Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) MEDICAL GROUP POSTING Only

City of Hope

Irvine, CA

ID: 7244991 (Ref.No. 10026148)
Posted: May 16, 2024
Salary / Pay Rate: $220000.00 - $285000.00 / hour
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)

Join the transformative team at City of Hope, where we're changing lives and making a real difference in the fight against cancer, diabetes, and other life-threatening illnesses. City of Hope’s growing national system includes its Los Angeles campus, a network of clinical care locations across Southern California, a new cancer center in Orange County, California, andtreatment facilitiesin Atlanta, Chicago and Phoenix. our dedicated and compassionate employees are driven by a common mission: To deliver the cures of tomorrow to the people who need them today.

We are growing and expanding services in our perioperative services department and looking for experienced CRNAs for our outpatient ambulatory cancer center in Orange County. To learn more about more City of Hope Lennar Foundation Cancer Center CLICK HERE.

As a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) in the ambulatory outpatient setting you will play a vital role in providing safe and effective anesthesia care to patients undergoing various procedures including, but not limited to, surgical, obstetrical, diagnostic, therapeutic, and pain management. Patient acuity ranges for minimal to complex. The APPA will provide anesthesia services for neurosurgical, ENT, thoracic, upper and lower abdomen, orthopedics, and plastic and reconstructive surgery. Our surgical services provide advanced care in minimally invasive surgery with multiple robotic and laparoscopic cases. We have an active endoscopy service for both GI and pulmonary cases. We provide “offsite” anesthesia services for interventional radiology, radiation oncology, CT and MRI scans. We staff in patient surgical OR’s and an outpatient surgical center. The APPA will have the opportunity to provide services for all oncologic patients requiring anesthesia.The CRNA in this role collaborates with the multidisciplinary healthcare team to ensure patient comfort, safety, and positive outcomes.

As a successful candidate, you will:

  • Clinical responsibilities of the APPA are delineated by his or her clinical privileges and may include:
  • Perform and document the preanesthesia assessment and evaluation of the patient.
  • Review, request, and order (as permitted by state law), laboratory/diagnostic studies.
  • Obtain informed consent for anesthesia and related services.
  • Select, obtain, order, and administer preanesthesia medication or treatment.
  • Develop and implement an anesthesia care plan.
  • Select, obtain, prepare, and use equipment, invasive and non-invasive monitors, supplies, and drugs for the administration of monitored anesthesia care, anesthesia, and pain management service; perform safety checks as needed.
  • Select, order, obtain, and administer analgesic and anesthetic agents, adjuvant drugs, accessory drugs, fluids, or blood products necessary to provide anesthesia services.
  • Perform all aspects of airway management, including fiberoptic intubation.
  • Facilitate emergence and recovery from anesthesia by evaluating patient response, and selecting, ordering, and administering medications, fluids, and ventilator support to maintain patient stability during transfer.
  • Initiate and administer post-anesthesia pharmacological or fluid support of the cardiovascular system.
  • Initiate and administer respiratory support to ensure adequate ventilation and oxygenation in the post anesthesia period.

Your qualifications should include:

  • Graduate of a nurse anesthesia educational program accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs or its predecessor.
  • Demonstrates current competency in the clinical responsibilities specified.
  • Holds current active state licensure as a registered nurse in the state of California and complies with any applicable state statutory and regulatory requirements concerning APPAs
  • Is currently certified or recertified by the National Board of Certification and Recertification for Nurse Anesthetists.
  • Insurable by an appropriate medical malpractice insurer for the limits required by this institution or state.

City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. To learn more about our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, please click here.

Salary / Pay Rate Information:
Pay Rate: $220000.00 - $285000.00 / hour

The estimated pay scale represents the typical [salary/hourly] range City of Hope reasonably expects to pay for this position, with offers determined based on several factors which may include, but not be limited to, the candidate’s experience, expertise, skills, education, job scope, training, internal equity, geography/market, etc. This pay scale is subject to change from time to time.

City of Hope is a community of people characterized by our diversity of thought, background and approach, but tied together by our commitment to care for and cure those with cancer and other life-threatening diseases. The innovation that our diversity produces in the areas of research, treatment, philanthropy and education has made us national leaders in this fight. Our unique and diverse workforce provides us the ability to understand our patients' needs, deliver compassionate care and continue the quest for a cure for life-threatening diseases. At City of Hope, diversity and inclusion is a core value at the heart of our mission. We strive to create an inclusive workplace environment that engages all of our employees and provides them with opportunities to develop and grow, both personally and professionally. Each day brings an opportunity to strengthen our work, leverage our different perspectives and improve our patients’ experiences by learning from others. Diversity and inclusion is about much more than policies and campaigns. It is an integral part of who we are as an institution, how we operate and how we see our future.