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Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist - Jewett Orthopedic Institute - Downtown Complex


Position Summary

Orlando Health Jewett Orthopedic Institute is one of the region's largest orthopedic and sports medicine practices,
providing comprehensive care for more than 250,000 patients each year. This August, the institute will open Florida's
first dedicated orthopedic hospital, featuring 75 private inpatient rooms, 10 operating suites with four virtually connected suites that can be used to train surgeons around the world, and a state-of-the-art research and innovation center with a 10-station bio skills lab and 3D printer. In March, a new medical pavilion opened adjacent to the hospital and houses outpatient clinics, an imaging suite, physical therapy spaces and the largest orthopedic ambulatory surgery center in Florida. Expertise, technology and services come together under one roof and cover the whole spectrum of care — from prevention and diagnostics to therapeutic and surgical treatment options to physical therapy, rehabilitation and performance health. The institute also holds official medical roles with multiple professional, college and high school athletic teams as well as well-known sporting events and venues.

Orlando Health Jewett Orthopedic Institute is part of the Orlando Health system of care, which includes award-winning hospitals and ERs, specialty institutes, urgent care centers, primary care practices and outpatient facilities that span Florida's east to west coasts and beyond. Collectively, our 27,000+ team members honor our over 100-year legacy by providing professional and compassionate care to the patients, families and communities we serve.

Orlando Health is committed to providing you with benefits that go beyond the expected, with career-growing FREE
education programs and well-being services to support you and your family through every stage of life. We begin your benefits on day one and offer flexibility wherever possible so that you can be present for your passions. “Orlando Health Is Your Best Place to Work” is not just something we say, it's our promise to you.

Administer anesthesia and anesthesia related care under the supervision or direction of attending anesthesiologist in the operating room and satellite areas.

Location: 62 Columbia Street, Orlando, FL 32806


Essential Functions

  • Participates in pre-anesthetic preparation and evaluation.
  • Performs pre-anesthetic assessment prior to each procedure as directed by attending anesthesiologist.
  • Formulates a patient specific anesthetic plan of care in collaboration with attending anesthesiologist.
  • Determines, prepares, and ensures necessary medications, equipment, and adjunct therapies for administration of anesthetics.
  • Initiates plan of anesthesia care (general, regional, monitored sedation) under the supervision of attending anesthesiologist.
  • Prepares and tests anesthesia equipment to ensure proper functioning.
  • Inserts and/or uses invasive and non-invasive monitoring devices for continuous evaluation of patient's status under anesthesia.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in monitoring and management of airway; cardiovascular, pulmonary, and neuromuscular status; and emergence and recovery from an anesthetic
  • Supervises, instructs, and evaluates student nurse anesthetists and instructs interns/residents/allied health personal in procedures and techniques of general anesthesia.
  • Maintains legible, accurate and complete medical records for each anesthetic administered.
  • Transfers responsibility for care of the patient to other qualified providers post operatively. Insures continuity of care and patient safety.
  • Adheres to patient and personnel safety procedures (infection control, fire, safety electrical and chemical hazards).
  • Perform post-anesthesia evaluations as directed by attending anesthesiologist.
  • Demonstrates proficiency with maintenance of equipment and cleans work areas. Reports necessary equipment repairs and adjustments via proper channels.
  • Participates in interdisciplinary teams to enhanced patient safety and quality delivery of anesthesia care.
  • Participates in the quality assessment processes developed by Orlando Health and the Anesthesia Department of APMC.
  • Maintains reasonably regular, punctual attendance consistent with Orlando Health policies, the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.
  • Maintains compliance with all Orlando Health policies and procedures.

Other Related Functions

  • Communicates appropriately in a manner that is supportive, timely and understandable.
  • Acts with a positive professional demeanor towards staff, patients and families.
  • Demonstrates effective verbal and written communication with physicians, employees, patients and families.
  • Maintains privacy at all times for patient and employee information.
  • Maintains positive working relationships with physicians, employees, administration.
  • Recognizes and respects the OH Mission Statement. Values and respects integrity, stewardship and excellence.
  • Participates in performance improvement activities throughout the organization.
  • Participates as a team member and is accountable for personal work responsibilities.
  • Demonstrates accountability for personal actions and decisions. Schedules time off to avoid disrupting workflow.
  • Creates a work environment that facilitates and encourages involvement of the staff in critical thinking to ensure professional anesthesia practice, as well as, recruitment and retention of staff with diverse background and appropriate education and expertise.



Meets all educational requirements to become a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) and a Florida licensed Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP).


  • Meets all of the following:
    • Maintains current Florida Nursing License - Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP).
    • Certified as a Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) Current National Advanced Practice Certification from a nursing specialty board recognized by the Florida Board of Nursing (i.e., Council on Certification of Nurse Anesthetists, or Council on Recertification of Nurse Anesthetists, or their Predecessors)
    • Maintains current certification in Healthcare Provider/BLS, ACLS and PALS.