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Ophthalmic Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)

Company: Lincoln Surgical Hospital
Location: Lincoln
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Lincoln Surgical Hospital is an innovative healthcare leader in providing exceptional surgical services for our patients. Our dedicated physicians and staff strive to achieve optimal surgical outcomes in a patient focused atmosphere. We are looking for exceptional people to provide extraordinary care as an Ophthalmic Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA).The Ophthalmic CRNA is responsible for administering anesthetic agents relative to ophthalmic procedures, including determining the choice of anesthetic and performing pre-anesthesia, intra-operative anesthesia, and post-anesthesia management. This position is also responsible for providing quality care to the patient under anesthesia and keeping accurate records of the patient's status.Hours: Part time, (20-24 hours per week) Monday - Friday. Flexibility needed between the hours of 7:00 am - 4:00 pm. Hours will vary depending on surgery schedule.Job duties include but not limited to:

  • Provide appropriate pre-anesthesia, intra-operative, and post-anesthesia management of the patient.
  • Perform a pre-anesthetic assessment and determine choice of the anesthetic agent and administration technique.
  • Prepare necessary anesthesia medications and supplies. Prepare the anesthesia machine according to the manufacturer's set up protocol.
  • Induce anesthesia, including airway and life support functions during the period in which anesthesia is administered.
  • Recognize and take appropriate corrective action (including the request for consultation when necessary) for abnormal patient responses to anesthesia or to any adjunctive medication or other form of therapy.
  • Accompany the patient to the post-anesthesia care unit (PACU) following an operation, advise personnel responsible for the post-anesthetic care about the patient's post-anesthetic condition, and record pertinent information in the patient's medical record.
  • Provide consultation relating to various other forms of patient care, such as respiratory therapy and emergency cardiopulmonary resuscitation, as well as problems in pain relief.
  • Provide education and guidance to the hospital nursing and ancillary staff as appropriate and needed.Graduate of an accredited school of nursing and anesthesia, currently licensed to practice in the State of Nebraska as a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA). Current licensure from a compact state requires Nebraska to be declared as their primary state of residence within thirty (30) days and must also obtain a Nebraska temporary permit or nursing license. Current BLS required at the time of hire.Experience in anesthesia preferred.COVID-19 Vaccination GuidelinesAligned with the employer's commitment to provide and maintain a safe work environment, we are adopting this policy to safeguard the health of our employees, patients, providers, visitors, and the community at large from COVID19 that may be reduced by vaccination.All employees are required to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated by November 12th, 2021 unless an exemption request is approved by the employer. Newly hired employees are required to submit proof of completed vaccination series no later than 30 days of hire date or submit an exemption request within 15 days of hire date.

Keywords: Lincoln Surgical Hospital, Lincoln , Ophthalmic Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA), Healthcare , Lincoln, Nebraska

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