Administer anesthesia, monitor patient's vital signs, and oversee patient recovery from anesthesia. May assist anesthesiologists, surgeons, other physicians, or dentists. Must be registered nurses who have specialized graduate education.Also known as:
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA), Staff Nurse Anesthetist, Chief Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (Chief CRNA), Associate Professor Program Director Nurse Anesthesia, Staff Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, Anesthesia Service (Staff CRNA, Anesthesia Service), Staff Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (Staff CRNA), Senior Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (Senior CRNA), Professor/Nurse Anesthetist, Nurse Anesthetist, Chief Nurse Anesthetist
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Annual wages for United States in United States
Some college, no degree
High school diploma or equivalent
Doctoral or professional degree
Less than high school diploma
People who work in this occupation generally prize Support, but also value Relationships and Achievement in their jobs.
Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures.
Knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; psychological research methods; and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders.
Knowledge of plant and animal organisms, their tissues, cells, functions, interdependencies, and interactions with each other and the environment.
Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
Active Learning - Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
Written Comprehension - The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
This Occupation is a part of STEM Occupations.
Description: This occupation is a STEM career. That means it is heavy on Science, Technology, Engineering and/or Mathematics.
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