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Director Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)

Children's Minnesota

Minneapolis, MN | Central (Twin Cities, St. Paul, Mpls) | Full Time
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Anesthesia Care Team Model

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Job Description

The Director, CRNA is responsible for leading the CRNA team. This position works closely with site leaders where anesthesia services are provided to ensure patient needs are met timely with a quality and positive patient experience. In this cross functional position, the Director, CRNA also partners with medical anesthesia leadership. This role is based in Minneapolis and travels to other Children's Minnesota sites as needed. This position reports to the Sr Director, Clinical Services Periop.The Director, CRNA has approximately 40 direct reports. 

Ten or more years of experience in a Nursing or CRNA role showing progressive advancement and responsibilities. 
Current MN State RN License. 
Current BLS Certification. 
PALS and/or ACLS certified or eligible.
Graduate of a nurse anesthesia education program, accredited by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) or the Council of Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs. 
Masters degree in Nursing or similar field. 
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist License.
Nurse Anesthetist National Board of Certification for Nurse Anesthetist.
Evidence of leadership experience.

Ability to foster an environment that promotes professional growth and staff development and builds motivated, high-performing teams through effective leadership and mentoring; ability to develop a culture of trust, openness, collaboration and mutual respect. 
Ability to lead by influence, building successful relationships across the organization while maintaining the ability to be decisive, forthright and focused on execution in a mission-driven environment. 
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with all levels within an organization. 
Ability to prioritize and reprioritize effectively for self and team. 
Ability to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure, fast-paced environment. 

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