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

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Kaiser Permanente


17d ago

đź’Ľ Graduate Job

Los Angeles

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  • You must have a Nurse Anesthesia program graduate degree, CA RN license, CRNA certification within 5 months, ACLS/BLS certification, and experience in anesthesia for major procedures. Additional skills in monitoring, communication, and team collaboration are preferred.
  • You will administer anesthesia, evaluate patients pre/post-operatively, communicate with medical staff, monitor patients during surgery, maintain equipment/supplies, and comply with policies/laws. Work within an Anesthesia team model.

Graduate Job

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  • 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.


  • 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