UVA Health is a is a world-class medical center and health system with a level 1 trauma center. The University of Virginia Medical Center consistently ranks as one of the top hospitals in Virginia by the U.S. News & World Report
"Best Hospitals" guide, and received Magnet® recognition by The American Nurses Credentialing Center in 2020.
The UVA Department of Anesthesiology utilizes and embraces the "Anesthesia Team care model," involving anesthesiologists, CRNAs, residents, SRNAs and anesthesia technologists. The CRNA is a critical team member administering general, regional and monitored anesthesia care in a variety of settings: Main OR (vascular, trauma, neurosurgery, orthopedics, ENT, gyn, plastics) outpatient surgical services, obstetrics, pediatrics and off-sites (outpatient endoscopy center, cath lab, MRI, interventional radiology). Additionally, in the summer of 2022, the newly built, state-of-the-art Ivy Mountain Orthopedic Outpatient care facility will enable the CRNAs to expand their scope of practice to incorporate regional anesthesia with a variety of peripheral nerve blocks.
5 weeks of annual vacation with 1 education week.
Participates in pre-anesthetic preparation and evaluation. Formulates a patient-specific plan for anesthesia care in collaboration with attending anesthesiologist. Implements, monitors and adjusts patient's physiologic condition as appropriate for type of anesthesia and patient's needs. Performs anesthesia-related procedures under supervision of attending anesthesiologist (central lines, arterial lines, spinal/epidural, regional nerve blocks). Implements, monitors and adjusts patient's physiologic condition as appropriate for type of anesthesia and specific patient's needs. Transfers the responsibility for care of the patient to other qualified providers postoperatively to ensure continuity of care and patient safety.
Assumes responsibility for professional development and contributes to the professional development of others. Opportunities to participate on specialty teams within the department (pediatrics, obstetrics, cardiovascular, regional). Opportunities for leadership roles both within the department and institution. Opportunities to assist in performance improvement directives within the department and within the institution. Opportunity to function as a preceptor to supervise, instruct and teach junior and senior student nurse anesthetists. Opportunity to support research by conducting/participating in projects.
Position Compensation Range: $77.19 - $119.65 Hourly
Education: Master of Science or doctorate in Nursing from accredited program approved by the state accrediting agency and the Council on Accreditation.
Experience: No experience required. New graduates are welcomed.
Licensure: Licensed to practice as a registered nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia required. Licensed to practice as a nurse practitioner in the Commonwealth of Virginia required. Clinical Site Affiliate: Virginia Commonwealth University and Georgetown University nurse anesthesia programs. BLS certification required.
Job requires sitting for prolonged periods, frequently bending/stooping and reaching (overhead, extensive and repetitive); Repetitive motion: squeezing an ambu bag. Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills. Attention to detail and ability to write legibly. Ability to lift/push/pull 50-100 lbs and lift/push/pull >100 lbs. May be exposed to fumes, chemicals, cold, heat, blood/body fluids and infectious disease.
SALARY: starting at $160,555.20 for new grads.
Large sign on bonus with a 3 year commitment required.
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