Yale New Haven Health System

  • Certified Nurse Anesthetist CRNA/GRNA

    Job Locations US-CT-New Haven
    Position Type
    Full Time Benefits Eligible
    Requisition ID
  • Overview

    Yale New Haven Hospital has a large, well-established CRNA group. We are looking for individuals to join our growing team.


    We practice in an anesthesia care team model, delivering care to a diverse patient population in a wide variety of settings, including 2 acute care campuses. CRNAs practice in outpatient, EP lab, interventional radiology and gastroenterology center, as well as in the main operating rooms for general surgery, orthopedics, GYN, and pediatrics.


    Yale New Haven Hospital is a nationally ranked hospital with outstanding recognitions:

    • America’s Best Employers 2017 (Forbes)
    • Top 15 Best workplaces in healthcare 2017 (US News)
    • Nationally ranked in 11 adult specialties and 6 pediatric specialties
    • 1 of only 6% of all American hospitals to be Magnet recognized
    • Level 1 Trauma center and large academic medical center
      • Primary teaching center for Yale University Schools of Medicine and Nursing
      • Nationally recognized for our commitment to teaching and research

    Some of the benefits to working at Yale New Haven Hospital, specifically for CRNAs are:

      • NEW* pay rates effective (as of) July 2018 with annual pay raise
      • Shift differentials and overtime pay
    • Up to $20,000 sign-on bonus and annual performance incentive bonuses


    • Relocation stipend, CME and education days
    • Pension plan & a matched tax-sheltered annuity plan
    • New grads are welcome, with mentorship and training opportunities!
    • Participating in state-of-the-art anesthesia research, through our partnership with Yale School of Medicine/Department of Anesthesiology
    • Work life balance programs
      • Generous PTO with a cash-in program
      • Flexible schedule — both 36 or 40 hour work weeks are available


        No contract required!
    • The CRNAs are hospital employees, and Yale-New Haven Hospital offers a full benefit package and competitive wages, Cash Account Pension and TSA with hospital match, and includes performance reviews with MERIT BASED PAY INCREASE opportunity ANNUALLY. 


    • For CRNAs interested in opportunities for professional development, Yale-New Haven Hospital is the place for you!! We accept new graduate Nurse Anesthetists and will consider candidates prior to graduation from their program.


    • All interested candidates should contact Brenda Warner, Manager CRNA Services at: Brenda.Warner@ynhh.org or Chris Rose, Recruiter at Christopher.Rose@ynhh.org 


    To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values—integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion—must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day. As a member of the Department of Anesthesiology, in collaboration with the Attending Anesthesiologist, administers anesthesia care to surgical and obstetrical patients.



    EEO/AA Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran




    • 1. Pre-anesthesia Preparation - The Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist provides the following services to ensure appropriate Anesthesia care will be provided.
      • 1.1 Reviews the health history and physical examination conveying pertinent information to the Anesthesiologist.
    • 2. Anesthethetic Management - To plan for safe intraoperative anesthesia management.
      • 2.1 Completes a thorough anesthesia apparatus safety test, including the anesthesia machine and all monitoring equipment which will be used during the delivery of a given anesthetic. Documents the anesthesia record accordingly.
    • 3. Provides Post-anesthesia Care to ensure safe recovery of the patient.
      • 3.1 Safely transports patient from operating room to post anesthesia care unit, surgical intensive care unit, or other predetermined area.
    • 4. Personal and Professional Development : The following are necessary for the continual professional growth of the CRNA.
      • 4.1 Meets requirements of 40 continuing education units every two years as required by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists.




    Graduate of a Nurse Anesthesia Educational Program accredited by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Council on accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Programs. Current State of Connecticut Nursing License. Current Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) licensure in the State of Connecticut.




    New graduates accepted. Graduate from a nurse anesthesia educational program accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Program. Employed as a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist.




    AANA Certification, State of CT RN and APRN License




    Anesthetic patient management must be immediate and responsive. Flexibility and adaptability are required.




    Scope of Supervision: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist practice according to their expertise, and institutional policy. Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists work medically directed by an attending anesthesiologist.



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