Mount Sinai Careers
Nurse Anesthetist- CRNA- Mt Sinai West
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- Administers and provides anesthesia and related services under the supervision of an attending anesthesiologis
- Demonstrates competence in the administration of anesthesia and related services in accordance with all pertinent regulations, guidelines and protocols
- Utilizes standards and guidelines for Nurse Anesthesia Practice as established by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)
- Performs and properly documents an initial pre-anesthesia assessment; Reviews completed pre-anesthesia questionnair
- Collaborates with interdisciplinary team and requests consultations as may be required
- Coordinates with attending anesthesiologist and surgical teams
- Formulates, as directed, and implements the anesthetic plan to include the induction, maintenance and emergence from regional and general anesthesi
- Demonstrates competency in all procedures related to regional anesthesia, general anesthesia, and monitored anesthesia care (MAC), including the induction, maintenance and emergence from anesthesia
- Demonstrates competency in all procedures related to adult and pediatric airway management including the use of fiberoptic, LMA and other difficult airway devices; all procedures related to cardiopulmonary resuscitation; and, in the insertion of invasive monitoring; interprets data obtained and treats appropriately
- Provides immediate post anesthesia care as indicated
- Performs routine post anesthesia evaluation when necessary
- Maintains complete and accurate patient records, including all anesthesia records (manual and computerized), and pertinent records on PRISM
- Conducts all appropriate safety checks before the delivery of anesthetics. Takes appropriate safety precautions to minimize the risks to the patient in the delivery of anesthesia care
- Utilizes appropriate infection control precautions
Has graduated from an accredited nursing program. Has graduated from a nurse anesthesia educational program accredited by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs.
Typical patient care risks from blood born pathogens and infectious diseases; exposure to latex supplies; may be required to wear protective radiology “aprons” during certain cases.
Holds a current license in the State of New York as a registered nurse and complies with any applicable state statutory or regulatory requirements concerning such licensure. Successfully completed the AANA Council on Certification of Nurse Anesthetists certification examination. Meets the AANA Council on Recertification of Nurse Anesthetists biennial recertification criteria. Must be insurable by Hospital medical malpractice insurance carrier. Must maintain current certification in BCLS, ACLS, and Infection Control.
Minimum of one year experience as CRNA preferred, preferably in a tertiary care facility, with demonstrated proficiency at airway management, regional anesthesia, insertion of invasive monitoring, and cardiopulmonary resuscitation.