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Graduate Registered Nurse Anesthetist (GRNA) - Los Angeles (Full Time)

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Kaiser Permanente


14d ago

đź’Ľ Graduate Job

Los Angeles

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  • You must be a graduate of an accredited Nurse Anesthesia program, hold a CA RN license, and obtain CRNA certification within 5 months. ACLS and BLS certifications are required, along with experience in anesthesia and strong technical/clinical skills. Preferred qualifications include knowledge in various anesthesia techniques and great communication skills.
  • You will administer anesthesia to patients of all ages, evaluate pre-operative conditions, monitor patients during surgery, and ensure safe operation of anesthesia equipment. Maintain accurate records and collaborate with surgical and medical staff to provide optimal patient care.

Graduate Job

Healthcare•Los Angeles


  • Under the medical supervision of a physician 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.


  • Experience:
  • N/A.
  • Education:
  • Graduate of an educational program in Nurse Anesthesia accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs and Schools by date of hire.
  • License, Certification, Registration:
  • Registered Nurse License (California)
  • Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (California) within 5 months of hire
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support required at hire from American Heart Association
  • Basic Life Support required at hire from American Heart Association
  • Additional Requirements:
  • New Graduate. Experience in anesthesia for major procedures involving extensive monitoring and fluid, blood, and electrolyte replacement for various age group patients.
  • GRNAs 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:
  • General and Regional administration, deep sedation, Hemodynamic monitoring, use of all Anesthesia related equipments, communication skills and a team player.

Area of Responsibilities



  • Administers anesthesia to all age groups.
  • 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 MD 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 physician 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).
  • 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.
  • Note: Must be able to work within an Anesthesia team model, work with MDAs, CRNAs and Anesthesia TECHs.


Work type

Full time

Work mode



Los Angeles