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MD Anderson Cancer Center "$30k incentive" Nurse Anesthetist - CRNA - Anesthesiology in Houston, Texas

"30k incentive" Nurse Anesthetist - CRNA - Anesthesiology"

MD Anderson's mission is to eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation and the world through exceptional programs that integrate patient care, research and prevention. Our mission also includes education for undergraduate and graduate students, trainees, professionals, employees and the public.

MD Anderson Cancer Center has Nurse Anesthetist opportunities in our Anesthesiology department. Join our community of exceptional nurse anesthetists engaged in extraordinary practice and earn an additional $30,000 incentive during your first 3 years of employment.

The Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine at UT MD Anderson Cancer Center made up of a talented group of physicians, CRNAs, physician assistants and many others dedicated to providing the very best anesthesia and pain medicine care for our cancer patients. Our department members are dedicated to growing a truly academic department in all three areas of our academic mission: clinical care, research and education.

We have nearly 80 faculty and over 110 CRNAs in the department working in an anesthesia care team model to achieve our goals. MD Anderson main location includes 37 inpatient operating rooms, 6 outpatient ORs, and 13-16 non-operating room procedural suites. There are two regional centers (Katy & Woodlands) with 6 procedural areas incorporating endoscopy, interventional radiology, and cardiopulmonary services. The total Case volume is over 45,000 cases per year.

We participate in a variety of Specialty procedures: pediatrics, neurosurgery (includes awake craniotomies, intraoperative MRI craniotomies, skull base, spines), Urology (prostatectomy, cystectomy, nephrectomy, vena caval thrombectomy, robotic procedures), thoracic surgery (extrapleural pneumonectomy, lobectomy, thoracotomy), general surgery (hepatectomy, pancreatoduodenectomy, intra-abdominal hyperthermic hyperperfusion chemotherapy), Orthopedic Surgery (hemipelvectomy, implants, hip and knee arthroplasty), Head and Neck Surgery (difficult airway, glossectomy and total laryngectomies), Plastic Surgery, Breast Surgery (radical mastectomy with flap), and much more (no OB, no Trauma, no Open heart).

Join our team of exceptional CRNAs who enjoy flexible schedules, optional rotation to our satellite locations, and voluntary 1st call participation to enhance work-life balance. Our onboarding strategy include a well-structured orientation program for new graduates and seasoned CRNAs. Some of our benefits include generous Paid Time Off and Holiday Accruals; Five CME days + $3,000 allowance, Employee/Employer contributed retirement plan, Tuition reimbursement, Educational and Wellness days, 9 or more institutional holidays, and more.

Relocation assistance available + No state income tax in Texas.

Additionally, in association with affiliated institutions, we currently provide rich training experiences for SRNAs rotating with our anesthesiology team.

Essential Job Functions:

Determines an appropriate pre-anesthesia examination has been made by a physician, relevant tests have been completed and a thorough assessment of the patient has been performed. Develops a plan of care based on assessment, interpretation, anticipated procedure and essential equipment. Coordinates with appropriate health care providers. Administers anesthetic agents and adjunctive therapeutics. Monitors physiological responses and takes corrective action to maintain or stabilize the patient's condition. Provides resuscitative care. Records pertinent information on the patient's records. Terminates anesthesia. Provides patients with post-anesthesia care.

EDUCATION

Required: Degree requirements as defined by the Texas State Board of Nurse Examiners (TSBNE) for clinical licensure as a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist.

EXPERIENCE

Required: None

LICENSURE / CERTIFICATION

Required: All of the following: Current State of Texas Professional Nursing license (RN). Written authorization from the Texas Board of Nursing to function as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN). Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist by the Council on Certification (or Recertification) of Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA). ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support). PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support).

MAY BE REQUIRED: Authorization for limited prescriptive authority by the Texas Board of Nursing.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 150008

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Work Week: Day/Evening

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 170,000

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 200,000

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 230,000

  • FLSA: exempt and eligible for overtime after 80 hours worked in a two week period, paid at a time and a half rate

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Work Location: Onsite

  • Pivotal Position: Yes

  • Science Jobs: No

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