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Kaiser Permanente Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA), Panorama City (Per Diem) in Panorama City, California

Job Summary:

Under the medical supervision of an Anesthesiologist, administers general and regional anesthesia for all types of surgical, obstetrical and other procedures that require anesthesia services, to patients of various age groups including: neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric in accordance with hospital and departmental standards of care. Such intervention may include, but not be limited to: airway management; maintenance of fluid balance; homeostasis; monitoring; response to emergencies related to airway management and cardiopulmonary resuscitation; and management of patients on ventilators.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Upholds Kaiser Permanentes Policies and Procedures, Principles of Responsibilities and applicable state, federal and local laws.

  • Complies with organizational rules, policies and procedures (i.e. TJC, Title 22, Regional and Department requirements).

  • Evaluates patients pre-operatively by interviewing and examining patient; reviews chart for relevant information.

  • In collaboration with the anesthesiologist selects anesthetic for patient based on pre-operative examination.

  • Demonstrates an understanding of the cognitive, physical, emotional and chronological maturation process in delivery of services to patients of each age group served: neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric.

  • Selects anesthetic for patient based on pre-operative examination.

  • Evaluates patients response to pre-medication.

  • Communicates with surgeon and anesthesiologist regarding special concerns of patient.

  • Checks anesthesia equipment daily and between cases to assure safe operating condition.

  • Prepares drugs for administration.

  • Administers anesthesia in accordance with delineated clinical privileges and any conditions or restrictions imposed thereof.

  • Monitors the patient intraoperatively.

  • Evaluates operative and post-operative condition of patient and takes necessary action to maintain stability.

  • Evaluates the patients postoperatively (within 24 hours).

  • Precepts student nurse anesthetists.

  • Maintains an accurate accounting of controlled substances in accordance with departmental guidelines.

  • Maintains equipment and supplies as outlined in department policies and procedures.

  • Complies with organizational rules, policies and procedures (i.e. TJC, CAC Title 22, Regional and Department requirements).

  • Establishes and maintains courteous and cooperative relations when interacting with public, patients, staff and other personnel.

  • May perform other duties within scope of licensure/certification as required.

Basic Qualifications:


  • Basic Qualifications:

  • N/A.


  • Graduate of an educational program in Nurse Anesthesia accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs and Schools.

License, Certification, Registration

  • Registered Nurse License (California)

  • Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (California)

  • Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist National Certification

  • National Provider Identifier

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support

  • Basic Life Support

Additional Requirements:

  • Experience in anesthesia for major procedures involving extensive monitoring and fluid, blood, and electrolyte replacement for various age group patients.

  • Skills: CRNAs must demonstrate both technical/clinical and professional skill and ability along with all related techniques and procedures within the scope of practice as defined by the State of California Department of Consumer Affairs.

  • Additional skills are required in charting and documentation, knowledge of equipment and supplies, productivity, job and personal maturity communication, and education and staff development.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A hiring manager may specify Preferred Qualifications, which are desirable and above and beyond the requirements specified in the Minimum Qualifications section above.

  • Please keep in mind that any such Preferred Qualifications should be job related and relevant (i.e., directly related to the duties and responsibilities described in this Job Description) and stated in non-prejudicial language.

  • Current or recent OB Anesthesia experience


  • Variable shifts

  • Travel to SC OPS surgery site


TITLE: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA), Panorama City (Per Diem)

LOCATION: Panorama City, California

REQNUMBER: 1254526

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.