Reference #277489   High Priority Posting - CRNA Job - (Facility: Hospital)

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Essential Information [ show unanswered questions ]

Facility Name:
Tsehootsooi Medical Center
Facility Street:
Corner of Routes N12 & N7
Facility City:
Fort Defiance
Facility State:
Facility Zip Code:
Facility Country:
United States
Facility Website or Video Link
Duration of position:
Full Time
Brief Description:
Nurse Anesthetist opportunity in Northeastern Arizona. Beyond the city, bona-fide treasures of panoramic delights await you in Arizona!
Full Description:
The purpose of this position is to serve as a Nurse Anesthetist for operations and other therapeutic and diagnostic procedures. Assesses the patients' preoperative physical status by evaluation of clinical history, physical examination and laboratory and other para-clinical studies as to determine the degree of risk involved in the planned procedures. Accordingly chooses the anesthetic technique and agents and plans the anesthetic management to suit the patient's condition, wishes and the surgical demands. Interviews the patients to further evaluate their physical status, discuss the type of anesthesia and reassures the patients. Selects and orders preoperative medication. Induces, maintains and manages general anesthesia by rectal, parenteral or inhalation routes, with or without endotracheal intubation. Performs regional anesthesia. Monitors and supports vital functions. Assists the obstetrician by providing anesthesia for patients in labor, while maintaining the wellbeing of the fetus. Facilitates the surgeon's task by means of muscle relaxation, hyperventilation and other special techniques. Sees that the patient regains control of own vital functions at the end of the procedure by reversing drugs with the adequate antagonist, facilitating the elimination of gaseous or volatile agents and other accepted procedures. Participates in the immediate post-anesthetic care, especially in maintaining adequate airway, ventilation and oxygenation during this critical period. Follows up patients in the post-operative period for post-anesthetic complications. Participates in the evaluation and management of respiratory problems in the critical care areas and emergencies. Provides standard anesthesia care to patients of all age groups. Participates in the retrospective evaluation of the quality of anesthesia care through the Peer Review process of the Medical staff. Maintains patient care and Anesthesia Department documentation of practice standards of the Health Care Finance Administration/Joint Commission, the Hospital and of professional licensing organizations. In order to maintain certification, must: participate in a minimum of 40 hours of approved continuing education every two (2) years, maintain a substantial anesthesia practice and maintain a current state license. Performs other duties as assigned, including on-call assignments.

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION: • Completion of an American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) accredited program. • Active National Board Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (NBCRNA) Certification. • Active, unrestricted Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist license in any U.S. State or Territory. Knowledge and understanding of the physiology, both normal and altered, that will enable the anesthetist to monitor closely all vital functions and rapidly diagnose and correct any potentially dangerous deviation. Knowledge of pharmacology of anesthetic agents (local and general), muscle relaxants, and all other drugs part of the anesthetic armamentarium, and basic knowledge of the ways in which any other drug will modify the patient's response to surgery and anesthesia. Knowledge of the anatomy and physiology of the respiratory system necessary for the administration of inhalation agents, performing endotracheal intubation and use of controlled ventilation. Knowledge of surgical technique that will enable the anesthetist to anticipate the surgeon's needs and modify the patient's condition accordingly. Knowledge of microbiology and sterilization and aseptic techniques necessary to fulfill the anesthetist's role in infection control. Meets the criteria for Credentialing and Privileging in accordance to the FDIHB Medical Staff Bylaws. A record of satisfactory performance in all prior and current employment as evidenced by positive employment references from previous and current employers. SALARAY IS DEPENDENT ON EXPERIENCE.
Employment Status:
W-2 (Employee) or
1099 (Independent Contractor)
Start Date:
Definite Job
or a Pending Job:
Definite Job
How often will CRNA be on FIRST call?
FIRST Call frequency varies
Day off after FIRST call?
How often will CRNA be on SECOND call?
Will NOT be on SECOND call
How often the CRNA
will be doing each of the following:
Chronic Pain Management
Cardiac Anesthesia
Thoracic Anesthesia
Major Vascular Anesthesia
Obstetric Anesthesia
Pediatric Anesthesia
Critical Care Medicine
Anesthesia for outpatient surgery
Office based Anesthesia
Administrative/ Leadership Duties
Regional Anesthesia
Preop Screening Clinic
Orthopedic Anesthesia
Acute Pain Service
If the CRNA will be Medically Directed by an Anesthesiologist, who administers the induction agents?

Job Information and Duties [ show unanswered questions ]

Number of CRNAs needed?
Is this a Chief CRNA position?
Number of Full-time CRNAs
Number of Part-time CRNAs
Will CRNA insert Central Venous catheters?
Will CRNA insert arterial catheters?
Will CRNA insert lumbar epidural catheters?
Will CRNA administer spinal anesthesia?
Will CRNA administer Axillary Brachial Plexus Blocks?
Will CRNA administer other regional anesthesia blocks?
Will CRNA be a hospital employee?
Will CRNA be an Anesthesia Group employee?

Job Requirements [ show unanswered questions ]

Subspecialty Fellowship Required?
State License Required
Any State
NBCRNA Certification required?

NBCRNA = National Board on Certification
and Recertification of Nurse Anesthetists
Is it acceptable to be "In the NBCRNA examination process"?

NBCRNA = National Board on Certification
and Recertification of Nurse Anesthetists
Is it acceptable to be "Neither NBCRNA Certified nor in the examining process?"

NBCRNA = National Board on Certification
and Recertification of Nurse Anesthetists
Is a current ACLS card required?
Is a current PALS card required?
New Graduates Acceptable?

Salary and Income Information [ show unanswered questions ]

Amount of Sign-on Bonus
Sign-on Bonus commitment
Malpractice Paid?
Does this job provide Salary Income?
Does this job provide time and 1/2 pay for hours greater than 40 in a week?
Weeks Paid Educational Leave
1 Week
Weeks Paid Vacation
Medical Insurance Paid
Disability Insurance Paid
Long Term Disability Benefit Paid / Short Term Volunteer Benefit
Retirement Plan Paid
401K 6% Matching @ 100% Vested from Day 1
Interview Expenses Paid
Does this job provide Percentage Income?
Does this job provide Income as a Full Partner in a group practice?
Does this job provide Income from Fee-for-service individual practice?
Does this job provide Other Income from Hospital as an employee?

Anesthesia Group Information [ show unanswered questions ]

Facility Information [ show unanswered questions ]

Name of Surgeon who works with group
Dr. Nazhone Yazzie
Is practice limited to one hospital or involves several hospitals?
One Hospital
Practice involves a Surgery Center
Practice involves Office Based Anesthesia?
Is there an Approved Physician residency program?
Number of licensed beds
Number of surgical cases per year
Number of OB deliveries per year
City Population
Less than 10,000
Catchment area for the Hospital
Federal Government job?
(Any State license will work)

For example:
•    Veterans Affairs (VA)
•    Military
•    Indian Health

Other [ show unanswered questions ]

Contact Information [ show unanswered questions ]

Company Name
Tsehootsooi Medical Center
Link to Apply for Job
Company internal Job ID Number for this position
Contact Name
Ophelia Anthony
Contact Email
Contact Street Address 1
Corner of Route 12 and Route 7
Contact City
Fort Defiance
Contact State
Contact Zip Code
Contact Country
United States
Contact Voice Phone
Contact Fax
Contact Web Site
Preferred Contact Method

Post Information

Date Posted 05/09/19 11:41am
Last Updated 05/15/19 11:48am
Posted By (Ophelia Anthony)
Reference # 277489
Priority High Priority Posting
Section CRNA
Form Type Job
User Type Facility: Hospital
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