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Job Description

Education Qualifications:

Graduate of an accredited school of nursing and nurse anesthesia.

Job Description:

Performs clinical anesthesia duties and takes appropriate responsibility for direct patient care and for on-call as assigned. Prioritizes anesthetic decisions, administers anesthetic agents following protocols and guidelines and communicates patient status to healthcare team members. This individual performs coordinating duties by facilitating staff coverage, assignments and breaks in the surgical area. This individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development of the life span. The ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and appropriately interpret information relative to the patient's age-specific needs is required. The CRNA demonstrates leadership through involvement on committees and/team projects, education, and research and actively seeks to improve the practice of nursing through performance improvement initiatives. This individual is active in professional organizations and participates in community activities. The CRNA will ensure that the patient and family are partners in the plan of anesthesia care.

Licensure/Certification Qualifications:


This is a full-time, 1.0 FTE, CRNA in Duluth, MN.

  • Medically directed practice with collegial Anesthesiologists
  • This position is open to new graduates
  • There is a $50,000 bonus for this position
  • Moving expense reimbursement available
  • Busy surgical schedule that includes all but transplants and pediatric hearts
  • The CRNA in this position will work at the following locations:
    • St. Mary’s Medical Center, 344-bed tertiary hospital – Level I Trauma Center, high acuity – new facility opened July 2023
    • Essentia Health Surgery Center-Miller Hill – 4 OR’s
    • St. Mary’s Hospital Superior, WI; 2 OR’s and 2 Endo Suites (approximately 90% outpatient surgery)
    • Essentia Health-Duluth 165-beds, 11 ORs (approximately 80% outpatient cases
    • Outpatient Endoscopy Center


  • Must be a graduate (Master’s or Doctorate) of an accredited school of anesthesia.


  • Current (or ability to obtain) licensure as a Registered Nurse Anesthetist in Minnesota.
  • Current certification in CPR, BCLS/ACLS
  • Certified by the National Board of Certification and Recertification of Nurse Anesthetists; and has graduated from an accredited school of nurse anesthesia and is awaiting initial certification. *Must pass certification exam within 12 months of graduation.
  • Successful completion of Essentia Health credentialing process prior to practice.

Essentia Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, sexual identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran Status.

Search or Apply online at www.essentiahealth.org/careers  or contact:

Theresa Madrinich, Physician and Advanced Practice Recruiter

Email: Theresa.Madrinich@EssentiaHealth.org

Job Location: Building B - St Marys Medical Center
Shift Rotation: Day/Eve/Night Rotation (United States of America)
Shift Start/End: /
Hours Per Pay Period:
Compensation Range: $116.91 - $116.91 / hour
FTE: 1
Call Obligations:
Sign On Bonus:

Job Details

Job Title CRNA - Anesthesia - Duluth, MN
Position Type Full Time
Requisition ID R055768
Location Duluth, Minnesota, 55805
Career Area Advanced Practice Providers