The Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) is responsible for administering anesthetics to patients at the VISN 8 VA Healthcare System. Will participate in a rotating emergency call schedule with other service nurse anesthetists to assure timely anesthesia availability at the Healthcare System. Responds to anesthesia needs and emergency needs for patients in areas outside the Main OR. . GAINESVILLE LOCATION: The NF/SG VHS consists of two main medical hospitals located in Gainesville and Lake City, Fl. The North Florida/South Georgica Veteran Health System is affiliated with the University of Florida, College of Medicine and is a major integrated training site for Anesthesiology residents. Major Duties include, but are not limited to: Provides general anesthesia, regional and monitored anesthesia care for general, vascular, orthopedic, neurologic, GU, ENT, ophthalmology, oromaxillofacial and plastic surgery. Monitors and manages patients' vital functions, care and pain during and after surgery and/or procedure. Cares for patients requiring pain management, anticoagulation and airway management services. Provides anesthesia for diagnostic and therapeutic procedures to patient undergoing catheterization, laboratory procedures, interventional radiology treatment, ECT, GI and other non-surgical interventional procedures requiring anesthesia and /or sedation. Preferred Experience: ACLS IS PREFERRED. Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 7:30am -4:00pm Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.