Randall Blute, FNP-C

Family Nurse Practitioner
Academic Professional Bio: 

Randall Blute FNP-C, MSN is a neurosurgery nurse practitioner for the Department of Neurosurgery at University of Arizona Banner Medical Center.  Randall is also a state-registered certified emergency paramedic. Randall has more than 15 years in emergency medicine, beginning his career in 2003 as a firefighter and paramedic for a local southern Arizona fire department. He additionally served as a member of the department’s Technical Rescue team assisting multiple rescue operations including swift water rescue, high angle rope rescue, confined space rescue, and building collapse rescues. He also served 8 years as a flight paramedic and flight nurse on an emergency medical helicopter treating critically ill and injured patients throughout Arizona.

Randall earned his master’s degree at Northern Arizona University including board certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner providing care to patients across the lifespan, and he is currently pursuing his doctorate at Wichita State University. He is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.

Randall has maintained his passion for education, receiving a bachelor’s degree in secondary education from the University of Arizona, as well as co-founding a company that provided CPR and First Aid classes to corporations and community members. He served as part of the Base Hospital Coordinator’s office at Banner UMC Tucson providing education for southern Arizona EMS agencies, as well as helping develop policies and procedures for the Southeastern Arizona Emergency Medical Services Council (SAEMS). Randall further served as a lead instructor for the EPIC Traumatic Brain Injury program. He has also taught rope rescue certification courses in Arizona and New Jersey for other Technical Rescue teams.

Randall enjoys spending time outside of work with his family and pursuing activities such as golfing, swimming, biking, and playing guitar.

  1. FNP-C
  2. MSN