CRNA needed in Virginia

ID: 21581181
Location: McLean/Arlington , VA - US
Practice Type: Hospital
Salary: $160,000 to $180,000
Duration: Full Time
Contact: Laila Brooks
Posted: 01/31/2023

Join a dynamic group of talented CRNAs in Arlington, VA. Dominion Anesthesia provides anesthesia services exclusively at Virginia Hospital Center, a 394-bed facility that was recently designated a member of the prestigious Mayo Clinic Care Network.

Virginia Hospital Center comprises 21 ORs as well as a busy endoscopy center, labor and delivery suite, and various other locations (cardiac Cath lab, MRI suite, interventional radiology). The position offers CRNAs exposure to a wide variety of cases, including orthopedics, general surgery, gynecology, urology, neurosurgery, ENT, vascular, thoracic, robotic, bariatric, and colorectal, as well as pediatric opthamology, ENT and dental cases. There is limited involvement by CRNAs in on-pump cardiovascular cases (CABG/valve replacements). OB experience (spinal placement, epidural and c-section management) is desirable. The call requirement is approximately one overnight shift per month.

Dominion Anesthesia consists of 15 anesthesiologists and 35 CRNAs, and operates in an anesthesia care team model. CRNAs are medically directed. Dominion Anesthesia offers a collegial working environment that provides growth opportunities for experienced CRNAs and new grads alike.

In addition to call shift (10-20%) and also holiday (50%) pay rate differentials, our rich benefits package, valued at over 20k, includes:

-Six weeks paid vacation
-One week paid continuing education time
-Generous continuing education allowance
-Opportunity to earn CME credit on-site
-Fully subsidized medical and disability insurance
-Professional liability insurance
-Significant Safe Harbor retirement plan contribution
-End-of-year bonus

Position Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Completion of an approved nursing anesthesia program accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Education Programs/Schools
  • Licensure in Virginia as a Registered Nurse and as a Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner
  • Certification by the National Board of Certification and Recertification of Nurse Anesthetists

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining clinical privileges, professional certifications (such as ACLS, PALS, AANA certification, etc.), and licenses (Virginia RN and NP licenses)
  • Participating in hospital required competency training and continuing education workshops and lectures
  • Complying with HIPAA/HITECH regulations and safeguarding confidential patient information
  • Complying with hospital and Dominion Anesthesia policies and regulations
  • Working a schedule that meets staffing requirements
  • Performing checks on equipment and accounting for proper tools and supplies prior to engaging in patient care
  • Communicating effectively with anesthesia techs and all involved with patients’ procedure
  • Interacting professionally and cordially with patients, colleagues, and all administrative and external personnel
  • Evaluating patients to minimize risk of adverse reactions to anesthesia, and performing due diligence prior to procedure
  • Preparing and administering IV fluids consistent with patients’ procedures and medical history
  • Utilizing proper technique while preparing patient and administering anesthesia, including, but not limited to, performing endotracheal intubations and extubations
  • Assuming physical control and responsibility for patient
  • Recognizing threatening or adverse patient reactions and applying corrective procedures, including informing the supervising anesthesiologist and resuscitating patient
  • Working quickly and accurately while under pressure to remedy complications occurring during procedures
  • Demonstrating professional aptitude, judgment and skill in all areas of administering anesthesia
  • Closely monitoring patient and documenting vital status properly on the anesthesia chart
  • Taking precaution to mitigate risk of infection to patients and colleagues
  • Complying with all safety protocols and regulations
  • Reporting workplace injuries promptly to Employee Health and to the Office Manager
  • Reacting properly during a life-threatening emergency to administer anesthesia in the absence of an anesthesiologist
  • Maintaining composure and working efficiently under high stress situations
  • Reporting to scheduled shifts on time
  • Completing all necessary paperwork and patient related paperwork in a timely manner as expected and conscientiously checking for accuracy
  • Lifting, physically supporting and pushing patients as necessary to ready patients for procedures and transport patients from one unit to another (assuming physical control and responsibility for patient)
  • Standing for long periods of time
  • Operating equipment, tools, and machinery accurately, responsibly and independently
  • Working overnight with minimal to no sleep