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Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist

Los Angeles, California

Overview

Advanced Practice Nurses play a pivotal role in the future of healthcare. They work in every area of medicine and can evaluate, diagnose, develop and implement treatment for a variety of conditions. As an Advanced Practice Nurse at Cedars-Sinai you'll help us improve the health of the Los Angeles community with your dedication to human caring.

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  • Good listener
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Responsibilities

Requisition # HRC1042338

Make a difference every single day!

When the work you do every single day has a crucial impact on the lives of others, every effort, every detail, and every second matters. This shared culture of happiness, passion and dedication pulses through Cedars-Sinai, and it’s just one of the many reasons we’ve achieved our fifth consecutive Magnet designation for nursing excellence. From working with a team of dedicated healthcare professionals to using innovative facilities, you’ll have everything needed to do something incredible—for yourself, and for others. Join us, and discover why U.S. News & World Report has named us one of America’s Best Hospitals.

At Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and Cedars-Sinai Endoscopy Center, all CRNAs function under formal standardized procedures under the collaboration of a physician(s). The CRNA provides medical care in a safe, cost efficient manner. Clinical diagnoses or management of problems outside the CRNA scope of practice are referred to the supervising physician.

As a CRNA you are delineated privileges under the direction of a physician that may include:

  • Performs and documents the pre-anesthesia assessment and evaluation of the patient.
  • Review, request and order (as permitted by state law) laboratory/diagnostic studies.
  • Acquires informed consent for anesthesia and related services.
  • Selects, acquires, orders, and administers pre-anesthetic medication or treatment.
  • Develops and implements anesthesia care plan.
  • Selects, acquires, prepares and uses equipment, invasive and non-invasive monitors, supplies and drugs for the administration of sedation, anesthesia and pain management services; perform safety checks as needed.
  • Selects, orders, obtains and administers analgesic and anesthetic agents, adjuvant drugs, accessory drugs, fluids or blood products vital to provide anesthesia services.
  • Performs all aspects of airway management, including fiberoptic intubation.
  • Facilitates emergence and recovery from anesthesia by evaluating patient response and selecting, order, and administering medications, fluids and ventilatory support to maintain patient stability during transfer.
  • Initiates and administers post-anesthesia pharmacological or fluid support of the cardiovascular system.
  • Initiates and administers respiratory support to ensure adequate ventilation and oxygenation in the post-anesthesia period.
  • Evaluates the patient’s response to anesthesia and surgery; take appropriate corrective action during the post-anesthesia period.
  • Provides post-anesthesia follow-up evaluation and care.
  • Discharges the patient from the post-anesthesia care unit.
  • Implements acute and chronic pain management modalities.
  • Leads emergency situations by assessing, stabilizing, and determining disposition of patients, including providing airway management, administration of emergency drugs and fluids and using basic and advanced cardiac life support techniques.

 

 


Education Requirements:

  • Masters' Degree in Nursing preferred.
  • Doctorate Degree in Nurse Anesthesia Practice Preferred.

Licenses:

  • California registered nurse license and CRNA license required.
  • Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist by the National Board of Certification and Recertification for Nurse Anesthetists.
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Lift Support (ACLS).

Experience:

  • 1 year of experience as a CRNA preferred.


Working Title: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist
Department: Beverly Anesthesiology
Business Entity: Medical Network Foundation
Job Category: Nursing
Job Specialty: Advanced Practice (RN)
Position Type: Full-time
Shift Length: 12 hour shift
Shift Type: Day

Base Pay: $195,800.00 - $313,200.00

Our compensation philosophy

We offer competitive total compensation that includes pay, benefits, and other recognition programs for our employees. The base pay range shown above takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including knowledge/skills; relevant experience and training; education/certifications/licensure; and other business and organizational factors. This base pay range does not include our comprehensive benefits package and any incentive payments that may be applicable to this role

Diversity and Inclusion at Cedars-Sinai

We are caretakers and innovators committed to the pursuit of equitable healthcare. But health equity is not possible without representation. Our commitment to diversity goes beyond demographics or checking boxes. Our people must reflect the diverse identities, experiences and geographies of the communities and patients we serve – because that’s what our patients, colleagues and communities deserve. Quality Care and Research—For All, By All.

Cedars-Sinai is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at Applicant_Accommodation@cshs.org and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

Cedars-Sinai will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

At Cedars-Sinai, we are dedicated to the safety, health and wellbeing of our patients and employees. This includes protecting our patients from communicable diseases, such as influenza (flu) and COVID-19. For this reason, we require that all new employees receive a flu vaccine based on the seasonal availability of flu vaccine (typically during September through April each year) as a condition of employment, and annually thereafter as a condition of continued employment, subject to medical exemption or religious accommodation. For the same reason, you may also be required to receive other vaccines such as COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Cedars-Sinai reserves the right to make modifications to its required list of vaccines as required by law and/or policy.

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