The University of Washington School of Medicine Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine at Seattle Children's Hospital has several Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) positions available at the rank of Teaching Associate. These positions are without tenure and are either part-time or full-time with a 12-month service period. The anticipated start date is March 2019. Seattle Children's provides care to children from the WWAMI (Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana, and Idaho) region and supports all pediatric surgical and medical specialties. CRNAs implement the mission, vision, and values of Seattle Children's Hospital- to provide hope, care and cures to help every child live the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible. CRNAs will demonstrate the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to provide anesthesia care appropriate to children of all ages, from the neonate to the young adult. CRNAs will work in cooperation with the medically directing physician and under the standards of the Department of Anesthesiology and in accordance with hospital policies and procedures.
May provide coverage for the OR's at the Main campus in Seattle, as well the Surgery Center in Bellevue;
Review medical records and conduct preoperative evaluations;
Work collaboratively with Attending anesthesiologist to determine appropriate anesthetic plan for upcoming surgery;
Prepare the appropriate equipment for administration of anesthesia;
Initiate and maintain of general and/or regional anesthesia, sedation, airway management, emergence, and post-anesthesia care;
Graduate of an accredited nurse anesthesia education program required. Successful completion of the National Certification Examination from the National Board of Certification and Recertification of Nurse Anesthetists (NBCRNA). Obtain state licensure as a Registered Nurse and Advanced Practice licensure in the State of Washington. Current BLS/PALS certification.
Applicants should submit a cover letter and CV.
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