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Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist - Full-Time - Thomas Jefferson University Hospital - Cente

Thomas Jefferson University & Jefferson Health
Philadelphia County, PA
Closing date
Jan 26, 2023

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Nursing, General Nursing
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Job DescriptionResponsibilities

We are currently recruiting full-time for energetic, team-oriented CRNA's to join our expanding group. We are a large academic institution in the best location in Philadelphia. 40% of our staff have worked here for 15 years or more. We offer a vast case variety and do cutting edge procedures. We are a level 1 trauma center with multiple transplant programs and many centers of excellence including orthopedics, neurosurgery, ENT, urology, and gastroenterology to name a few. Our equipment is state of the art and we have Epic EMR. Our CRNAs work a variety of shifts to meet both the demands of the department and lifestyle needs. They include 4-10s, 3-13s, and 24-8-8. Any extra days worked are paid at an increased Per Diem rate. Our recently increased salaries complement our exceptional benefits that provide an excellent lifestyle for CRNAs. New Grads are welcome to apply. With a 2-year commitment CRNA's are eligible for a $20,000 sign-on bonus after successful completion of probationary period!

PRIMARY FUNCTION: The Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist is a registered professional nurse who, has successfully completed a program of nurse anesthesia approved by the Council on Accreditation Programs and has passed the certification examination administered by the Council on Certification of Nurse Anesthetist or its predecessor. In collaboration with an attending anesthesiologist, is responsible for providing comprehensive care to the patients at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. The Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist functions are an expanded role with guidelines of the Nurse Practice Act, Departments of Anesthesiology and Nursing and in accordance with the Nurse practitioner clinical protocols.

\tParticipates in pre-anesthetic preparation and evaluation.\tProvide intraoperative general anesthesia care in collaboration with attending Anesthesiologist\tParticipate in the induction of general anesthesia and maintenance of anesthetics at required levels\tImplements, monitors and adjusts patient's physiologic condition as appropriate for type of anesthesia and specific patient needs.\tTransfers the responsibility for care of the patient to other qualified providers post-operatively to assure continuity of care and patient safety.\tProvide professional and resuscitative care until the patient has regained control of his/her vital functions\tAdminister spinal, epidural, caudal and nerve block anesthesia \tSupports departmental and operating room procedures in the promotion of patient satisfaction and quality.\tParticipates in additional areas of responsibility, which are within the expertise of the individual CRNA.\tInteracts with co-workers, visitors, and other staff consistent with the core values of the University
\tArrives on time and is prepared before the start of the case. Prepares patient for anesthetic and interviews the patient preoperatively.\tCollects patient data and records in the medical record system accurately and efficiently.\tCommunicates with the attending anesthesiologist to gather information and discuss the patients care.\tCommunicates patient progress to the appropriate care team.\tPerforms approved clinical procedures (refer to delineated privileges for the position).\tPerforms other duties as directed/required.\tCooperates with other personnel to achieve departmental objectives: promoting safety, quality, and satisfaction.\tAttends Thursday morning conferences and participate in departmental initiatives meeting goals and objectives.\tInsert and maintain invasive monitoring equipment - ensure equipment is working appropriately.\tParticipation in call requirements and flexibility in rotations due to changes in department needs may be necessary.\tCommitment to excellence\tManagement Support


\tMasters of Science in Nursing (MSN) from accredited Institution
\tCurrent Pennsylvania Registered Nurse License (RN\tCurrent Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist Certificate (CRNA)
\tGraduate of an accredited program in nursing anesthesia, or previous experience as a CRNA.
\tKnowledge of Anesthesia related equipment
Interested candidates should submit on-line application/CV on line: Job ID #9244815

Conditions of Employment

Covid Vaccination is a requirement for employment at Jefferson for employees working at Jefferson's clinical entities or at the University. If you are not currently vaccinated you will be required to receive the vaccination prior to hire date if you are offered employment, unless you request and receive an approved medical or religious exemption from Jefferson.

Closing Statement

Jefferson includes Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health, a dynamic university and health system with broad reach across the Delaware Valley. Jefferson is the second largest employer in Philadelphia and the largest health system in Philadelphia based on total licensed beds.

Through the merger of Thomas Jefferson University and Philadelphia University in 2017, our University includes ten colleges and four schools. We are an NCAA Division II university and an R2 national doctoral university offering undergraduate and graduate-level programs that provide students with a forward-thinking education in architecture, business, design, engineering, fashion and textiles, health, medicine and social science.

Jefferson Health, the clinical arm of Thomas Jefferson University, has grown from a three-hospital academic health center in 2015, to an 18-hospital health system through mergers and combinations that include hospitals at Abington Health, Aria Health, Kennedy Health, Magee Rehabilitation and Einstein Healthcare Network. We have over 50 outpatient and urgent care centers; ten Magnet®-designated hospitals (recognized by the ANCC for nursing excellence); the NCI-designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center (one of only 70 in the country and one of only two in the region); and one of the largest faculty-based telehealth networks in the country. In 2021, Jefferson Health became the sole owner of HealthPartners Plan, a not-for-profit health maintenance organization in Southeastern Pennsylvania. We are the first health system regionally to create an aligned payer-provider partnership.

Jefferson's mission, vision and values create an organization that attracts the best and the brightest students, faculty, staff, and healthcare professionals, as well as the most visionary leaders to drive exceptional results.
\tOUR MISSION: We improve lives.\tOUR VISION: Reimagining health, education and discovery to create unparalleled value\tOUR VALUES: Put People First, Be Bold & Think Differently and Do the Right Thing
As an employer, Jefferson maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.
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