Catholic Health Initiatives CRNA in NEWTON, Iowa



Field: Advanced Practice Clinician

Requisition #: 2018-R0199317

Post Date: Jan 10, 2019

This full-time Days-with-call position is located at Skiff Medical Center, Newton, IA.

  • Qualified candidates must be able to report to Skiff Medical Center within 30 minutes.

  • Dedicated Anesthesia sleep room is available, as needed

  • Call is required 1/3 of the month, including every 3rd weekend.

JOB SUMMARY: The staff CRNA assists in planning, leading, organizing, and delivering the services of the anesthesia department.


  • Demonstrates competence in the clinical practice area.

  • Assumes responsibility for own professional growth and continuing education.

  • Demonstrates professional written and verbal skills. Effectively communicates with patients, family members, and all members of the healthcare team.

  • Demonstrates a professional attitude and interest in work by maintaining acceptable work habits and behaviors.

  • Participates in quality improvement programs for anesthesia in cooperation with hospital programs.

  • Follows policies and procedures in accordance with anesthesia standards of care.

  • Demonstrates knowledge and participates in the education of patients, relatives, and/or visitors.

  • Demonstrates commitment to the patient experience and exemplifies the Mercy Core Values.

EDUCATION: Must be a graduate of a nurse anesthesia educational program accredited by the Council of Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs. Master’s degree or higher is required.


  • Minimum 2 years of clinical experience as a CRNA preferred

  • Licensed by the State of Iowa as an advanced registered nurse practitioner (ARNP)

  • Certified by the National Board of Certification and Recertification for Nurse Anesthetists (NBCRNA)

  • BLS, ACLS, and PALS certified

  • Possess Federal DEA registration and State of Iowa Controlled Substance number

  • National Provider number

  • AANA Membership


  • Generous CHI benefits package

  • 7.5 weeks of PTO (including 2 weeks CME)

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 2018-R0199317

  • Schedule: Full-time

About Us

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