US Anesthesia Partners

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)

Job ID 2020-5641
Location
US-MD-Bethesda
Employment Type
Full-Time
Metro Area
Bethesda, MD

Overview

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 part of 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. We also offer a competitive benefits package.

 

Our Anesthesia Care Team is looking for Fulltime CRNA professionals who want to split their time between a Bethesda based Hospital Site and Bethesda based ASC Site

with majority of the time being at the surgery center

 

SIGN ON BONUS OPTIONS AVAILABLE

 

CRNAs are vital to USAP’s mission to provide high-quality anesthesia care to each patient in a collaborative team model. We provide competitive compensation and benefits to include medical, dental, life, paid malpractice, PTO, CME/Expense Reimbursement, 401k match and profit sharing and more.

Responsibilities

Clinical responsibilities of the CRNA are delineated by his or her clinical privileges and may include:

Pre-anesthesia Assessment & Case Preparation:

Perform and documents timely pre-anesthesia assessments: review of medical history, focused physical examination (heart, lungs, airway), develop plan for anesthesia care in consultation with anesthesiologist

Anticipates key procedures and assures an anesthesia environment (supplies & equipment including anesthesia machine check, fluid warmers, blood, special equipment) necessary to carry out anesthetic plan

Orders and administers pre-anesthetic medications and fluids

Intra-Op Assessment:

Selects, applies and inserts non-invasive and invasive monitoring devices

Selects and administers anesthesia (general, sedation, regional) adjuncts and accessory drugs and fluids

Manages patient airway and pulmonary status

Demonstrates understanding of relevant clinical issues, recognizing priorities in clinical situations; aware of own limits; appropriate use of tests and procedures

Maintains effective communication with team (intraoperative personnel, surgeon, anesthesiologist)

Manage emergency situations by assessing and stabilizing, including providing airway management, administration of emergency drugs and fluids, and using basic and advanced cardiac life support techniques

Facilitates emergence and recovery from anesthesia and transport to recovery area

Post-anesthesia Evaluation & Management:

Implements acute pain management

Performs and documents timely post-anesthesia evaluation

Provides a complete report of patient’s anesthetic course and any pertinent information necessary to accurately transfer care of the patient

Additional non-clinical responsibilities may include

Quality assessment and quality assurance activities

Didactic and clinical education of students and staff

Completion of annual required compliance training and participation in required educational programs

Ability to work effectively and independently with hospital personnel, physicians and patients

Supports patient safety when performing his or her job functions and through participation in facility, department or unit patient safety initiatives.

Ability to implement and adhere to company and facility policies and procedures

Qualifications

Must have a pleasant disposition with strong interpersonal and leadership skills and high tolerance level.

Work well with an established team of CRNAs and Anesthesiologists

Holds current active state licensure in the state of Maryland and complies with any applicable statutory and regulatory requirements concerning CRNAs

Graduate of a nurse anesthesia educational program accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs

Is currently in process, certified or recertified by the NBCRNA

Demonstrates current competency in the clinical responsibilities specified

Current ACLS, PALS and BLS certification

 

US Anesthesia Partners, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

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