Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)

Wilmington, DE, 19803
Dec 26, 2017
Jan 25, 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Nemours is seeking a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) to join our team in Wilmington, DE.

As one of the nation’s leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 280,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children – even those who may never enter our doors – through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.

As the birthplace of the Nemours health care system, the Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Delaware, honors our legacy of delivering exceptional care to the children of the Delaware Valley and beyond. Ranked among the nation’s best pediatric hospitals by U.S. News & World Report and honored with the ANCC’s Magnet® Designation for excellence in nursing practice, we offer intensive and acute inpatient and outpatient services covering more than 30 pediatric specialties. We recently completed a multi-phase hospital expansion that includes new inpatient rooms, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and Emergency Department. Additionally, Nemours duPont Pediatrics allows us to reach more children across the region through community-based physician services and collaborative partnerships with health and hospital systems.

As a member of the Cardiac Anesthesiology team, the CRNA will provide supervised anesthesia care to patients with congenital and pediatric cardiovascular disorders, as well as:
  • Provide anesthesia services as assigned in the operating room and other anesthetizing locations at Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children.
  • Support the Nemours Cardiac Center Perioperative Surgical Home program, preparing patients for anesthesia or sedation by the Cardiac Anesthesiology team.
  • Oversee proper maintenance and storage of cardiac anesthesiology durable equipment and supplies.

Anticipated Work Schedule
  • 5 days per week, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. No "on call" duties.

Education Requirements
  • Graduate of accredited school of nursing.
  • Graduate of an approved program of nurse anesthesia accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Education Programs.

License/Certification Requirements
  • Valid State of Delaware license as a Registered Nurse.
  • Valid State of Delaware APRN license as a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist.
  • Prescriptive Authority of Delaware – confirmation noted on Delaware Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist.
  • Board-certified as a Registered Nurse Anesthetist.
  • Valid re-certification from the Council of Recertification of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA).
  • Controlled Substance License of Delaware (within 90 days of proctoring period).
  • Federal DEA license (within 90 days of proctoring period).
  • Current BLS, PALS, ACLS certifications.

Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique “Bridge to a Healthy Future” pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.

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