locations. Our CRNAs are an integral part of this growth and providing quality care for our patients. Apply today to join our team and work among the best!

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Assesses patients before anesthesia including analyzing medical history and planning anesthesia delivery.
Administers various types of anesthesia including inhalational, intravenous, regional anesthetics based on anesthetic plan. Performs any necessary invasive procedures including insertion of catheters.
Observes and records all patient functions being continuously monitored and evaluates need for ancillary drugs to maintain normal functioning.
Consults with staff anesthesiologist as necessary regarding patient condition.
Documents for patient record all relevant assessment, care and monitoring data.
Ensures availability of required supplies and equipment before anesthetic procedure.
Educates patients, families and staff on anesthesia aspects related to conditions and diseases. Reassures patient before procedure. Accompanies to recovery area to ensure condition satisfactory.

REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor's Degree or Masters' in Nursing required
Graduate of anesthesia school required
Minimum of two years nursing experience,
Current certification with the American Associate of Nurse Anesthetists

Work among the best. We are a top 25 employer in the metro area offering a wide array of career opportunities within our organization. We have a leading reputation for patient care, medical education, research, and community service. We value and respect the talented, committed, and diverse people who make up our hospital; they are our most important strength. The hospital offers very competitive wages and an outstanding benefit package.