Chief Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) Salary
A Chief Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) earns an average salary of $163,746 per year.
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Job Description for Chief Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
A chief nurse anesthetist (CRNA) is responsible for coordinating and supervising all anesthetic procedures. These individuals are in charge of following anesthetic protocols to prevent accidents in a healthcare setting. Their main duties include conducting an evaluation of the patient and providing accurate information regarding medical procedures, rights, and risks. They diagnose, inform patients of the best plan to form before the operation, and take part after the operation to check anesthetics performance and patient needs.Read More...
They provide excellent leadership skills to manage outcomes and provide patient satisfaction. They use their advanced technical expertise to manage expectations and operate within given performance benchmarks. These nurses work well on a team to reach all patient objectives under strict deadlines. They optimize patient care, taking into account all factors and patient history. They develop relationships with physicians, patients, families, and other administrative staff. They know how to handle automated equipment and oversee correct implementation of anesthetics. They usually report their progress to the nursing manager in their department. They facilitate communication efforts with registered nurses and nurse practitioners. A chief nurse anesthetist (CRNA) participates in conflict resolution and research efforts. Additionally, they act as a coach for other nurses in best practices and ethical concerns.
A master's degree in nursing, specializing in anesthesia, is necessary for this job. Additionally, previous years of work experience as a nurse can be helpful. Other anesthesia and health care certifications can be a plus. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
Chief Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) Tasks
- Administer anesthesia for patients prior to surgery or delivery
- Plan, implement and evaluate processes and procedures
- Supervise performance of staff
- Manage daily operation of department
- Monitor levels of anesthesia intraoperatively and adjust accordingly
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Pay by Experience Level for Chief Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
Pay by Experience for a Chief Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) has a positive trend. An entry-level Chief Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $145,000 based on 19 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Chief Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $170,000 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Chief Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $181,000 based on 23 salaries. A Chief Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $199,000 based on 16 salaries.
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