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Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist for Iraq

Full Time


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Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist - (IQ_CRNANW_5.19) Iraq

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Job Title: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist
Job Type: Full-time
Location: Iraq
Education: Medical Degree

Job Description
The Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) reports to the Program Manager and will be clinically supervised by the site medical director and work under the direction of a Physician, Surgeon, or Anesthetist. The CRNA will be assigned to treat patients in one of two settings: (1) Small medical/trauma hospitals, (2) Large medical/trauma hospital.
The CRNA will administer anesthetics to patients undergoing medical, dental, and surgical procedures.  They will work under the direction of the attending surgeon, dentist, or anesthesiologist.  Duties will include getting supplies and equipment ready for procedures, studying and interpreting pre-surgical tests to determine how the anesthetic will affect the patient, and assuring that an adequate blood supply is on hand in case of an emergency.
In addition to administering the prescribed anesthetic, the CRNA will monitor the patient’s vital signs and communicate the information to the physicians.  They will also perform other tasks during these medical procedures, such as inserting artificial airways, administering oxygen, and attempting to prevent surgical shock.  In addition, they may be required to assist with stabilization of patient and coordination of evacuation of patient to medevac center or CONUS.
All services shall be provided in accordance with established standards, principles and ethics of the profession, applicable professional specialty organizations, and the high-quality standard for which CHS is recognized.
 
Job Requirements
Minimum Requirements
Completed an accredited Nurse Anesthetist school in the United States,
Maintain current certification and an unrestricted license in any US State.
A minimum of 3 years experience as a Nurse Anesthetist is required.
Have and maintain current certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS), and Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR); or have audited an Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) course.
Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) course or comparable advanced trauma course featuring “live tissue” or simulation training is highly desirable.
All healthcare providers must have current clinical experience in direct patient care and have worked a minimum of 6 of the last 12 months in desired career field.  

Other Requirements
Must have a current US Passport prior to deployment.
Must sign a CHS Foreign Service Agreement (FSA) and is bound to the terms and conditions of the FSA.
Shall be proficient in the ability to speak, write and communicate in English.
Must be able to attain a US Government Security Clearance per contract requirements.
Shall attend a Pre-deployment Counter Terrorism training course prior to deployment to Iraq.

Physical Requirements
Must be confirmed by a medical examination to be “medically and dentally fit” in accordance CHS Medical Readiness Guidelines and Policies and/or as dictated by the Client
No conditions that would prevent the wear of personal protective equipment; including protective mask, ballistic helmet, body armor and chemical/biological protective garments or conditions that would prevent the capability of donning, lifting or carrying of up to 70 lbs. of referenced gear while running to a bunker or protected area in the face of perceived or imminent danger.

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Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist for Iraq

Locations: Iraq, OCONUS