The COA is seeking qualified educator practitioner onsite reviewers to conduct visits to educational programs to assess programs’ compliance with the COA’s Standards for Accreditation.
Individuals spending 40% or greater of their time in the practice of anesthesia (actual administration of anesthesia, clinical supervision/instruction of students, related clinical activities). Please refer to Onsite Reviewer Survey below.
- Doctoral degree from an institution of higher education accredited by a nationally recognized accrediting agency
- CRNAs: current certification/recertification and current membership in the American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology (AANA)
- Anesthesiologists: current certification by the American Board of Anesthesiologists or its equivalent and current membership in a professional anesthesia organization
- Non-CRNA/Non-Physician Anesthesiologist: expertise in one or more areas that may be germane to a specific review and evidence of support for policies and procedures established by the Council
- Active involvement and evidence of support of nurse anesthesia education and practice within last three years
- Involvement in a successful accreditation process within his/her own program through self-evaluation and onsite review
- Knowledge of student application process for certification
- Evidence of support for policies and procedures established by the Council
- Member of academic community with educational involvement
- Curriculum development experience
- Knowledge of professional accreditation or recognition agencies (e.g., The Joint Commission; U.S. Department of Education; the CHEA)
- CRNAs – current membership on: Board of Directors of AANA, NBCRNA, or AANA Foundation; executive staff of AANA, NBCRNA, or AANA Foundation
- Anesthesiologists – current membership on: Board of Directors of ASA or NBCRNA; executive staff of NBCRNA; accreditation or certification agencies for anesthesiology or related specialties
- Non-CRNA/Non-anesthesiologist – current membership as Public Director of the Council
To apply, email the information listed below to the COA by December 23, 2022, with subject line: OSR Application to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Signed letter of intent indicating: rationale for wishing to serve as a team onsite reviewer; active involvement and evidence of support of nurse anesthesia education and practice within the last three years; involvement in a successful accreditation process within a nurse anesthesia program through self-evaluation and onsite review.
- Current curriculum vitae (resume).
- Official transcript directly from the institution of higher education from which your highest degree was received.
- At least one letter of recommendation from one of the following: CEO of the COA, program director, consultant, or chair onsite reviewer.
- Applicant for Onsite Reviewer Survey – click here
Only complete applications will be considered.