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UnitedHealth Group Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) - $20K Sign-On Bonus for External Candidates - Las Vegas, NV in Las Vegas, Nevada

OptumCare is improving patient health and helping to make health care work better for everyone. 33,000 physicians and over 4,500 advanced practice clinicians are delivering patient care across the country to over 14 million patients. OptumCare offers primary care, specialty care, surgical care and urgent care services.

Do you have compassion and a passion to help others? Transforming healthcare and millions of lives as a result starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring to achieve your life’s best work.(sm)

OptumCare Anesthesia in Las Vegas, Nevada is currently seeking a Certified Registered NurseAnesthetist

In this position, you will be responsible for providing anesthesia services to patients who are under the care of a physician, dentist or podiatrist. The CRNA works cooperatively with the Anesthesiologist and other members of the anesthesia team and members of the medical staff in planning the patient care and services from the time the pre-op history data is collected, induction and monitoring of anesthesia during surgery, and monitoring throughout the post-op stay up to discharge. Participates in facility compliance activities including record keeping standards as mandated by state, federal and pharmacy regulations.


  • Collects pre-ophistory data from all patients prior to any anesthesia administration; reviewsfindings with Anesthesiologist for recommendations and sign-off

  • Educate and discussrisks, alternatives and benefits of anesthesia with patients prior toanesthesia administration; obtains informed anesthesia consent

  • Maintains adequateanesthesia supplies and medication as needed

  • Reports any adverseoutcomes or complications immediately to Anesthesiologist; files appropriatereports as required

  • Participates infacility compliance activities to include auditing, pharmacy records, narcoticlogs, and any other record keeping for state, federal, pharmacy and policyrequirements

  • Works cooperativelywith facility staff to maintain high level of customer service and quality ofcare for all services provided

  • Checks anesthesiaequipment daily and between cases to assure safe operating condition

  • Attends meetings asrequired

  • May perform otherduties within scope of licensure/certification as required


  • Bachelor's degree inapplicable area of expertise or equivalent experience

  • Current and unrestrictedNevada RN license or ability to obtain

  • Current andunrestricted certification as a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist approvedand accepted by the State of Nevada Board of Registered Nursing or ability toobtain

  • Valid and current BCLScard or ability to obtain prior to employment

  • Valid and current ACLSor ability to obtain prior to employment

  • Valid and current PALScard or ability to obtain prior to employmentLas Vegas offers thebest in entertainment and cultural options, in addition to being an affordablemetropolitan area in which to live. Also, Nevada has no state income tax. Warmweather, 300-plus days of sunshine, championship golf, hiking, skiing,five-star restaurants, endless attractions and entertainment choices arereasons Las Vegas is one of the fastest-growing cities in the United States. Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entireorganization around one giant objective; make the health system work better foreveryone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation ofhealth-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or managepharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quoand uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses,brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on wherehealth care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, thatmeans working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges thatmatter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singularopportunity to do your life's best work.(sm) Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: Allqualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regardto race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status,disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, maritalstatus, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. _ _ UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace.Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment. Job Keywords: CRNA,Nurse Anesthetist, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, AANA, AmericanAssociation of Nurse Anesthetists, NVANA, Nevada Association of NurseAnesthetists, Las Vegas, NV, Nevada

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