CRNA-Full Time - National Jewish Health/ St. Joe's Labor and Delivery

  • Denver, CO
  • Anesthesiology
  • Full Time - Variable Shift
  • Registered Nursing
  • Req #: 17620
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***$10,000 Sign-On Bonus!***

National Jewish Health and Intermountain Health are seeking a full-time Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) to join our OB Anesthesia team at St. Joseph Hospital located at 1375 E 19th Ave, Denver, CO 80218.This position requires 2 years’ experience in Labor and Delivery.  Seeking autonomous CRNA’s with preference to perform their own epidurals/spinals.  Strong regional anesthesia skillset preferred.

Position Summary
Collaborating with a physician anesthesiologist, the Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) autonomously provides general, regional, and monitored anesthesia care for both planned and urgent obstetric surgery and obstetric interventions, while also undertaking anesthesia-related tasks.

Essential Duties

  1. Evaluates patients preoperatively and formulates and carries out an anesthesia care plan including monitoring and recording patient reaction to anesthesia and modifying the anesthetic plan accordingly.
  2. Skilled in the use and maintenance of anesthesia equipment. Skill to communicate effectively with physicians, patients, and other hospital employees. Ability to assist with patients who may need ICU ventilators, high-risk intubations and facilitate fiber optic intubations.  
  3. Skilled in placing and using epidurals for labor analgesia.
  4. Excellent communication skills and utilizes a collaborative, team-based model of care. 
  5. Promotes mission, vision, and values of both National Jewish Health and Intermountain/SCL Health, and abides by service behavior standards.  
  6. Performs other duties as assigned.  


  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.

Supervisory or Managerial Responsibility


Core Values

  1. Be available to work as scheduled and report to work on time.
  2. Be willing to accept supervision and work well with others.
  3. Be well groomed, appropriately for your role and wear ID Badge visibly.
  4. Be in compliance with all departmental and institutional policies, the Employee Handbook, Code of Conduct and completes NetLearning by due date annually.
  5. Fosters an inclusive workplace where diversity and individual differences are valued and leveraged to achieve the vision and mission of the institution.
  6. Adheres to safe working practices and at all times follows all institutional and departmental safety policies and procedures. 
  7. Wears appropriate PPE as outlined by the infection control policies and procedures.
  8. Demonstrates compliance with all state, federal and all other regulatory agency requirements.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Education: Master’s Degree or higher required from an accredited Nurse Anesthetist Program.
  2. Work Experience: Minimum of 2 years’ experience working as a CRNA on an OB deck preferred.
  3. Special Training, Certification or Licensure: Colorado RN license required. Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) license required. CRNA certification by National Board of Certification and Recertification for Nurse Anesthetists (NBCRNA) required. Active BLS and ACLS required, PALS preferred.


Salary Range: $198,000 - $216,000 (FT 36 hours/week)

At National Jewish Health, we recognize that our outstanding faculty and staff are the essence of our organization. For every aspect of health care, our employees are our greatest asset.
With that in mind, we have designed a valuable, comprehensive benefits package to meet the needs of our employees and their families.

  • Medical Plans, Dental Plans and Vision Insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • FSA and HSA
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance and AD&D
  • Voluntary Benefits, like Accident Insurance, Critical Care and Hospital Indemnity
  • Sick and Vacation Paid Time Off
  • Wellness Program
  • Legal Plan



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