Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist - Saint Louis University Hospital - Endo Specific - Full Time

Saint Louis, MO

full-time
Inpatient and outpatient

Exciting CRNA/CAA Opportunity in St. Louis, MO

Position Highlights:

  • Hours: 7am to 5pm - four 10-hour days, Monday thru Friday
  • Join a Team of 19 Experienced CRNA's and CAA's
  • 7 attending SLUCare Anesthesiologists

Benefits:

  • 401k with Match of 50% of the first 6% of your contributions; Fully vested after 3 years
  • Tuition Repayment Available
  • HSA, Medical, Vision, Dental, Disability, and Life Insurance

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Makes pre-operative evaluations on all patients assigned to his/her care. Studies chart for results of history and physical, medical consults, and pre-operative tests, to determine probable effects of anesthesia on the patient, and takes appropriate actions to correct abnormalities if possible. Initiates EKG, blood pressure and pulse oximeter monitors prior to induction.

  • Assists in positioning patient on operating table, taking care to protect the patient from injury.

  • Induces anesthesia on direction of attending surgeon.

  • Administers anesthesia under direction and supervision of anesthesiologist in collaboration with surgeon. Supports life functions during the administration of anesthesia, including induction and intubation. Maintains anesthesia at appropriate levels. Administers no more than one anesthetic at a time.

  • Provides appropriate pre-anesthesia and post-anesthesia management of the patient.

  • Recognizes and takes appropriate corrective action (including requisitioning consultation when necessary) for abnormal patient responses to anesthesia or to any adjunctive medication or therapy. Provides professional observation and resuscitative care (including requesting consultation when necessary) until the patient has regained control of his vital functions. Provide other forms of patient care, such as emergency intubation, inhalation therapy, and cardiopulmonary resuscitation as needed.

  • Record all pertinent data on the anesthesia record. Inform PACU nurse of patient's condition and any expected problems.


Posted March 15, 2022