The Supervisor of CRNA Services is a Professional anesthesia provider who administers inhalational agents and any drugs, including narcotics to provide adequate, safe anesthesia to patients during surgical, obstetrical, and diagnostic procedures in consultation with an anesthesiologist operating under the anesthesia care team model. This position serves as a resource and role model to the Department of Anesthesiology .The Supervisor of CRNA Services works collaboratively with the Department of Anesthesiology, Department of Nursing, and Department of Surgery to provide quality patient care.
Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
Must be currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Maine, and successfully completed a course for Nurse Anesthesia at an accredited school. Must be board certified as a Nurse Anesthetist by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists.
Minimum of two year’s clinical experience as a CRNA.
Comprehensive understanding of all procedures and equipment used to administer anesthesia to various age groups.
Analytical ability to prepare/participate in the anesthesia plan.
Ability to closely monitor patient's condition and interpret data from various monitors during surgery.
Ability to assist in lifting/transporting patients.
Ability to operate and perform minor repairs on a variety of anesthesia equipment.
Collaborates with Departmental service line liaisons to assess for educational and developmental needs of the Department of Anesthesiology.
Flexible (As Needed)