Title:  Instructor - Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist

Division:  Anesthesiology
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range: 
FLSA Status: 
Requisition ID:  15621


The Department of Anesthesiology is seeking a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist.


Essential Responsibilities:

  • Participates in the development, evaluation, and revision of philosophy, goals, and objectives. 
  • Participates in the development, implementation, evaluation, and revision of policies and procedures for the students and faculty.
  • Ensures adherence to policies and procedures outlined in the School of Health Professions Student Handbook, DNP Student Manual, DNP Clinical Orientation Guide, DNP Administrative Manual, and all other BCM policies.
  • Assists in the ongoing evaluation process to assure program compliance with the standards of the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.
  • Assists the Program Director, as assigned, in the preparation of all necessary reports and studies to maintain program accreditation.
  • Assists in the recruitment, selection, and admission of applicants, as assigned.
  • Facilitates the professional growth and development of students.
  • Serves as instructor and/or course director for selected didactic courses, as assigned.
  • Represents the DNP Program on committees, as assigned.
  • Maintains communication with the Program Director
  • Maintains communication and coordinates appropriate activities with other hospital and college departments, as assigned.
  • Serves as a clinical instructor to students.
  • Serves as resource person to students and other health care professionals in the medical center.
  • Represents Baylor College of Medicine, the School of Health Professions, the DNP Program, and the Department of Anesthesiology at all appropriate local, state, and national professional meetings.
  • Maintains active membership and participation in professional organizations at the local, state, and national level.

Job Purpose

Provides specialized nursing service in administering anesthesia to surgical patients.

Job Duties

  • Administers all forms of anesthesia including inhaled, intravenous, neuraxial, and regional, for surgical or medical procedures.
  • Assesses and evaluates patients prior to the administration of anesthesia to formulate anesthetic plan.
  • Inserts and uses invasive and noninvasive monitors, as indicated.
  • Responds to emergency/code situations to provide airway management.
  • Documents anesthetic information and patient condition.
  • May supervise or provide direction to student registered nurse anesthetists.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.


Essential Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to sit or stand for several hours in a classroom or meeting setting
  • Ability to move, manipulate, and safely operate anesthesia equipment during the administration of all types of anesthesia to all sizes of patients.
  • Ability to adjust work schedule to meet varying demands.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Education Required: Master’s degree in in Nursing.
  • Experience Required: None required.
  • Certification/Licenses/Registration: Current license as a Registered Nurse (RN) by the State of Texas Board of Nursing. Current Certification as a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) from the National Board of Certification and Recertification for Nurse Anesthetists and Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN). Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification.



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