Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist

U.S. Army Medical Corps/United States Army Medical Department - San Bernardino, CA4.4

Full-time
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Overview

An integral component of the U.S. Army health care team, the Army Nurse Corps continues to distinguish itself from the traditional nursing field. As a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist and officer on the U.S. Army health care team, you’ll provide specialized care to patients requiring general anesthesia, respiratory care, cardiopulmonary resuscitation and fluid therapy. You’ll work as part of a multidisciplinary team, surrounded by dedicated professionals who share your values.

Job Duties

  • Scope of practice encompasses all areas where anesthesia is administered to include: inpatient operating rooms, Ambulatory Surgery Center, delivery rooms, postanesthesia recovery rooms, critical care units and emergency departments
  • Develop an anesthetic plan based on a preanesthetic evaluation
  • Perform or supervise the performance of the anesthetic experience in collaboration with an anesthesiologist and/or appropriate physician throughout the preoperative, intraoperative and postoperative phases of anesthesia and surgery
  • Administer analgesia and anesthesia for the labor and delivery process
  • Active involvement in acute postoperative pain management of the surgical patient utilizing various techniques and pharmacological agents
  • Document the anesthetic process to include physiological and psychological reactions to anesthesia and surgery
  • Provide consultation and service for cardiopulmonary resuscitation and airway management
  • Conduct medical research on diseases of military importance, and conduct, supervise, and participate in graduate medical education and training of other medical personnel needed to sustain a robust medical system

Unique duty positions include: clinical staff nurse; instructor; phase II director; program director or deputy program director; assistant chief or chief, anesthesia nursing section

Requirements

ACTIVE:

  • Master’s degree in nursing anesthesia, from an accredited program
  • Certified registered nurse anesthetist
  • U.S. citizenship

RESERVE:

  • In addition to the above qualifications, permanent U.S. residency is required for Reserve duty officers.

Compensation

ACTIVE BENEFITS:
In addition to the many privileges that come with being an officer on the U.S. Army health care team, you’ll be rewarded with:

  • Army Nurse Accession Bonus
  • Health Professions Loan Repayment Program Travel opportunities, including humanitarian missions
  • No-cost or low-cost medical and dental care for you and your family
  • Noncontributory retirement benefits with 20 years of qualifying service
  • 30 days of paid vacation earned annually

RESERVE BENEFITS:

  • Healthcare Professionals Loan Repayment Program
  • Networking opportunities
  • Noncontributory retirement benefits at age 60 with 20 years of qualifying service
  • Low-cost life and dental insurance
  • Travel opportunities, including humanitarian missions

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time