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    Summary

    Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists will be assigned to interested facilities throughout VHA in support of COVID-19 operations and may be temporarily appointed (not-to-exceed 120 days) on an intermittent, part-time or full-time schedule in support of the VA facilities across the Nation.

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    Responsibilities

    The CRNA practices to achieve common goals for care, safety and welfare of VA patients and provide anesthetic services under the medical direction or medical supervision of an anesthesiologist within four general categories:

    1. Pre-anesthesia preparation and evaluation
    2. Anesthesia induction, maintenance and emergence in the operating room (OR) and out-of-OR environments
    3. Post anesthesia care, including pain management
    4. Peri-anesthetic and clinical support functions in the OR and out-of-OR environments
    The CRNA works with diverse age groups to include adult and geriatric patients and is able to meet age specific needs of the patient population served. The anesthetist demonstrates the knowledge and clinical skills necessary to perform his/her duties in providing anesthetic care appropriate to the VA patient. The anesthetist demonstrates knowledge of age-associated changes, illnesses and potential disabilities in order to work with geriatric patients.

    Work Schedule: Varies based on facility needs
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - CRNAs will be assigned to VA facilities within their local commuting area/self identified locations, unless need is expanded to other locations in which case CRNAs will be provided lodging, meals, travel and incidental expenses.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    3

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/563871100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.