Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)

Job ID: 17043

Posted: 9 Days Ago

Base: Providence, RI

FLSA: Hourly Non-Exempt

Job Type: Permanent


Gross Pay: $140.00




·       Providence VA Medical Center: 830 Chalkstone Ave, Providence, RI 02908

·       Full Time



·       Education: Master's degree in nursing

·       Accreditation: Graduate from an academic program, approved by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Programs (COA)

·       Licensure(s): Possess a current and unrestricted license to practice as a Registered Nurse in any one of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, or the U.S. Virgin Island.

·       Certifications: Must hold current Board Certification through

o  American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

o  National Board of Certification and Recertification for Nurse Anesthetists (NBCRNA).

·       Cardiac Certifications: Must have the following hands-on certification through the American Heart Association

o  Basic Life Support (BLS)

o  Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

o  Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

·       Experience: Possess minimum of one year of experience as a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) within the last two years.

·       U.S. Citizenship: Shall be a U.S. citizen.

·       English Language Requirement:  Shall be able to read, write, speak and understand English well enough to effectively communicate with all patients and other health care providers.

·       Physical Capability: Shall be physically capable of standing and/or sitting for extended periods of time and physically capable of performing all services required under the contract.


·       Manage patient anesthesia experience, perform preoperative evaluations and preparations, administer monitored anesthesia care, regional and general anesthesia, monitor and manage patient reactions to anesthesia and surgery, manage fluid therapy, perform and manage invasive monitoring, and perform postoperative evaluations as privileged by the MTF Credentials Committee.

·       Perform a pre-anesthetic assessment and evaluation of the patient. This includes obtaining an informed consent from the patient, requesting consultations and/or diagnostic studies and ordering pre-anesthetic medications.

·       Develop and implement an anesthetic plan of care.

·       Perform an assessment immediately prior to induction of anesthesia of the patient. This shall include a review of the medical record with regard to completeness, pertinent laboratory data, time of administration and dosage of pre-anesthesia medication, together with an appraisal of any changes in the patient's condition from that noted on previous visits. This note shall include any previous anesthetic experiences and complications thereof noted in the medical record.

·       Maintain the patient's physiologic homeostasis and corrects abnormal responses to the anesthesia and/or surgery.

·       Collect and interpret patient physiological data by selecting, applying or inserting noninvasive monitoring modalities.

·       Manage the patient's airway and pulmonary status.

·       Manage the patient's emergence and recovery from anesthesia by maintaining homeostasis, providing relief from pain and anesthesia side effects and preventing and managing complications through selecting, obtaining, ordering and administrating medications, fluids or ventilator support.

·       Record all pertinent events taking place during the introduction of, maintenance of and emergence from anesthesia, including the dosage and duration of all anesthetic agents, other drugs, intravenous fluids and blood or blood components on all patients that have received anesthesia care.

·       Record post-anesthetic visits, including at least one note describing the presence or absence of anesthesia related complications of the procedure.  



Hours vary



Must be comfortable in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. Must be able and willing to reprioritize on short notice and work on multiple simultaneous projects. Flexible and able to work with various personalities. Teamwork skills required. Time management skills required. The ability to meet deadlines in a deadline intensive environment is essential. High level of adaptability and willingness to embrace change in a fast-paced, demanding environment.


LUKE does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability or veteran status in provision of services or employment opportunities and benefits. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.



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