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Chief CRNA

Company: The University of Kansas Hospital
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Position Title

Chief CRNA

Bell Hospital

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Position Summary / Career Interest:

Responsible for management of CRNAs in collaboration with Department of Anesthesia, and Perioperative Services. Assumes responsibilities for safe and proper operation quality control of equipment, techniques, and procedures and analysis and evaluations activities to assure quality patient care. Provides direct patient care (20% Clinical)

Responsibilities:

* Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department.
* Contributes to planning goals and objectives for the department and assists leadership in coordination of activities and programs.
* Documents needs for changes in staffing/budget and makes recommendations to Health System Leadership, Anesthesia Department Chair and Senior Administrator.
* Support CRNAs in leadership roles; provide interview opportunities, mentoring and evaluations of Assistant Chief, Lead and other CRNA leadership roles in the organizational structure.
* Manages and evaluates performance of CRNA personnel in collaboration with the input from the Director of CRNA Service and the Senior Administrator
* Active involvement in recruitment process, interviews, selection, and hiring.
* Develops and monitors the orientation process for new CRNAs; assists them in identifying and meeting learning needs related to position responsibilities; encourages continued professional growth and development.
* Responsible for work schedules and assignments, on-call arrangements; and emergency changes. Performs all aspects of clinical anesthesia administration as scheduled.
* Responds flexibly to departmental needs of the anesthesia care team in terms of shift assignments, duties outside the operating room and in the teaching and supervision of students and trainees.
* Collaborates with Faculty on clinical aspects of SRNA training and issues that may develop regarding students working alongside CRNAs at The University of Kansas Health System.
* Conducts regularly scheduled staff meetings; facilitates communication among the members of CRNA staff.
* Develops and maintains quality improvement programs for CRNAs in cooperation with department initiatives.
* Develops productivity goals and measurements.
* Plans in-service educational activities.
* Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required.

Required

* Completion of nursing course, graduate of anesthesia school.
* Master's degree in related medical discipline
* Copy of the current license for the State of Kansas.
* Current certification with the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists.
* Maintain appropriate continuing education credits for CRNA recertification as defined by the AANA and the council on recertification of nurse anesthetists
* Completed Competency Checklist.
* Minimum of 5 years clinical experience as Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
* BLS/ACLS (Courses must be American Heart Association, American Red Cross or approved by the American Heart Association. They must also contain a skill check off as part of the course)

Preferred

* Prior leadership experience as a RN or CRNA

Time Type:

Full time

Job Requisition ID:

R-18465

We are an equal employment opportunity employer without regard to a person's race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, ancestry, age (40 or older), disability, veteran status or genetic information.

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