Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
Discover Vanderbilt University Medical Center: Located in Nashville, Tennessee, and operating at a global crossroads of teaching, discovery and patient care, VUMC is a community of individuals who come to work each day with the simple aim of changing the world. It is a place where your expertise will be valued, your knowledge expanded and your abilities challenged. It is a place where your diversity — of culture, thinking, learning and leading — is sought and celebrated. It is a place where employees know they are part of something that is bigger than themselves, take exceptional pride in their work and never settle for what was good enough yesterday. Vanderbilt's mission is to advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, and research. Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Department of Anesthesiology is accepting application for a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) for opportunities opening in 2019. If you are a licensed CRNA or a student graduating within the next 3-6 months with your Master's Degree, you are encourage to apply online today. We look forward to reviewing your resume and we will keep you informed along the way. Click Here To View The VUMC Promise of Discovery In our CRNA role, you will be a critical team member to administer general, regional and monitored anesthesia care for scheduled and emergency surgical and obstetrical procedures and perform anesthesia-related procedures at the discretion of and under the supervision of an attending anesthesiologist. Additionally, you will evaluate patients preoperatively and, in consultation with the attending anesthesiologist, formulate and carry out an anesthesia care plan including monitoring and recording patient reaction to anesthesia and modifying the anesthetic plan accordingly. Safely transport patients to and from an anesthetizing location and ensures appropriate care during the postoperative period. Supervise, instruct, and provide feedback to student nurse anesthetists to ensure patient safety. Finally, be an effective team member and interact with staff and patients in a way that shows respect and consideration for the individual and those around you. Shift: Mostly daylight with occasional rotation to other shifts as needed to meet operational demands Our Nursing Philosophy We believe highly skilled and specialized nursing care is essential to Vanderbilt University Medical Center's mission of quality in patient care, education and research. We believe nursing is an applied art and science focused on helping people, families and communities reach excellent health and well-being. Achieve the Remarkable Learn more about VUMC Nursing:
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Other : Graduate of an Accredited Nurse Anesthesia Program and < 1 year experience
Licensure, Certification, and/or Registration (LCR):
- Registered Nurse Required
- Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist Within 3 months
- Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Within 3 months
Physical Requirements/Strengths needed & Physical Demands:
- Occasional: Sitting: Remaining in seated position
- Occasional: Standing: Remaining on one's feet without moving.
- Occasional: Walking: Moving about on foot.
- Occasional: Lifting under 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects under 35 lbs from one level to another
- Occasional: Push/Pull: Exerting force to move objects away from or toward.
- Occasional: Bending/Stooping: Trunk bending downward and forward by bending spine at waist requiring full use of lower extremities and back muscles
- Occasional: Reaching below shoulders: Extending arms in any direction below shoulders.
- Occasional: Handling: Seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise working with hand or hands.
- Occasional: Vision: Clarity of near vision at 20 inches or less and far vision at 20 feet or more with depth perception, peripheral vision, color vision.
- Continuous: Communication: Expressing or exchanging written/verbal/electronic information.
- Continuous: Noise: May include exposure to occupational noise levels which equal or exceed an 8-hr time-weighted average of 85 decibels, requiring enrollment in VUMC's Hearing Conservation Program which includes training, use of hearing protection, and periodic audiometry.
- Occasional: Chemicals and Gasses: Medications, cleaning chemicals, oxygen, other medical gases used in work area.
- Occasional: Pathogens: Risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens and other contagious illnesses.
- Occasional: Radiation: May be exposed to occupational radiation, requiring enrollment in VUMC's Radiation Safety Program which includes training, use of personal protective equipment with lead shielding, and personal dose monitoring.
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