Company: Alameda Health System
Posted on: November 17, 2021
Highland Hospital, located in Oakland, California, is the largest
facility of Alameda Health System which serves a diverse patient
population in California 's East Bay Area. As part of Alameda
County's safety net, we provide quality, accessible care to our
community's most vulnerable patients. Our providers and staff are
dedicated to our patients and would love to welcome others who
share our mission!
We are currently recruiting for 3 Certified Registered Nurse
Anesthetists (CRNA) for full time positions, working 12-hour, night
shifts at our Highland Hospital 's Anesthesia department. This
position reports to the Chair of the Department of Anesthesiology,
Perioperative and Pain Medicine. This clinician will provide
services including inpatient, emergency, and on-call care.
-Clinicians within Alameda Health System (AHS) will be expected to
safely and effectively care for the following types of surgeries,
procedures and circumstances within our anesthesia care team.
If you are interested in this opportunity, we encourage you to
DUTIES & ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: - NOTE : The following are the
duties performed by employees in this classification. However,
employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level.
Not all duties listed are necessarily performed by each individual
in the classification.
1. Provides nursing assistance in anesthesiology; conducts patient
assessments including interview, physical examination and chard
review to determine any risks and recommend the appropriate
anesthesia; administers anesthesia to patients in surgery, in the
labor delivery suite, and in other areas of the hospital involving
such procedures as the administration of diagnostic and therapeutic
2. Assists in post-anesthesia care of patients and keeps the
supervising anesthesiologist or surgeon informed of patient's
3. Responds to "Code Blues" as necessary; assists in resuscitations
and difficult intubations, and assists in intubation and
resuscitation of newborn infants.
4. Cleans, checks, and restores the anesthesia equipment in the
different service areas of the hospital; orders drugs and
5. Assists in the evaluation of new techniques and procedures in
anesthesiology for introduction into the service.
Education : Graduate of an accredited Nursing program required;
Bachelor's degree in Nursing preferred; graduation from a school of
anesthesia complying with the standards of the American Association
of Nurse Anesthetists and the California State Board of Registered
Minimum Experience : Two years of full-time experience in the
administration of anesthetics by inhalation and intravenous methods
in an active acute hospital or clinic may be substituted for the
educational requirement. Experience in obstetrical and emergency
anesthesia and experience in the intubation and resuscitation of
newborn infants is considered -desirable.
Required Licenses/Certifications :
Valid license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of
Certification as a Nurse Anesthetist by the California State Board
of Registered Nurses
BLS - Basic Life Support Certification issued by the American Heart
Association. Other advanced life support certifications may be
required per unit/department specialty according to patient care
ACLS - Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification - issued by AHA
- American Heart Association
Highland General Hospital
Keywords: Alameda Health System, Oakland , Nurse Anesthetist, Other , Oakland, California
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