Nurse Anesthetist

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Tariah Rechsteiner | (595) 787-0140 | Detroit, MI



Nurse Anesthetist at AANA, IDMar 2022 - Present

  • I successfully completed over 1,000 anesthetizations during my first year of practice.
  • I administered general anesthesia to a patient with a difficult airway who had previously been intubated three times without success.
  • I co-managed a case involving severe mitral valve insufficiency and left ventricular dysfunction with cardiac surgery that resulted in the successful repair of the valve and restoration of normal heart function.
  • In one month, I increased the number of cases per day by 10% while maintaining quality care and safety standards.
  • Within six months of joining the team, I was promoted to lead CRNA due to my high level of clinical competence and leadership potential.
  • As lead CRNA, I oversaw all aspects of anesthesia care for our facility including staffing levels, equipment maintenance & procurement, budgeting.

Lead Nurse Anesthetist at NBCRNA, IDSep 2018 - Mar 2022

  • Led team of nurse anesthetists in delivering care to over 1,000 patients per year.
  • Implemented new protocols that improved patient outcomes by 25%.
  • Trained and mentored 5 new nurse anesthetists.
  • Conducted research on latest anesthesia techniques and equipment.
  • Presented at national conference on advances in anesthesia care delivery.
  • Served as liaison between hospital administration and nursing staff on matters related to anesthesia care.

Senior Nurse Anesthetist at ASANA, IDJul 2015 - Aug 2018

  • Provided anesthesia for over 1,000 surgeries.
  • Trained and supervised 5 new nurse anesthetists.
  • Implemented a new protocol that decreased the rate of postoperative nausea and vomiting by 25%.
  • Led a study on the effects of different types of music on surgical patients which was published in The Journal of Nursing Research.
  • Presented at 3 national conferences on topics related to nurse anesthesia practice.
  • Authored 2 chapters in leading textbooks on nurse anesthesia.


Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesia at Duke University, NCSep 2011 - May 2015

Some skills I've learned are how to better manage my time, how to better communicate with others, and how to better understand and empathize with others.


  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Physics
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Pharmacology
  • Psychology
  • Nursing

Sable Hudgins | (596) 601-1454 | Rutland, VT



Nurse Anesthetist at Dartmouth-Hitchcock, VTMay 2022 - Present

  • Provided anesthesia for over 1,000 surgeries.
  • Led the development of a new pain management program that reduced post-operative pain by 30%.
  • Successfully implemented a time-out procedure to ensure patient safety during surgery.
  • Trained 5 new nurse anesthetists.
  • Acted as preceptor to 20 nursing students interested in becoming CRNAs.
  • Authored 3 articles on trends in anesthesia.

Lead Nurse Anesthetist at University of Vermont Medical Center, VTSep 2020 - Apr 2022

  • Led a team of 5 nurse anesthetists in providing anesthesia care for 500 surgical procedures over the course of 6 months.
  • Successfully completed 100% of all cases without any complications.
  • Reduced average length of stay by 30% compared to previous year through implementation of new discharge protocol.
  • Decreased number of cancellations due to lack of staff by 50% through improved staffing and scheduling practices.
  • Achieved 95th percentile or higher on patient satisfaction surveys for 4 consecutive quarters.

Senior Nurse Anesthetist at Central Vermont Medical Center, VTJul 2015 - Aug 2020

  • Led a team of 5 nurse anesthetists in providing care for 500 surgical patients over the course of 6 months.
  • Successfully implemented a new anesthesia protocol that resulted in a 10% decrease in postoperative complications.
  • Trained 2 new nurse anesthetists on the use of propofol infusion pumps.
  • Presented at 3 national conferences on the topic of regional anesthesia.
  • Authored 2 peer-reviewed articles on novel approaches to managing difficult airways.
  • Served as preceptor for 4 Nurse Anesthesia students.


Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesia at Dartmouth College, Hanover, NHAug 2010 - May 2015

Some skills I have learned are how to better assess a patient's condition, how to better manage pain, and how to better understand the physiology of anesthesia.


  • Nursing
  • Anesthesia
  • Surgery
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pain Management
  • Pediatrics