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Posted in Other 14 days ago.

Location: Madison, Wisconsin





Job Description:

It's more than a career, it's a calling

WI-SSM Health Dean Medical Group Madison



Worker Type:



Regular



Job Highlights:



We have an outstanding opportunity for a full-time (1.0FTE) CRNA to join SSM Health Dean Medical Group, based in Madison, WI. SSM Health Dean Medical Group is one of the largest multi-specialty, integrated healthcare delivery systems in the country, with more than 775 medical staff members. Join a group of 14 anesthesiologists and 47+ CRNA's. The position is based at St Mary's Hospital and the adjacent Surgery and Care Center. St. Mary's Hospital has 10 operating rooms plus 3 cardiovascular operating rooms. The Surgery & Care - Outpatient Surgery Center has 8 operating rooms. Under the anesthesia team concept, the CRNAs participate in and will cover all types of cases. Typical case mix includes general surgery, orthopedics, ENT, vascular, cardiothoracic (dedicated heart team), neurosurgery, healthy pediatrics and OB.


Typical schedule is Monday through Friday including first, second and third call rotations. Excellent salary and comprehensive benefit package are being offered for this outstanding opportunity.



The Hospital



SSM St. Mary's Hospital has been serving South Central Wisconsin since 1912. The hospital is a 350-bed tertiary care and referral center with a full spectrum of medical and surgical services. St. Mary's Hospital and Dean Medical Group are part of SSM Health, an integrated health system that has facilities in Wisconsin, Illinois, Missouri, and Oklahoma.


SSM Health Care, parent organization of St. Mary's, in May 2003 became the first health care organization in the country to be named a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award winner.The award is the top honor a U.S. company can receive for quality management and quality achievement. St. Mary's Hospital is also the only hospital in the region to earn the prestigious Magnet Recognition for Excellence in Nursing from the American Nurses Credentialing Center of the American Nurses Association.



The Community



Madison, population 250,000, consistently ranks as one of the top places in the country to live, work, go to school, play and raise a family. Home to the State Capitol and University of Wisconsin, Madison offers residents a stimulating civic, political and educational environment. Boasting an outstanding public school system, Madison has 30 elementary, 12 middle and 5 high schools. More than 180 public, governmental and special libraries are available for additional learning.


Residents also enjoy an endless variety of music, dance, theater, visual and literary arts, including five museums exhibiting art, history, and science collections. Shoppers and diners enjoy an eclectic mix of independent stores and restaurants celebrating cultures from around the globe.



SSM Health Dean Medical Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.




Job Summary:

Under the direction of anesthesiologist(s), assess, plans, coordinates, and implements and evaluates patients receiving anesthetic care.



Job Responsibilities and Requirements:



PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Reviews schedule and administers anesthesia to patients assigned.

  • Makes preop evaluations on all patients assigned to his/her care. Studies chart for results of history and physical, medical consults, and preop tests, to determine probable effects of anesthesia on the patient, and takes appropriate actions to correct abnormalities if possible. Initiates EKG, blood pressure and pulse oximeter monitors prior to induction.

  • Assists in positioning patient on operating table, taking care to protect the patient from injury.

  • Induces anesthesia on direction of attending surgeon.

  • Administers anesthesia under direction and supervision of anesthesiologist in collaboration with surgeon. Supports life functions during the administration of anesthesia, including induction and intubation. Maintains anesthesia at appropriate levels. Administers no more than one anesthetic at a time.

  • Provides appropriate pre-anesthesia and post-anesthesia management of the patient.

  • Recognizes and takes appropriate corrective action (including requisitioning consultation when necessary) for abnormal patient responses to anesthesia or to any adjuctive medication or therapy. Provides professional observation and resuscitative care (including requesting consultation when necessary) until the patient has regained control of his vital functions. Provide other forms of patient care, such as emergency intubation, inhalation therapy, and cardiopulmonary resuscitation as needed.

  • Record all pertinent data on the anesthesia record. Inform PACU nurse of patient's condition and any expected problems. Keep surgeon informed of patient's condition at all times.

  • Follows established infection control guidelines and reports safety hazards for immediate resolution

  • Assembles necessary supplies and equipment needed, and tests equipment to assure proper function prior to commencing anesthesia. Disassembles and cleans equipment according to policies of the department. Requisition necessary equipment, supplies, adjustments and repairs.

  • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.



EDUCATION


  • Master's degree and advanced certifications



EXPERIENCE


  • One year nursing experience



PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS


  • Constant use of speech to share information through oral communication.

  • Constant standing and walking.

  • Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.

  • Frequent sitting, reaching and keyboard use/data entry.

  • Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.

  • Frequent use of smell to detect/recognize odors.

  • Frequent use of hearing to receive oral communication, distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.

  • Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.

  • Occasional lifting/moving of patients.

  • Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, twisting, gripping and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.

  • Occasional driving.

  • Rare crawling and running.




Licenses / Certifications:

Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) Certified RN Anesthetist (CRNA) - State of Work Location, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) - National Board of Certification and Recertification for Nurse Anesthetists (NBCRNA)



Work Shift:

Day Shift (United States of America)



Job Type:



Employee



Department:



63090164 160120-St Marys Hosp Anest



Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40


SSM Health complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex.


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