Reference #277593   High Priority Posting - CRNA Job - (Facility: Hospital)

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Facility Name:
Crossing Rivers Health
Facility City:
Prairie du Chien
Facility State:
Wisconsin
Facility Country:
United States
Facility Website or Video Link
http://www.crossingrivers.org
Duration of position:
Full Time
Brief Description:
3 Person Shop, 35 weeks on per year, 17 weeks off
Full Description:
Crossing Rivers Health CRNA's are independently responsible for anesthesia services they provide. Services provided are surgical anesthetics which include regional, specialty blocks, GETA, and Local/MAC, obstetric anesthesia to include intrathecal narcotics and labor epidurals, response to emergency situations, and provision of analgesic services as requested and appropriate. You must be able to plan for and administer appropriate anesthesia services for all ages and physical classifications.

Our current model is a 3 person shop - this will mean you work 2 weeks on and have 1 week off, which equals 35 weeks on per year and 17 weeks off per year. There is a shared call rotation; typically alternating 24 hour call during your 2 working weeks.

• Current regional anesthesia technique proficiency under ultrasound guidance which includes femoral, popliteal, interscalene, and axillary blocks (single injections).
• Ability and willingness to effectively administer current and safe anesthesia in an autonomous/solo environment
• Obstetrical anesthesia to include intrathecal and labor epidurals
• Diagnostic spinal taps
• Spinal block proficiency
• Epidural proficiency to include both lumbar and thoracic epidurals for postoperative pain management
• Provision of pain services such as lumbar epidural steroid injections is preferred but not required
• Select, order, or administer pre-anesthetic medications.
• Evaluate the results of diagnostic tests such as radiographs (x-rays) and electrocardiograms (EKGs).
• Perform or manage regional anesthetic techniques such as local, spinal, epidural, caudal, nerve blocks and intravenous blocks.
• Prepare prescribed solutions and administer local, intravenous, spinal, or other anesthetics following specified methods and procedures.
• Administer post-anesthesia medications or fluids to support patients' cardiovascular systems.
• Calibrate and test anesthesia equipment.
• Evaluate patients' post-surgical or post-anesthesia responses, taking appropriate corrective actions or requesting consultation if complications occur.
• Select and prescribe post-anesthesia medications or treatments to patients.
• Insert peripheral or central intravenous catheters (PICC Lines).
• Discharge patients from post-anesthesia care.
• Read current literature, talk with colleagues, and participate in professional organizations or conferences to keep abreast of developments in anesthesia.
• Request anesthesia equipment repairs, adjustments, or safety tests.
• Insert arterial catheters or perform arterial punctures to obtain arterial blood samples.
• Instruct nurses, residents, interns, students or other staff on topics such as anesthetic techniques, pain management and emergency responses.
• Respond to emergency situations by providing airway management, administering emergency fluids or drugs, or using basic or advanced cardiac life support techniques.

SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Education: Master's Degree Required, Field of Study: Nurse Anesthesia

Experience: 5 years of autonomous practice as a CRNA

Computer Skills: Computer proficiency

Required Certifications & Licenses:
Valid WI RN License or Compact State License
National CRNA Certification
Advance

Crossing Rivers Health is located in Prairie du Chien Wisconsin which is a beautiful river town nestled between the bluffs of Northeast Iowa and Southwest Wisconsin. The Driftless Region is picturesque and well-known for its variety of year-round activities for individuals and families to enjoy.
Employment Status:
W-2 (Employee) or
1099 (Independent Contractor)
W-2
Start Date:
Immediate
Definite Job
or a Pending Job:
Definite Job
How often will CRNA be on FIRST call?
FIRST Call frequency varies
Day off after FIRST call?
Never
How often will CRNA be on SECOND call?
SECOND Call frequency varies
How often the CRNA
will be doing each of the following:
 

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Company Name
Crossing Rivers Health
Contact Name
Amanda Schulte
Contact Email
Contact State
Wisconsin
Contact Country
United States
Contact Web Site
http://www.crossingrivers.org

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Date Posted 05/10/19 02:25pm
Last Updated 05/10/19 02:29pm
Posted By amanda.schulte@crossingrivers.org
Reference # 277593
Priority High Priority Posting
Section CRNA
Form Type Job
User Type Facility: Hospital
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