Lead CRNA - FT

  • University of Mississippi Medical Center
  • Jackson, MS - Main Campus
  • May 22, 2022
Full time

Job Description

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Job Category:

Clinical (Non-Faculty Only)


SOM-Anesthesiology-Chief CRNA  


Main Campus Jackson

Job Title:

Lead CRNA - FT

Job Summary:

Provides, under the direction of the chief CRNA and associate chief CRNA, leadership and oversight to a group of CRNAS. Assesses patient care needs and provides anesthesia. Administers local, general, inhalational, regional, monitored anesthesia care, and other anesthetics for surgical, obstetrical, therapeutic and diagnostic procedures under the medical direction or supervision of an anesthesiologist. Consults preoperatively with patients regarding anesthetic needs, monitors patients' reactions to anesthesia and adjusts accordingly.

Education & Experience

Graduate of an accredited program of Nurse Anesthesiology.  Certified as a Nurse Anesthetist. Valid MS RN license and unrestricted license to practice as a CRNA.  Candidate must have a minimum of 2 years of previous CRNA experience.

Certifications, Licenses or Registration Required:  MS RN license, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Knowledge of agents, equipment, procedures and techniques for the provision of anesthesia for patients.


  • Coordinates providers and patient care in assigned area while collaborating with physicians and other health care team members to ensure optimum care and efficiency
  • Provides input on operational matters and performance evaluations
  • Serves as liaison between team members and others in department
  • Evaluates patients preoperatively to assess physical status and anesthetic risks
  • Administers anesthetics during surgical, obstetric, therapeutic and diagnostic procedures under the medical direction or supervision of an anesthesiologist.
  • Provides patient care by assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating treatments and procedures.
  • Responds to critical patient care needs related to invasive monitoring, iv access and airway management
  • Conducts pre and post anesthesia evaluation including explanation of plan, obtaining informed consent, and follow up on any postoperative complication
  • Educates, instructs, and mentors student nurse anesthetist, residents and other allied health professionals.
  • The duties listed are general in nature and are examples of the duties and responsibilities performed and are not meant to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Management retains the right to add or change duties at any time.

Physical and Environmental Demands

Requires occasional exposure to unpleasant or disagreeable physical environment such as high noise level and exposure to heat and cold, frequent handling or working with potentially dangerous equipment, occasional exposure to bio-hazardous conditions such as risk of radiation exposure, blood borne pathogens, fumes or airborne particles, and/or toxic or caustic chemicals which mandate attention to safety considerations, occasional working hours significantly beyond regularly scheduled hours, occasional travelling to offsite locations, occasional activities subject to significant volume changes of a seasonal/clinical nature, occasional work produced subject to precise measures of quantity and quality, occasional bending, occasional lifting and carrying more than 100 pounds, occasional climbing, occasional crawling, occasional crouching/stooping, occasional driving, occasional kneeling, occasional pushing/pulling, occasional reaching, occasional sitting, frequent standing, occasional twisting, and constant walking. (occasional-up to 20%, frequent-from 21% to 50%, constant-51% or more)

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Full time

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