CRNA - Full Time - Rotating Call

Status: Full Time; M-F with Flexible Schedule; Rotating Call

Excellent Benefit Package and CME allowance

Fairfield Memorial Hospital is committed to recruiting a full time Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist to join the Anesthesia Team!

Nature of Work: Provides anesthesia services to pediatric, adult and geriatric patient, including general, regional, and monitored anesthesia care to patients which includes: the induction of anesthesia the maintenance of anesthesia at the required levels the support of life functions during the administration of anesthesia, including induction and intubations the recording of all pertinent events during the induction of, maintenance of and emergence from anesthesia the recognition and the taking of appropriate corrective action (including requesting consultation when necessary) for abnormal patient responses to anesthesia or to any adjunctive medication or other form of therapy and the professional observation and resuscitative care (including requesting consultation when necessary) until the patient has regained control of his/her vital functions. Performs pre-anesthesia functions including: determining that an appropriate pre-anesthetic examination has been made by a physician insuring that relevant tests have been completed and a thorough assessment of the patient has been performed reviewing the patient's condition immediately prior to the induction of an anesthesia. Assembles necessary supplies and equipment, and administers intravenous, spinal blocks, and other anesthetics prior to surgical or other medical procedures. Monitors patients reactions and vital signs during and after anesthesia and takes remedial action when warranted. Submits postoperative report on patients condition, and maintains records of anesthetics administered.

Position Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree in Nursing
  • Must be able to fulfill department schedule needs, which may include 24/7 call and weekend coverage, as needed.
  • Registered Nurse license issued by the state of Illinois, and
  • Nurse Anesthetist certification (CRNA) issued by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, and
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) needs to be obtained within 6 months, and
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification (ACLS) issued by the American Heart Association (AHA), or
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certification issued by the American Heart Association (AHA)/American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).
  • Ability to work in a complex environment with elective and emergency surgeries
  • Interest in Pain Management Preferred