• Nurse Anesthetist - Certified

    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 6 months ago(11/15/2017 9:17 AM)
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    Full-Time Regular
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  • Job Description

    Nurse Anesthetist, Job, Anesthesiology, Full-time Rotating Shift, 4 x 10-hour shifts, Hyde Park, Illinois  


    We're hiring for a Nurse Anesthetist as a full-time rotating shift in the Hyde Park, Illinois location!


    Shift note: This position can also be flexed primarily to evenings should that be a preference.


    As a Nurse Anesthetist you will provide patient care and support throughout the perioperative period and function as a member of the anesthesia care team. This can include perioperative assessment and sedation, administration and management of anesthetic, and discontinuation of the anesthetic and postoperative management. Major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job include but not limited to the following:


    • Performs preoperative assessment of the patient, which includes chart review, pre-Op patient interview, history and physical if necessary, and establishes an anesthesia plan based on findings and discussion with the surgeon and attending anesthesiologist.
    • Demonstrates an expert proficiency in airway management, which includes mask ventilation, laryngeal mask ventilation, and endotracheal intubation. 
    • In collaboration with the attending anesthesiologist, the CRNA will demonstrate proficiency in the management of the induction, maintenance, and emergence of anesthesia. 
    • Demonstrates proficiency in the management and/or placement of current monitoring techniques and procedures in the perioperative period which include but are not limited to: ECG placement and interpretation, arterial line placement, central line catheters, pulmonary artery catheters, transesophageal echocardiography, peripheral nerve stimulators. 
    • Records all pertinent perioperative events on the patient’s chart and anesthesia record. 
    • Transports patients postoperatively to an appropriate location based on anesthetic technique and patient’s condition, and reports the patient’s condition and anesthetic concerns to the appropriate clinician


    Nurse Anesthetist Education and Experience Requirements:

    • Current Illinois RN and APN Licensure
    • BSN Required
    • BLS and ACLS certificate required
    • Must be a graduate of an A.A.N.A approved nurse anesthesia program
    • Pass the National Certification Examination following graduation
    • Must be certified or certification-eligible by the A.A.N.A
    • Must be certified or certification-eligible by the NBCRNA  
    • Graduation with a minimum of a master’s degree from a nurse anesthesia educational program accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs
    • A minimum of one year full-time work experience, or its part-time equivalent, as a registered nurse in a critical care setting
    • Must maintain certification through continuing education

    Why Join Us

    We’ve been at the forefront of medicine since 1899. We provide superior healthcare with compassion, always mindful that each patient is a person, an individual. To accomplish this, we need employees with passion, talent and commitment… with patients and with each other. We’re in this together: working to advance medical innovation, serve the health needs of the community, and move our collective knowledge forward. If you’d like to add enriching human life to your profile, The University of Chicago Medicine is for you. Here at the forefront, we’re doing work that really matters. Join us. Bring your passion.


    Bring your career to the next level at a hospital that is thriving; from patient satisfaction to employee engagement, we are at the Forefront of Medicine. Take advantage of all we have to offer and #BringYourPassiontotheForefront

    University of Chicago Medicine is growing; discover how you can be a part of this pursuit of excellence at: www.uchospitals.edu/jobs 

    The University of Chicago Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, civil union status, parental status, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status and other legally protected characteristics



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