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Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist - CRNA- $12,000 SIGN ON BONUS - Surgical Services - FT; 40 hrs/wk Variable (9490)

Children's Hospital & Medical Center - Omaha
Omaha, NE 68102
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When you work at Children's, you're part of a treasured place of healing in the Omaha community-and beyond. Join our team of highly engaged, caring professionals who believe deeply in the organization's mission-to improve the life of every child. We support equity, diversity and inclusion, and as you apply your skills and expertise to helping children, you too will have opportunities to grow your career. In 2021, we'll open the new Hubbard Center for Children, tripling our capacity to serve children.

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Children's is searching for a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, Surgical Services. A CRNA is a member of the anesthesiology care team which administers anesthesia to pediatric patients. The CRNA must possess the necessary skills in order to provide anesthesia care appropriate to the neonatal, pediatric and adolescent population. The CRNA implements the mission, vision, and values of Children's Hospital & Medical Center.

Essential Functions/Competencies

% of Time


Delivers anesthesia to pediatric population from neonates to young adults within a care team model in the main operative room, cath lab as well as surgery center.

  • In collaboration with the anesthesiologist, determines the appropriate anesthetic plan of management, manages all aspects of anesthesia care to include preoperative, perioperative and immediate postoperative care.
  • Recognizes alterations in physiologic responses to the surgical procedure and/or the anesthetic, takes appropriate action and notifies the responsible physician as indicated.


Performs pre-anesthetic and post anesthetic assessment and evaluation of the patient and documents findings.

  • This includes obtaining an informed consent from the patient, requesting consultations and /or diagnostic studies and ordering pre-anesthetic medications.
  • Select, apply and insert appropriate non-invasive and invasive monitoring modalities for continuous evaluation of the patient's physical status.
  • Preceptor to SRNA students


Participates in the program of continuous quality improvement and a variety of other CRNA functions.

  • Works with staff from other departments in OR for training purposes including transport nurses as well as residents
  • Works with Anesthesia Pain team to manage postoperative pain
  • Provides airway management and/or intubations for emergent, and non-emergent and resuscitation situations throughout the hospital as well as IV placements
  • Provides professional feedback regarding anesthesia issues affecting patient care, department goals, and the hospital vision to Anesthesia department leadership
  • Works with Nursing Leadership in the performance oversight of anesthesia techs as well as orientation and education
  • Checks all equipment and agents to be used in the administration of the anesthetic to be sure it is in safe working order. Reports all malfunctioning equipment to the appropriate personnel.

Regular attendance at work is an essential function of the job.

Perform physical requirements as described in the Physical Requirements section



Performs other related duties as assigned

Promotes professionalism through a team approach when interacting with colleagues, families and personnel throughout the organization

Share/teaches information to others in an attempt to provide clinical support to those in need

Participates in orientation / education of new employees

Represents the department of anesthesia at meetings as requested by anesthesia leadership

Assists in literature searches and presents educational offerings as required by anesthesia leadership



  • Strong organizational skills
  • Knowledge or training in managing patients with congenital heart disease
  • Knowledge or training in managing neonatal patients
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Regular attendance at work is an essential function of the job
  • Perform physical requirements as described in the physical requirements section
  • Ability to work in fast paced environment
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in nursing or nursing Anesthetist required.
  • Minimum 2 years' experience as an Intensive/Acute Care Nurse in pediatrics preferred.
  • Minimum 2 years' experience as a CRNA with a pediatric background preferred.

  • Current and valid NE or compact state RN License and CRNA license required
  • Current and valid Basic Life Support (BLS) through the American Heart Association is required.
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) required to work


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Posted: 2020-09-03 Expires: 2020-10-02
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Children's Hospital & Medical Center - Omaha
Omaha, NE 68102

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