CRNA - Nurse Anesthetist

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EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE
• Current New Mexico and federal DEA certificate
• Current licensure to practice professional nursing the state of New Mexico
• Graduate of an accredited nurse anesthesia educational program
• Current certification as a nurse anesthetist from the Council on Certification of Nurse Anesthetists or its predecessor

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
• Knowledge of the nursing role and scope of practice as defined by the state of New Mexico Nurse Practice Act and the New Mexico Board of Nursing
• Knowledge of the nurse anesthetist role and scope of practice as defined by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) Scope and Standards for Nurse Anesthesia Practice

EQUIPMENT/TOOLS/SOFTWARE
• Basic computer literacy (keyboarding; order entry; word processing)

Visual, Hearing and Dexterity Demands:
• Requires visual attention for sustained periods and the ocular acuity to interpret data on gauges, dials, and other equipment. Color vision as needed in unit for reading monitors and administering tests.
• Requires ability to hear sounds by the ear and auditory/acoustic acuity to interpret sounds on dopplers, blood pressure cuffs, monitors, and other patient care equipment. Must be able to exchange and express oneself by spoken word.
• Requires good dexterity to operate equipment and perform computer skills.

Language Skills:
• Requires the ability read, analyze, and interpret written data, reports, and documents. Ability to respond verbally and effectively present information to patients, visitors, employees, physicians, and other customers. Prevailing language of the organization is English.
Written Skills:
• Requires the ability to write legibly and present information effectively via reports, records, correspondence, and other documents to patients, visitors, employees, physicians, and other customers.

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