• CRNA - Certified Nurse Anesthetist - Ketamine Clinic

    Location US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 7 days ago(7 days ago)
    Job ID
    Advanced Practice Nurses
    Emp Status
    Regular Full-Time
    Hours per Week
  • Overview

    Certified Nurse Anesthetist


    Ketamine Clinic


    The Hospital for Special Surgery has an excellent opportunity for etiher a new grad or experienced Certified Nurse Anesthetist with excellent clinical skills to join our Anesthesiology team!



    • Using proper techniques administers IV Ketamine infusions to chronic pain patients and monitors the patient for the duration of the infusion.
    • Supervises the patient’s safe emergence and recovery from the anesthetic.
    • Accurately documents plan of anesthetic care in patient medical record.
    • Checks stock of Ketamine, other required drugs and supplies to maintain par levels. Requests a reorder when necessary.
    • Properly wastes medications per protocol.
    • Consults with the attending physician when needed.
    • Promotes a team-centered approach to facilitate the achievement of clinical, department and work group goals.
    • Adheres to all practice standards outlined by Hospital Administration and governing regulatory bodies.


    Secondary: During days when there is no patient scheduled for a Ketamine infusion, the CRNA will work in the operating room administering anesthetics for orthopedic surgeries:

    • Using proper techniques, works with attending anesthesiologist to administer anesthetics.  Performs anesthetist duties under supervision, as outlined and planned by the attending anesthesiologist.
    • Participates with attending anesthesiologist in pre-operative assessment, formulation and implementation of the anesthetic plan, initiation of the post-operative pain regimen, and administration of controlled substances according to all applicable HSS policies and procedures.
    • Transfers patients from the operating room to the post anesthesia care unit with appropriate monitoring and interventions. Transfers care appropriately to the PACU team, including appropriate sign out. Starts PCA pumps when indicated.
    • Demonstrates the proper use and storage of controlled substances as per department, hospital and state regulations

    Hours: Mon-Fri, 8a-330p if FT.  Would also consider a PT applicant working 3 consecutive days, 8a-330p.


    Minimum Requirements:


    • Current NYS RN licensure and registration
    • Certified as a Certified Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) from the  National Board of Certification and Recertification for Nurse Anesthetists (NBCRNA).
    • Excellent clinical, organization and communication skills coupled with the ability to thrive in a fast paced environment will be essential to your success at HSS.
    • Bachelors degree also required.

    HSS encourages and supports professional growth and development, recognizes individual contributions, and offers unique and highly competitive compensation packages. This is how we attract and retain highly skilled professionals, renowned for their leadership and vision in clinical care, teaching, research & development.


    Founded in 1863, Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) is a world leader in orthopedics, rheumatology and rehabilitation. In the most recent U.S. News & World Report “American’s Best Hospitals” issue, HSS ranks #1 in orthopedics and #3 in rheumatology. In addition, the American Nurses Credentialing Center has honored HSS with three consecutive designations of Magnet® recognition. HSS has one of the lowest infection rates in the country.


    HSS physicians are team doctors for the New York Mets, New York Giants, New York Knicks, New York Liberty, and New York Red Bulls. HSS is the Official Hospital of The PGA of America, New York Road Runners for the ING New York City Marathon, St. John’s Athletics, CUNY Athletic Conference, and other professional and college teams. HSS has been designated as the first National Medical Center of the United States Olympic Committee’s National Medical Network.


    Hospital for Special Surgery is located in New York City and online at www.hss.edu


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