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Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) Careers

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists

The University of Iowa Department of Anesthesia is seeking qualified Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) to join our team.  

Position Description:

This position is awarded to a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists(CRNAs) with outstanding credentials and accomplishments in the science underlying our specialty.


  • Perform pre-op patient evaluation and coordinate the anesthetic plan in collaboration with the anesthesia faculty physician
  • Administer the anesthetic plan with a team approach in all anesthetizing locations
  • Perform post-op patient evaluation and care
  • Provide timely documentation of post-op visits on the anesthetic record

What We Offer

  • Competitive Salary with Incentives
  • Generous non-clinical time for academic and administrative pursuits
  • Paid leave: Vacation, Sick Leave, and Family Caregiving Leave
  • Comprehensive benefits health, dental, disability and life insurance options, plus generous retirement plans, University contributions (typically 10 percent of your salary up to IRS maximum limits), and a wide variety of investment options
  • Local work/life resources, including dual-career support
  • Flexible schedule (five 8-hour, four 10-hour or three 13-hour shift options) with voluntary overtime available
  • Minimal call
  • Team-oriented, progressive CRNA practice
  • Intraoperative placement of spinals and epidurals
  • CRNA placement of invasive monitoring modalities
  • Educational involvement available within the University of Iowa Nurse Anesthesia DNP program
  • Core group of pediatric CRNAs
  • Wide and dynamic clinical cases including:
    • Ambulatory surgery
    • Burns
    • Gynecology
    • Neurosurgery
    • Oral surgery
    • Orthopedics
    • Otolaryngology
    • Satellites
    • Transplant
    • Trauma
    • Urology

Requirements & Qualifications

  • Qualified candidates must show successful graduation from an accredited Nurse Anesthesia program
  • Qualified candidates must show a current Iowa nursing license or eligibility and proven clinical experience
  • New graduates encouraged to apply

The University of Iowa is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.