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Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist Hourly-Surg Anesthesiology

Company: CHRISTUS Health
Location: Shreveport
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:


The CRNA has the responsibility and accountability for providing advanced nurse practice while administering anesthesia to patients. This position is responsible for preparing and administering anesthesia agents to surgical and obstetric patients. CRNAs work with direction and/or direct supervision of a physician. Responsibility and accountability of anesthesia services lies with the Service Chief for Anesthesiology. The CRNA will perform the following duties: assess patients peri-operatively, perform patient history and physical, review patient records to determine health status, review results of diagnostic tests, treatments and orders as appropriate, make post-op rounds, provide patient and family education. Routine procedures performed include draw venous/arterial blood, administer general, regional and local anesthesia, administer injections, place NG tubes, administer local infiltrative anesthesia, placement of central venous lines and Swan Ganz lines with the direct supervision of the physician.
Providing regional anesthesia under the direct supervision of the anesthesiologist includes topical, infiltration, spinal, epidural, intravenous, upper and lower body blocks and other peripheral blocks. Initiate Orders/Transcribe Orders of Collaborating Physician (treatment/diagnostic/medication) to be countersigned by the physician within 24 hours. Intravenous catheter placement and administration of fluids, blood and/or blood products, muscle relaxants, vasoactive and cardiac drugs. Other responsibilities include mechanical ventilation, resuscitation techniques, cardiopulmonary bypass technique, auto transfusion, hypotensive and hypertensive care and hypothermia. This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of CHRISTUS Health. It is expected that the associate demonstrate behavior consistent with the Core Values. He/she shall support the CHRISTUS Health strategic plan and the goals and direction of the Performance Improvement Plan (PIP).

  • Master of Science in Nursing
  • APRN License in state of employment
  • ACLS
  • CRNA
  • PALS
  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support

    Work Type:
    Full Time
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Keywords: CHRISTUS Health, Shreveport , Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist Hourly-Surg Anesthesiology, Other , Shreveport, Louisiana

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