Franciscan Hospital for Children CRNA in Brighton, Massachusetts



Surgical Services


Full Time


Day Shift


40 Hours/Week

Contact Information:

Contact: Nicole Hackenson

Job Details:

  • MA RN License Required

  • Pediatric experience preferred

At Franciscan Children's, we bring an unparalleled level of expertise to children with complex medical, mental health and educational needs so they can receive specialized care in a compassionate and positive environment. We share an unwavering commitment to excellence, ensuring that every child has the opportunity to reach their fullest potential and live their best life.

If you're looking for a position where you can truly make a difference, Franciscan Children's may be the place for you. We're seeking talented employees who bring a passion for service and a desire to improve the lives of children. Join our team in the convenient, accessible Brighton neighborhood of Boston. Learn how your talents can every kid can.

Position Summary

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (C.R.N.A.)

Under the direction of an attending anesthesiologist and a working member of the medically directed anesthesia care team, the CRNA provides direct patient care to children and adults with special needs undergoing oral surgery. The CNRA administers general anesthesia to patients via nasal and tracheal intubation. The CNRA utilizes skill, knowledge and judgment to observe, report, and record, relevant patient information.


  • Place peripheral intravenous catheters.

  • Perform airway management including nasotracheal and endotracheal intubations.

  • Induce, maintain and emerge a patient from anesthesia under the direction of an anesthesiologist.

  • Monitor and legibly record findings on the anesthesia record.

  • Tests anesthesia equipment for proper functioning.

  • Communicate with anesthesiologist, dentist, physician, nursing, etc.

  • Prepares the O.R. with the necessary anesthesia supplies, equipment, drugs and intravenous solution as appropriate for case.

  • Undertake the plan of anesthesia as directed by the anesthesiologist.

  • Maintain ongoing knowledge of the field of anesthesia.

  • Assists with lifting, transfer, and transports patients weighing up to 300 pounds. Ability to push and carry patient care equipment using safe body mechanics. Frequent sitting and standing.


  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required

  • Two years' experience working as a CRNA required; Pediatric anesthesia experience preferred.

  • Graduate of an accredited school for nurse anesthetists

  • Current certification as a nurse anesthetist required

  • Massachusetts RN and CRNA license required

  • Current CPR certification

  • Current PALS and ACLS certification preferred

We Offer:

  • Competitive Compensation

  • Affordable Benefits

  • On-site Child Care

  • 401(k)

  • Professional Development Reimbursement

  • Life Insurance and Long-Term Disability

  • Free Parking

  • Pre-Tax MBTA Corporate Pass

  • And More

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