Nurse Anesthetist, Certified Registered
Lead Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist
*National Jewish Health - Main Campus
Full Time - Day Shift
Ungraded - Salaried
National Jewish Health, located in Denver, Colorado in the beautiful Rocky Mountains, is seeking a Lead CRNA to join our medical staff and to partner with the Medical Director to lead the work of other CRNA's. Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist’s support our Minimally Invasive Diagnostic Center (MIDC. The MIDC provides a variety of diagnostic, therapeutic and palliative pulmonary procedures as well as gastroenterology and otolaryngology services. Responsibilities include administering anesthesia under an Anesthesiologist’s supervision and monitoring patients in our outpatient clinical care setting.
Reasons to work for National Jewish Health:
Great work/life balance
Monday-Friday day schedules
No Call or weekends
Collaborative work environment
Market competitive compensation
Accountability: Accepts full responsibility for self and contribution as a team member; displays honesty and truthfulness; confronts problems quickly; displays a strong commitment to organizational success and inspires others to commit to goals; demonstrates a commitment to National Jewish Health.
Coaching and Teaching Others: Providing timely guidance and feedback to help others strengthen specific knowledge/skill areas needed to accomplish a task or solve a problem.
Ethics: Practices ethically; Integrates the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements to guide practice; demonstrates compassion and respect for the inherent dignity, worth and unique attributes of all people; advocates for healthcare consumer’s rights to informed decision-making and self-determination; maintains therapeutic relationships and professional boundaries; safeguards privacy and confidentiality of healthcare consumers, and their data and information [Standard of Professional Performance (SPP) 7].
Informing and Communicating: Clearly conveying information and ideas through a variety of media to individuals or groups in a manner that engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message [SPP 9].
Collaboration/Teamwork: Cooperates with others to accomplish common goals; works with employees and across his/her department to achieve shared goals; treat others with dignity and respect and maintains a friendly demeanor; values the contributions of others [SPP 10].
Professional Development: Actively identifies in new area with preceptor learning opportunities and unit specific competencies; regularly creating and taking advantage of learning opportunities; using newly gained knowledge and skill to enhance contribution to the organization [SPP 12, 15].
Evidence-based Practice and Research: Integrates evidence and research findings into practice; Articulates the values of research and its application relative to the healthcare setting; identifies questions in the healthcare setting and practice that can be answered by nursing research; uses current evidence-based knowledge, including research findings, to guide practice; incorporates evidence when initiating change in practice [SPP 13].
Quality of Practice: Contributes to quality nursing practice: Ensures practice is safe, effective, efficient, equitable, timely, and patient centered; identifies barriers and opportunities to improve safety, effectiveness, efficiency, equitability, timeliness, and patient centeredness; recommends strategies to improve nursing quality [SPP 14].
Supervisory or Managerial Responsibility
Leads the work of others
Be available to work as scheduled and report to work on time.
Be willing to accept supervision and work well with others.
Be well groomed, appropriately for your role and wear ID Badge visibly.
Be in compliance with all departmental and institutional policies, the Employee Handbook, Code of Conduct and completes NetLearning by due date annually.
Fosters an inclusive workplace where diversity and individual differences are valued and leveraged to achieve the vision and mission of the institution.
Adheres to safe working practices and at all times follows all institutional and departmental safety policies and procedures.
Wears appropriate PPE as outlined by the infection control policies and procedures.
Demonstrates compliance with all state, federal and all other regulatory agency requirements.
Education: Master’s Degree in Nursing required from an accredited Nurse Anesthetist Program.
Work Experience: Minimum of 3 years’ experience working as a Lead CRNA required.
Special Training, Certification or Licensure: Colorado RN license. Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) license. CRNA certification by National Board of Certification and Recertification for Nurse Anesthetists (NBCRNA). Active BLS and ACLS.