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Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist

Job ID 
2017-1388
Location 
US-TX-Houston
US-TX-Katy
Category 
CRNA
Metro Area 
Houston, TX
Facility Name 
Memorial Hermann Memorial City Med Center

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Overview

Full-time CRNA needed at Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center. LOCATION LOCATION LOCATION! Located in the heart of West Houston, a fabulous location affording you a variety of opportunity for great places to live with a short commute! Memorial City, Katy, Spring, Cypress, Downtown Houston, Heights, Sugar Land, Pearland.  This 444-bed hospital is high volume with about 3500 cases a month of a wide variety, including some pediatrics, neuro, endo, ortho, general, OB and gastric procedures. This is a great place to ensure you don't lose your skills in any speciality!   

 

8, 10, or 13 hour shifts available. No call is required, but additional shifts and overtime are available, allowing for unlimited earning potential. Base salary includes regularly scheduled 40-hours/week, with any additional work being paid at a premium rate in addition to your salary.

 

Robust benefits package including 401(k) matching and profit sharing (totaling 7% of your annual income), company-paid long-term disability insurance & basic life insurance, 6 weeks Paid Time Off, annual CME Allowance, and choice of health care plans.

 

U.S. Anesthesia Partners (USAP) is the largest single-specialty anesthesia practice in the country with over 4,000 clinical providers and associates.  By joining our team you will participate in a highly collaborative and dynamic environment.  As an organization we are mission focused on delivering the highest quality in patient care and you will be directly supporting our talented clinical team.  We extend this same commitment to quality to our associates and supply tools and resources that will ensure we win in the healthcare marketplace and support of USAP.

 

We are proud of our inclusive people culture that supports our associates to perform at their best.  USAP is an equal opportunity employer. 

 

 

Responsibilities

Collaborate with the operating room staff, surgeons and Anesthesiologist to exceed patient expectations and quality of care standards. Must be able to communicate clearly and effectively with surgeons and the surgical support team, as well as with patients and their families.

 

Some duties and responsibilities may include:

  • A thorough and complete preanesthetic assessment shall be performed.
  • Informed consent for the planned anesthetic intervention shall be obtained from the patient or legal guardian.
  • A patient-specific plan for anesthesia care shall be formulated.
  • The anesthesia care plan shall be skillfully implemented and the plan of care adjusted as needed to adapt to the patient’s response to the anesthetic. Vigilance will be maintained for untoward identifiable reactions and corrective actions initiated as required.
  • Transport of patient to the Post-Anesthesia Care Area. The safe transport of the patient to the post-anesthesia care area is the responsibility of the provider of that patient’s anesthesia care.
  • There shall be prompt, complete and accurate documentation of pertinent information on the patient’s record.
  • The patient’s physiologic condition shall be monitored consistent with both the type of anesthesia care and specific patient needs.

Qualifications

  1. Holds current state licensure as a registered nurse in the state of Texas, and complies with any applicable state statutory or regulatory requirements concerning advanced practice registered nursing.
  2. Graduate of a nurse anesthesia educational program accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs or its predecessor. (Students are welcome to apply-acceptable to be in certification process)
  3. Complies with one of the following requirements regarding certification eligibility, initial certification, or recertification:
    a.  Meets criteria 1 and 2 above, and is awaiting initial certification (some states limit this period of time); or
    b.  Is currently certified by the Council on Certification of Nurses Anesthetists or its predecessor; or 
    c.  Is currently recertified by the Council on Recertification of Nurse Anesthetists.
  4. Insurable by an appropriate medical malpractice insurer for the limits required by this institution or state.
  5. Demonstrates current competency in the clinical responsibilities for which the candidate is applying

Key words: CRNA, Certified Nurse Anesthetist, Anesthesia, Health Care, Healthcare, Medical, Anesthesiology, Anesthesiologist, Hospital, Methodist, Memorial Hermann, CHI, St. Luke’s, Sugar Land, Katy, Tomball, Spring, The Woodlands, Humble, Kingwood, Pearland, Atascocita,  

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