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Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist

Company: Medical College of Wisconsin
Location: West Bend
Posted on: July 4, 2024

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Position Description:

CRNA (Certified Nurse Anesthetist) - Adult - Froedtert West Bend Hospital / Medical College of Wisconsin The Medical College of Wisconsin is seeking a Certified Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) to join its Adult Anesthesiology Division.

Froedtert West Bend Hospital, founded in 1930 by local doctors, community leaders and the Sisters of the Divine Savior, is a full-service hospital serving residents of Washington County and beyond. Originally named St. Joseph's Hospital, the hospital specializes in emergency care, cancer care, birthing services, orthopaedics, surgical services and women's health. It is part of the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health network, which includes 10 hospital locations, more than 2,100 physicians and more than 45 health centers and clinics, draws patients from throughout the Midwest and the nation. In our most recent fiscal year, outpatient visits were more than 1.7 million, inpatient admissions to our hospitals exceeded 58,000 and visits to our network physicians totaled more than 1.17 million. The faculty provides more than 63,000 anesthetics annually in more than 100 anesthetizing locations on any given day, considering all affiliate hospitals, operating rooms, and out-of-the-OR locations. Our team provides exemplary patient care through the consistent delivery of evidence-based, patient-centered medicine; education of both residents and advanced practice professionals; and the pursuit of research interests that will define novel therapies in a dynamic and growing academic environment. Patient Care We provide care in several different locations throughout the Milwaukee area, including:

  • Froedtert Hospital, a 689-bed Level-1 Trauma Center that features an Integrated Procedural Platform with state-of-the-art equipment and technology across 32 ORs, approximately 16 out-of-OR anesthetizing locations daily, an award-winning Birth Center and a highly rated Cardiovascular intensive care unit located within a bustling regional medical center next to Wisconsin's largest city
  • The Milwaukee VA Medical Center, a 196-bed hospital that is also home to a 5,000-square-foot simulation center.
  • Froedtert Menomonee Falls Hospital and Froedtert West Bend Hospital, which are both smaller full-service community hospitals that have adjacent ambulatory surgery centers.
  • Two additional ambulatory surgery centers in Wauwatosa and Oak Creek The successful candidate must possess the ability to provide high quality anesthesia care to a complex pediatric patient population, working directly under the supervision of our Anesthesiologists and as part of a team of highly trained and dedicated team of CAAs and certified nurse anesthetists. For more information about our program please visit: http://www.mcw.edu/Anesthesiology
    In this role you will:
    • Administer general and local anesthesia
    • Maintain anesthesia delivery systems and monitors, including testing and calibration
    • Prepare patients to be effectively monitored
    • Monitor patients under anesthesia
    • Make recommendations regarding anesthetic care plans
    • Perform post-procedure tests on patients to ensure that they are recovering well
    • Responsible for the operation of anesthesia equipment to monitor patients while delivering direct anesthesia care.
    • Provide direct patient care before, during and after anesthesia to ensure continuity of care and quality.
    • Obtain complete patient medical histories, conducting physical exams, and pre-procedure interviews
    • Review the complete patient medical history to confirm its authenticity with the patient/family to ensure it is accurate with the physical exams and pre-procedure interviews
    • Administer/order required diagnostic and laboratory tests
    • Work with Anesthesiologists to determine the next step of prep for the procedures and begin the stages of prepping the patient for the procedure
    • Employ CPR or other emergency procedures as indicated
    • Perform varies administrative duties that might involve collecting medical records, conducting patient chart reviews, and following up with patients/families pre or post procedures The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by most people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and requirements. Scheduling flexibility is required to accommodate changing business needs. Preferred Schedule:
      7a-3p on Wed and 9a-5p on Thu (no nights, no weekends, no holidays) Preferred Experience: Previous CRNA experience in Adult Anesthesiology or Health Care experience a plus! Minimum Education: CRNA: Master's Degree or higher in Nursing Certification: Candidates must be either a Certified Nurse Anesthetist *Board eligible for certification are also encouraged to apply Licensure: Wisconsin licensure or eligible AHA BCLS and/or ACLS Organizational Structure Department: Anesthesiology Division: Adult Anesthesiology Reports to (Title): Chief, Adult CAA and Program Manager Direct Reports (Titles): None Collaborates with (Titles): Division Director, Faculty and Anesthesiology Team Education In addition to our Physician resident and fellow training programs, we offer a Master of Science in Anesthesia program - one of just 12 in the nation. We launched our program in 2016, recognizing a growing need for skilled anesthetists in Wisconsin and throughout the country. The program is fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs. Research Research in the Department is internationally recognized for its contributions to calcium channel biophysics, vascular reactivity, myocardial protection, and experimental neurosciences, with a focus on traumatic brain injury and the physiology and pharmacology of pain modulation. Our research is supported by funding from the National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation, Department of Defense, Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin, the VA, American Heart Association and the Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research, among others. Our Commitment to Mental Health and Wellbeing MCW recognizes the hard work and multiple responsibilities of our faculty and staff and is committed to improving wellness and wellbeing. As part of MCW's commitment, a multitude of resources are provided and encouraged including the Well-Being Index, literature/research, courses, and peer support programs. MCW's benefits specific to mental health include:
      • Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP): A free, confidential resource available to employees, dependents, and household members for mental health and well-being.
      • Monthly Wellness Newsletter: Provides resources, tools, and events to support the whole person by providing emotional well-being, nutrition, physical activity, self-care, social, spiritual, and financial wellness.
      • Wellness Champions: 80+ employees serve as Wellness Champions to encourage mental, physical, social, and spiritual health through formal programs and informal opportunities to enhance wellness within teams and departments. Our Commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) is committed to creating an inclusive and welcoming workplace that includes individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We believe that embracing human differences is critical to realize our vision of a healthier world, and we recognize that a healthy and thriving community starts from within. We strive to integrate our human and social differences into MCW's functioning, strategies and culture to create a diverse and equitable workplace. If you believe embracing individuality and working together makes us stronger, then MCW is the place for you. People of color, women, LGBTQIA+, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. All interactions will remain confidential, and no inquiries will be made without the consent of the applicant. Nominations and applications, including current Resume/CV and optional a cover letter stating reasons for interest in the role, may be submitted to: Jennifer Waters-Plemon - Senior Physician Recruiter - jplemon@mcw.edu - 715-316-1448 #LI-JW1 West Bend

