Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
The CRNA has the responsibility and accountability for providing advanced nurse practice while administering anesthesia to patients. This position is responsible for preparing and administering anesthesia agents to surgical and obstetric patients. CRNA's work with direction and/or direct supervision of a physician. Responsibility and accountability of anesthesia services lies with the Service Chief for Anesthesiology. The CRNA will perform the following duties: assess patients peri-operatively, perform patient history and physical, review patient records to determine health status, review results of diagnostic tests, treatments and orders as appropriate, make post-op rounds, provide patient and family education
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