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UC is one of the largest employers in the Cincinnati region, employing over 15,000 full time ad part time faculty, staff and student workers. The College of Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology is looking for a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA). This position will support the University's mission and commitment to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff and all our activities.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Conduct preoperative evaluation: assess condition of patient and appropriate anesthetic technique in consultation with attending anesthesiologist.
Prepare appropriate equipment for administration of anesthesia.This involves, but is not limited to, checking machines, appropriate small equipment, blood pressure cuffs, endotracheal tubes, and drugs for the conduit of anesthesia.
Administer anesthesia, giving drugs and monitoring vital signs and other indicators of anesthesia's effects on patients.The regular, frequent, and accurate recording of patient's condition during and immediately following the administration of anesthetic drugs is required.
Conduct postoperative follow-up.Accompany the patient to the PACU assuring that the patient's condition is optimal.Visit in-house patient within 24-48 hours following anesthesia to assess post-anesthetic recovery.
CRNA shall administer anesthesia only under the direct supervision of a faculty physician anesthesiologist.
Report any malfunctioning equipment.
Supervise RNSA students in clinical instruction and the administration of anesthetics.
Participate in call coverage with faculty anesthesiologists.
Master's degree, with DNP degree preferred.
Current Nursing license in the state of Ohio.
Certificate of Authority to practice in Ohio as a CRNA by the Ohio Board of Nursing.
Current certification or recertification as a nurse anesthetist by the NBCRNA.
Meets the educational requirements as set forth by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs.
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.
HISTORY IN BRIEF - The University of Cincinnati is a public urban serving research institution that was founded in 1819 and today is one of the country’s largest universities offering more than 350 academic programs to more than 44,000 students. UC has many top ranked programs in areas such as Music and Arts, Medical and Human-Services, Criminal Justice and more. Located in an urban setting, UC is... close to the heart of Cincinnati and allows easy access for students to enjoy all that the city offers. UC is also the alma mater of many notables such as President William Howard Taft; Albert Sabin, developer of the oral polio vaccine; Astronaut Neil Armstrong and Mary Weinberg, 2008 Olympic gold medalist. UC is classified as a Research University (Very High Research Activity) by the Carnegie Commission and is ranked as one of America’s top 35 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. UC jumped 17 spots in the U.S. News & World Report rankings in the past two years alone. In addition to being named a “green university” by Princeton Review, UC has been named one of the world’s most beautiful campuses by Forbes and Delta Sky magazines. Learn more at www.uc.edu.MISSION STATEMENT - The University of Cincinnati serves the people of Ohio, the nation, and the world as a premier, public, urban research university dedicated to undergraduate, graduate, and professional education, experience-based learning, and research. We are committed to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff, and all of our activities. We provide an inclusive environment where innovation and freedom of intellectual inquiry flourish. Through scholarship, service, partnerships, and leadership, we create opportunity, develop educated and engaged citizens, enhance the economy and enrich our University, city, state and global community.