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CRNA, Oklahoma City, OK

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
16 Sep 2022
*Job Highlights:**Presence* is exceptional care that delivers exceptional outcomes. We would like to invite you to share that gift as Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist�with SSM Health in Oklahoma City, OK. We are seeking a talented CRNA who has a proven ability to engage with their colleagues and patients and who shares our dedication to exceptional care and outcomes.*Opportunity overview:*Full-Time Opportunity in Ortho HospitalLocated at SSM Health Bone & Joint Hospital in OKCCohesive Team EnvironmentCompetitive Pay & BenefitsMission-Driven Organization - Patient FocusedExperience the rewards of practicing with one of the leading health systems in the nation, while you discover a quality of life unique to the Oklahoma City metro area. Known as America's biggest small town, Oklahoma City offers the perfect blend of small town hospitality and metropolitan amenities. The city is experiencing unprecedented growth with more young families and businesses moving into the city limits. Western charm and hospitality abound within this growing cosmopolitan area that features diverse dining, entertainment and cultural amenities.*At SSM Health, we are united by a shared commitment to serve through faith, humanity, compassionate care and exceptional medicine. Join us as we work together to reveal the healing presence of God through our exceptional health care services.**Job Summary:*Under the direction of anesthesiologist(s), assess, plans, coordinates, and implements and evaluates patients receiving anesthetic care.*Job Responsibilities and Requirements:**PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES** Reviews schedule and administers anesthesia to patients assigned.* Makes preop evaluations on all patients assigned to his/her care. Studies chart for results of history and physical, medical consults, and preop 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 adjuctive 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. Keep surgeon informed of patient's condition at all times.* Follows established infection control guidelines and reports safety hazards for immediate resolution* Assembles necessary supplies and equipment needed, and tests equipment to assure proper function prior to commencing anesthesia. Disassembles and cleans equipment according to policies of the department. Requisition necessary equipment, supplies, adjustments and repairs.* Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.* Performs other duties as assigned.*EDUCATION** Master's degree and advanced certifications*EXPERIENCE** One year nursing experience*PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS** Constant use of speech to share information through oral communication.* Constant standing and walking.* Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.* Frequent sitting, reaching and keyboard use/data entry.* Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.* Frequent use of smell to detect/recognize odors.* Frequent use of hearing to receive oral communication, distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.* Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.* Occasional lifting/moving of patients.* Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, twisting, gripping and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.* Occasional driving.* Rare crawling and running.*Licenses / Certifications:*Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) Certified RN Anesthetist (CRNA) - State of Work Location, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) - National Board of Certification and Recertification for Nurse Anesthetists (NBCRNA)*Work Shift:*Day Shift (United States of America)*Job Type:*Employee*Department:*44420040 BJH Anesthesia*Scheduled Weekly Hours:*40SSM Health complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex.
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  • Job Reference: 713887181-2
  • Date Posted: 16 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Ssm Health
  • Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Salary: On Application