        West Bend is 30 minutes north of Milwaukee in Washington County-situated along the Milwaukee River in the heart of the Kettle Moraine. More than 32,000 people reside in the city and have access to numerous cultural and historical attractions, 1,200 acres of award-winning parks, quality healthcare, and exceptional educational opportunities. West Bend has a charming historic downtown with thriving businesses, shops, and restaurants, and several business and industrial parks poised for growth. Milwaukee Milwaukee, the largest city in Wisconsin, is located on Lake Michigan's western shore. A metropolitan area with more than 1.5 million people, Milwaukee is an affordable, comfortable place to live, work, and play, big enough to be exciting and uncongested enough to get around easily. Milwaukee's many neighborhoods have incredible charm, accommodating a variety of lifestyles, from high-rise apartments to small farms. Nestled along a magnificent bluff overlooking Lake Michigan, Milwaukee's downtown is home to botanical gardens, museums, a theater district, the world champion Milwaukee Bucks, the Milwaukee Brewers, and many fine restaurants. The lake and its harbors are skirted by scenic parklands and provide first-class opportunities for recreation, including hiking, cycling, boating, and more. A recent study ranked Milwaukee as the 15th most walkable of the 50 largest US cities.
        MCW as an Equal Opportunity Employer and Commitment to Non-DiscriminationThe Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students, as well as ensuring equal educational opportunity, employment, and access to services, programs, and activities, without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristic, or military status. Employees, students, applicants or other members of the MCW community (including but not limited to vendors, visitors, and guests) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law or treated adversely or retaliated against based upon a protected characteristic.

        Preferred Schedule:

        7a-3p on Wed and 9a-5p on Thu (no nights, no weekends, no holidays)



        Position Requirements:

        Preferred Experience: Previous CRNA experience in Adult Anesthesiology or Health Care experience a plus! Minimum Education: CRNA: Master's Degree or higher in Nursing Certification: Candidates must be either a Certified Nurse Anesthetist *board eligible for certification are also encouraged to apply Licensure: Wisconsin licensure or eligible AHA BCLS and/or ACLS Organizational Structure Department: Anesthesiology Division: Adult Anesthesiology Reports to (Title): Chief, Adult CAA and Program Manager Direct Reports (Titles): None Collaborates with (Titles): Division Director, Faculty and Anesthesiology Team

        MCW as an Equal Opportunity Employer and Commitment to Non-Discrimination

        The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students, as well as ensuring equal educational opportunity, employment, and access to services, programs, and activities, without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristic, or military status. Employees, students, applicants or other members of the MCW community (including but not limited to vendors, visitors, and guests) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law or treated adversely or retaliated against based upon a protected characteristic.


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Keywords: Medical College of Wisconsin, Wauwatosa , Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, Healthcare , West Bend, Wisconsin

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