Job - Nurse Anesthetist-CRNA

Loma Linda University Medical Center - Loma Linda, California

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Nurse Anesthetist-CRNA

Loma Linda University Medical Center - Loma Linda - CA Careers Responsibilities

Part Time AM/PM Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification CA RN license CPR/BLS
Job Summary: This position will support LLUMC’s strategic plan and
the organization’s mission to continue the teaching and healing ministry of
Jesus Christ, while embracing the core values of Compassion, Integrity,
Excellence, Teamwork, and Wholeness. The CRNA provides comprehensive anesthesia
care (general anesthesia, procedure-related sedation, and regional techniques)
in collaboration with the supervising anesthesiologist who is directly available
during the entire course of anesthesia at all LLUMC and LLUMC affiliated sites;
partners with anesthesiologist to determine age-specific (neonatal through later
adult) anesthesia plan and obtains approval for anesthesia plan from
anesthesiologist prior to induction; communicates effectively with
anesthesiologist to ensure course of anesthesia is adjusted based on the
patient’s need and changing condition throughout anesthetic episode; applies
theoretical concepts to clinical practice and continually expands knowledge base
and clinical skills with a focus in anesthesia care; utilizes discretion and
independent judgment in the delivery of whole-person care; practices within the
CRNA scope of practice and follows LLUMC policies, protocols, techniques,
guidelines, and state and federal regulations; utilizes interpersonal skills to
maximize excellence in customer service, safe patient care, and professionalism;
contributes to a work environment of caring and cooperation among a culturally
diverse workforce and patient population. These services may be provided for
both the LLUMC and LLUCH hospitals. Performs other duties as needed.  Job
Specifications: Able to read; write legibly; speak in English (and Spanish
preferred) with professional quality; use computer and software programs
necessary to the position; troubleshoot and calibrate patient care equipment.
Able to relate and communicate positively, effectively, and professionally with
others; be assertive and consistent in following and/or enforcing policies; work
calmly and respond courteously when under pressure; lead, supervise, teach, and
collaborate; accept direction. Able to communicate effectively in English in
person, in writing, and on the telephone; think critically; work independently
with minimal supervision; perform basic math functions; manage multiple
assignments effectively; work well under pressure; problem solve; organize and
prioritize workload; recall information with accuracy; pay close attention to
detail. Able to distinguish colors and smells as necessary for patient care;
hear sufficiently for general conversation in person and on the telephone;
identify and distinguish various sounds associated with the work place/patient
care; see adequately to read computer screens, medical records, and written
documents necessary to position; discern temperature variances through touch.
Completion of Registered Nursing (RN) program required. Graduate of Board of
Registered Nursing approved American Association of Nurse Anesthetists program.
Clinical experience providing anesthesia care as a CRNA or student nurse
anesthetist within the last twelve months required. Active California
Registered Nurse (RN) license and California Registered Nurse Anesthetist
Certification required. Basic Cardiac Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life
Support, and Pediatric Advanced Life Support certification required. Other
certifications as designated in Plan for Providing Care.

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