Job Description & Requirements
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist
Ongoing CRNA assignment beginning in November 2018. Shifts: 8s, 10s, 12s. Most 0630 start, one 8 hour shift that starts at @ 11am ends at 1930. 4-6 total calls per month, staffing dependent. 1st and 2nd call taken from home/hotel. Weekend call rotates among staff. 30-minute response time. Locums work post-call, but will be 1st out. Call room is available if needed. MDA in-house call 24/7. Call is required. If off post call it is unpaid (but there is still a 40- hour-week guarantee). Very diverse case mix. Level 3 trauma. Almost all major subspecialties represented – very few craniotomies. Predominance is general surgery, ortho, eyes & GYN. OB is very autonomous for CRNAs. We place, monitor & troubleshoot epidurals. Excellent 24/7 NICU care – expectation is anesthesia takes care of mother. 2000 deliveries a year; 75% epidurals, 20% CSection (includes small % VBAC). On call,
CRNA comes in for C-Sections. Pediatrics - Healthy ear tubes & tonsils; occasional pediatric lap appy on call. Cardiac cases – increasing volumes with minimally invasive procedures. Typically onpump bypass & valves. Lines placed by surgeon, monitored by anesthesia. MDA places TEE probe. CV case experience not mandatory, but must be able to manage a double lumen tube.