Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist - CRNA at Mayo Clinic
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Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine
The Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) performs clinical anesthesia duties and takes appropriate responsibility for direct patient care and for on-call as assigned. The CRNA prioritizes anesthetic decisions, administers anesthetic agents under department protocols and guidelines, and communicates patient status to healthcare team members. This individual performs coordinating duties by facilitating staff coverage, assignments, and breaks in the operating room area. This individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development of the life span. The ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and appropriately interpret information relative to the patient's age-specific needs is required. The CRNA demonstrates leadership through involvement on committees and/or team projects, education, and research and actively seeks to improve the practice of nursing through performance improvement initiatives. This individual is active in professional organizations and participates in community activities. The American Nurses Association (ANA) Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice (2004), the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses (2001), and Rules of the Arizona State Board of Nursing (2005) are the basis for practice.
Graduation from a nationally accredited anesthesia program.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills -Flexibility to adjust schedule to meet patient and staff needs -Ability to manage time and stress effectively and adapt to unpredictable situations within the patient care setting -Demonstrated leadership ability and strong computer skills preferred.
License or certification
Current Arizona licensure as a Registered Nurse and a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist. Certification from the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification and Basic Life Support certification is required upon hire and must be valid for 90 days or greater from start date.
Maintains Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) competencies.
Hours / Pay period
No Call. Help cover shifts as needed.
Mayo Clinic's campuses in Arizona are located in Phoenix and Scottsdale, in the beautiful Sonoran Desert. The region is known as the Valley of the Sun, a metropolitan area with more than 4 million residents in 25 cities and towns.
With Phoenix being the sixth largest city in the nation, this sunny "desert metropolis" offers the amenities of a big city in the midst of a strikingly beautiful, rugged, southwest landscape.
Scottsdale frequently earns praise as a highly desirable place to live. The city's more than 200,000 residents enjoy a vibrant mix of culinary hot spots, arts and entertainment, professional and collegiate sports teams, and community resources. The region's desert climate promotes an outdoor lifestyle with a full complement of sports and recreation.
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist
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Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).