***CRNA - Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist

Job Locations US-FL-Sarasota
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Job Post Information* : Posted Date
2 weeks ago(7/8/2024 12:48 PM)
Nursing Services

Job Summary

***CRNA-Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist post at Sarasota Memorial Healthcare System (SMHCS)/First Physician Group (FPG).

Full Description:

The anesthesia team is built upon Leadership’s long-standing vision to be the BEST place to be a patient, to work, and to practice medicine. Recent SRNA grads wanting a wide scope of practice in a supportive team environment of excellence and professional growth are welcome.

Opportunity Highlights/Qualified Candidates:

  • Staffing model planned 25-30 Anesthesiologists, and 85-100 CRNAs covering 62 sites including Cath Lab, IR, Endo.
  • Average anesthesia volume 40,000 cases annually and growing
  • Diverse mix of cases including Cardiac, Endo, General Surgery, Neurosurgery, OB, Oncology, Ortho, Thoracic, Vascular, and Trauma.
  • Specialty Compensation increase to base salary for Cardiac, Trauma, & OB experience with documented case logs.
  • Yearly retention $10,000 on work anniversary


  • Top of market compensation package based on years of experience
  • W2 position with Health Care System that has an unparalleled history of quality care delivery
  • Start Date Bonus and Relocation assistance available.
  • Premium pay calculation if clinician works past scheduled shift. Premium calculation also applies if clinician opts to pick-up extra shifts.
  • Full array of benefits offered including health, dental, vision, Long-term/short-term disability, 10 weeks CME/PTO, and 403(b) with a 4% match.
  • 280 hours PTO (7 weeks) + 40 hours CME
  • As an employee of a public, State of Florida organization, Physicians are entitled to sovereign immunity
  • Eligible to participate in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • First Physicians Group and SMHCS are not-for-profit organizations


Sarasota Memorial has a history of quality care delivery:

  • SMH is consistently recognized as one of the nation’s best acute-care hospitals, with superior patient outcomes and a complete continuum of care
  • SMH is awarded a prestigious 5-star rating from the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for the 8th year in a row! The only hospital in Florida and one of just 33 across the nation to maintain this top rating since 2016.
  • SMH is included in the 2023 list of World’s Best Hospitals for 5th year in a row by Newsweek
  • Named among the nation's Top 100 Hospitals and 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals for 2022 by Fortune/Merative.
  • Earned its 5th consecutive Magnet Nursing Recognition for nursing excellence and high-quality patient care. SMH-Sarasota is one of just 1% of U.S. hospitals to earn the designation FIVE times.
  • Earned straight “A” Grades for Patient Safety from Leapfrog since 2016
  • One of just 41 organizations worldwide to earn Gallup's Exceptional Workplace Award for 2022.
  • Named a U.S. News High Performer in 2022-2023.
  • Main hospital is the largest in the region with 901 beds, a Level II Trauma Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center, a 60-bed Rehab Pavilion and much more


Located on Florida’s Southwest Gulf Coast, just south of Tampa, Sarasota County is famous worldwide for white-sand beaches, great restaurants, outdoor recreation, land and water sports, museums, theater and much more.

Sarasota residents enjoy easy access to air travel directly from Sarasota or nearby Fort Meyers, Tampa or Orlando.

Sarasota County is one of the best places in the country to live, work and raise a family due to a healthy

business scene and thriving recreational and cultural opportunities. Sarasota County has 47,000 K-12 students enrolled in 2023, with historical proficiency scores average ranking of 10/10, and exceptional both private and public options.

First Physicians Group (FPG) is Florida’s Gulf Coast leader in primary and specialty care with an impressive 29-year history in the community. With 400+ Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers in 44 different specialties and 66 practice locations, it is backed by the tradition and strength of Sarasota Memorial Hospital.  https://careers.smh.com/livinghere/


Required Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Master's or Doctorate degree (DNP or DNAP) of Nurse Anesthesia accredited by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) Council of Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs
  • APRN State of Florida Licensure - maintain active and in good standing throughout employment.
  • National Board of Certification & Recertification for Nurse Anesthetists (NBCRNA)
  • American Heart Association BLS/PALS/ACLS - maintain active and in good standing throughout employment.

Preferred Qualifications

- Prefer skill in developing and maintaining effective relationships with medical and administrative staff, patients, and the public. Prefer ability to to communicate effectively in writing and verbally.
- Prefer demonstrated clinical competency in administration of anesthesia, patient assessment skills, and documentation.
- Prefer ability to remain calm under pressure and during crisis situations. Prefer demonstrated healthy coping mechanisms to combat stress, as well as emotional and physical fatigue.
- Prefer demonstrated strong attention to detail to ensure dosage and administration of correct anesthetics to patients.
- Prefer demonstrated adherence to professional standards of care and institutional standards, and compliance with quality measures.
- Prefer demonstrated respect and regard for the dignity of all patients, families, and colleagues to ensure a professional, responsible, and courteous environment.
- Prefer knowledge of organizational policies, procedures, systems and objectives; emergency protocols and guidelines; health care administration systems, governmental regulations and compliance requirements; and current computer systems and applications.

Required License and Certs

CRNA: Cert Reg Nurse Anesthetist
FL RN: FL Registered Nurse License

ACLS: Advanced Cardiac Life Support
BLS: Basic Life Support


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