CRNA Career and Resource Center

Welcome to the LocumTenens.com CRNA Career and Resource Center. Here you can stay up to date on the latest news and trends in your industry, find links to organizations and associations, and more. Of course, you're only a few clicks away from finding the perfect anesthesia job, too. Learn more about LocumTenens.com's anesthesia recruiting services and how we can help your CRNA career.

CRNA salary and Employment Statistics

The 2016 LocumTenens.com CRNA Salary Survey annual report is now available! Results from the annual LocumTenens.com CRNA salary survey highlight annual average CRNA salaries. Respondent demographics including region of practice and time frame for making next job change are also covered in detail in the full salary survey report, which is available for download.

The LocumTenens.com CRNA salary survey resource center provides more detailed salary information, including historical data from 2006 through our latest 2016 CRNA Salary Survey.

Novitas denies CRNAs’ reimbursement for Medicare patients

Source: Cook County Record

The American Association of Nurse Anesthetists filed a complaint against Medicare Administrative Contractor Novitas Solutions Inc. for implementing rules that leave CRNAs unpaid after caring for patients on Medicare. In dozens of states, CRNAs are being denied compensation for administering pain management services. This rule claims that a CRNA is not qualified to do these procedures regardless of past documented performance. In addition to hindering CRNAs ability to work, patients who will not have access to administered pain relief, especially in rural America, will be subject to using self-medication.

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Nurse addiction support focuses on education

Source: American Association of Nurse Anesthetists

The newest focus for advocates of nurses and nursing students who have a substance use disorder is an alternative-to-discipline approach. AANA supports this positive tactic and agrees that education is key to raising awareness and understanding within its community. If used, nurses will be able to take time for themselves, away from work, while they receive treatment, and it allows them to safely enter the work force again.

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