Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
About Steward Health Care System
Steward Health Care is the largest private, tax-paying physician-led health care network in the United States. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Steward operates 35 hospitals in the United States and the country of Malta that regularly receive top awards for quality and safety. The company employs approximately 42,000 health care professionals. The Steward network includes multiple urgent care centers and skilled nursing facilities, substantial behavioral health services, over 7,900 beds under management, and approximately 2.2 million full risk covered lives through the company's managed care and health insurance services.
Steward Medical Group (SMG), Inc. is Steward's multi-specialty group practice with over 4,500 employees including over 1,800 physicians and advanced practitioners. SMG operates approximately 450 practice locations throughout Massachusetts, Southern New Hampshire, Rhode Island, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Florida, Utah, Arizona, Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas, and provides more than 4 million patient encounters per year.
CRNA's will provide anesthesia under the direction of a physician and will see a variety of cases.
Care for patients before, during and after a medical procedure or surgery
Performing point-of-care testing
Select, order and administer pre-anesthetic medications
Providing acute, chronic, and interventional pain management services
Utilizing anesthetic techniques such as ultrasound, fluoroscopy, and other technologies to improve diagnosis and care delivery and improve patient safety and comfort
Select, prescribe and administer post-anesthesia medications or treatments
Evaluate patients post-surgical and post-anesthesia responses
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:
Must have a strong understanding of pre-anesthesia medications and post-anesthesia medications
Ability to make sound judgements of analytical, physical and manual dexterity functions of a patient
Ability to work harmoniously in a collaborative environment
Must have strong oral and written communication skills
Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing and an accredited school of nurse anesthesiaò New graduates are encouraged to apply
2-3 years of experience as a CRNA preferred but new graduates will be considered
Registered Nurse Anesthetist Certification required
Current Massachusetts RN license required