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The APN-Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist is responsible for the administration of anesthetic agents and adjuvants to patients undergoing a wide variety of surgical and obstetrical procedures. The APN-Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist is also expected to make preoperative rounds, to evaluate the adequacy of the preparation of the patient for the anticipated anesthesia and surgery; and similarity, to make postoperative visits to monitor the patient's recovery from anesthesia. In collaboration with an attending anesthesiologist, the incumbent makes preoperative visits to evaluate the adequacy of a patient's preparation for anesthesia and surgery. On the basis of this evaluation, the incumbent suggests a primary plan of anesthetic management and also outlines an alternative plan in case the primary plan cannot be carried out. In addition, the APN-Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist is responsible for explaining the risks and benefits of both the primary and alternative anesthetic plans to the patient and to the patient's family and obtains an informed consent from the patient (or the patient's guardian).
Currently licensed as a Registered Professional Nurse in the State of Illinois.
Master's Degree from an accredited nurse anesthesia program OR eligibility to complete Master's Degree at an accredited nurse anesthesia program is required . (Must provide original copy of college or university transcript OR a letter from program director or designee stating eligibility status to graduate at the time of interview). Current State of Illinois Advanced Practice License and Certified Registered Nurse Anesthesia certificate is required by the first day employment.)
Current State of Illinois Advanced Practice License and Certified Registered Nurse Anesthesia certificate is required OR the ability to obtain State of Illinois Advanced Practice License and CRNA certification within six months of graduation date.
Must possess progressive experience and advanced knowledge in a specialized area of clinical nursing is required.
Must possess an active CPR card. (Must provide proof at time of interview).
Must possess an active Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS).(Must provide proof at time of interview).
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS:
Knowledge to provide anesthesia services, including but not limited to monitored anesthesia care, regional, and general anesthesia.
Knowledge of anesthesia and related pharmacology agents to provide anesthesia services including but not limited to general, local, monitored anesthesia care and regional anesthesia.
Ability to work any shift.
When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service.
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must :
Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question,
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