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CRNA DIRECTOR Job in Canton, Ohio US

Job Summary

Aultman Health Foundation
Canton, OH
Government and Military
Job Type
Full Time
Years of Experience
2+ to 5 Years
Job Reference Code


About the Job

Req# 17390

Aultman Health Foundation, CANTON, OH


Aultman Health Foundation

Full Time, Varied Shifts, 40 per week


The primary responsibility of the Anesthesia Clinical Manager is to facilitate the provision of quality anesthesia and promote the future growth of anesthesia services. The role will also be responsible for staff engagement, compliance, and development within Anesthesia.


The Anesthesia Clinical Manager is accountable to the Executive of Anesthesia Operations and the Medical Director of the Department of Anesthesia.

Position Qualifications

The Anesthesia clinical manager will be:

Full time employee of Aultman Hospital

CRNA in good standing with the Department and Hospital

Three (3) years' experience in the Hospital as a CRNA

Master's degree or currently actively pursuing a Master's degree

Member of AANA

Effective communication and leadership skills

Split time between administrative duties for the department and direct anesthesia patient care

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard torace, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

Position Duties and Responsibilities

Maintain open lines of communication with clinical and operational areas of the hospital and within the department of Anesthesia

Work with OHBPC Governance Council, Clinical Advisory Council, Anesthesia Office and leadership to prepare weekly and monthly updates for the Anesthesia department meetings

Work with OHBPC Business Office on Budget and Staffing Initiatives as required

Maintain open lines of communication regarding practice, patient and staff issues with anesthesia and Executive leadership

Attend the following Organizational/Clinical meetings on a monthly basis:

Perioperative Steering Committee

OPx Key Performance Dashboard

APN Credentialing and Peer Review & Anesthesia P.I.

Quality and Operational Committees

Leadership Team Meeting

Robotics Committee Meeting

OB Department Meeting

SSI Committee Meeting

Policy and Procedure Committee Meeting

Other clinical meetings on an as needed basis

Report any impending problems or concerns to Executive of Anesthesia or Medical Director of the Department of Anesthesia

Liaison between Department of Anesthesia and other clinical areas

Provides management oversight for anesthesia clinical and technical support staff

Facilitates coordination of anesthesia resources on a day to day basis

Responsible for Training/On-Boarding new CRNA Providers

Monitor daily Accudose discrepancy report & resolve issues

Hold staff accountable to meet departmental and organizational expectations

Develop and coordinate staff orientation, ongoing and new competency education plan to meet hospital expectations of role

Perform initial FPPE for new staff, addition of a skill or for competency improvement

Perform annual/semiannual evaluation appropriate for each staff role

Organizational Competency, OPPE, APN Peer, Physician and self- review

Coach and council staff to meet standards and expectations of role

Ensure consistency of practice amongst CRNAs

Coordinate daily assignments of CRNAs and SRNAs with anesthesiologists and Anesthesia Business Office

Assist the anesthesiologist in planning breaks, lunches and patient preoperative assessment

Promotes improvement of service and efficiencies in anesthesia practice

Participate in monthly anesthesia performance Improvement committee to identify staff and practice issues that need to be addressed

Monitor and respond to Midas and Aultman Helpline variance reporting to improve patient care

Participates in the development of systems and processes for improved productivity

Anesthesia assignments

Room turnover

Clinical documentation accuracy

Patient evaluation process

Lunch and break assignments; CRNA order out list generation; staffing rotations to all main anesthetizing locations (Main OR, OB, Ancillary areas)

Flow of staff to areas of need

Case starts on time/early

Monitor regulatory and compliance requirements (CMS, JCAHO, FDA (Blood Bank) Ohio Department of Health, etc.) and support the Medical Director of Department of Anesthesia to develop policy and process to integrate into practice

Facilitate organizational quality and patient satisfaction initiatives (Press Ganey, HRO, etc.)

Work with anesthesiologists to address items related to anesthesia services identified in Medical Staff Committees

Continuing education/quality improvement

Facilitates continuing education programs in anesthesia for the assigned clinical area for anesthesia and clinical staff areas

Monitor tracking of Anesthesia quality and patient satisfaction metrics

Assist with the development and implementation of policies and procedures approved by the Anesthesia department and Aultman Hospital as they pertain to the delivery of anesthesia services

Support safe and cost-effective utilization of anesthesia supplies, medications and equipment

Work with staff and OHBPC Business Director to assure all equipment utilized by Anesthesia department is up to date and in functioning order

Support OHBPC Business Director in the development of intermediate and future equipment replacement needs

Facilitate a review of practice standards to evaluation new technology for clinical and financial efficacy

Works with Anesthesia Office Coordinator for Anesthesia record/chart corrections; Assists to develop CRNA staffing/schedules, oversees CRNA Compliance in regards to coding/billing documentation.

Promotes cost effective practice

Evaluates current patient care practice for cost saving opportunities

Partner with Purchasing, Vendors and the department to evaluate new or alternative equipment and supplies

Assure effective staff utilization

Collaborates with OHBPC Business Practice manager to assure proper capture of both charges and revenue

Assist with recruitment and retention of clinical and technical support staff


M-F : hours as required by the job. Frequent weekends and off -shifts

Subject to frequent interruptions and changes in priority of duties throughout the day

Sitting/standing/moving about during working hours

Aultman Health Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) that values and respects the importance of a diverse and inclusive workforce.  It is the policy of the company to recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.  We recognize that diversity and inclusion is a driving force in the success of our company.  Aultman is an Equal Opportunity Employer that will make reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to apply and compete for employment opportunities for which they are qualified.  To request an accommodation, please email our Human Resources department at , or call 330-363-5415 for further assistance.

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