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University of Colorado
July 5, 2021
Aurora, United States of America
Job Type
Min. Salary
Minimum Income (Annual Estimated W-2 Salary or 1099 Payment) $160,000
Max. Salary
Maximum Income (Annual Estimated W-2 Salary or 1099 Payment) $200,000


The University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

The Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Colorado has an opening for a full-time Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) or Certified Anesthesiologist Assistant (CAA). The chief responsibility of the department is to assure the best possible outcomes for our patients having surgical operations, painful invasive procedures, and childbirth.

The University of Colorado affiliated hospitals have top nationally-recognized physicians delivering the best possible anesthetic care as well as a full range of perioperative care.

The CRNA/CAA administers care under the medical direction of an attending Anesthesiologist. Anesthetists are expected to document pre-operative, intra-operative and post-operative care appropriate to the case and to cooperate with the requirements of the department's quality assurance review process. The position is full-time and will be assigned to work at any of the UCD affiliated hospitals to include University of Colorado Hospital and affiliates.

Salary and Benefits

The Department of Anesthesiology is currently undergoing a compensation restructure for our CRNAs/CAAs. The current salary range for this position is $142,000 to $162,000. Effective July 1, 2021, the salary range for this position is expected to be $165,000 - $200,000 and is comprised of a base salary as well as an additional monthly pay component. This does not include on call or incentive pay.

The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty, and training.

The above salary range represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services.

University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background checks for all new employees prior to their employment.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work. Alternative formats of this ad are available upon request for persons with disabilities.

Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.


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Diversity and Equity:

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The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

Minimum Qualifications:
Successful completion of an accredited nurse anesthetist or anesthesiologist assistant educational program.
Active certification by the council on accreditation of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists or American Association of Anesthesiologist Assistants
Successful application for the advanced practice registry and licensed as a registered nurse by the Colorado State Board of Nursing.
Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.

Applicants must apply directly to the position via the following link in order to be considered for the position: Please be sure you are using a computer, not a mobile device, when accessing the link.

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