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Permanent Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) Job in Worcester, Massachusetts (MA)

Profession Specialty City State Position ID
Advanced Practice Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) Worcester MA 167787
Job Description

The Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine at UMass Memorial Health is seeking a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) to join our collegial division. UMass Memorial Health is the health and wellness partner of the people of Central Massachusetts, the largest health care system in Central Massachusetts, and the clinical partner of UMass Chan Medical School. UMass Memorial Health is the regions’ tertiary care and level 1 Trauma Center.

Excellent patient care is the common goal that anchors our mission. The Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine at UMass Chan Medical School and UMass Memorial Health is one of the largest clinical departments in the health care system with more than 160 clinical providers. Our team serves a diverse patient population across seven distinct areas of care, including three hospitals, two ambulatory surgery centers and two freestanding endoscopy centers. The Department provides patient care with our anesthesia care team model serving more than 60 anesthetizing locations performing more than 60,000 anesthetics annually. Our clinical work spans the full spectrum from high complexity tertiary and quaternary care services to community and ambulatory anesthesia care.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Conducts a complete physical screening assessment utilizing techniques of observation, inspection, auscultation, palpitation, and percussions, as well as proper use of instruments to aid in the evaluation.
  • Selects and administers pre-anesthetic medication according to established procedure.
  • Requests and evaluates pertinent laboratory studies, pulmonary function studies, including blood gases, respiratory therapy and other appropriate studies under established procedures.
  • Inserts intravenous catheters, including central nervous pressure catheters by basilic vein, external jugular vein, internal jugular vein, subclavian vein, or other recognized routs of administration.
  • Inserts arterial catheters and performs arterial puncture for blood gases.
License/Certification/Education:
  • Graduate of an approved Nurse Anesthesia Training program and eligible for the certification examination of the Council on Certification of Nurse Anesthetists.
  • Board Certification must be obtained according to the regulatory requirements of the Massachusetts licensing Board and the guidelines of the Council of Certification of Nurse Anesthetist.
Worcester is New England’s second largest city and the greater Worcester area is an active, vibrant and energetic community. Enjoy an array of recreational activities including hiking, biking, skiing and snowboarding or take an easy day trip to the mountains and pristine lakes of Maine, New Hampshire or Vermont. We have an outstanding arts and culture scene, an exciting food district and are less than an hour to Boston and Cape Cod.

As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, UMass Chan and UMMHC recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.

Interested candidates, please contact:

Katie Hackett
khackett@crosscountry.com
314-236-4593 (text capabilities) 

Please reference Position ID 167787 when responding.

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