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CRNA (Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist)

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Date: Dec 3, 2018

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

INSTRUCTOR OF CLINICAL - CRNA (Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist)

Department of Anesthesiology

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine

 

The University of Cincinnati is a premier, public, urban research university; ranked as one of America's top 26 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. U.S. News has ranked UC in the Top Tier of America's Best Colleges. The Chronicle of Higher Education calls UC a "research heavyweight". Forbes, Delta Sky and Travel + Leisure magazines have named UC one of the most beautiful campuses. #HottestCollegeInAmerica

 

UC is one of the largest employers in the Cincinnati region, employing over 15,000 full time ad part time faculty, staff and student workers. The College of Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology is seeking to hire up to eight (8) Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA). These positions will support the University's mission and commitment to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff and all our activities.

 

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Conduct preoperative evaluation: assess condition of patient and appropriate anesthetic technique in consultation with attending anesthesiologist.
• Prepare appropriate equipment for administration of anesthesia. This involves, but is not limited to, checking machines, appropriate small equipment, blood pressure cuffs, endotracheal tubes, and drugs for the conduit of anesthesia.
• Administer anesthesia, giving drugs and monitoring vital signs and other indicators of anesthesia’s effects on patients. The regular, frequent, and accurate recording of patient’s condition during and immediately following the administration of anesthetic drugs is required.
• Conduct postoperative follow-up. Accompany the patient to the PACU assuring that the patient’s condition is optimal. Visit in-house patient within 24-48 hours following anesthesia to assess post-anesthetic recovery.
• CRNA shall administer anesthesia only under the direct supervision of a faculty physician anesthesiologist.
• Report any malfunctioning equipment.
• Supervise RNSA students in clinical instruction and the administration of anesthetics.
• Participate in call coverage with faculty anesthesiologists.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Master’s degree, with DNP degree preferred.
2. Current Nursing license in the state of Ohio.
3. Certificate of Authority to practice in Ohio as a CRNA by the Ohio Board of Nursing.
4. Current certification or recertification as a nurse anesthetist by the NBCRNA.
5. Meets the educational requirements as set forth by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs.

 

The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

 

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

 

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.

 

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