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Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist Gordon Hospital

Req #: 18001138
Location: Calhoun, GA
Job Category: Nursing
Organization: Gordon Hospital and Murray Medical Center
Potential Referral Bonus: $

Gordon Hospital is a 69-bed community hospital that is a member of Adventist Health System, the largest not-for-profit Protestant healthcare system in the world. We provide high quality, personalized and compassionate care to its patients and community. Through our dedication to safety, rigorous self-assessment, performance improvement, corporate integrity, and service management, we are committed to being the pre-eminent provider of acute inpatient and outpatient healthcare services for the residents of Calhoun, Gordon County, and surrounding areas.

A Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) is responsible for the administration of anesthesia to patients when they need surgical intervention for their medical condition(s). In the state of Georgia, a CRNA is required by law to work in a supervised medical team approach to the surgical patient with either an anesthesiologist or another medical doctor. Despite the supervised nature for a CRNA in the State of Georgia, typically this position enjoys a very high level of autonomy. Due to this autonomy, a CRNA is held to very high standards of education and job conduct.

Job Specific Responsibilities:

·         The qualifications to becoming a CRNA are rigorous, and the responsibility a CRNA carries is significant. The CRNA shares responsibility for managing the patient’s anesthetic care and delivery. 

·         The CRNA must have a fundamental and foundational understanding of the potential medical complications associated with anesthesia and how to readily correct any complications which might occur.

·         One of the responsibilities of a CRNA is vigilance in physiologically monitoring the well-being of the patient while under anesthesia to reduce the risk of any complications arising and to allow for quick diagnosis and corrective actions if a complication ensues.

·         A CRNA is responsible for maintaining his/her peri-operative anesthesia medical records, either electronic or paper, per the policy of the facility.

·         To provide the highest quality of care, A CRNA will collaborate with other health care professionals, including surgeons and primary care doctors, when the patient’s condition necessitates.

·         The CRNA’s responsibilities include providing pre-operative and intra-operative, as well as, post-operative patient care and evaluation

·         The CRNA may be called upon to be responsible for assisting in the training of other medical personnel in CPR, anesthesia and respiratory care.

What you will need?
  • Board Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist; licensed in the State of Georgia
  • BLS
  • ACLS
  • PALS

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.
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