Do you want to join a team committed to the delivery of unmatched patient care for the Moses Lake community? Samaritan Healthcare is seeking a full-time CRNA to join the team!
As a Certified Registered Nurse (CRNA), you are responsible for the induction, maintenance, and termination of general anesthesia. This position works closely with the Surgery and Mother-Baby Unit Department staff ensuring the provision of high quality, safe patient care. This is a full-time position, variable days/shifts. The ideal candidate is one who lives out our Samaritan values -- listen, love, respect, excel and innovate in their delivery an excellent customer/patient experience.
What We Stand For: Samaritan Healthcare is a comprehensive regional healthcare resource committed to the delivery of consistent quality services in a safe and fiscally responsible manner that meet the needs of patients, physicians, employees, and our community; and to the maintenance of an environment that encourages individual development, teamwork and pride with compassion and respect for each person.
Why You Want to Be a Part of It: When someone joins Samaritan Healthcare, they become part of something so much larger. Our company culture operates on a growth mindset by carrying out our values of listen, love, respect, excel and innovate as we work together to inspire healthy, regional communities through the delivery of excellent patient care.
As a CRNA, you will
Assesses patients' medical histories to predict anesthesia response.
Develops anesthesia care plans.
Obtains informed consent from patients for anesthesia procedures.
Selects and prepares equipment monitors, supplies, drugs, fluids and/or blood products for the administration of anesthetics.
Monitors patients' responses and manages patients' airways.
Responds to emergency situations by providing airway management, administering emergency fluids or drugs, or using basic or advanced cardiac life support techniques.
Performs or manages regional anesthetic techniques such as local, spinal, and epidural.
Participates in on-going continuing medical education efforts and the implementation of process improvement.
Cooperates with surgeons and staff to ensure optimal patient care.
Participates in meetings and involvement in policy formation.
Which Qualifications Do You Need?
Current Washington State Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner Licensure in the Anesthetist category.
Successful completion of a master's level accredited school of nurse anesthesia.
Current certification as CRNA through the Council on Certification of Nurse Anesthetists (CCNA)
Minimum of two (2) years' experience as a CRNA in a hospital setting.
This position typically requires 1st and 2nd call. Call response time is consistent with ACOG standards.
Current Certification in ACLS, PALS and NRP.
HCP (Healthcare Provider) Level of BLS (Basic Life Support) within 30 days of hire
The nature and scope of this role:
The individual in this position reports to the Chief Nursing Officer with oversight for medical supervision provided by the Chief Medical Officer. CRNAs are responsible for the induction, maintenance, and termination of general anesthesia. This position works closely with the Surgery and Mother-Baby Unit Department staff ensuring the provision of high quality, safe patient care.
Samaritan employees are required to fully understand the Mission, Vision, Values, and Strategy of Samaritan Healthcare, personifying service and operational excellence. An intuitive understanding of Samaritan's Team Accountability and Respect System (STARS) is expected, including the creation and maintenance of the best patient, employee, physician, and student experience.
The individual in this position will be required to fully understand the purpose and operation of Surgical Services and the Mother-Baby Unit along with having the ability to make decisions based on sound judgment when a situation dictates.
Job duties and requirements may be subject to modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Requirements are representative of the minimum levels of education, experience, and skills required to perform the functions of this job. The job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment. Samaritan reserves the right to change job duties and responsibilities as the need arises.