Nurse Anesthetists?? Job Profile, Qualification and Salary

Nurse Anesthetists

Nurse Anesthetists administer anesthesia, monitor’s patient vital sign and oversee patient recovery from anesthesia. They may assist anesthesiologists, surgeons, other physicians, or dentists.

Nurse Anesthetists has different title based on their working environment, education and experience. Some of the job title is

1. Chief Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (Chief CRNA),

2. Staff Nurse Anesthetist, Nurse Anesthetist,

3. Senior Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (Senior CRNA),

4. Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA),

5. Staff Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist,

6. Anesthesia Service (Staff CRNA, Anesthesia Service),

7. Chief Nurse Anesthetist,

8. Professor/Nurse Anesthetist,

9. Associate Professor Program Director Nurse Anesthesia,

10. Staff Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (Staff CRNA)

United States of America – Nurse Anesthetists

In United States, according to 2016 employment survey, there is 41,800 nurse anesthetists are employed. In 2026, the employment will rise to 48,600. Annually, there are 2,800 jobs are available in United States.

Nurse Anesthetists Salary

In United States, median wages or salary for Nurse Anesthetists is $165,120 per year.  Salary is differed according to the location, for example 10 % location, Nurse Anesthetists, receives $110,560.

25% Location – $140,750 per year

75% Location – $194,990 per year

90% Location – $208,000+ per year

Top paying States for Nurse Anesthetists per Annum

Montana – $252,460

Wyoming – $250,610

California – $217,230

Oregon – $207,480

Iowa – $198,140

States with the highest concentration of jobs for Nurse Anesthetists per annum

South Dakota – $184,810

Tennessee – $147,180

Alabama – $166,950

West Virginia – $186,870

Minnesota – $180,430

Education Qualification

Education Qualification for Nurse Anesthetists is Bachelor Degree or Master Degree or Doctoral (PhD) or Professional Degree.

Minimum education qualification for Nurse Anesthetists is Bachelor degree. Most working environment, master degree or Doctoral (PhD) is preferred.

Nurse Anesthetist - Job Profile, Qualification and Salary

List of Working Place where Nurse Anesthetists can be employed

1. Offices of Physician

2. General medical and surgical hospitals

3. Outpatient care centers

4. Offices of Other Health Practitioners

5. Colleges, Universities and Professional Schools

Nurse Anesthetists, their role in Hospital

  • Implement advanced life support techniques.
  • Select medical equipment for addressing patient needs.
  • Prepare medications or medical solutions.
  • Prepare medical supplies or equipment for use.
  • Administer blood or other fluids intravenously.
  • Administer intravenous medications.
  • Monitor patient conditions during treatments, procedures, or activities.
  • Prescribe medications.
  • Collect medical information from patients, family members, or other medical professionals.
  • Examine patients to assess general physical condition.
  • Record patient medical histories.
  • Treat medical emergencies.
  • Develop medical treatment plans.
  • Process healthcare paperwork.
  • Analyze patient data to determine patient needs or treatment goals.
  • Analyze test data or images to inform diagnosis or treatment.
  • Operate diagnostic imaging equipment.
  • Administer anesthetics or sedatives to control pain.
  • Examine medical instruments or equipment to ensure proper operation.
  • Maintain medical equipment or instruments.
  • Collaborate with healthcare professionals to plan or provide treatment.
  • Operate diagnostic or therapeutic medical instruments or equipment.
  • Administer basic health care or medical treatments.
  • Maintain medical or professional knowledge.
  • Collect biological specimens from patients.
  • Train medical providers.
  • Clean medical equipment or facilities.
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