Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist

Employer
U.S. Air Force
Location
Los Angeles California
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 25, 2020
Closes
Oct 01, 2020
Ref
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Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist
U.S. Air Force

 

Position Summary
Surgeries are performed every day in first-class Air Force medical facilities around the world. As privileged healthcare providers, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) perform specialized and critical nursing duties for surgical patients before, during and after surgery. An indispensable member of any surgical team, patients rely on their expertise and care every day all around the world.

 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Administer anesthetics to patients and monitor their care during surgery.
  • Attend to preoperative evaluations and postoperative care of patients.
  • Assist with any training of personnel under the direction of a medical officer.
  • Successfully manage an anesthesia department.

 

Benefits

The Air Force benefits package is unparalleled in the civilian world. Benefits include:

  • 30 days of vacation with pay each year
  • Outstanding healthcare coverage for you and your family
  • Food and housing assistance
  • Generous retirement program
  • Continuing medical education opportunities
  • Free or low-cost world travel opportunities

 

Qualifications
This is an active-duty position as an Air Force officer. To be considered, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Master’s degree awarded from a graduate nurse anesthesia program
  • Successfully passed the national certifying examination within one year of completion of required didactic and clinical requirements
  • Minimum six months of full-time nursing practice in the APRN specialty
  • At least 12 months of experience as a registered nurse
  • Completion of eight-week Officer Training School
  • Must be a U.S. citizen between the ages of 18 and 47
  • Must be willing to relocate

 

About the Air Force

The mission of the U.S. Air Force is to fly, fight and win in air, space, and cyberspace. We live by three core values: integrity first, service before self and excellence in all we do. The Air Force offers hundreds of careers from healthcare to engineering in order to serve the American people and provide precise and reliable global vigilance, reach and power for the nation.

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