JOB DESCRIPTION: CRNA
Team of 70 Full Time CRNA's work in collaborative practice with Anesthesiologists to: Developing and implementing an anesthetic plan.
Selecting and initiate planned anesthetic technique (general, regional, local anesthesia and intravenous sedation). Selecting, obtaining, or administering the anesthetics, accessory drugs, and fluids necessary to manage & maintain physiologic homeostasis, and to correct abnormal responses to the anesthesia/ surgery. Selecting, applying, or inserting appropriate noninvasive and invasive monitoring modalities for collecting and interpreting patient physiological data. Managing patient's airway and pulmonary status (endotracheal intubation, mechanical ventilation, pharmacological support, respiratory therapy & extubation). Managing emergence and recovery from anesthesia.
Provide relief from pain and anesthesia side effects, or to prevent or manage complications. Ordering, initiating or modifying pain relief therapy, through the utilization of drugs, regional anesthetic techniques, or other accepted pain relief modalities. Responding to Codes & Trauma Alerts by providing airway management, administration of emergency fluids or drugs, or using basic or advanced cardiac life support techniques.Anesthetic Locations covered: 30-bed Main Operating Room with 75-90 average daily caseload, 9 outside sites (OB, GI, EP Lab, Neuro Interventional, Bronchial, Pain, IR, MRI, PAT Clinic, and Trauma Alert responses), 4 -rooms at Cooper Digestive Health Center in Mt. Laurel & 5-rooms at Cooper Surgery Center in Voorhees.Opportunities for professional career development: participation in QA, PI Committee, M&M, Cost Savings Initiatives, Regulatory Compliance, Survey Readiness, and Education.
Board Certified as a Certified Registered Nurse AnesthetistCurrent, valid State of New Jersey RN Current, valid State of New Jersey APN license
Current, valid re-certification from Council of Recertification of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)Current, valid DEA license Current BLS, ACLS, and PALS certifications
Cooper University Health Care