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Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) - Anesthesiology

VA Medical Center

Houston, TX
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Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) - Anesthesiology
Houston, TX

The Michael E. DeBakey VAMC is seeking a full-time certified registered nurse anesthetist (CRNA) to serve as a member of the anesthesia care team. CRNAs perform their duties under the medical direction of anesthesiologists, providing a full range of anesthesia services for a complex patient population for routine to complex surgeries. The Anesthesiology Care Line provides anesthetic care for many surgical specialties: Cardiac, Thoracic, Neurosurgery, ENT, Eye, General Surgery, Vascular, Orthopedics, Plastic and Urology. In addition, anesthetic care is provided for a wide variety of procedures in Radiology/MRI, Gastroenterology, Cardiology (EP/Cath lab), pulmonary lab and the intensive care units. CRNAs administer anesthesia for cardiothoracic surgery, liver and kidney transplants, and ECTs. CRNAs cover evening and night shifts, and participate as members of the Regional anesthesia team. CRNAs provide call services and participate in the out of operating room airway management program. In addition, CRNAs are clinical instructors of anesthesia providing mentoring to SRNAs, medical students, and non-anesthesia residents.


Work schedule:

Evening Shift 11a.m. – 9:30p.m. or alternate shifts determined by the care line per operational needs with holiday, and weekend call responsibilities as this is a 24/7 hospital


Functional Statement Title/#: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist I/II

Best Care / Best Careers

To care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow and his orphan." These words, spoken by Abraham Lincoln during his Second Inaugural Address, reflect the philosophy and principles that guide VA in everything we do, and are the focus of our endeavors to serve our Nation's veterans and their families.

 The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has one of the most diverse, challenging, and rewarding missions in the United States Government. We strive to meet the needs of the Nation's veterans and their families today and in the future.

VA manages one of the largest health care systems in the world and the nation's leading employer of registered nurses. Nurses in Veterans Health Administration (VHA) are engaged in a variety of roles and have multiple opportunities for career and professional development. The VHA provides veterans and their dependents with many other services such as benefits and education, and also provides burial benefits.

Our goal is to provide excellence in patient care, veterans' benefits and customer satisfaction. We can provide you with challenging, interesting, meaningful work to care for the veterans who have risked their lives to protect our freedom.

 As the Department of Veterans Affairs heads into the 21st century, we will strive to meet the needs of the Nation's veterans today and tomorrow. We are a more customer-focused organization, functioning as "One-VA" and delivering seamless service to our customers.

We benchmark our service with the best in business. We use innovative means and high technology to deliver "World-Class Customer Service". We foster partnerships with our customers and stakeholders, making them part of the decision-making process.

Department of Veterans Affairs is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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