#106832 (CRNA) Sr. Registered Nurse Anesthetist, Per Diem
Company: University of California - San Diego Medical Cente
Location: San Diego
Posted on: November 23, 2020
#106832 (CRNA) SR. REGISTERED NURSE ANESTHETIST, PER DIEM
Filing Deadline: Wed 11/25/2020
Current UC San Diego Health RN/NP applicants will be considered
after the first 7 days of job posting. All additional applicants
will be considered after 14 days of job posting, pending the status
of the initial internal RN/NP applicant pool.
UC San Diego Health is a Magnet designated organization, which is a
prestigious recognition that applies to only 6% of all U.S.
hospitals. Magnet is the gold standard for nursing excellence and
is based on strengths in five key areas which include
transformational leadership, structural empowerment, exemplary
professional practice, new knowledge, innovation and improvements
and empirical quality results. UC San Diego Health has held its
Magnet status since 2011.
The Department of Anesthesiology employs over 200 academic and
staff personnel and has an annual operating budget of $83 million
in (School of Medicine and CPO) resources between Practice Plan
Revenues, VAMC funding, Hospital and Medical Group Funding, UC
Foundation, Research Sources and School of Medicine Funds. There
are over 85 clinical faculty, 20 Ph.D. faculty, 8 Postdoctoral
Scholars, 42 residents, 16 Clinical fellows, 33 Certified Nurse
Anesthetists, 1 Physician Assistant, 1 Nurse Practitioner and five
bargaining units represented.
The Department provides Clinical Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain
Services at Hillcrest, Thornton, Shiley, Children's, Jacobs Medical
Center and the VAMC. The Department operates a Pain Clinic at
Perlman. The Department's research programs include bench and
clinical research programs located at the VAMC, MTF, CTF, BSB,
Hillcrest, Thornton, Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine
and the Altman CTRI.
Under general supervision, the Sr. Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
provides experienced anesthetic services and airway management for
the UC Medical Center in Hillcrest, the La Jolla Campus hospitals
and all other UC San Diego Health locations. The workweek consists
of 7 consecutive days, from 12:00 A.M. Sunday to 11:59 P.M. the
following Saturday. This position requires on-call availability and
off-shift assignments. The services are performed under the general
direction of the medical faculty. The Sr. CRNA provides anesthesia
services to patients of all ages. The Sr. CRNA is required to work
on the more difficult cases; as recognized by the American Society
Must be a graduate from an accredited nurse anesthesia program.
Must possess a valid California RN and CRNA license in accordance
with and accessible on the California Board of Registered Nursing
Must possess a current board certification as a Nurse Anesthetist,
in accordance with the AANA or NBCRNA.
BLS/CPR and ACLS certification at time of hire with commitment to
get ART within six months of hire date.
Must possess a minimum two (2) years of working CRNA experience.
Due to advanced practice credentialing eligibility, clinical
advanced practice experience must be within the last two years
gained through school or work experience.
Theoretical background in anatomy, physiology, neurosciences
general medicine, pulmonary, emergency or critical care medicine,
management of common diseases, concepts of medicine and surgery,
pharmacology, or counseling techniques and interpersonal
Demonstrated ability to perform initial history and physical
examination, identify major medical problems, and formulate
appropriate plans of action.
Excellent writing skills to prepare clear and concise medical
reports, laboratory data and progress notes as well as policies,
procedures and protocols for patient care management.
Experience to write accurate orders regarding execution of
inpatient or outpatient plans of treatment. Experienced with
pre-anesthetic preparation and evaluation, anesthetic induction
maintenance and emergence.
Experience to properly and compassionately counsel patients and
families, particularly in delicate or death and dying
Solid ability to analyze and interpret data in a meaningful and
accurate manner. Ability to maintain detailed medical information
in an organized and easily retrievable manner using online medical
systems such as Epic.
Experienced providing anesthesia services and airway management
according to level of expertise and providing anesthesia patient
care to all ages.
Expertise rendering anesthesia/anesthesia related care to
facilitate diagnostic, therapeutic or surgical procedures in a
trauma setting. Experienced with post-anesthetic care as a member
of the hospital team.
Excellent communication skills that facilitate professional,
effective, and courteous interaction with a diverse population.
Proven ability to maintain confidentiality and follow strict HIPPA
Exceptional interpersonal skills including tact, diplomacy and
flexibility. Ability to work independently and/or in a team
framework, and in an environment that interacts with a diverse
population of patients, families, physicians, and colleagues.
Working knowledge of operating room standards and techniques, and
of all types of treatment and modalities necessary for patient care
Demonstrated experience and knowledge of clinical and ancillary
services within the UCSD Medical Center.
* Per diem shift requirement is an average of 1 shift per week per
3-month schedule. Must be available 1 weekend call shift per
3-month schedule and a minimum of 1 holiday per year. This is
subject to change based on department needs.
* Must be able to obtain UCSD medical staff privileges and maintain
* Must be able to work various hours, days, shifts, on-call and
locations based on the 24-hour Medical Center's business needs.
* Must be willing to work a mixed shift work schedule.
* Must be willing to work at all UC San Diego Health locations.
* Must complete all assigned courses by UC San Diego Health.
* Employment is subject to a criminal background check and
UC San Diego Health System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran
status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete
University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action
policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html
UC San Diego is a smoke and tobacco free environment. Please visit
smokefree.ucsd.edu for more information.
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