University of Utah Certified RN Anesthetist in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 06/13/2017

Requisition Number PRN06925N

Job Title Certified RN Anesthetist

Working Title Certified RN Anesthetist

Job Grade I

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Care Job Code? Yes

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? No

Standard Hours per Week 8

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Variable

Work Schedule Summary

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area Health Sciences

Department 00844 - Community Clinics Provider Gp

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 125.00

Close Date

NOTE: May close at anytime.

Job Summary

As a patient-focused organization, the University of Utah Health Sciences exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. The Health Sciences Center seeks faculty and staff who are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission.


Performs preoperative evaluation by assessing staff notes, progress notes, lab work, and patient histories to determine the most appropriate anesthetic management. TheCRNAmay order additional analyses, consultations, lab work, and peri-anesthetic medications as warranted. Monitors functioning of all equipment and induces general and/or regional anesthesia by using anesthesia procedures and methods. Manages the anesthetic procedure by monitoring appropriate physical, physiochemical, and biochemical indicators such as blood pressure, heart rate,EKG, blood loss, patient position, pulmonary compliance, arterial blood bases, etc. Adjusts anesthesia procedures as required; informs other medical personnel of all necessary developments. Oversees recovery from anesthesia by observing the appropriate indicators in surgery as well as the post-anesthesia recovery room; performs post-operative evaluation. Makes appropriate entries in staff notes, on anesthesia records, and in the patients’ charts.

Work Environment and Level of Frequency that may be required:

Nearly Continuously: Office environment.

Often: Infectious disease, oils ( there is air or skin exposure to oils or other cutting fluids ), hazards ( includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, or exposure to chemicals ).

Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required

Nearly Continuously: Hearing, listening, talking, walking.

Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), standing.

Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.

Minimum Qualifications

Certification by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) as a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA); current registered nurse licensure in the state of Utah; and demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills required. TheCRNAcertification is granted after successful completion of anAANAapproved curriculum of coursework; 24 months of concurrent practicum experience; and passing scores on a national exam administered byAANA. Bi-annual rectification is contingent on continuing professional practice plus 40 hours of continuing education units.


Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to applicants, consistent with University policy and Utah state law. To inquire about this posting, email: or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801) 581-7447.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.