Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates the peri-procedural care and anesthetic plan for pediatric procedural and surgical patients. Monitors and manages the patient physiologic response to anesthesia, sedation and procedures, and communicates changes to attending anesthesiologist. Works within the multidisciplinary clinical team to provide individualized patient care and patient/family education. Promotes evidenced based practice by conducting or participating in research and academic activities. Provides support to the nursing and leadership staff in order to promote the advancement of the nursing profession at the Hospital and in the community-at-large.
Lurie CRNAs have a 100% pediatric clinical practice and care for children across the age range, functioning as part of a multidisciplinary healthcare team. CRNAs participate in a wide range of surgical cases, interventional and imaging procedures. As part of the division of Academic and Clinical Anesthesiology, the CRNAs are well respected and integral members of the division. The CRNAs are a tightknit supportive team.
The CRNA contingency role is designed for an experienced pediatric CRNA. Work structure is for full-time intermittent work with a flexible schedule based on applicant’s interest. Examples – 3 months on and 3 months off, 1 week per month etc. Ideal for the CRNA interested in setting their own schedule and having the flexibility of a part time position with the practice environment of a supportive academic facility.