Nurse Anesthetist- Full Time Days

Company University of Chicago Medical Center
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 4 months ago(3/26/2024 9:03 AM)
Job ID
New Position Type
FT Regular
CBA Code

Job Description

Join UChicago Medicine, as an Nurse Anesthetist in our Anesthesiology Department.


$30,000 Sign-On Bonus, and New Market Rates!


As an Nurse Anesthetist, you will be responsible for providing patient care and support throughout the perioperative period. This can include preoperative assessment and sedation, administration and management of an anesthetic, and discontinuation of the anesthetic and postoperative management. Work in a family-like environment with peers and leaders who support your personal and professional goals.


Come join an Elite group of CRNAs in one of the country's finest Academic Medical Centers. See all surgical and procedural disciplines. Experience state of the art Level One Trauma patient care and work with world renowned medical professionals in every area of service.


Essential Job Functions

  • Acquires anesthesia drugs from the satellite pharmacy, prepares anesthesia drugs and delivery system.
  • Functions as a member of the Care Team to carry out the plan for each patient and the Care Center. 
  • Performs preoperative assessment of the patient, which includes chart review, preop patient interview, history and physical if necessary, and establishes an anesthesia plan based on findings and discussion with the surgeon and attending anesthesiologist.
  • Demonstrates an expert proficiency in airway management, which includes mask ventilation, laryngeal mask ventilation, endotracheal intubation. 
  • Demonstrates proficiency in the management and/or placement of current monitoring techniques and procedures in the perioperative period which include but are not limited to:  ECG placement and interpretation, arterial line placement, central line catheters, pulmonary artery catheters, transesophegeal echocardiography, peripheral nerve stimulator's.
  • Records all pertinent perioperative events on the patient’s chart and anesthesia record. 
  • Transports patients postoperatively to an appropriate location based on anesthetic technique and patient’s condition, and reports the patient’s condition and anesthetic concerns to the appropriate clinician.
  • In collaboration with the attending anesthesiologist, the CRNA will demonstrate proficiency in the management of the induction, maintenance, and emergence of anesthesia.
  • Performs other duties assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • Current Illinois RN and APN Licensure
  • BSN Required
  • BLS and ACLS certificate required
  • Must be a graduate of an A.A.N.A approved nurse anesthesia program
  • Pass the National Certification Examination following graduation
  • Must be certified or certification-eligible by the A.A.N.A
  • Must be certified or certification-eligible by the NBCRNA
  • Graduation with a minimum of a master’s degree from a nurse anesthesia educational program accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs
  • A minimum of one year full-time work experience, or its part-time equivalent, as a registered nurse in a critical care setting
  • Must maintain certification through continuing education

 Position Details

  • Job Type/FTE: Full-time
  • Shift: Rotating - Nights/Weekends anticipated
  • Unit/Department: Nurse Anesthetist
  • CBA Code: Non-Union 


Must comply with UCMC’s COVID-19 Vaccination requirement as a condition of employment. If you have already received the vaccination, you must provide proof as part of the pre-employment process. This is in addition to your compliance with the Flu Vaccination requirement as well. Medical and religious exemptions will be considered consistent with applicable law. Lastly, a pre-employment physical, drug screening, and background check are also required for all employees prior to hire.

Why Join Us

We’ve been at the forefront of medicine since 1899. We provide superior healthcare with compassion, always mindful that each patient is a person, an individual. To accomplish this, we need employees with passion, talent and commitment… with patients and with each other. We’re in this together: working to advance medical innovation, serve the health needs of the community, and move our collective knowledge forward. If you’d like to add enriching human life to your profile, The University of Chicago Medicine is for you. Here at the forefront, we’re doing work that really matters. Join us. Bring your passion.


Bring your career to the next level at a hospital that is thriving; from patient satisfaction to employee engagement, we are at the Forefront of Medicine. Take advantage of all we have to offer and #BringYourPassiontotheForefront.

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The University of Chicago Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, civil union status, parental status, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status and other legally protected characteristics.


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