18 days old

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist - Cardiothoracic Practice

Emory
Atlanta, GA 30303
  • Job Code
    9611_58182
  • Jobs Rated
    118th
Overview

Emory Healthca re is currently seeking experienced Cardiac CRNA's or CAA's to join one of the largest cardiothoracic, surgical, and transplant practices in the Southeast.

Why Emory?

Emory Healthcare enjoys a well-earned reputation for leading advancements in our field.

  • Performed the world's first minimally invasive, off-pump triple-bypass surgery in 1997
  • Rank among the nation's top heart transplant hospitals
  • Nationally recognized for expertise in robotic-assisted cardiac surgeries
  • Advancing treatments in catheter based therapies
  • Pioneered complex aortic care and continue to rank among the nation's highest volume providers for aortic cases
  • Robust and collaborative team model provides exceptional resources and peer support

Cases Performed as part of a Care Team Model:

Assists in the management of patients undergoing general anesthesia for surgical procedures including heart and lung transplants, VADs, ECMO, CABGs, robotic CABGs, conventional valve surgery, minimally invasive valve surgery, VATs, robotic lobectomies, general thoracic. We also participate in out of OR procedures including TAVRs, Mitral clips, TEVARs, EP procedures, and anesthesia for TEEs and cardioversions.

Additional Information:

  • Supervise and educate anesthetist trainees
  • Opportunities to participate in clinical research are available
  • Opportunity to manage patients at both Emory University Hospital and Emory Midtown Hospital
  • All team members participate in the call schedule

The Successful CAA or CRNA Candidate:

  • Master's degree in Anesthesia
  • Be a graduate of an accredited Anesthesiology Assistant or Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist program.
  • Licensed or eligible to practice in the state of Georgia
  • CAA or CRNA board certified
  • Cardiac or Thoracic anesthesia experience required
  • BLS certification

Description

Cardiac CAA's and CRNA's will manage patients at both Emory University Hospital and Emory University Hospital Midtown.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Under the direction of an anesthesiologist, assists in the administration of general and regional anesthesia to surgical and non-surgical procedure patients.
  • Performs initial acute cardio-pulmonary resuscitation in life-threatening situations or as directed by a physician.
  • Interprets and records patient's physiological and pharmacological status.
  • Assists the Anesthesiologist in gathering routine pre-op data.
  • Instructs others in principles and practices of anesthesia, respiratory care and cardio-pulmonary resuscitation as directed by the anesthesiologist.
  • Assists in research projects as carried out by an Anesthesiologist.
  • Establishes multi-parameter monitoring of patient prior to, during and after anesthesia or in other acute care situations, including ECG, direct arterial pressure, central venous pressure, arterial blood gas determinations, hematocrits, and routine measurement of temperature, respiration, blood pressure, and heart rate.
  • Establishes other monitoring as may be developed for anesthesia and intensive care use.
  • Manages pre- and post-anesthetic care, including ventilatory support of patients as assigned by an Anesthesiologist.
  • Manages ventilators and other respiratory care parameters as directed by the physician.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master's degree in Anesthesia.
  • Certified by National Commission for Certification of Anesthesiologist Assts (NCCAA) and National Bd of Med Examiners (NBME); Must maintain biannual certification through the submission of Continuing Medical Education credits (CMEs);
  • Georgia licensure as Anesthesiologist Assistant.
  • BLS certification required.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (Medium):

20-50 lbs; 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 50 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS:

Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock , Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation, Shift work, Travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.





Jobs Rated Reports for Registered Nurse

Posted: 2020-10-05 Expires: 2020-11-03
Sponsored by:
ADP Logo
Sponsored by:
Bank of America Logo

Featured Jobs[ View All ]

Featured Employers

Before you go...

Our free job seeker tools include alerts for new jobs, saving your favorites, optimized job matching, and more! Just enter your email below.

Share this job:

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist - Cardiothoracic Practice

Emory
Atlanta, GA 30303

Join us to start saving your Favorite Jobs!

Sign In Create Account
Registered Nurse
118th2018 - Registered Nurse
Overall Rating: 118/220
Median Salary: $70,000

Work Environment
Poor
166/220
Stress
High
173/220
Growth
Good
53/220
Powered ByCareerCast