CRNA Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist

Posted on Mar 12, 2019 by Ascension

Saint Clair Shores, MI 48080
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

We Are Hiring

CRNA Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist - Surgery Center CRNA - Full-Time,Rotating - Ascension St John Hospital, Regional Medical Center-34030 - Saint Clair Shores,MI

Why Join Ascension?

Ascension Michigan is a member of Ascension Health, the largest not-for-profit Catholic Health system in the United States.

Our Mission, Vision and Values: Ascension Michigan, as a Catholic health ministry, is committed to providing spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of individuals in the communities we serve, with special attention to the poor and vulnerable.
Our Values: We are called to: Service of the Poor, Reverence, Integrity, Wisdom, Creativity and Dedication
Our Vision: Our passion for healing calls us to cultivate trust, advocate wellness, and transform healthcare.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with Ascension St John Hospital, you will have the opportunity to administer anesthetic care for the purpose of facilitating diagnostic, therapeutic and surgical procedures.


  • Performs and documents a pre-anesthetic assessment and evaluation of the patient.
  • Develops and implements an anesthetic plan of care, including monitoring modalities and post-anesthesia follow-up evaluation and care.
  • Selects, obtains and administers the anesthetic plan of care, including induction, maintenance and emergence phase anesthesia.
  • Recognizes alterations in physiologic responses to the surgical procedure and/or the anesthetic, takes appropriate action and notifies the responsible physician as indicated.
  • Demonstrate proficiency with airway management in the OR environment as well as outside the operating room.
  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide the care appropriate to the age of the patient served. Possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interpret and document the appropriate information. Document on the anesthesia record in a timely, accurate and legible fashion. Utilize the electronic record when appropriate.
  • Function as a clinical instructor for nurse anesthesia graduate students. Provide timely verbal and written feedback after each clinical day. Performs additional responsibilities as assigned.
  • Initiate venous or radial artery cannulation or central line insertion as indicated. Participates in administration of regional blocks in collaboration with anesthesiologist.

What You Will Need


  • Required Credential(s):
    • Certification specializing in Advanced Cardio Life Support obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. Licensure/certification monitored by health ministry Central Credentialing Office.
    • Certification, recertification or cert. eligible from The Nat'l Board of Certification and Recertification of Nurse Anesthetists (NBCRNA) at the time of application required. Must be certified as a Nurse Anesthetist through the NBCRNA prior to hire date. Licensure/certification monitored by health ministry Central Credentialing Office.
    • Specialty license in the State of Michigan as a Nurse Anesthetist or eligible for specialty licensure at the time of application required. Must possess specialty licensure as a Nurse Anesthetist in the State of Michigan prior to hire date. Licensure/certification monitored by health ministry Central Credentialing Office.
    • Current Registered Nurse (RN) licensure with the State of Michigan required. Licensure/certification monitored by health ministry Central Credentialing Office.
    • One or more of the following:
      • Basic Life Support Provider certification from the American Heart Association (AHA) required. American Red Cross (ARC) CPR for Professional Rescuers card will be accepted upon hire but renewal must be a BLS Provider card from AHA. Licensure/certification monitored by health ministry Central Credentialing Office.
  • Preferred Credential(s):
    • Pediatric Advanced Life Support certification preferred. Licensure/certification monitored by health ministry Central Credentialing Office.


  • Graduate from a nurse anesthesia educational program accredited by the Council on Accrediation of Nurse Anesthesia Education programs at hire date required. Applicant may apply up to two (2) months prior to their expected graduation date Master's level degree preferred

Work Experience:

  • One year of work experience as a CRNA preferred.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Ascension Michigan is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all associates and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, height, weight, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, veteran status or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The information requested on this application will not be used for any purpose prohibited by law. If you require assistance or an accommodation to complete this application, please let us know.
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Thank you for considering a career with Ascension Michigan.
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