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Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist

Ocean Springs Hospital | Full-Time | Days with call.

Position Overview
The staff CRNA is a professional practitioner who provides anesthesia services to the patients of Singing River Hospital or Ocean Springs Hospital under the direction of a duly licensed physician and nursing service protocol. Carries out established policies and procedures and recommends changes to the Chief CRNA.

Education
Holds current state licensure as a registered nurse in the State of Mississippi, and complies with any applicable state statutory or regulatory requirements concerning the advanced practice of nursing. Graduate of an anesthesia educational program accredited by the America Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA), Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs or its predecessor. Insurable by an appropriate medical malpractice insurer for the limits required by SRHS.

Certification
Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification (ACLS) required.

Experience
Appropriate anesthesia practice/experience within the past two to three (2-3) years preferred.

Physical Demands
Stands, turns, bends, stoops, lifts, climbs, and uses many physical motions in performing day-to-day activities. Must have good visual acuity. Must be able to stand for extended periods of time and do a great deal of walking without experiencing undue fatigue. Must have high energy level and be capable of handling high pressure situations. May be exposed to communicable disease or radiation.

Special Demands
Must coordinate needs of patients with tact in relation to Medical Staff, Nursing Services, and other departments. Must maintain a position of trust relative to the disclosure of information. Must be able to function under emergency conditions. Full-Time CRNA takes and responds to 24-hour call on a rotation basis, including weekends. Must be able to demonstrate appropriate clinical judgment and apply appropriate professional skills to a patient population of all ages.