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Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist
Title:Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist
Job Status:Full Time

Position Summary


Provide anesthesia, airway management, and chronic pain management consultation at Mt Edgecumbe Hospital.


Position Complexities


Evaluate patient health status and synthesize anesthetic plan based upon risk factors and surgical requirements to insure patient safety. The anesthetist is responsible for independently determining anesthetic techniques, pharmaceuticals, and procedures used, and altering anesthetic plan based on patient responses and changes in surgical conditions.  Position requires care of patients covered by Indian Child Protection and Family Violence Prevention Act.





  1. Provides clinical anesthesia service as scheduled. This includes pre-anesthetic evaluations and determinations, administration of a variety of anesthetic agents, as well as post-anesthetic follow-up and management.
  2. Analyzes and interprets complex medical data and utilizes this information to provide appropriate anesthetic care
  3. Utilizes complex medical and life support equipment to evaluate and care for anesthetized patients.
  4. Participates in all Medical Staff functions as requested.         
  5. Responds to hospital emergencies when airway control is required.
  6. Provides educational programs as needed regarding airway control, resuscitation, pharmacology, and theories and practice of anesthesia and pain management.

Position Qualifications



  • Graduation from an accredited nurse anesthesia program (Master of Science Degree) or
  • Certificate in Nursing Anesthesiology (prior to 1990).


License and Certifications

  • Licensure as a Registered Nurse by State of Alaska Board of Nursing
  • Licensure as a Registered Nurse Anesthetist by State of Alaska Board of Nursing.
  • Certification by National Board on Certification & Recertification of Nurse Anesthetists.

*Must maintain certification from National Board on Certification & Recertification of Nurse Anesthetists



4 years of clinical anesthesia experience after anesthesia training is completed preferred.
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