HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) - PRN (Hours Vary) in Pulaski, Virginia

LewisGale Hospital Pulaski (LGHP) is located in the beautiful mountainous region of Virginia . Pulaski is considered a neighbor to the Virginia Tech Hokie community and is a short 45 minute drive from Roanoke, VA. The HCA (Hospital Corporation of America) hospital is a147-bed acute care facilitywith more than 350 employees and has been recognized by Joint Commission as a Top Performer. The medical staff includes a wide range of primary care and specialty care physicians, including Cardiology, Otolaryngology, Orthopedics, General Surgery, Urology and Oncology as well as Hospitalists.

Responsibilities of the Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist:

  • Identify and verify patient, condition, surgical procedure and surgeon

  • Evaluates patient condition formulating anesthetic plan and assigning ASAPS including type of anesthesia and appropriate agents, obtaining consent from patient or legal guardian for anesthesia

  • Assemble necessary equipment, verifying it is in working condition, and have pharmacological agents immediately available

  • Introduce intravenous lines on all anesthesia patients and arterial lines when indicated

  • Apply monitoring equipment as necessary with a minimum of NIBP, oximeter and ECG

  • Administer and maintain anesthesia at required levels with types of anesthesia being general, regional and MAC paying close attention to patient position to prevent nerve injury; Monitors and directs utilization of supplies and other resources related to the anesthetic care of the patient

  • Accompany patient to post anesthesia recovery area (recovery room, ICU, patient room) giving full account of patient condition to appropriate personnel

    • Required : *
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing Registered Nurse License issued by the Department of Health Professions, Commonwealth of Virginia

  • Anesthesia Practitioner

    Licensure / Credentials:

  • BLS, ACLS, and PALS Certification (upon hire)

Title: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) - PRN (Hours Vary)

Location: Virginia-Pulaski-LewisGale Hospital-Pulaski

Requisition ID: 00041-16756