Anesthesia Certified RN Anesthetist
Company: University of Iowa
Location: Iowa City
Posted on: February 15, 2019
University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics-recognized as one of the best hospitals in the United States-is Iowa's only comprehensive academic medical center and a regional referral center. In 2018-19 seven of our adult care specialties were ranked among the nation's best, including otolaryngology (3rd), ophthalmology (7th), orthopedics (14th), cancer (18th), urology (34th), pulmonology (39th), and gynecology (50th). Each day more than 12,000 employees, students, and volunteers work together to provide safe, quality health care and excellent service for our patients. Simply stated, our mission is: Changing Medicine. Changing Lives.®
The university is located along the picturesque Iowa River in Iowa City, a city of some 77,000 people (170,000+ in the metro area) regularly ranked as one of the nation's best places to live. Iowa City is less than four hours from Chicago and within five hours of Minneapolis, St. Louis, and Kansas City, readily accessible via interstate highways and a regional airport 30 minutes away.
As an indispensable member of the surgical team, patients rely on the expertise and high-quality care provided by our CRNAs. Our CRNAs perform pre-operative patient evaluation and coordinate the anesthetic plan in collaboration with the anesthesia faculty physician. They administer the anesthetic plan with a team approach in all anesthetizing locations throughout the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics and perform post-operative patient evaluation and care.
- CRNAs perform clinical anesthesia services, monitor patient care during surgery, and attend to preoperative evaluations and postoperative care of patients
- We offer variety, covering a full range of clinical specialties, giving our CRNAs exposure to a wide variety of cases and specialties in both an outpatient and inpatient setting. Additionally, our CRNAs are responsible for the placement of intraoperative spinals, epidurals, and invasive monitoring modalities
- Educational involvement available within the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Nurse Anesthesia DNP program
- Our CRNAs can be either part of our core or rotating group of pediatric CRNAs at our new Stead Family Children's Hospital
CRNA positions offer flexible schedules 5-8, 4-10, and 3-13 hour shift options with overtime available, minimal call, continuing education allowance and time allotted for educational activities, and paid licensure and certification fees. Relocation assistance is negotiable.
Education and Certifications Required
Nursing education leading to status of R.N., Bachelors Degree or equivalent
Special education in Anesthesia which has led to certification as a CRNA, education must be completed prior to start date- New Grads Welcome
Current Iowa Board of Nursing RN license to practice in Iowa
Current Iowa Board of Nursing ARNP license to practice in Iowa
Demonstrated job-related experience with and/or commitment to diversity in the work/academic environment.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Prior experience in the delivery of anesthesia services as a member of an anesthesia care team.
M.S. in Nursing or related field.
Recent verifiable experience as a functional team member in a medical team environment
Please attach a resume or CV as part of the application process. Job openings are posted for a minimum of insert 14 calendar days. This job may be removed from posting and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended. For questions or additional information, please contact Chief CRNA, Ann Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check and education and credential verification.
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