Job Overview

Summary

This is an open-continuous announcement. We will accept application packets on an on-going basis; however, eligible and qualified applicants that have submitted complete application packets will be referred to the selecting official at various intervals.


Vacancy Identification Number: 1395212

OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise – "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans.

Clarksburg, approximate population of 18,000 citizens, is located at the center of West Virginia's 1-79 High Tech Corridor. The High Tech Corridor is anchored on the north by Morgantown, which is the home of West Virginia University, a Carnegie Foundation Research Institution and training academy for Cisco Systems, Inc., and Oracle. Morgantown was recently rated the best small city in America bybizjournals.com. Other regional high technology operations include the National Energy Technology Laboratory, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, NASA IV and V Center, and Department of Defense Biometrics Fusion Center. Additional educational opportunities are available through Fairmont State University, Salem International University, Alderson-Broaddus College and West Virginia Wesleyan College. In addition to exceptional professional challenges, Clarksburg offers an unsurpassed quality of life, which includes low cost of living, short commutes, and outstanding recreational opportunities. For additional information, please visit http://www.clarksburg.com/.



VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply.  The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.

Incentives

~ Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP):   Selectee may be eligible to apply for the EDRP.  For additional information, please contact Chauna S. Bucklew, EDRP Coordinator, Chauna.Bucklew@va.gov or (304) 623-3461, Extension 3396.

~ Recruitment/Relocation Incentive:   Recruitment/Relocation Incentive may authorized for highly-qualified candidate.

Duties

Major Duties/Responsibilities

The Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) is accountable to the Chief of Surgery and is responsible for providing the most effective delivery of anesthesia care while meeting and exceeding compliance standards.

Duties/Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

~ Pre-anesthesia, peri-anesthesia, and post-anesthesia care in outpatient and inpatient settings, under the medical direction of an anesthesiologist.

~ Administration of general anesthesia, spinal anesthesia, epidural anesthesia, and regional anesthesia in collaboration with the anesthesiologist.

~ Performing thorough pre/peri/post-anesthesia assessments and develop individualized anesthesia patient care plans.

~ Emergency airway management in the hospital.

~ Placement of intravenous catheters and intra-arterial lines

~ Assisting with process improvement and quality assurance activities specific to the department as needed.

~ Other duties as assigned.

Please Note: Selectees must possess current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and must provide a copy of same with the application packet.

Tour of Duty:   Monday – Friday, 7:30 A.M. – 4:00 P.M., with on-call responsibilities (including irregular tours of duty) commensurate with other CRNAs in the department; however, subject to change, depending on the needs of the service/medical center.

Supervisory Status

No

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Occasional travel may be required for training purposes.

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Who May Apply

This job is open to…

United States Citizens

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