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Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)

Company: The University of Iowa
Location: Iowa City
Posted on: September 13, 2020

Job Description:

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) Classification Title: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist

Salary:  Total Compensation package starting at $230k per year; with base salary starting at $170k to commensurate with experience

Percent of Time: 100%/Full-time

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.

Position Summary

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.

Position Responsibilities

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

Experience Required

Demonstrated job-related experience with and/or commitment to diversity in the work/academic environment.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Desired Experience

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

Successful candidates will be subject to a criminalbackground check and education and credential verification.

Additional Information

Appointment Type: Professional and Scientific

Schedule: Full-time

Compensation Contact Information

Contact Name: Ann Smith

Contact Email:

Equal opportunity/affirmative action employer The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance or accommodations with the application or interview process may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, (319) 335-2660 or . For jobs in UI Health care, please contact UI Health care Leave & Disability Administration at 319-356-7543 .

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